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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Norman OK
300 PM CDT Thu Aug 11 2022

To: Subscribers:
     -NOAA Weather Wire Service
     -Emergency Manager Weather Information System
     -Other NWS Partners and Employees

From: Todd Lindley, Science Operations Officer

Office Name: WFO Norman, OK

Subject: TROS suspension of use at WFO Norman, OK

Note: The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire
Service Service subscribers.

The last Upper Air sounding conducted by the Transitional Observing
System (TROS) occurred with the 12Z on Monday, Aug 8,2022 launch.
Beginning with the 00Z Monday, Aug 8, 2022 launch, soundings are
being conducted using the Vaisala Manual Radiosonde Observing System
(MROS) which uses the Vaisala RS41-NG radiosonde.

The header for Norman, OK KOUN (Station ID 72357) has not changed
with the introduction of MROS.The official header of the Norman
office will continue to be used for transmission of official

If you or your organization has any questions about these changes,
please contact:

Office Contact: Todd Lindley, Science Operations Officer
Address: 120 David L Boren Blvd, Suite 2400 Norman, OK 73072
Phone: 405-325-3816

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