New outputs include Grib2 files and a variety of georeferenced products covering the continental United States and capable of being displayed in GIS systems such as Google Earth.
New or improved algorithms include an improved WSR-88D reflectivity quality-control algorithm, improved azimuthal shear detection, a local-maximum feature tracker, and a faster real-time 3D multi-radar product creation. New experiments include an experimental warning program, real-time delivery of products to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) and several National Weather Service (NWS) forecast offices and a real-time hail verification experiment.
The 3D base radar display is being configured as the Four-Dimensional Stormcell Investigator (FSI) and is currently being transferred to the National Weather Service AWIPS. Also, there are plans to transfer the multi-radar, multi-sensor applications, as well as some aspects of the infrastructure to the next generation AWIPS.