Doppler radar observations of the Brookline, Massachusetts tornado of 9 August 1972

Michael J. Kraus Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories, Bedford, Mass. 01730

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A tornado-producing thunderstorm was observed by the AFCRL 5.4-cm pulse Doppler radar in Sudbury, Mass. Quasi-horizontal radial velocity information was used to construct maps depicting the mean air flow within the storm at various altitudes during the occurrence of the tornado.

A tornado-producing thunderstorm was observed by the AFCRL 5.4-cm pulse Doppler radar in Sudbury, Mass. Quasi-horizontal radial velocity information was used to construct maps depicting the mean air flow within the storm at various altitudes during the occurrence of the tornado.

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