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For more information on these projects or ongoing research at NWS RLX, please contact Science and Operations Officer (SOO) Jeff Hovis or Science Team Lead Nick Webb



Publications and Presentations
Below, you will find links to research projects focused on meteorological phenomena and events that impact the local region. This page is under construction and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.
Severe Weather
Cooper, D.T., and A.J. Vorst, 2016: Assessing the utility of normalized rotation in detecting tornado development in the Allegheny Front
Webb, N.W., and Mike Zwier: RLX Severe Weather Climatology
Winter Weather
Ingredients for heavy snow for the RLX CWA from Nor'easters
Webb, N.W.: Development of a Flash Flood Potential Index for NWS RLX CWA (more details coming soon!)
Weather and Society
McMullen, F.W.: Social Impacts of Graphical Forecasts