EarthComm Earth's Fluid Spheres: Weather and Your Community Activity 3

Earth's Fluid Spheres book

How radar works

  • "Radar Information" - National Weather Service - NOAA
    List of FAQ about radar as used for weather. Includes information explaining how radar works, as well as color images and radar samples.
  • "National Doppler Radar Sites" - National Weather Service - NOAA
    Click on a location on the map to view the current Doppler radar for that area.

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Tracking Squall Lines, Cells, and Supercells

  • "Lightning Safety" - National Weather Service - NOAA
    Site reviews the hazards associated with thunderstorms, including winds, rain, hail, and lightning. Also reviews the development of thunderstorms, where thunderstorms are likely to occur, and how to remain safe during a thunderstorm.

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To learn more about Doppler radar, visit the following web sites:

  • "Radar Information" - National Weather Service - NOAA
    List of FAQ about radar as used for weather. Includes information explaining how radar works, as well as color images and radar samples.
  • "National Doppler Radar Sites" - National Weather Service - NOAA
    Click on a location on the map to view the current Doppler radar for that area.

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