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Record Warmth for the Central and West; Active Weather for Alaska and Hawaii

High pressure from the west coast to the southeast will bring above normal temperatures through Friday. Meanwhile, strong low pressure near the Great Lakes will bring rain and snow showers with occasional gusty winds. A developing storm for Alaska may bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions and bitterly cold temperatures this weekend. The State of Hawaii may also see flooding into the weekend. Read More >

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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