"Support for this monograph has been provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction"--T.p. verso.
v. 1. Overview: Introd. -- Climatology -- Synoptic descriptions of major snowstorms: snowfall and surface features -- Synoptic descriptions of major snowstorms: upper-level features -- "Near-miss" events in the urban corridor -- Mesoscale aspects of northeast snowfall distribution -- Dynamical and physical processes influencing northeast snowstorms -- Summary, forecast advances, and a Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale (NESIS) -- Appendix: Seasonal snowfall statistics -- v. 2. The cases: Historical overview -- Thirty-two selected snowstorms: 1950-2003 -- Descriptions of "near-miss" events -- Early and late season snows.
Vol. 2 accompanied by DVD that is provided "to give the user access to all data for the East Coast snowstorms discussed in the monograph, to provide access to the PC version of the Gridded Analysis and Display System (GrADS) graphical display software, and to allow the user to view some standard meteorological fields for each storm event."