Doppler Radar Carvel (Near Edmonton) Larger Dome - Stony Plain, Alberta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
N 53° 32.885 W 114° 06.550
11U E 691515 N 5937130
Quick Description: This is the larger of two radar domes at Carvel / Stony Plain that is part of the weather radar for the Edmonton Control Centre Area and is located west of Edmonton near Stony Plain, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 5/12/2009 6:54:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM6C99
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member johmer79
Views: 8

Long Description:
This radar dome provides information to Environment Canada's Carvel / Edmonton weather forecating.

"Environment Canada's network of 31 sites is concentrated in the most populated parts of Canada, providing radar coverage to more than 95 per cent of Canadians. The network’s primary purpose is the early detection of developing thunderstorms and high impact weather, as well the tracking of precipitation.

Environment Canada’s weather radars have a range of 250 km around each site."

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Is the radar operational?: Yes

Radar Operator: Environment Canada

Radar Type: Doppler

Radar Website: [Web Link]

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