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Formal Publications
  • Medlin, J. M., G. T. Stano, and B. F. Daly, 2012: Diagnosis of a dense fog event using MODIS and high resolution GOES satellite products with direct model output. Electronic J. Operational Meteor., 13 (2), 15−31. [ABSTRACT]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file).

  • Eversole, D.R., 2010: Skillful Utilization of the GFS Ensemble MOS Temperature Guidance.  NWA Electornic Journal of Meteorology, 2010-EJ3.  [ Link to NWA EJOM 2010-EJ3 ]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file).

  • Medlin, J.M., S.K. Kimball, and K.G. Blackwell, 2007:  Radar and Rain Gauge Analysis of the  Extreme Rainfall during Hurricane Danny’s (1997) Landfall. AMS Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 1869–1888. [ABSTRACT ].
  • Lu, D., L. White, R.S. Reddy, P.J. Croft, and J. M. Medlin, 2006: Numerical Simulation of Sea and Bay Breezes in a Weak Shear Environment. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys. 94, 153–165. [ ABSTRACT ]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file).
  • Medlin, J.M. and J. Cullen, 2006:  A Thermodynamic Investigation of the Early Afternoon Wet Microburst Pre-Storm Environment over Southern Alabama and Western Florida Panhandle. NWA Dig., 30, 61-67.
  • Darbe, D. and J.M. Medlin, 2005: Multi-Scale Analysis of the 13 October 2001 Central Gulf Coast Shallow Supercell Tornado Outbreak. NWA Electronic Journal of Meteorology, 2005-EJ1[ Link to 2005-EJ1 ].
  • Medlin, J.M., 2004:  02 August 2002 - A Short-lived Pulse Thunderstorm Event.  SOO/STRC Science and Training Resource Center - National Case Study library.  Produced by NOAA/NWS with assistance of the COMET(c) Program pursuant to NOAA Award NA17WD2383.  Available upon request from http://strc.comet.ucar.edu/.
  • Medlin, J. M., 2003: Tips for Preserving Meteorological Consistency in Gridded Forecasts. DOC-NOAA-NWS Southern Region Technical Attachment, 2003-08.
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  • Medlin, J.M., 2003: A Single-Station Statistical Analysis of Measurable Snowfall Events in Mobile, Alabama.  DOC-NOAA-NWS Southern Region Technical Attachment, 2003-03.  (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)
  • Maniscalco, G.J., 2002: An Examination of Cold-Season Dense Radiation Fog Development Following Two Widespread  Rainfall Events Over the Northern Gulf Coast.  DOC-NOAA-NWS Southern Region Technical Attachment,  2002-14.
  • Medlin, J.M., 2001: A Single-Doppler Radar Analysis of the Outer Rainband Mesocyclones Associated with Hurricane Opal  of 4 October 1995.  University of Alabama in Huntsville Masters Thesis.
  • Medlin, J.M. and P.J. Croft, 1998: A Preliminary Investigation and Diagnosis of Weak Shear Summertime Convective Initiation for Extreme Southwest Alabama. AMS Weather and Forecasting, 13, No. 3, Part 2, 717-728. [ ABSTRACT ]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)
  • Croft, P.J., R.L. Pfost, J.M. Medlin and G.A. Johnson, 1997: Fog Forecasting for the Southern Region: A Conceptual Approach.  AMS Weather and Forecasting,12, 545-556. [ ABSTRACT ]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)
  • Croft, P.J., D.L. Darbe and J.F. Garmon, 1995: Forecasting Significant Fog in Southern Alabama.  NWA Dig., 19, Number 4, 10-16. [ ABSTRACT ]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file).
Conferences
  • Medlin, J. M., L. Wood, B. Zavodsky, J. L., Case and A. Molthan, 2012: Preliminary Results of a U.S. Deep South Warm Season Deep Convective Initiation Modeling Experiment using NASA SPoRT Initialization Datasets for Operational National Weather Service Local Model Runs. Presented by poster at the American Meteorological Society’s 26th Severe Local Storms Conference in Nashville, TN (Nov 2012) and orally at the 2nd Annual NASA SPoRT Virtual Partner’s Workshop (12-13 Sep. 2012). [ABSTRACT].
  • Medlin, J. M., 2012: Radar Observations of the 9 March 2011 U.S. Central Gulf Coast Distinctive Bow Echo and Attendant Tornado-Producing Mesovortices. Presented by poster at the 37th Annual National Weather Association Meeting in Madison, WI and also at the 9th Annual Southern Symposium on Coastal and Atmospheric Processes (SeCAPS) in Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT].
  • Beaman, J. F., and J. M. Medlin, 2012: Multi-scale Examination of the “Forgotten” 15 April 2011 Tornado Outbreak. Presented orally at the 9th Annual Southern Symposium on Coastal and Atmospheric Processes (SeCAPS) in Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT].
  • Werner, J. V. and J.F. Beaman, 2010: Analysis of the 12 February 2010 North Central Gulf Coast Heavy Snow Event.  Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, Tucson, AZ.  [ABSTRACT] and [POSTER].
  • Medlin, J. M., 2010: Summary of NASA SPoRT Collaboration with NWS Mobile, AL. Presented at NASA SPoRT / NWS SR Workshop, 2-4 March 2010.
  • Medlin, J.M. and R. Ball, 2010: Development of a High Resolution Local Forecast Model at the Mobile, Alabama, NWS Office. Presented at the 7th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)

