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NWS: New tool confirmed Hattiesburg tornado

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FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — New technology allowed regional forecasters to quickly confirm the large tornado that tore through Hattiesburg this week and to alert the public, possibly saving lives in the process, officials said in a news conference Friday. The Dual-polarization Doppler technology allowed forecasters to see the shape and size of debris inside the tornado. In the past, forecasters have...

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