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Meteorology today relies on RADAR as an important tool for analyzing and forecasting weather events. Since the development of RADAR systems, weather has become less mysterious. Oral and early written history tell of legends associated with weather. Angry gods were to blame for sudden violent weather events. Today, RADAR allows us to foresee violent weather. Imagine how powerful a RADAR-equipped meteorologist would have been in ancient times. Early meteorologists were thought to be magicians, at least when their forecast came true.

To understand just how useful RADAR is for meteorologists, explore RADAR History, RADAR Science, and RADAR Detection.

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