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This website presents the research of the National Severe Storms Laboratory to determine how storm structure, updrafts, and precipitation affect lightning and other electrical storm properties. Users can discover how TELEX is employing the KOUN radar and the Oklahoma Lightning Mapping Array (LMA) with the addition of balloon soundings to measure the electric field profiles of storms. The website furnishes photos of the work and interesting video footage of a few of the launches. Overall, this website offers an inspiring example of the significant efforts to improving forecasts and severe weather warnings.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Meteorology

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    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science,Science -- Meteorology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195536384T,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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