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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 can help a forecaster confirm the presence of a rain-wrapped tornado, or a tornado at night causing damage on the ground. Current NOAA National Weather

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