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What does NEXRAD stand for?

NEXRAD stands for Next Generation Weather Radar


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ITWS achieves this through fusion of data and information from FAA and National Weather Service (NWS) sensors such as the Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR), the Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD), airport surveillance radar, Low Level Wind Shear Alert System (LLWAS), automated weather and surface observing systems, lightning detection systems, NWS weather models and aircraft via the meteorological data collection and reporting system (MDCRS).
Weather systems that will provide data to the ITWS include Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR), also made by Raytheon; ASR-9 weather channel; Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS); Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS); Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD); and lightning location and prediction systems.