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Radial Velocity The term 'Radial Velocity' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' Component of motion toward or away from a given location. As 'seen' by Doppler radar, it is the component of motion parallel to the radar beam. (The component of motion perpendicular to the beam cannot be seen by the radar. Therefore, strong winds blowing strictly from left to right or from right to left, relative to the radar, can not be detected.)'.
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