...Partial Loss of Communications at WFO Springfield...

..PARTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGE AT WFO SPRINGFIELD...  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AT SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI HAS SUFFERED A PARTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGE DUE TO A LIGHTING STRIKE. INTERNET SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED...HOWEVER...REGULAR PHONE SERVICE WILL BE UNAVAILABLE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.  AS A RESULT OF THE OUTAGE...NOAA WEATHER RADIO WILL BE FUNCTIONING ON AN INTERMITTENT BASIS.  HOWEVER...THE AWIPS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM IS STILL OPERATIONAL...SO WARNING AND FORECAST PRODUCTS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ISSUED FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.


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