Hawaii Public Information Statements


System upgrade for South Point NEXRAD

530 PM HST Wed May 17 2017


The South Point NEXRAD or commonly known as the Naalehu NEXRAD
with the call sign PHWA/HWC, will be down for about 10 days
for a system upgrade starting Wednesday, May 17 and lasting to
Saturday, May 27. The system will be turned off by 9 am HST
Wednesday, and returned to service by 5 pm HST Saturday afternoon.
If all goes according to plan and the weather cooperates, the
radar will likely be up and running by this Saturday, May 20, but
there will be a testing period lasting to the 27th.

Technicians will be swapping out pieces of hardware, doing routine
maintenance, and the loading of a new software.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

WFO HFO

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System upgrade for North Kohala NEXRAD

1239 AM HST Tue May 16 2017


The South Point NEXRAD or commonly known as the Naalehu NEXRAD
with the call sign PHWA/HWC, will be down for about 10 days
for a system upgrade starting Wednesday, May 17 and lasting to
Saturday, May 27. The system will be turned off by 9 am HST
Wednesday, and returned to service by 5 pm HST Saturday afternoon.
If all goes according to plan and the weather cooperates, the
radar will likely be up and running by this Saturday, May 20, but
there will be a testing period lasting to the 27th.

Technicians will be swapping out pieces of hardware, doing routine
maintenance, and the loading of a new software.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

WFO HFO

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System upgrade for North Kohala NEXRAD

436 AM HST Mon May 8 2017


The north Kohala NEXRAD, call sign PHKM/UPP, will be down for
system upgrade this week, and part of next week. The system will
be turned off today at around 8am HST, and should be back in
service by 6 pm HST Wednesday, May 17. If the work goes according
to plan and the weather cooperates, the radar will be back in
service sooner.

Technicians will be swapping out pieces of hardware as well as
loading a new software.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

WFO HFO

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System upgrade for North Kohala NEXRAD

1104 PM HST Sun May 7 2017


The north Kohala NEXRAD, call sign PHKM/UPP, will be down for
system upgrade this week starting Monday, May 8 and Saturday, May
13. The radar is expected to be turned off around 9 am HST, and
should return to service by 5 pm HST Saturday.

Technicians will be swapping out pieces of hardware as well as
loading a new software.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

WFO HFO

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System upgrade for North Kohala NEXRAD

1006 AM HST Sat May 6 2017


The north Kohala NEXRAD, call sign PHKM/UPP, will be down for
system upgrade this coming week between Monday, May 8 and Saturday,
May 13. The radar is expected to be turned off around 9 am HST
Monday, and should return to service by 5 pm HST Saturday.

Technicians will be swapping out pieces of hardware as well as
loading new software.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

WFO HFO

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