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Author Kocin, Paul J.

Title Northeast snowstorms [electronic resource] / Paul J. Kocin, Louis W. Uccellini.

Published Boston, Mass. : American Meteorological Society, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 2 v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm. + DVD-ROM (12 cm.)
Series Meteorological monographs / American Meteorological Society, 0065-9401 ; v. 32, no. 54
Meteorological monographs (American Meteorological Society) ; v. 32, no. 54.
Notes "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.
"November 2004."
Contents 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.
Notes 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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Uccellini, L. W.
United States. National Weather Service.
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (U.S.)
American Meteorological Society.
Subject Snow -- Northeastern States.
Snow -- Northeastern States -- Statistics.
Severe storms -- Northeastern States.
Ice storms -- Northeastern States.
Sleet -- Northeastern States.
Snow -- Measurement.
Dynamic meteorology.
Dynamic meteorology.
Ice storms.
Severe storms.
Snow -- Measurement.
Other title Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale.
ISBN 9781878220325 (electronic bk.)
1878220322 (electronic bk.)