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The WSR-88D eclipsing NSSL’s Norman Doppler

[Image shows the shadow from the WSR-88D radar creating an eclipse on NSSL's first Doppler radar]

This is another solar eclipse, but here it is not the moon that is eclipsing the sun, but the WSR-88D radome. There is no relation between this solar eclipse and the one previously shown. There is a time for ever thing and now the NSSL’s Norman Doppler radar is no longer operational (its antenna is now on display on the grounds of NSSL); the good news is that we are back where we started using the NWS’s weather radar (like we did in the 1960s) in continuing our support of their mission to improve warnings and make quantitative measurements or precipitation. Photo by Rodger Brown