Doppler on Wheels Rolls Inside Tornados

A team of scientists in Boulder, Colorado, is working to improve forecasts by studying how monster storms form up close.
Doppler radar reads the weather based on reflections from items moving through the air. Joshua Wurman was the first to put the technology on wheels and drive it directly into the path of a tornado.

“I invented Doppler on Wheels in the 1990s because I was frustrated that I couldn’t see enough detail inside tornados and hurricanes,” Wurman said. “We had …

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