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Image 1 - Storm Chasers Of Utah
2011-11-11 04:35:05

A truck-mounted radar dish often used to chase Midwest tornadoes is getting a workout in Utah this month as University of Utah meteorologists use it to get an unprecedented look inside snow and rain storms over the Salt Lake Valley and the surrounding Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains.

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2011-03-15 07:46:30

Tornado Alley features never-before-captured tornado footage as scientists seek to understand the structure and origin of tornadoes, and how they can be forecasted more accurately.

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2011-01-11 23:32:06

A doppler-on-wheels gives a new view of lake-effect snows.

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2010-12-09 12:25:00

'Tis the season for snow - thundersnow.

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2010-10-20 09:18:28

USA Science and Engineering Expo features 50 stage shows and more than 1,500 interactive exhibits.

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2009-05-06 07:56:47

VORTEX2, or Verification of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2, is the largest attempt in history to study the origin, structure and evolution of tornadoes.

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2008-09-18 09:40:00

The only scientific team to successfully brave Hurricane Ike's knock-down winds and swells in Galveston was the DOW, the Doppler on Wheels mobile weather radar operated by the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR) in Boulder, Colo.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.