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Recipe for Disaster: How the Dynamic Ingredients of Risk and Exposure Are Changing the Tornado Disaster Landscape
(American Meteorological Society, 2016-06-03)
Tornado disasters and their potential are a product of both hazard risk and underlying physical and social vulnerabilities. This investigation appraises exposure, which is an important component and driver of vulnerability, ...
A Climatology of Fatal Convective Wind Events by Storm Type
(American Meteorological Society, 2010-10)
There are still hundreds of casualties produced by thunderstorm hazards each year in the United States despite the many recent advances in prediction and mitigation of the effects of convective storms. Of the four most ...
The relationship between tornadic and nontornadic convective wind fatalities and warnings
(American Meteorological Society, 2011)
A database of tornado fatalities, nontornadic convective wind fatalities, severe thunderstorm warnings, and tornado warnings was compiled for the period 1986–2007 to assess the spatial and temporal distribution of warned ...
Climatological Radar Delineation of Urban Convection for Atlanta, Georgia
(Royal Meteorological Society, 2010)
The distribution of warm season (June through August) thunderstorm activity surrounding Atlanta, Georgia from 1997 to 2006 was determined utilizing composite reflectivity data obtained from the network of National Weather ...