Chippewa Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:00 am EDT on July 30, 2015

... The National Weather Service in Gaylord will be upgrading the
software used for upper air observations on Thursday July 30th...

Since 2005... the radiosonde replacement system... rrs... has been used
to collect... process... and disseminate upper air data using modern
ground tracking equipment and GPS radiosondes. The rrs workstation
software... rws... is utilized by National Weather Service upper air
observers... to process and quality control radiosonde data.

After the 12z upper air observation on July 30th... National Weather
Service personnel in Gaylord will upgrade the rws. Operational
testing and evaluation of this software will take place until the
end of August.