Published by the National Weather Association, the Journal of Operational Meteorology (JOM) covers topics relevant to all aspects of operational meteorology on a range of time and space scales. Suitable topics include new or improved forecasting and warning techniques, verification studies, applications of observations and models to improve forecasts and warnings, and case studies of major weather events. Climatological studies, interdisciplinary studies, and studies documenting education and training practices also will be considered if relevant to operational meteorology. In addition, the Editors welcome submissions that present strategies for the creation and dissemination of forecasts and warnings that maximize the protection of life and property. JOM is a peer-reviewed, all-electronic journal with an international scope, providing authors with the benefits of economical publication costs and rapid publication following acceptance.
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- A global increase in megafires has occurred since the mid-1990s. Defined as wildfires that burn more than 405 km2 (100 000 ac), megafires are complex phenomena with wide ranging societal impacts. In the United States, scientific literature and wildland fire policy has traditionally focused upon megafires in forests of the American West. However, megafires also pose a significant threat to Continue Reading...
JOM: Identifying Plume Mode via WSR-88D Observations of Wildland Fire Convective Plumes and Proposed Tactical Decision Support ApplicationsTo date, the use of Doppler radar (WSR-88D) in wildland fire operations has been limited, with tactical applications focused on analyzing ambient atmospheric features. This paper presents geographically diverse analysis of radar-observed wildland fire convective plumes to determine indicators of plume mode for tactical decision support. Through the visualization of buoyancy via thermal bubbles and vertical plumes, plume mode is Continue Reading...
- At high latitudes in winter, the atmosphere at flight levels used by passenger and cargo aircraft can reach temperatures cold enough to restrict the flow of jet fuel from the fuel tanks to the engine, due either to water freezing in the fuel or the fuel itself freezing. Currently, aviation forecasters rely on a combination of aircraft reports, pilot reports, Continue Reading...
JOM: Techniques and Thresholds of Significance for Using WSR-88D Velocity Data to Anticipate Significant TornadoesSignificant tornadoes (EF2+) make up a very small percentage of the total United States tornado events, but produce the overwhelming majority of tornado fatalities. Identifying significant tornado events in a shortfused warning environment has been a particular focus of the United States National Weather Service’s severe weather program in recent years, with the goal of reducing the loss of life Continue Reading...
Lindley, T. T., D. A. Speheger, M. A. Day, G. P. Murdoch, B. R. Smith, N. J. Nauslar, D. C. Daily, 2019: Megafires on the Southern Great Plains. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (12), 164-179,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0712 11/5/19
Murdoch, G.P., C. M. Gitro, T. T. Lindley, and V. N. Mahale, 2019: Identifying Plume Mode via WSR-88D Observations of Wildland Fire Convective Plumes and Proposed Tactical Decision Support Applications.
J. Operational Meteor., 7 (11), 153-163,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0711 10/8/19
Weaver, G. M., N. Smith, E. B. Berndt, K. D. White, J. F. Dostalek, and B. T. Zadovsky, 2019: Addressing the Cold Air Aloft Aviation Challenge with Satellite Sounding Observations. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (10), 138-152,
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Gibbs, J. G., and B. R. Bowers, 2019: Techniques and Thresholds of Significance for using WSR-88D Velocity Data to Anticipate
Significant Tornadoes. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (9), 117-137,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0709 7/10/19
Murphy, T. A., C. Palmer, C. Entremont, and J. D. Lamb, 2019: Early Operational Successes of the University of Louisiana
Monroe’s Polarimetric S-band Doppler Radar. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (8), 105-116,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0708 7/9/19
Stano, G. T., M. R. Smith, and C. J. Schultz, 2019: Development and Evaluation of the GLM Stoplight Product for Lightning Safety.
J. Operational Meteor., 7 (7), 92-104,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0707 7/3/19
Garner, J., W. Iwasko, M. Kidwell, K. Rogacheski, R. Aylward, and J. Anderson, 2019: Cool Season Small Hail Over the West Coast of the United States: Environments, Hazards, and Decision Support.
