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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1011 AM EST WED NOV 27 2019

...NWS AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVATION SYSTEM AT BALTIMORE INNER 
HARBOR MD WILL SUSPEND OPERATIONS THROUGH MARCH 2021 DUE TO 
CONSTRUCTION...

CONSTRUCTION AT JOSEPH H. RASH MEMORIAL PARK ON BALTIMORE'S INNER
HARBOR WILL IMPACT THE NWS AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVATION SYSTEM 
(ASOS) BALTIMORE INNER HARBOR MARYLAND (KDMH) STATION LOCATED 
THERE. TO ALLOW FOR SITE WORK, THE DMH ASOS SENSORS NEED TO BE 
REMOVED AND STORED UNTIL CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETED. AFTER THE 
CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETED, DMH WILL BE RE-ESTABLISHED WITHIN RASH 
MEMORIAL PARK.

THE SUSPENSION OF OBSERVATIONS IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON DECEMBER 
18, 2019. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT THE SITE WILL BE READY TO BE RE- 
ESTABLISHED APPROXIMATELY MARCH 2021. THE TWO NEAREST SURFACE 
WEATHER OBSERVATION SITES THAT WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE IN THE 
VICINITY OF KDMH DURING THIS OUTAGE ARE: BWI MARSHALL AIRPORT 
(KBWI), AND MARTIN STATE AIRPORT (KMTN).

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS MATTER, PLEASE CONTACT:

CHRIS STRONG
WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST 
NWS BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON 
CHRISTOPHER.STRONG@NOAA.GOV

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