Hopefully the weather will behave this week – this puts the GH-GTA severe weather alert system off air until they return to service.

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WSR-88D NOTIFICATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
636 AM EST MON MAR 26 2012

03/26/2012 1036 UTC

ADJACENT WFO`S…CLE…BGM…CTP…BTV…ALY.

THE KBUF WILL BE DOWN FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME TO UPGRADE TO DUAL POLARIZATION. THE RADAR WILL GO OFFLINE THIS MORNING…AND IS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO SERVICE BY FRIDAY APRIL 6TH. DURING THIS TIME…NEIGHBORING WSR-88D RADARS THAT WILL BE UTILIZED ARE…

KCLE – CLEVELAND OH
KPBZ – PITTSBURGH PA
KCCX – STATE COLLEGE PA
KBGM – BINGHAMTON NY
KTYX – MONTAGUE NY
KENX – ALBANY NY