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Some other accomplishments using Doppler radar

The mesocyclone algorithm is one that has continued to evolve over the years. The TVS signature and its properties were discovered in data collected on the Union City tornadic storm in 1973. The hail size algorithm began with the work of Arthur Witt. The gust front and divergence algorithms are ones that has been modified by Lincoln Labs to be implemented on the TDWR. But they use the basic concepts developed at NSSL by Larry Hennington. The WDSS contains algorithms to detect and notify on-line meteorologists of hail, mesocyclones, tornadic circulations, downbursts, and gust fronts, and as well to track and predict storm movement. The website is useful to find not only other accomplishments made with NSSL weather radars, but other accomplishments in other fields (e.g., lightning, modeling, etc.)