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New 3-D radar to improve rain, snow estimates

By Amanda Cedrone
Globe Correspondent / November 17, 2011

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Meteorologists will be able to provide the public with more accurate information on the type and amount of precipitation that comes with New England storms, thanks to an upgrade to the Doppler radar used by the National Weather Service in Taunton. With the new technology, meteorologists will better be able to discriminate between precipitation types and improve rainfall estimates.

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