Doppler Radar

Madi Wratchford

A Little Background

  • invented in 1988 by Christian Doppler
  • used to forecast weather and helps us prepare for severe weather conditions
  • also used as a navigation aid for airplanes

DOPPLER EFFECT

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WEATHER

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MAP OF THE DOPPLER RADAR SITES ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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My moms thoughts

"I personally feel that after adding in all the Doppler Radar's, the weather forecasts have been more accurate, and have given us more time to prepare for severe weather such as tornados."

my dads thoughts

"The increased warning time that it has given has saved lives by allowing people to take shelter and evacuate when possible."
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JOPLIN TORNADO

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There were 158 casualties, with the Doppler Radar giving warning, imagine how many people would have died without having a warning of the storm.