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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 0.5 deg elevation angle PPI scan through a severe thunderstorm that produced a 70 mph wind gust near Wiggins Colorado on 30 June 2016. The radial velocity data contains a well-defined divergence pattern in the vicinity of the 55 dBZ reflectivity core. A storm spotter also reported 1.4 inches of rain in 20 minutes from this storm. Time lapse loops of the storm's passage over the spotter's location have been prepared. (Full Article...)

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Mammatus clouds. Mammatus clouds.

Photograph of mammatus clouds located just northeast of the CSU-CHILL site; radar elevation angles added as an overlay. Inset is X-band reflectivity data collected in an RHI scan through the mammatus area

Photo credit: Patrick Kennedy
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