Dual Pol Upgrade Completed in Bismarck

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1100 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2012

…DUAL POLARIZATION COMPLETED AT THE BISMARCK RADAR…
THE BISMARCK RADAR…KBIS…DUAL POLARIZATION UPGRADE HAS BEEN
COMPLETED. DUAL-POL IS THE LARGEST HARDWARE UPGRADE TO THE
RADAR SINCE ITS DEPLOYMENT IN THE MID 1990S. DUAL POLARIZATION
WILL PROVIDE NEW TOOLS AND INFORMATION TO METEOROLOGISTS WHICH
WILL ENHANCE DECISION MAKING DURING SEVERE WEATHER.



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