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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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CSU-CHILL S-band RHI scan through a severe thunderstorm that affected Fort Collins on 22 May 2018. The spatial organization of the radial velocities implies the existence of strong updrafts. The storm produced heavy rain, local flooding, and significant hail accumulations in the city. Radar plots showing some of the storm's dual polarization and airflow characteristics have been assembled. (Full Article...)

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CSU-CHILL X-band data in an RHI scan through a nearby thunderstorm. Several types of scatterers can be identified in the differential reflectivity (Zdr) patterns.

Photo credit: Patrick Kennedy
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