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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 S-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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A thunderstorm's heavy precipitation area passes to the south of the CSU-CHILL radar site at 0018:39 UTC on 19 June 2014. The NCAR S-Pol and CSU-CHILL radars conducted synchronized volume scans of this storm during the North Carolina State University Radar Observations of Storms for Education (ROSE) project. A dual-Doppler synthesis of the divergent horizontal wind field that was present at low levels in this storm has been generated. (Full Article...

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Reflectivity structures in an RHI scan Reflectivity structures in an RHI scan

CSU-CHILL RHI scan through a severe thunderstorm just north of the Denver International Airport on 25 August 2014. An elevated reflectivity core was located beneath an overshooting echo top. At shorter ranges, a bright band occurred at the melting level in the less convectively active portion of the echo system.

Photo credit: Patrick Kennedy
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