References and Select Publications

We offer the following links and references to journal articles, conference proceedings, and other reports of relevant work by the MetStat team, as well as some of our closest collaborators, including MGS Engineering Consultants, Applied Climate Services, and Atmospheric Science Consultants.

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Documents, Publications, and Conference Proceedings

Bonnin, G., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, and D. Riley, 2006: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 2, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Bonnin, G., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, and D. Riley, 2006b: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 3, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Bonnin, G., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, and D. Riley, 2004: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 1 version 5.0, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Semiarid Southwest (including New Mexico). NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Caldwell, R.J., and others, 2014a: Statistical Extension of NOAA Atlas 14 for the Waterford Facility, Leonard Rice Engineers, Denver, CO.

Caldwell, R.J., and others, 2014b: Probabilistic Estimates of Probable Maximum Precipitation for the Arkansas Nuclear One Facility, Leonard Rice Engineers, Denver, CO.

Caldwell, R.J., V. Sankovich, R. Swain, and J. England, Jr., 2014c: El Vado Dam Meteorology for Application in Hydrologic Hazard for Corrective Action Study, Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Services Center, Denver, CO.

Caldwell, R.J., J. England, and V. Sankovich, 2011a: Application of Radar-Rainfall Estimates to Probable Maximum Precipitation in the Carolinas. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Caldwell, R.J., V. Sankovich and J. England, 2011b: Synthesis of Extreme Storm Rainfall and Probable Maximum Precipitation in Southeastern U.S. Pilot Region. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Caldwell, R.J., and J. Palmer, 2009: LOUZIE: An Operational Quality Control Procedure at the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center, Slidell, LA.

Daly, C., G. Taylor, W. Gibson, and T. Parzybok, 1998: Development of High-Quality Spatial Climate Datasets for the United States. In Proc., First International Conference on Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry, Lake Buena Vista, FL, June 1-3, 1998.

Daly, C., W. Gibson, M. Doggett, J. Smith, and G. Taylor, 2004: Up-To-Date Monthly Climate Maps for the Conterminous United States. 14th Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, Washington.

Daly, C., W. Gibson, G. Taylor, M. Doggett, and J. Smith, 2007: Observer bias in daily precipitation measurements at United States Cooperative network stations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88:899-912.

Daly, C., M. Halbleib, J. Smith, W. Gibson, M. Doggett, G. Taylor, J. Curtis, and P. Pasteris, 2008: Physiographically-sensitive mapping of temperature and precipitation across the conterminous United States. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.1688

Daly, C., T. Kittel , A. McNab, A. Royle , W. Gibson, T. Parzybok, N. Rosenbloom, G. Taylor and H. Fisher, 1999: Development of a 102-year High-Resolution Climate Data Set for the Conterminous United States. In print: Proc., 11th AMS Conference on Applied Climatology , Amer. Meteorological Soc., Dallas, TX, Jan 10-15, 1999.

England, J., V. Sankovich, and R.J. Caldwell, 2011: Review of Probable Maximum Precipitation Procedures and Databases Used to Develop Hydrometeorological Reports. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Godaire, J., R.J. Caldwell, N. Novembre, T. Harden, and V. Sankovich, 2013: Extreme Floods in a Changing Climate (including Green Mountain Dam, CO), Dam Safety Technology Development Program, Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Services Center, Denver, CO.

Hultstrand, D., T. Parzybok, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel: 2008. Advanced Spatial and Temporal Rainfall Analyses for Use in Watershed Models. In U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report: Proc. of the 3rd Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, Estes Park, CO, Sep 8-11 2008.

Jarrett, R.D. and E.M. Tomlinson, 2000: Regional Interdisciplinary Paleoflood Approach to Assess Extreme Flood Potential, Water Resources Research, Vol. 36, No.10, 2957-2984.

Kappel, B., G. Muhlestein, D. Hulstrand, D. McGlone, K. Steinhilber, B. Lawrence, J. Rodel, T. Parzybok, and E. Tomlinson, 2014. Probable Maximum Precipitation Study for Wyoming, Applied Weather Associates, support from MetStat, Inc., 154pp (without appendices).

MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc. (MGS), 2015: Stochastic Event Flood Model – User’s Manual, MGS Software LLC, February 2015.

MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc. (MGS), 2015: L-RAP, L-Moments Regional Analysis Program, developed by M. Schaefer and B. Barker, MGS Software LLC, Olympia Washington.

