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Journal Publications

S. Spratt, D. Sharp, P. Welsh, A. Sandrik, C. Paxton, and F. Alsheimer, 1996:A WSR-88D Assesment of Tropical Cyclone Outer Rainband Tornadoes. Weather and Forecasting, 12, pp 479-501.

P. Welsh, P. Santos, and C. Herbster, 1999: A Study of the Sea Breeze Convective Interactions Using Mesoscale Numerical Modeling Studies. NWA Digest, September 1999, 23:3, pp 33-45.

P. Wolf, 2006: Anticipating the Initiation, Cessation, and Frequency of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning, Utilizing WSR-88D Reflectivity Data. NWA Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology.

Conference Presentations

K. Kuyper and A. Sandrik, 1996: The Groundhog Day Tornado. Presented at the 21st Meeting of the National Weather Association, December 1996, Cocoa Beach, FL.

P. Santos, P. Welsh, C. Herbster, and A. Sandrik, 1996: JASBEX 95: A Study of the Sea Breeze Using Mesoscale Numerical Models. Presented at the 21st Meeting of the National Weather Association, December 1996, Cocoa Beach, FL.

P. Welsh, A. Sandrik, B. Ives, 1996: The Jacksonville Area Sea Breeze Experiment 95. Presented at the 21st Meeting of the National Weather Association, December 1996, Cocoa Beach, FL.

S. Letro and P. Welsh, 1997: Hurricane Development: The Impact of ENSO and QBO Phasing. AMS Tropical Weather Conference, Ft Collins, CO. April 1997. preprint, p 589.

P. Welsh and A. Sandrik, 1997: Hurricane Outer Rainband Structure. Presented at National Weather Service NEXRAD Operational Support Facility's Tropical Weather Forecasting Workshop, January 1997, Norman, OK.

P. Welsh, P. Santos, K. Kuyper, and C. Herbster, 1997: The Influence of Cold Internal Boundary Layer Decoupling on the Landfall of Tropical Storm Josephine (7 October 1996). AMS Tropical Weather Conference, Ft Collins, CO. April 1997 preprint, pp 405-406.

A. Sandrik and B. Jarvinen, 1999: A Reevaluation of the Georgia and Northeast Florida Tropical Cyclone of 2 October 1898. AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Dallas, TX, January 1999 preprint, pp 475-478.

Technical Memos/Attachments

 A. Shashy, 1999: Project ACCESS Workshop - A Trip Report. NWS Southern Region Technical Attachment SR/SSD 1999-27, November 1999.

  A. Sandrik, 1999: A Reevaluation of the Georgia and Northeast Florida Tropical Cyclone of 2 October 1898. Submitted to National Weather Service Southern Region as a Tech Memo, January 1999.

  P. Welsh, 2000: Development of a Deployable Impromptu Mesoscale Web-Enabled Network. NWS Southern Region Technical Attachment SR/SSD 2000-31, December 2000.


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