J. Operational Meteor., 7 (6), 78-91,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0706 6/19/19
Raghavendra, A., and S. M. Milrad, 2019: A New Metric to Diagnose Precipitation Distribution in Transitioning Tropical Cyclones.
J. Operational Meteor., 7 (5), 61-77,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0705 6/18/19
Hodanish, S. J., B. J. Vogt, and P. Wolyn, 2019: Colorado Lightning Climatology. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (4), 45-60,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0704 6/12/19
Lawson, M. T., K. K. Fuell, 2019: Gulf of Alaska cyclone in daytime microphysics RGB imagery. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (3), 40-45,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0703 5/15/19
Megnia, R. W., T. W. Humphrey, and J. A. Rackley, 2019: The Historic 2 April 2017 Louisiana Tornado Outbreak. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (2), 27-39
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0702 4/16/19
McNeal, P. M., H. L. Petcovic, N. D. LaDue, and T. D. Ellis, 2019: Identifying Significant Cognitive Factors for Practicing and Learning Meteorology. J. Operational Meteor., 7 (1), 1-26
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2019.0701 3/21/19
Ernst, S., D. LaDue, and A. Gerard, 2018: Understanding Emergency Manager Forecast Use in Severe Weather Events. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (9), 95-105
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Cordeira J. M., M. M. Neureuter, and L. D. Kelleher, 2018: Atmospheric Rivers and National Weather Service Watches, Warnings, and Advisories Issued Over California 2007-2016. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (8), 87-94
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Benoit, M. D., C. J. Nowotarski, D. T. Conlee, and L. Wood, 2018: Impacts of a University-led, On-demand Sounding Program on Human and Numerical Weather Prediction Model Forecasts in an Upper-air Observation Hole. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (7), 74-86
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Gitro, C. M. and Coauthors, 2017: Using the Multisensor Advected Layered Precipitable Water Product in the Operational Forecast Environment. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (6), 59-73
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2018.0606 6/15/2018
Lindner, B. L., P. J. Mohlin, A. C. Caulder, and A. Neuhauser, 2017: Development and Testing of a Decision Tree for the Forecasting of Sea Fog Along the Georgia and South Carolina Coast. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (5), 47-58
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2018.0605 6/12/2018
Schmit, T. J., S. S. Lindstrom, J. J. Gerth, and M. M. Gunshor, 2017: Applications of the 16 Spectral Bands on the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). J. Operational Meteor., 6 (4), 33-46
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Bolton, M. J., L. K. Ault, D. M. Greenberg, and S. Baron-Cohen, 2017: Exploring the Human Side of Meteorology: a Brief Report on the Psychology of Meteorologists. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (3), 23-32
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Lincoln, W. S., R. F. L. Thomason, 2017: A Preliminary Look at Using Rainfall Average Recurrence Interval to Characterize Flash Flood Events for Realtime Warning Forecasting. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (2), 13-22
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Hampshire, N. L., R. M. Mosier, T.M. Ryan, and D.E. Cavanaugh, 2017: Relationship of Low-Level Instability and Tornado Damage Rating Based on Observed Soundings. J. Operational Meteor., 6 (1), 1-12
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Vagasky, C., 2017: Enveloped Eyewall Lightning: The EEL Signature in Tropical Cyclones. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (14), 171-179
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0514 11/22/2017
Jones, T. A., and C. Nixon, 2017: Short-term forecasts of left-moving supercells from an experimental Warn-on-Forecast system. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (13), 161-170
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0513 9/5/2017
Lindley, T. T., B. R. Bowers, G. P. Murdoch, B. R. Smith, and C. M. Gitro, 2017: Analyses of Fire-effective Low-level Thermal Ridges on the Southern Great Plains. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (12), 146-160
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0512 8/31/2017
Schultz, C. J., G. T. Stano, P. J. Meyer, B. C. Carcione, T. Barron, 2017: Lightning decision support using VHF total lightning mapping and NLDN cloud-to-ground data in North Alabama. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (11), 134-145
