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- A computer program (or set of programs) which is designed to systematically solve a certain kind of problem. WSR-88D radars (NEXRAD) employ algorithms to analyze radar data and automatically determine storm motion, probability of hail, VIL, accumulated rainfall, and several other parameters.
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- ADAPTATION (ADAPTABLE) PARAMETER, HDRAIN, Precipitation Processing System, RADAP II, Radar Coded Message, WSR-57, WSR-74, WSR-88D, WSR-88D System