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New radar to aid forecasters. But wait, there's more!

New radar to aid forecasters. But wait, there's more!

I got to go to the Northwest Weather Workshop (local weather geek conference) this past weekend where one of the hot topics was the new "dual-polarization" radar that's coming to the coast at the end of September. In addition, our current radar will be upgraded to the new technology in early October.

What does dual polarization mean for you? The National Weather Service put together these humorous "ads" to help explain:

(You can fast forward ahead to about 1:40 on the video to see the "commercials")

Just have to allow 4-6 months for delivery... no COD orders accepted.