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Comparison of Wind Energy Impacts with Other Radar Interference Issues


Links to imagery:
Example of Sunrise
Example of Sunset
Example of Birds
Example of Bats
Example of External Interference
Example of Wind Farm #1
Example of Wind Farm #2

Links to short time lapses:
Birds
Bats
WindFarm

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In most situations, weather forecasters can ‘work around’ wind turbine interference in their forecast and weather warning operations just as they work around other sources of interference. Actually, any user of NEXRAD radar data can learn to work around wind turbine interference. The key is being able to recognize the interference.