MGS Engineering Consultants (MGS), MetStat, Applied Climate Services and Riverside Technology, 2015: Regional Precipitation-Frequency Analyses for Mid-Latitude Cyclones, Mesoscale Storms with Embedded Convection, Local Storms and Tropical Storm Remnant Storm Types in the Tennessee Valley Watershed and appendices, including Appendix E. Creating of the Database of Daily Storm Types by Manual and Automated Storm Typing Procedures, prepared for Tennessee Valley Authority.

Micovic, Z., M. Schaefer, and G. Taylor, 2015: Uncertainty Analysis for Probable Maximum Precipitation Estimates. Journal of Hydrology 521, 360-373.

Neiman, P., F. Ralph, G. Wick, G. Taylor and M. Dettinger, 2008: Diagnosis of an Intense Atmospheric River Impacting the Pacific Northwest. Monthly Weather Review, 136, 4398-4420.

Novembre, N., V. Sankovich, R.J. Caldwell, and J. Niehaus, 2012: Altus Dam Hydrologic Hazard and Reservoir Routing for Corrective Action Study. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Parzybok, T., 2004: Weather Extremes of the West, Mountain Press, ISBN: 0-87842-473-3, 288 pages.

Parzybok, T., and K. Laro, 2015. MetStorm®, White Paper, MetStat, Inc., 12 pp.

Parzybok, T. and J. Franz, 2014: The Colorado September 8-17, 2013 Extreme Rainfall Event: Real-time Rainfall Analysis, Quantification and Dam Safety Response. In Proc. of ALERT Users Group. 25th Flood Warning Systems Training Symposium & Preparedness Workshops, Reno, NV, May 5-9, 2014.

Parzybok, T. and B. Shaw, 2012: Forecast Average Recurrence Interval Precipitation Maps for the United States: A New Way of Communicating the Location and Magnitude of High Impact Precipitation Events, In Proc. of 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 22-26, 2012.

Parzybok, T. and E. Tomlinson, 2006: A New System for Analyzing Precipitation from Storms, HydroReview, Vol. XXV, No. 3, pp. 58-65.

Parzybok, T. and M. Yekta, 2002: NOAA/NWS Precipitation Frequency Data Server. Session on Internet Applications And Web Portals Part III, 19th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, California.

Parzybok, T., B. Clarke and B. Baranowski. 2013: Real-time Quality Control of 1-hour Rain Gauge Data Using a Multi-Senor Approach. Poster at Annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, Austin, TX, January 7, 2013.

Parzybok, T., B. Clarke, and D. Hultstrand, 2010a: Average Recurrence Interval of Extreme Rainfall in Real-time, EarthZine original article, posted on April 19th, 2011 in Articles, Disasters, Extreme Weather, http://www.earthzine.org/2011/04/19/average-recurrence-interval-of-extreme-rainfall-in-real-time/.

Parzybok, T., W. Gibson, C. Daly and G. Taylor, 1997: Quality Assurance of Climatological Data for the VEMAP Project. In Proc., 10th AMS Conference on Applied Climatology , pp. 215-216, Amer. Meteorological Soc., Reno, NV, Oct. 20-23, 1997.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, W. Kappel and E. Tomlinson, 2010b: Average Recurrence Interval of Event Precipitation in Real-Time, In Proc., 2010 ADSDO Annual Dam Safety Conference, Seattle, Washington, Sept. 18-23, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2010c: Improving Hydrologic Analysis and Applications Through The Use of Quality Controlled Radar Data and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System, Midwest Hydro Users Group, Fall Meeting, Wausau, WI, November 4, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, E. Tomlinson, and W. Kappel, 2009: Real-time Depth-Area-Duration Analysis for EAPs and Flood Warning Systems. In Proc., 2009 ADSDO Annual Dam Safety Conference, Hollywood, Florida, Sept. 27-Oct 1, 2009.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2009: How Six Recent Extreme Pacific Northwest Storms Compare to Historical Storms in HMR57, In Proc., 2009 ADSDO West Region Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, May 4-7, 2009.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, B. Clarke, W. Kappel and E. Tomlinson: 2010. The Use of Gauge Data, Radar Reflectivity and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System for Deriving Accurate Precipitation in Complex Terrain. In Proc. of the ALERT Users Group 23rd Flood Warning Systems Training Conference and Exposition, Palm Springs, CA, May 4-7, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, B. Clarke, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2010d: The Storm Precipitation Analysis System in Real-Time, Presentation at the National Flood Workshop, Houston, Texas, October 24-26, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, B. Clarke, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2010e: Improving Hydrologic Analysis and Applications Through The Use of Quality Controlled Radar Data and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System, In Proc., 2010 Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, October 3-7, 2010.

