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Research Papers and Articles

Severe Weather:
A 10-Year Climatology Relating the Locations of Reported Tornadoes to the Quadrants of Upper-Level Jet Streaks
A Detailed WSR-88D Doppler Radar Evaluation of a Damaging Bow Echo on 14 May 1995 Over North-Central Kentucky
A Multi-Platform Approach to Forecasting Supercell Tornado Potential
Bow Echo Workshop 2011
Composite Analysis of Cool Season Severe Weather Outbreaks in the Lower Ohio Valley
Composite Analysis of Cool Season Severe Weather Outbreaks in the Lower Ohio Valley (Poster Version)
Convective Mode and Environment of Thunderstorms Producing Significant Cool Season Tornadoes in Central Region
Hail Spike Impacts on Doppler Radial Velocity Data During Several Lower Ohio Valley Convective Events
Importance of ACARS Data in Evaluating the Near Storm Environment of a Nocturnal QLCS Event
Low-Level Mesovortices within Squall Lines and Bow Echoes. Part I: Overview/Dependence on Environmental Shear
Low-Level Mesovortices within Squall Lines and Bow Echoes. Part II: Their Genesis and Implications
Obs and Quantification of Counter-Rotating Mesovortex Couplets within 8 May 2009 Southern Missouri Derecho
Obs and Quantification of Mesovortex Evolution Within the 4 July 2004 SW Missouri High Wind Event
Operational Application of 0-3 km Bulk Shear Vectors in Assessing QLCS Mesovortex and Tornado Potential
Partners: NWS and Media Working Together to Save Lives During Michiana Tornado Outbreak of 24 Oct 2001
Role of Convectively-Generated Rear Inflow Jets in the Evolution of Long-Lived Mesoconvective Systems
Storm Reflectivity and Mesocyclone Evolution in the 15 April 1994 Squall Line over Kentucky and Southern Indiana
2 March 2012 Tornado Outbreak: Where Tornadoes Did Not Form Across the Ohio Valley
8 May 2009 Missouri Derecho: Radar Analysis and Warning Implications over Parts of Southwest Missouri
14 September 2008 Ohio Valley High Wind Event Associated with the Remnants of Hurricane Ike
18 May 1995 Squall Line over South-Central Kentucky: Storm Reflectivity Trends and Mesocyclone Development
19 July 2006 Midwest Derecho: A Meteorological Perspective and Lessons Learned
22 June 2011 Churchill Downs Tornado: A Science and Impact-Based Study

Flooding/Heavy Precipitation:
Examination of a Training Cold Season Heavy Rain Event over the Ohio River Valley
Examining Preconvective Heavy Rainfall Environments Using Observational and Model Analysis Proximity Soundings
Forecasting Techniques Utilized by the Forecast Branch of NMC During a Major Convective Rainfall Event
The Environment of Warm Season Elevated Thunderstorms Associated with Heavy Rainfall over the Central U.S.
The February 1989 Flood in Kentucky
Cooperative Institute for Precipitation Systems

Winter Weather:
A Climatology of Snow-to-Liquid Ratio for the Contiguous United States
An Investigation into the Evolution of Frontogenesis and EPV for 15 Midwest Mesoscale Snowband Events
Band on the Run: Chasing the Physical Processes Associated with Heavy Snowfall
Composite Analysis of Conceptual Models for Snowstorms in the Lower Ohio Valley
Composite Analysis of Major Ice Storms in the Central United States
The Role of Conveyer Belts in Organizing Processes Associated with Heavy Banded Snowfall
Using Low-Level Hydrometeor Mixing Ratios from MM5 to Determine Precip Type: Ohio Valley Cases in 2002-2003
Vertical Motion Mechanisms Responsible for Production of Mesoscale Heavy Snow Band Across Northern Kentucky
Winter Storm Forecasting as a Two-Step Process: The 26-27 November 2001 Snowstorm
Winter Weather Guidance from Regional Historical Analogs

A Quick Reference Guide for Operational Forecasting Papers
A Bedeviling Experience

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