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M. S. Van Den Broeke, 2017: Potential tornado warning improvement resulting from utilization of the TDS in the warning decision process. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (10), 121-133
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0510 8/23/2017
Williams, C. A., P. W. Miller, A. W. Black, and J. A. Knox, 2017: Throwing caution to the wind: National Weather Service wind products as perceived by a weather-salient sample. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (9), 103-120
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0509 8/10/2017
Evans, M., M. Jurewicz, and R. Kline, 2017: The elevation-dependence of snowfall in the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region of northeastern Pennsylvania. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (8) 87-102
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Curtis, M. B., 2017: A synoptic and mesoscale analysis of heavy rainfall at Portland, ME 13-14 August 2014. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (7), 78-86
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Garner, J. M. 2017: Thunderstorm environments over the Northeastern Pacific Ocean and Gulf of Alaska. J. Operational Meteor., 5(6), 71-77,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0506 6/15/2017
Villani, J. P., M. L. Jurewicz Sr., and K. Reinhold 2017: Forecasting the inland extent of lake effect snow bands downwind of Lake Ontario. J. Operational Meteor., 5(5), 53-70,
Rogers, J. W., B. A. Hagenhoff, A. E. Cohen, R. L. Thompson, B. T. Smith, and E. E. Carpenter, 2016: Lower Mississippi River Valley quasi-linear convective system tornado environments and radar signatures. J. Operational Meteor., 5(4), 42-52,
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0504 5/24/2017
Lincoln, W. S., R. F. L. Thomason, M. Stackhouse, and D. S. Schlotzhauer, 2017: Utilizing crowd-sourced rainfall and flood impact information to improve the analysis of the North Central Gulf Coast Flood Event of April 2014. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (3), 26-41
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Bruick, Z. S., and C. D. Karstens, 2017: An Investigation of Local and National NWS Warning Outbreaks for Severe Convective Events. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (2), 14-25
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0502 4/11/2017
Terborg, A., and G. T. Stano, 2017: Impacts to Aviation Weather Center operations using total lightning observations from the Pseudo-GLM. J. Operational Meteor., 5 (1), 1-13.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15191/nwajom.2017.0501 1/27/2017
Fearon, M. G., T. J. Brown, and G. M. Curcio, 2015: Establishing a national standard method for operational mixing height determination. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (15), 172–189.
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Smith, B. L., and J. L. Blaes, 2015: Examination of a winter storm using a micro rain radar and AMDAR aircraft soundings. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (14), 156–171.
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Gibbs, J. G., and D. A. Butts Jr., 2015: Warm-season thunderstorm development as a function of vertical distribution of relative humidity in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (13), 145–155.
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Moore, B. J., T. M. Hamill, E. M. Sukovich, T. Workoff, and F. E. Barthold, 2015: The utility of the NOAA reforecast dataset for quantitative precipitation forecasting over the coastal western United States. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (12), 133–144.
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Imhoff, K. A., and G. S. Young, 2015: ENSO influence on tropical cyclone regional landfall counts. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (11), 124–132.
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Ellis, R. T., J. Blaes, and L. Anderson, 2015: Orographically induced cirrus clouds in the lee of the southern Appalachian Mountains. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (10), 104–123.
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Muller, B. M., and C. G. Herbster, 2015: A swirl in the clouds near Santa Cruz Island. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (9), 99–103.
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Miller, P. W., A. W. Ellis, and S. J. Keighton, 2015: The utility of total lightning trends in diagnosing single-cell thunderstorm severity: Examples from the central Appalachians region. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (8), 82–98.
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Vitale, J. D., J. Lipe, and T. T. Lindley, 2015: Independence Day holiday weekend 2010 flood on the southern plains of West Texas. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (7), 70–81.
