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Hazardous Traveling Conditions for the Midwest; Strong Pacific Storm Approaching

A storm will track across portions of the Midwest and into the western Great Lakes through Friday as a combination of a wintry mixture and rain will result in hazardous traveling conditions. A strong Pacific system will be approaching with high winds, and heavier rain and snow late Friday into the weekend with impacts spreading across much of the West. Across Hawaii, strong winds and high surf. Read More >

Hastings National Weather Service Radar, KUEX, has returned to normal operations after being down for a day and a half (April 27-28, 2011) due to the replacement of two radome panels.  The photographs below illustrate views from the KUEX radar near Blue Hill, NE, and show the crew working on replacing the radome panels.

 Looking down from the radar dome. View of the radar dish antenna. Looking out across the landscape (southwest).
The town of Blue Hill from the radar (northwest). Landscape view from the radar (northeast).  Crew replacing a radome panel.
One radome panel removed.  Crew replacing a radome panel.  Crew working on radome panel.