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National Weather Radar Facility
The CSU-CHILL National Weather Radar Facility, located in Greeley, CO, is an advanced, transportable dual-polarized dual-wavelength (S- and X-band) weather radar system. The facility is operated by Colorado State University, under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation and the University.

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Low elevation angle reflectivity data collected by the CSU-CHILL radar from a severe thunderstorm located near Elizabeth, Colorado (red underbar) at 0038 UTC on 4 June 2015. The overshooting top activity that occurred in the upper levels of this thunderstorm have been documented using plots of radar and GOES satellite data. (Full Article...)

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Enhanced LDR in a PPI scan through hail. Enhanced LDR in a PPI scan through hail.

Linear Depolarization Ratio (LDR) values observed by the CSU-CHILL radar at 3 GHZ (S-Band) exceed -15 dB in an area of hail located just east of the radar at ~2147 UTC on 16 August 2015. Spotter reports of one inch diameter hail were received near 2200 UTC

Photo credit: Patrick Kennedy
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