Special Announcement: NWS Boston/Norton WSR88D Doppler Radar Will Be Down for One Week Starting Thursday AM 9/29/22 for Scheduled Maintenance

Hello to all…

The NWS Boston/Norton WSR88D Doppler Radar will be down for approximately 7 days starting Thursday Morning 9/29/22 for scheduled maintenance. The details on the maintenance and the work being done as part of the WSR88D service life extension program can be seen at the following link:


We hope this information is useful if any severe weather occurs in our area during the time period beginning Thursday morning 9/29/22 when the radar will be out of service.

Respectfully Submitted,

Robert Macedo (KD1CY)
ARES SKYWARN Coordinator
Eastern Massachusetts ARES Section Emergency Coordinator
Home Phone #: (508) 994-1875
Home/Data #: (508) 997-4503
Email Address: rmacedo@rcn.com