Mystery Weather Radar Blob Due to Man-Made Technology -- A blob on a weather radar in Alabama caught meteorologists off guard this past June. Now, they've discovered it was due to reflective particles used to test military radar
Buildings are teaching tools. So when the University of Alabama at Huntsville built its Severe Weather Institute – Radar and Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL) building, they made sure it was equipped with a state-of-the-art lightning protection system. The project is LEED Silver certified.