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1

What is a rawinsonde?

Balloon instrument that measures pressure, temperature, dew point temperature, wind direction, and speed

2

What is an inversion layer?

When the temperature increases with height

3

What is radar?

A divice that transmits pulses of microwave technology

4

What can radar detect?

Rain drops and hail

5

What does a Doppler radar measure?

Frequency shifts

6

What can a Doppler radar detect?

Wind and direction

7

Does the Doppler radar detect Doppler shifts?

Yes

8

For utc mountain time how much do you subtract off the original utc number for standard time?

700

9

For utc for mountin time during daylight savings, how much do you take off the original it's time?

600

10

Meteo grams

Graphs that show how several atmospheric properties change with time