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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
101 PM EST THU MAR 5 2020

...THE NOAA WEATHER RADIO NYC KWO-35 INSTALLATION AND TESTING 
CONTINUES... 

WORK CONTINUES ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO STATION KWO-35, OPERATING ON A 
FREQUENCY OF 162.550 MHZ FROM THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING IN NEW 
YORK CITY. ONE OF TWO NEW ANTENNAE HAS BEEN INSTALLED IN THIS NEW
LOCATION. THE SECOND ANTENNAE IS SCHEDULED TO BE INSTALLED IN THE
COMING WEEKS. 

THE TRANSMITTER WILL CONTINUE OPERATING AT REDUCED POWER TO TEST 
INSTALLATION OF THESE ANTENNAE, SO AREAL COVERAGE OF BROADCASTS 
WILL STILL BE OPERATING IN A LIMITED CAPACITY. ONCE THESE TESTS 
ARE CONCLUDED AND DEEMED SUCCESSFUL, FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE 
TIME OF RETURN TO SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED THROUGH A PUBLIC 
INFORMATION STATEMENT. WE CONTINUE TO GET CLOSER TO NOAA WEATHER 
RADIO STATION KWO-35 BEING ABLE TO RETURN TO FULL OPERATION AT ITS
NEW LOCATION.

IN THE MEANTIME, LOCAL NWS OBSERVATIONS, FORECASTS AND DATA FOR THE 
NYC METROPOLITAN AREA CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON:

THE WEB AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OKX FACEBOOK AT: 

HTTPS://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSNEWYORKNY TWITTER AT:

HTTPS://TWITTER.COM/NWSNEWYORKNY 

IN ADDITION, VOICE RECORDINGS OF NWS WEATHER INFORMATION ARE 
AVAILABLE FOR THE NYC METROPOLITAN AREA AT 631-924-0517.

IF YOU HAVE ANY COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT SUSAN 
BUCHANAN, NWS ACTING DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS AT 
SUSAN.BUCHANAN@NOAA.GOV OR 301-427-9000.

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