“Hays weather radio is back up ready to serve you!”
Technicians fixed the problem in less than 4 hour today. Officials at NWS in Dodge told Hays Post they were not certain what caused the outage.
9:35 a.m. The National Weather Service in Dodge City is reporting via Twitter this morning ” Hays weather radio is down. Technicians are investigating. Restore time unknown” Stay tuned to Eagle Radio and check Hays Post for additional details as they become available.
The weather service has also issued this public information statement. THE WXM35 NOAA WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER AT HAYS KANSAS IS OFF THE AIR DUE TO AN EQUIPMENT FAILURE RESULTING FROM A POSSIBLE LIGHTNING STRIKE LAST EVENING. OUTAGE DURATION AND RESTORE TIME ARE UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.