Look at All of the Thunderstorms! Oh, Wait!

Wind energy is a bad joke for many incontrovertible reasons such as high cost and grid destabilization. But, there is one less important reason: it makes weather radar much more difficult to interpret, especially for the public. 

Look at this image. 
Here is a radar image showing what appears to be a strong thunderstorm and a couple of areas of heavy rain.

Here's the same image, at the same time, with the wind farms circled. Radar beams can be "bent" by temperature inversions which causes them to sense things near the ground. The wind farms, when they first appear, look like developing thunderstorms. The last thing we need in meteorology is more confusion among the members of the public. 


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