  • Mee, M. and J.M. Medlin, 2010: Preliminary Single Doppler Radar Analyses of U.S. Central Gulf Coast Pulse Severe Thunderstorms and Associated Basic Evolutionary Characteristics. Presented at the 7th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)

  • Medlin, J.M., 2009: Single-Doppler Radar Morphology and Evolution of the 29 March 2000 Dauphin Island Alabama Tornado-Producing Mesocyclone. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, Norfolk, VA. [ABSTRACT].
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  • Medlin, J.M. and M. L. Grantham, 2009: Meso-α Scale Examination of the 29 March 2000 Dauphin Island Alabama ‘Wedge Tornado’s’ Pre-Storm Environment. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, Norfolk, VA. [ABSTRACT] and [POSTER].
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  • Medlin, J.M., 2009: Single-Doppler Radar Morphology and Evolution of the 29 March 2000 Dauphin Island Alabama Tornado-Producing Mesocyclone. Presented at the 6th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT].
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  •  Medlin, J.M. and M.L. Grantham, 2009: Meso-α Scale Examination of the 29 March 2000 Dauphin Island Alabama ‘Wedge Tornado’s’ Pre-Storm Environment. Presented at the 6th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT] and [POSTER].
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  • Garmon, J., 2009: Waterspout Forecasting – Impact on Dauphin Island, AL. Presented at the 6th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Case J.L, Kumar S.V., Santos P., Medlin J.M. and G.J. Jedlovec, 2009:  Examining the Local Impacts of High-Resolution Land and Ocean Surface Initialization on Local model Predictions of Convection in the Southeastern U.SPresented at 89th Annual AMS Meeting,  Phoenix, AZ  [Extended Abstract].
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  • Medlin, J.M., and M. Bunkers, 2008:  An Examination of North Central Gulf Coast Cold Season Pre-Tornadic Vertical Wind Shear Environments since 1996. Presented at 33rd National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY  [ABSTRACT] and [POSTER].
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  • Medlin, J. M. 2008:  How to Write an Abstract and Scientific Paper, 2008.  Presented at 1st Annual National Weather Association Annual Student Meeting, Louisville, KY  [ ABSTRACT]. (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)

