Many of you that rely on NWS weather radio for severe weather warnings- particularly after yesterday's tornado watch and flash flooding- will be happy to know that KC's weather radio station KID-77 is back on-the-air- at least until NWS technicians finish tinkering around with the transmitter.
Per this statement issued by KC's NWS office:
NOUS43 KEAX 091811 PNSEAX
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
111 PM CDT WED JUN 9 2010
...KANSAS CITY TRANSMITTER KID-77 IS BROADCASTING AGAIN...
SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED TO THE KANSAS CITY NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER... KID-77.
HOWEVER... TECHNICIANS WILL NEED TO CONDUCT FURTHER MAINTENANCE ON THE TRANSMITTER ON THURSDAY JUNE 10TH.
THIS WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL SHORT TERM OUTAGES DURING THE DAY THURSDAY AS SEVERAL PARTS ARE REPLACED.
WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS OUTAGE HAS CAUSED.