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From this group, they identified 24 TGFs that occurred within areas covered by Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) sites.
Taking this to the next level, these systems are being integrated with Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) technology to use realtime rainfall information to accurately predict water surface levels that will occur hours later.
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).
Unisys, an innovator in the weather services market, designed, developed, and installed the Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) system for the U.
The Doppler Weather Surveillance Radar (WSR-88D), or the Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD), that RSIS will support is a critical element in our nation's severe storm warning system.
Coined NEXRAD for NEXt generation weather RADar, the network will eventually include approximately 151 radar sites in the United States.
Department of Commerce's Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) program.
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.