[Ncep.list.idp.mrms.users] Chicago (KLOT) radar outage -- UPDATE
Derek VanPelt - NOAA Affiliate
derek.vanpelt at noaa.gov
Fri Mar 30 14:51:04 UTC 2018
After discussions with the MRMS development team, IDP has made a
change to allow MRMS to process portions of the Chicago (KLOT) radar
feed. This change will continue to exclude KLOT from standard MRMS
processing, but allow the AzShear and unQC'd reflectivity data to
We will continue to monitor and work with the MRMS developers as needed.
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 1:38 PM, Derek VanPelt - NOAA Affiliate
<derek.vanpelt at noaa.gov> wrote:
> MRMS Customers,
> MRMS has temporarily removed the nexrad2 data from the Chicago (KLOT)
> radar from the national mosaic imagery. WE have received multiple
> notices that the data over Chicago has been compromised, and are
> removing KLOT to allow the adjacent radars to fill in the area with
> accurate data.
> Message Date: Mar 26 2018 19:00:30
> KLOT IS BACK ONLINE. TROUBLESHOOTING HAS IDENTIFIED A FAILED AZ
> ROTARY JOINT. A
> REPLACEMENT PART HAS BEEN ORDERED, BUT IS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. KLOT WILL R
> EMAIN ONLINE, BUT DUAL POL PRODUCTS SHOULD NOT BE USED.
> Once the replacement part is in place, we will immediately put KLOT
> back into the mosaic.
> For those of you reviewing th enew 11.5 TEST data, the KLOT radar will
> remain in place, the IDP team will be monitoring the TEST feed to
> verify the KLOT fix.
> Thank you,
> Derek Van Pelt
> IDP Onboarding
Derek Van Pelt
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