The Limitations of the WSR-88D Radar Network for Quantitative Precipitation Measurement over the Coastal Western United States

Abstract

In 1996, the last of the 136 operational Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) Next Generation Radar radar sites in the contiguous United States was put into operation, completing a major component of the National Weather Service (NWS) modernization program. This radar network, along with improvements in profilers and weather satellites… (More)

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@inproceedings{Westrick1999TheLO, title={The Limitations of the WSR-88D Radar Network for Quantitative Precipitation Measurement over the Coastal Western United States}, author={Kenneth J. Westrick and Brian A. Colle}, year={1999} }