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Instrument: NEXRAD : NEXt Generation RADar
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NEXRAD (Next Generation Radar) is the next generation of weather
radar technology that is operational at 158 sites throughout the
United States and at selected overseas locations.
Meteorologists can now warn the public to take shelter with more
notice than any previous radar. The maximum range of the NEXRAD
radar is 250 nautical miles. The NEXRAD network provides
significant improvements in severe weather and flash flood
warnings, air traffic safety, flow control for air traffic,
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