Efforts underway to fill radar ‘blind spot’

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Efforts underway to fill radar ‘blind spot’

Floods highlight need for improved forecasting tools in Southwest Colorado
David Jorgensen with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scrutinizes an approaching storm being tracked by a temporary Doppler radar system that was used in 2010 near Durango-La Plata County Airport.

Efforts underway to fill radar ‘blind spot’

David Jorgensen with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scrutinizes an approaching storm being tracked by a temporary Doppler radar system that was used in 2010 near Durango-La Plata County Airport.

Efforts underway to fill radar ‘blind spot’

Butch Knowlton, director of La Plata County’s Office of Emergency Management, said a permanent radar system would go a long way in helping predict future flooding on the 416 Fire burn scar.

Efforts underway to fill radar ‘blind spot’

Efforts underway to fill radar ‘blind spot’

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