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  • What Is Doppler Radar?

    When severe weather hits, the most important piece of weather equipment WLOX News has is Doppler Radar. Doppler Radar is a weather instrument specially designed to monitor wind turbulence in a storm by bouncing a radar beam off of raindrops or hail, then determining frequency shifts.More >>
  • How Doppler Radar Works

    Radar systems gather information by bouncing radio waves off of objects. Weather forecasters examine rainfall and other weather events using a special kind of radar called Doppler radar. A high-powered antenna rotates and sends out pulses of radio waves. More >>
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