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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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Radial velocity data in a CSU-CHILL RHI scan through a severe thunderstorm approaching the radar site at ~0030 UTC on 30 July 2016. Inset photograph shows the associated lowered cloud base that was visible from the radar. The storm produced hail at multiple locations, including CSU-CHILL. Selected cloud photographs and radar data images from this event have been assembled. (Full Article...)

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Large X-band Kdp. Large X-band Kdp.

Color filled plot of one-way X-band Kdp observed by the CSU-CHILL radar in a thunderstorm producing heavy rain near Windsor, Colorado. S-band reflectivity contours (white lines) depict the general storm core configuration.

Photo credit: Patrick Kennedy
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