The DOW has already been deployed for approximately 5 hours and has collected some interesting data. Seen below are the reflectivty and velocity fields for a snowband with a wave-like structure.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Deployment # 1 is underway!
The image below was captured from the Mayville, ND radar, KMVX, at 6:03 pm. You'll see the location of Grand Forks, Crookston, and the Buxton Field Site (Road Weather Field Research Facility). The DOW arrived on site at 3 pm and is currently operating. Three shifts of operators are planned for the DOW, at this time. NorthPol operations are active, too, but issues with the radar may impact data retrieval.