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New system automatically detects supercell thunderstorms

New system automatically detects supercell thunderstorms

NWS forecasters will be evaluating a new weather-adaptive three-dimensional variational data assimilation (3DVAR) system from NSSL/CIMMS that automatically detects and analyzes supercell thunderstorms during the 2011 Experimental Warning Program in the Hazardous Weather Testbed.

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Tornadoes producing damage on the ground detectible by dual-polarization radar

Tornadoes producing damage on the ground detectible by dual-polarization radar

Recent analysis of data from NOAA NSSL’s prototype dual-polarization radar during a significant tornado outbreak in central Oklahoma this past spring showed debris from a damaging tornado.  This critical information…

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