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WSR-88D Radar
Picture of KDIX radar
This is our WSR-88D, which stands for Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 (the prototype radar was built in 1988). It is located in Ocean County, NJ on the grounds of Fort Dix. It observes the presence of, and calculates the speed and direction of severe weather elements such as tornadoes and violent thunderstorms. The WSR-88D also provides quantitative area precipitation measurements, important in hydrologic forecasting of potential flooding. The severe weather and motion detection capabilities offered by the WSR-88D increase the accuracy and timeliness of National Weather Service warning services.
Picture in side of radar

View the latest radar images from the WSR-88D at Fort Dix, NJ, which provides full coverage of the NWS Mount Holly forecast area.

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