Perhaps as the GWX design is firmed up and growth models are introduced, something will be added, making the identification of extreme intensity precipitation simple. In the meantime, here are a couple pilot's tricks to identify those “worse than bad” thunderstorms. As with the GWX 68, the GWX 70 has a variable GAIN (or more accurately “calibration”) control in the weather mode as well as MAP. Reduce the sensitivity of the GAIN (calibration) control one color level and anything ...


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