Parzybok, T., W. Kappel, E. Tomlinson, D. Hultstrand, and G. Muhlestein, 2014: The Colorado September 8-17, 2013 Extreme Rainfall Event: Rainfall Analysis Results using NEXRAD Data and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System (SPAS). In Proc. 2014 International Weather Radar and Hydrology Symposium, April 7-10, 2014, Washington, DC.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, W. Kappel, E. Tomlinson, M. Besson, C. Schmitt and J. Barnes, 2012: Regional Precipitation Frequency Analysis For Wyoming, Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September 17, 2012.

Perica, S. Dietz, S. Heim, L. Hiner, K., Maitaria, D. Martin, S. Pavlovic, I. Roy, C., Trypaluk, D. Unruh, F. Yan, M. Yekta, T. Zhao, G. Bonnin, D. Brewer, L. Chen, T. Parzybok, J. Yarchoan, 2010: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 6, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, California. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Perica, S., B. Lin, D. Martin, F. Yan, D. Brewer, C. Trypaluk, M. Yekta, L. Hiner, S. Heim, S. Dietz, T. Parzybok, L.-C. Chen, K. Maitaria, R. Chen, I. Roy, D. Unruh, T. Zhao, J. Yarchoan, G. Bonnin, 2009b: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 5, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Selected Pacific Islands. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Perica, S., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, D. Riley, M. Yekta, L. Hiner, L.-C. Chen, D. Brewer, F. Yan, K. Maitaria, C. Trypaluk, G. Bonnin, 2009a: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 4, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Hawaiian Islands. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Perica, S., D. Martin, S. Pavlovic, I. Roy, M. St. Laurent, C. Trypaluk, D. Unruh, M. Yekta, and G. Bonnin, 2013. NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 8 version 2.0, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the Unites States, Midwestern States (including Colorado), National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Raynault, E., G. Bonnin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, D. Riley, and D. Todd (Martin), 2002: Updated Precipitation Frequencies for the Ohio River basin and surrounding states. Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate, 83rd AMS Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California.

Sankovich, V. and R.J. Caldwell, 2011: Extreme Storm Data Catalog Development, Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Service Center, Denver, CO.

Schaefer, M., B. Barker, and G. Taylor, 2014. Stochastic Modeling of Floods for the Bridge River System, BC, prepared for BC Hydro, September 2014.

Schaefer, M., 2013: Regional Precipitation Frequency Analysis and Extreme Storms including PMP: Current State of Understanding/Practice, NRC Workshop on Probabilistic Flood Hazard Analysis, Washington, D.C., January 2013.

Schaefer, M., 2003: Calibration of American River Watershed Model to Historical Floods, MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc., prepared for US Army Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center.

Schaefer, M., 2001: Spatial Mapping of 100-Year and 1000-Year Precipitation for 6-Hour, 24-Hour and 72-Hour Durations for Southwest British Columbia. MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc., prepared for BChydro Power Supply and Engineering.

Schaefer, M., 1997: Magnitude Frequency Characteristics of Precipitation Annual Maxima in Southern British Columbia. MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Schaefer, M., 1994: PMP and Other Extreme Storms: Concepts and Probabilities. ASDSO National Conference.

Schaefer, M., 1993: Design Storm Construction, Technical Note 3. Washington State Department of Ecology, Dam Safety Guidelines, Publication 92-55G.

Schaefer, M., 1990: Regional Analyses of Precipitation Annual Maxima in Washington State. Water Resources Research, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 119-132.

Schaefer, M., 1989: Characteristics of Extreme Precipitation Events in Washington State. Washington State Department of Ecology, Report 89-51.

Schaefer, M., and B. Barker, 2005: Stochastic Modeling of Extreme Floods on the American River at Folsom Dam: Flood-Frequency Curve Extension. MGS Engineering Consultants for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Center, Davis, CA.

Schaefer, M., and B. Barker, 2000: Precipitation Magnitude-Frequency Characteristics for the American River Watershed, MGS Engineering Consultants.

Schaefer, M., and B. Barker, 1999a: Stochastic Modeling of Extreme Floods for Mica Dam, MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc., prepared for BC Hydro Power Supply and Engineering.

Schaefer, M., and B. Barker, 1999b: Stochastic Modeling of Extreme Floods for Keechelus Dam, MGS Engineering Consultants.

Schaefer, M. and B. Barker, 1998: Assessment of Risk Reduction Measures at A.R. Bowman Dam using a Stochastic Model of Extreme Floods, MGS Engineering Consultants.

Schaefer, M., and B. Barker, 1997: Stochastic Modeling of Extreme Floods for A.R. Bowman Dam, MGS Engineering Consultants.

