Bite-Sized Science: Hands-On Phased Array Radar

Bite-Sized Science: Hands-On Phased Array Radar

[Upbeat Music] One of the most promising tools on the horizon is phased array radar. Its rapid-scanning ability lets NOAA researchers observe storms like never before. But will it be more useful for the National Weather Service? Will it result in earlier warnings for you? Let’s find out what happens when forecasters go hands-on. Forecaster:… Read more Bite-Sized Science: Hands-On Phased Array Radar

Hurricane Dorian – Hunter Pilot Flying into Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian – Hunter Pilot Flying into Hurricane Dorian

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Doppler Radar Rainfall Estimates – A Brief Description

Doppler Radar Rainfall Estimates – A Brief Description

Hello, everyone! This is Sean with the National Weather Service in Billings. In this short presentation, I will discuss how to interpret precipitation estimate data generated by a Doppler weather radar. One of the Doppler radar precipitation estimate products available for viewing on National Weather Service websites is called the one-hour precipitation product. Using a… Read more Doppler Radar Rainfall Estimates – A Brief Description

Doppler Weather Radar Reflectivity – Part 2

Doppler Weather Radar Reflectivity – Part 2

Hello, everyone! This is Sean with the Billings National Weather Service Office. In this short presentation, I will talk about a few uses of reflectivity data generated by our Doppler weather radar. The Doppler radar generates two types of reflectivity data. The first is base reflectivity, while the second is called composite reflectivity. Base reflectivity… Read more Doppler Weather Radar Reflectivity – Part 2