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Courtesy intellicast.com. Sterling, VA radar status:

NEXRAD Radar KLWX status: Data not recent [last data 81:40:35 h:m:s ago]
as of Wed, 23-Sep-2020 1:24pm EDT

Message date: Wed, 23-Sep-2020 11:27am EDT
UPDATE: KLWX WSR-88D REMAINS OUT OF SERVICE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.THE OUTAGE IS DUE TO A FAILURE WITHIN THE RADAR DATA ACQUISITIONFUNCTIONAL AREA THAT OCCURRED EARLY IN THE MORNING ON SEPTEMBER 20,2020.TECHNICIANS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR OPERATIONSCENTER WILL ARRIVE IN STERLING ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, TODIAGNOSE THE FAILURE. AT THAT TIME, THEY WILL DETERMINE THE FULLSCOPE OF THE FAILURE, AND WORK WITH WFO STERLING ELECTRONICSPROGRAM STAFF IN TAKING SUBSEQUENT MAINTENANCE ACTIONS. ACTION ANDDIAGNOSIS INCLUDES REPAIRING THE GEAR BOX AND ASSESSING THE HEALTHOF THE BULL-GEAR.USERS OF KLWX CAN UTILIZE ADJACENT WEATHER RADARS LOCATED IN DOVERDE (KDOX), MT. HOLLY NJ (KDIX), PITTSBURGH PA (KPBZ), CHARLESTONWV (KRLX), BLACKSBURG VA (KFCX), AND WAKEFIELD VA (KAKQ).FURTHER UPDATES TO KEEP USERS INFORMED ABOUT THE SITUATION WILL BEISSUED AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THANK YOU FOR YOURUNDERSTANDING DURING THIS EXTENDED OUTAGE.DHOF/JEL==================

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