  • Blackwell, K.G. and J.M. Medlin, 2008: Frequency of Collapsing Precipitation Cores within the Eyewalls of U.S. Landfalling Hurricanes (1994-2007). Presented at 28th AMS Tropical Conference, Orland, FL [Extended Abstract]. 
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  • Garmon, J., 2008: Waterspout Forecasting – A Gulf Coast Perspective and Modern Day Look. Presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, Louisville, KY. [ABSTRACT].
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  • Medlin, J.M., and M. Bunkers, 2008:  An Examination of North Central Gulf Coast Cold Season Pre-Tornadic Vertical Wind Shear Environments since 1996.  Presented at the 5th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.  [ ABSTRACT ] and [ POSTER ].
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  • Medlin, J.M., 2007:  Preliminary Radar Analysis of the Millers Ferry, Alabama EF-4 Tornado-Producing Mesocyclone of 1 March 2007. Presented at the 32nd National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Reno, NV.  [ ABSTRACT ] and [POSTER].  (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)
  • Medlin, J.M., 2007:  Preliminary Radar Analysis of the Millers Ferry, Alabama EF-4 Tornado-Producing Mesocyclone of 1 March 2007. Presented at the 4th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ ABSTRACT ] (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)
  • Medlin, J.M., 2007:  Wet Microburst Pre-Storm Evaluation Technique Performance Results during the Summer of 2006.  Presented at the 4th Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ ABSTRACT ] (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file)
  • Medlin, J.M., and J. C. Cullen, 2006:  A thermodynamic investigation of the early afternoon wet microburst pre-storm environment over southern Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.   Presented at the 31st National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH. [ ABSTRACT ] and [ POSTER ].
  • Purdy, J, J. Medlin, R. McKee and G. Beeler, 2006: Results of the Implementation of a Modernized Tropical Operations Plan for a Coastal National Weather Service Forecast Office. Presented at the 3rd Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL. [ ABSTRACT ]
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  • Purdy, J, J. Medlin, R. McKee and G. Beeler, 2006: Results of the Implementation of a Modernized Tropical Operations Plan for a Coastal National Weather Service Forecast Office.  Presented at the 60th Inner Departmental Hurricane Conference, Mobile, AL. [ABSTRACT].  (PDF - You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file).
  • Beeler, G.A. and J. Cullen, 2005: A Local Forecast Office Perspective on Hurricane Ivan. Presented at  the 2nd Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Kimball, S. and J.M. Medlin, 2005: The University of South Alabama Mesonet. Presented at  the 2nd Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Medlin, J.M. and J. Cullen, 2005: A Thermodynamic Investigation of the Early Afternoon Wet Microburst Pre-Storm Environment of the Extreme Northwest Panhandle and South Central Alabama.  Presented at  the 2nd Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Medlin, J.M., 2004: On Collaboration between the National Weather Service and a Local University. Presented at  the 1st Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Garmon, J., 2004: Developing a Local Mesonet. Presented at  the 1st Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Darbe, D. and J.M. Medlin, 2004: Multi-Scale Analysis of the 13 October 2001 Central Gulf Coast Shallow Supercell Tornado Outbreak. Presented at  the 1st Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Medlin, J.M., 2004: Developing a 12-24 h MOS Regression Equation for Forecasting Thunderstorm Coverage during the Summer Months. Presented at  the 1st Annual Southeastern Coastal & Atmospheric Processes Symposium (SeCAPS), Mobile, AL.
  • Darbe, D.L. and J.M. Medlin, 2002: A Multi-scale Analysis of the 13 October 2001 Central Gulf Coast Mini-Supercell Tornado Outbreak. Presented at the 21st AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX.
  • Eversole, D.R., 2002:  The 'Mverify' Marine Verification Program. Presented at the 2002 NWS Southern (Biloxi, MS) and Eastern Regions (Morehead City, NC) Marine Workshops.
  • Camp, J.P., 2000: Hurricane Maximum Intensity: Past and Present. Presented at the 24th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.
  • Medlin, J.M. and D.B. Gilhousen, 1999: A Mesoscale Induced Coastal Flood Event. Presented at the 1999 Annual NWA Conference, Biloxi, MS.
     
  • Medlin, J.M. and  K.G. Blackwell, 1999: A Persistent Supercell Associated with Prolonged Excessive Rainfall within Hurricane Danny's Eyewall Over Mobile Bay.
  • Blackwell, K.G. and J.M. Medlin, 1998: Doppler-Observed Eyewall Replacement Cycles in Hurricane Danny near the Alabama Coast and Corresponding Fluctuations in Storm Intensity, Organization and Precipitation.
  • Blackwell, K.G. and J.M. Medlin, 1998: Hurricane Danny's Transition from a Symmetric to Asymmetric Hurricane in Mobile Bay. Presented at the 77th AMS Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Croft, P.J. and J.M. Medlin, 1998: Coastal Convective Initiation as a Function of Seasonal Progression. Presented at the 2nd AMNConf. on Coastal Prediction.
     
  • Sharp, D.W., J.M. Medlin, S.M. Spratt and S.J. Hodanish, 1997: A Spectrum of Outer Spiral Rain Band Mesocyclones Associated with Tropical Cyclones. Presented at the 22nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Fort Collins,CO.
  • Medlin, J.M. and P.J. Croft, 1996: An Examination of the Mobile Bayway Fog Disaster. Presented at the 15th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, VA.

     


     

last updated:  7 October 2010
J. Medlin


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