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Brotzge, J. A., and C. M. Luttrell, 2015: Genesis of the Chickasha, Oklahoma, tornado on 24 May 2011 as observed by CASA radar and Oklahoma Mesonet. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (6), 59–69.
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Forsythe, J. M., S. Q. Kidder, K. K. Fuell, A. LeRoy, G. J. Jedlovec, and A. S. Jones, 2015: A multisensor, blended, layered water vapor product for weather analysis and forecasting. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (5), 41–58.
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Young, G. S., S. D. Goldberger, J. Verlinde, and C. J. Hanlon, 2015: Forecasting regional chance of occurrence through aggregation of MOS PoPs. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (4), 30–40.
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Hall, B. L., and Coauthors, 2015: A community frost/freeze susceptibility operational guidance tool. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (3), 21–29.
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Rudlosky, S. D., 2015: Evaluating ENTLN performance relative to TRMM/LIS. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (2), 11–20.
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Call, D. A., K. E. Grove, and P. J. Kocin, 2015: A meteorological and social comparison of the New England blizzards of 1978 and 2013. J. Operational Meteor., 3 (1), 1–10.
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Bettwy, A. E., 2014: Two case studies of tornadoes associated with cold-core 500-mb lows, and operational warning recommendations. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (21), 265–279.
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Lammers, M. R., and J. D. Horel, 2014: Verification of National Weather Service spot forecasts using surface observations. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (20), 246–264.
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Lincoln, W. S., 2014: Analysis of the 15 June 2013 isolated extreme rainfall event in Springfield, Missouri. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (19), 233–245.
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Evans, M. S., and R. A. Murphy, 2014: A historical analog-based severe weather checklist for central New York and northeastern Pennsylvania. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (18), 214–232.
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Kumjian, M. R., and A. D. Schenkman, 2014: The curious case of ice pellets over middle Tennessee on 1 March 2014. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (17), 209–213.
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Molthan, A. L., J. R. Bell, T. A. Cole, and J. E. Burks, 2014: Satellite-based identification of tornado damage tracks from the 27 April 2011 severe weather outbreak. J. Operational Meteor., 2(16), 191–208.
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Arnott, J. M., and J. Chamberlain, 2014: Lake-effect freezing drizzle: A case-study analysis. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (15), 180–190.
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Bryant, B., M. Holiner, R. Kroot, K. Sherman-Morris, W. B. Smylie, L. Stryjewski, M. Thomas, and C. I. Williams, 2014: Usage of color scales on radar maps. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (14), 169–179.
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Gitro, C. M., M. S. Evans, and R. H. Grumm, 2014: Two major heavy rain/flood events in the mid-Atlantic: June 2006 and September 2011. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (13), 152–168.
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Banacos, P. C., A. N. Loconto, and G. A. DeVoir, 2014: Snow squalls: Forecasting and hazard mitigation. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (12), 130–151.
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Bunkers, M. J., D. A. Barber, R. L. Thompson, R. Edwards, and J. Garner, 2014: Choosing a universal mean wind for supercell motion prediction. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (11), 115–129.
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Saari, M. D. W., R. M. Lawton, C. J. Schultz, and L. D. Carey, 2014: Early characteristics of the polarimetric tornadic debris signature associated with the 20 May 2013 Newcastle–Moore, Oklahoma, tornado. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (10), 110–114.
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Schultz, C. J., 2014: Reflectivity vortex hole in a tornadic supercell. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (9), 103–109.
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Bauman, W. H., III., and W. P. Roeder, 2014: A tool to predict the probability of summer severe weather in east-central Florida. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (8), 89–102.
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Stano, G. T., C. J. Schultz, L. D. Carey, D. R. MacGorman, and K. M. Calhoun, 2014: Total lightning observations and tools for the 20 May 2013 Moore, Oklahoma, tornadic supercell. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (7), 71–88.
