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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
318 PM EST Sun Feb 24 2019

...KCLX RADAR TO GET A PLANNED UPGRADE BEGINNING MONDAY...

The KCLX radar in Grays, South Carolina, will be down for up to 
five days beginning on Monday, February 25th. During this outage,
technicians will refurbish the transmitter. This upgrade is the 
second major project of the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) 
with the goal of keeping the radars operating well into the 
2030s. 

During this outage, radar coverage will be available through 
surrounding radars located in Wilmington, North Carolina; 
Columbia, South Carolina; Robins Air Force Base and Moody Air 
Force Base in Georgia; and Jacksonville, Florida. 

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