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Any forum members up in Chicago out for a spin to blow the cobwebs out?
http://gizmodo.com/5036251/doppler-weather-radar-picks-up-car-blazing-down-highway-at-130-mph


Atmospheric conditions were just right early this morning in the Chicago area for the weather service to pick up motorists driving down Interstate 55 and 57 using Doppler radar. Apparently, one of these motorists was late for an important meeting because a car was clocked doing around 130 mph. It's hard to see, but the green and blue specs in the area circled above indicate the high speed vehicle.

Sometimes, when a warm layer of air rolls in up above the surface, the beam from the Doppler radar can be deflected towards the ground—picking up traffic and other objects much like a police radar gun. The weather service alluded to the fact that the "speeder" could have been nothing more than noise, but it still makes you wonder how long it will be before they figure out how to bust motorists from space.
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Oh, that's just too funny. I wonder if it really was noise or someone who just took their car out of storage and was having fun for the first time this year. :)
 

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I doubt that. There is a green line that runs across both interstates if you look. I doubt that two motorists would be on both highways doing 130 at the same time.
 
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