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Section 3

Tracking Thunderstorm Movement Through Radar

In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of EarthComm: Florida, Section 3: Tracking Thunderstorm Movement Through Radar.


Inquiring Further

  1. To learn more about Doppler radar, visit the following web sites:

    Radar FAQ’s, NOAA
    List of FAQ about radar as used for weather. Includes information explaining how radar works, as well as color images and radar samples.

    National Doppler Radar Sites, NOAA
    Click on a location on the map to view the current Doppler radar for that area.

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Resources

To learn more about this topic, visit the following web sites:

How Radar Works

Radar FAQ’s, NOAA
List of FAQ about radar as used for weather. Includes information explaining how radar works, as well as color images and radar samples.

National Doppler Radar Sites, NOAA
Click on a location on the map to view the current Doppler radar for that area.

Tracking Squall Lines, Cells, and Supercells

Thunderstorms and Lightning...the Underrated Killers!, NOAA
Reviews the hazards associated with thunderstorms, including winds, rain, hail, and lightning. Also reviews the development of thunderstorms, where thunderstorms are likely to occur, and how to remain safe during a thunderstorm.

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