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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Burlington VT
1257 PM EDT Wed May 17 2017
...Upcoming KTYX and KCXX Radar Outages...
The weather radars (WSR-88D) used by the National Weather Service
Office in Burlington, VT will be down for approximately four days
for technicians to install an important technological upgrade. The
work on the WSR-88D has been scheduled to minimize any potential
impacts to office operations and will be delayed if hazardous
weather if forecast.
The WSR-88D at Fort Drum (KTYX) will be unavailable from
approximately Monday May 15, 2017 through Thursday May 18, 2017.
The WSR-88D at Burlington, VT (KCXX) will be unavailable from
approximately Tuesday May 23, 2017 through Friday May 26, 2017.
During the outage, radar coverage is available from adjacent
radar sites including Albany and Buffalo, NY and Gray ME.
A new signal processor will be installed, which replaces obsolete
technology, improves processing speed and data quality, provides
added functionality, and supports IT security.