Thursday, February 23, 2012

Springfield NWS Dual Polarization Radar Upgrade

On February 17th the National Weather Service office in Springfield, MO completed their dual- polarization upgrade on the doppler radar. This new technology will result in 14 new radar products that will enable the NWS to continue providing the suite of high quality products and services to the public. This new technology and data will primarily help forecasters identify the type of precipitation that is falling as well as improve rainfall estimates.

For more information on dual-polarization technology:

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