Birds Visible on Radar

National Weather Service Doppler Radar detected a flock of birds early Thursday morning north of Neillsville in central Wisconsin.  The birds showed up on radar between 6 to 7 a.m. leaving their overnight roosting area near Chili, WI and branching outward in a circular area.

Below are hour long radar loops of reflectivity, velocity, correlation coefficient and hydrometeor classification.

Radar Reflecitity showing birds leaving their nest Velocity loop of the birds Correlation coefficient Hydrometeor Classification

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