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National Weather Service moves to Mt. Joy

Compiled by Linda Tubbs
Posted 6/12/19

June 8, 1994: The National Weather Service announced its upcoming relocation from the Quad-City Airport in Moline to a facility near the Davenport Airport in Mt. Joy. The plan included an apparatus resembling a giant soccer ball atop a tower. It would provide the latest in Doppler radar technology and would be the centerpiece of the new facility.

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