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Jaszka, K. D., D. A. Call, 2014: A GIS-based assessment of lake-effect snow warnings in Upstate New York. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (6), 59–70.
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Blackmore, W. H., and R. D. Kardell, 2014: Application of radiosonde ascent rate variations to detect atmospheric turbulence affecting aircraft. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (5), 51–58.
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Grumm, R., J. M. Arnott, and J. Halblaub, 2014: The epic eastern North American warm episode of March 2012. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (4), 36–50.
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Myrick, D. T., and J. R. Michael, 2014: Dual-polarization radar analysis of northwestern Nevada flash flooding and haboob: 10 June 2013. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (3), 27–35.
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Cohen, A. E., M. L. VanDenHeuvel, G. W. Carbin, and D. Bernhardt, 2014: The 5 June 2012 central Montana tornado event. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (2), 13–26.
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Coleman, T. A., T. A. Murphy, K. R. Knupp, L. D. Carey, and M. E. Anderson, 2014: Extensive observations of the transition region of a winter storm. J. Operational Meteor., 2 (1), 1–12.
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Lorentson, M., 2013: Scale normalization for IFR-frequency effects in aviation forecast performance statistics. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (22), 275–281.
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Kumjian, M. R., 2013: Principles and applications of dual-polarization weather radar. Part III: Artifacts. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (21), 265–274.
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Kumjian, M. R., 2013: Principles and applications of dual-polarization weather radar. Part II: Warm- and cold-season applications. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (20), 243–264.
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Kumjian, M. R., 2013: Principles and applications of dual-polarization weather radar. Part I: Description of the polarimetric radar variables. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (19), 226–242.
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Sauter, D. P., 2013: A wet-bulb globe temperature validation study using standard meteorological inputs and modeled solar irradiance. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (18), 215–225.
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Nauslar, N. J., M. L. Kaplan, J. Wallmann, and T. J. Brown, 2013: A forecast procedure for dry thunderstorms. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (17), 200–214.
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Stuart, N. A., R. H. Grumm, and M. J. Bodner, 2013: Analyzing predictability and communicating uncertainty: Lessons from the post-Groundhog Day 2009 storm and the March 2009 “megastorm.” J. Operational Meteor., 1 (16), 185–199.
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Miller, D. A., S. Wu, and D. Kitzmiller, 2013: Spatial and temporal resolution considerations in evaluating and utilizing radar quantitative precipitation estimates. J. Operational Meteor., 1(15), 168–184.
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Pereira, G., and M. Muscato, 2013: Multivariate analysis of lake-effect snowstorms in western New York. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (14), 157–167.
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Molthan, A. L., J. E. Burks, K. M. McGrath, and F. J. LaFontaine, 2013: Multi-sensor examination of hail damage swaths for near real-time applications and assessment. J. Operational Meteor., 1(13), 144–156.
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Vitale, J. D., and T. Ryan, 2013: Operational recognition of high precipitation efficiency and low-echo-centroid convection. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (12), 128–143.
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Glahn, B., and J.-S. Im, 2013: Error estimation of objective analysis of surface observations. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (11), 114–127.
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Sanders, K. J., C. M. Gravelle, J. P. Gagan, and C. E. Graves, 2013: Characteristics of major ice storms in the central United States. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (10), 100–113.
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Vaucher, G. T, and J. Raby, 2013: Forecasting atmospheric stability transitions over a high-elevation desert in the southwestern United States. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (9), 93–99.
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Szymber, R. J., T. C. Jameson, and D. I. Knapp, 2013: A parameter weighting scheme for an automated weather effects decision aid. J. Operational Meteor., 1 (8), 84–92.
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Zavodsky, B. T., A. L. Molthan, and M. J. Folmer, 2013: Multispectral imagery for detecting stratospheric air intrusions associated with mid-latitude cyclones. J. Operational Meteor., 1(7), 71–83.
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