weather radar


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Noun1.weather radar - radar that is able to detect clouds and precipitationweather radar - radar that is able to detect clouds and precipitation
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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Weather radar data is a critical component to weather forecasts that gives meteorologists the situational awareness they need to understand the full scale of storms.
MultiScan ThreatTrack builds upon Rockwell Collins' market-leading MultiScan weather radar to deliver additional features and to further increase safety and efficiency.
This newly-developed Iranian model of weather radar has been installed in the country's weather system and will be inaugurated in the coming weeks, the reports said.
Mohanty of the Indian Institute of Technology, and Mohanty's doctoral student, Ashish Routray, collaborated with scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and gathered information such as radial velocity and reflectivity from six Doppler weather radars that were in place during storms.
The concept is very similar to weather radars which are standard on commercial airliners today.
WEATHER RADAR AT HIGH MOSELEY: From left - Phil Marshall of the Environment Agency, Graham Butler of the Met Office and David Chapman of Northumbrian Water
The weather radar is a huge step forward in our ability to collect rainfall data .
A test to determine whether a chemical or biological attack mounted from an airplane could be detected by advanced weather radar has shaken a small community south of Oklahoma City.
He developed a way to retransmit weather radar information, known as Next Generation Weather Radar, from base weather station feeds to the Federal Aviation Administration's High Desert air traffic control facility.
The DTN Rover provides the bare-bones information that farmers need to make decisions, such as DTN commentary, local cash grain bids, in-motion weather radar and market prices.
Real-time radar offers users free access to an array of real-time weather radar views delivering highly localized, real-time radar information that can pinpoint inclement weather down to particular counties and highways.
Only later, after checking measurements made by a Doppler weather radar, did Bedard realize that the avalanche apparatus had captured the first clear evidence that tornadoes generate low-frequency sound.
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