Weather radar in rural Virginia revolutionized storm forecasts 40 years ago
April 30, 2017 Radar stations in Washington, D.C., and Cape Hatteras, N.C., began some partial surveillance of Virginia's weather in the 1950s. At Byrd Field - now Richmond International Airport - a surplus World War II military radar was used to watch the weather ...
Japan to install third weather radar in Mandalay
April 23, 2017 Japan is installing a third weather radar in Mandalay to track the movements and intensity of storms, according to the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
A better forecast for Charlotte? Trump signs law that could bring Doppler weather radar
April 21, 2017 President Donald Trump signed a weather-forecasting improvement bill that could lead to Charlotte getting a long-sought Doppler radar system to warn residents of approaching tornadoes and other violent weather. Trump signed the Weather Research and ...
'State-of-the-Art,' 'life-saving' equipment installed on OU weather radar trucks
April 21, 2017 "There's storms all around us, as if they know they need to be here," said National Weather Center director Berrien Moore.
ACC Returns Championship Games To NC; New Law Prompts Review Of Local Weather Radar
April 19, 2017 Legislation set forth by North Carolina congressman Robert Pittenger that requires the federal government to study and identify possible improvements to Charlotte's weather radar coverage has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. Pittenger ...
Two weather radars out during severe weather threat
April 6, 2017 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - There was one thing - well, make that two things - missing from Wednesday's severe weather threat.
Charlotte inches closer to getting weather radar system
April 5, 2017 The House of Representatives passes a bill to improve weather forecasting nationwide that includes a provision that could lead to the Charlotte area obtaining a ...
Proposal To Study Weather Radar Coverage Gaps Clears Congress ...
April 5, 2017 Legislation that could eventually lead to changes in National Weather Service radar coverage in the Charlotte area has been approved in Congress.
New Effort To Close What Some See As Dangerous Weather Radar Gap Around Charlotte
April 3, 2017 By the time the beam from the NWS Doppler radar in Greer, S.C. travels about 80 miles to Charlotte, it's 8,000-9,000 feet up in the air.
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