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Wet and Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest; Wintry Mix from Rockies into the Plains.

Another strong Pacific storm will bring rain, heavy at times, from northern California to western Washington; and heavy snow to the Northwestern mountains. A separate system will impact the Rockies and into the Plains with a wintry mix. Dangerously cold wind chills will continue through Alaska, especially, across northern Alaska where wind chills could reach minus 70 degrees. 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.