Schaefer, M., B. Barker, G. Taylor and Z. Micovic, 2014: Stochastic Modeling of Floods for the Bridge River System, BC, prepared for BC Hydro.

Schaefer, M., B. Barker, G. Taylor and Z. Micovic, 2012: Development of Hydrologic Hazard Curves for Assessing Hydrologic Risks for Strathcona, Ladore Falls and John Hart Dams on the Campbell River, BC, prepared for BC Hydro, presented at ASDSO Annual Conference Denver Colorado.

Schaefer, M., B. Barker, G. Taylor, and J. Wallis, 2007: Regional Frequency Analysis and Spatial Mapping of 24-Hour Precipitation for Oregon. MGS Engineering Consultants and Oregon Climate Service for Washington State Dept. of Transportation.

Schaefer, M., B. Barker, G. Taylor, and J. Wallis, 2006: Regional Precipitation-Frequency Analysis and Spatial Mapping for 24-Hour and 2-Hour Durations for Eastern Washington. MGS Engineering Consultants and Oregon Climate Service for Washington State Dept. of Transportation.

Schaefer, M., B. Barker, G. Taylor, and J. Wallis, 2002: Regional Precipitation-Frequency Analysis and Spatial Mapping for 24-Hour and 2-Hour Durations for Western Washington. MGS Engineering Consultants and Oregon Climate Service for Washington State Dept. of Transportation.

Smith, J., B. Barker, and L. Pernela, 2009: Annual Exceedance Probability of Probable Maximum Flood Using a Stochastic Hydrologic Model, USSD Conference.

Taylor, G., and W.D. Hogg, 2005. Probable Maximum Precipitation for the Province of Alberta, Provinces of Alberta and Trans-Alberta, Canada.

Taylor, G., W.P. Gibson, C. Daly, M. Dubrasich, E. Tomlinson, and M. McDonald, 2008a: Regional PMP Analysis for the Upper Snake River Basin, for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla, WA.

Taylor, G., 2008b: Site-specific Probable Maximum Precipitation for three Watersheds near Safford, Arizona, for Kimley-Horn Associates.

Taylor, G., 2007: Analysis of Probable Maximum Precipitation (evaluation) for Oregon, for Oregon Water Resources Department.

Taylor, G. and C. Daly, 2004: Using PRISM climate grids and GIS for extreme precipitation mapping. 14th Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, Washington.

Taylor, G. and R. Hatton, 1999: The Oregon Weather Book. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon. 212p.

Taylor, G. and C. Hannan, 1999: The Climate of Oregon. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon. 212 p.

Tomlinson, E., 1993: Probable Maximum Precipitation Study for Michigan and Wisconsin, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, TR-101554, V1.

Tomlinson, E., and T. Parzybok, 2004: Storm Precipitation Analysis System (SPAS), Association of State Dam Safety Officials Annual Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, September 26-30, 2004

Tomlinson, E., R. Jarrett, T. Parzybok, and D. Trieste, 2004a: Reanalysis of a Colorado Extreme Rainfall Storm Using GIS, Paleoflood, and Rainfall-Runoff, The Journal of Dam Safety, Winter 2004, 21-28.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, T. Parzybok, and B. Rappolt, 2006: Use of NEXRAD Weather Radar Data with the Storm Precipitation Analysis System (SPAS) to Provide High Spatial Resolution Hourly Rainfall Analyses for Runoff Model Calibration and Validation, ASDSO Annual Conference Presentation, Boston, MA.

Tomlinson, E., T. Parzybok, R. Williams, and D. Trieste, 2004b: Review of the Gladstone, Colorado Rainfall Observation, October 5, 1911, Prepared for the Colorado State Engineer Office, March, 2004.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, T. Parzybok, D. Hultstrand and M. Johnson, 2010: Temporal Distribution of PMP Rainfall as a Function of Area Size, In Proc., 2010 ASDSO Annual Dam Safety Conference, Seattle, WA, Sept. 18-23, 2010.

Tomlinson, E.M., W.D. Kappel, T.W. Parzybok, D. Hultstrand, G. Muhlestein,, and P. Sutter, 2013: Statewide Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Study for the state of Ohio, Prepared for Ohio Department of Dam Safety, Columbus, OH.

Tomlinson, E.M., and W.D. Kappel: 2009: Revisiting PMPs, Hydro Review, Vol. 28, No. 7, 10-17.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, M. Johnson, T. Parzybok and D. Hultstrand: 2009. Arizona Statewide Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) – Improving HMR-49, In Proc., 2009 ADSDO Annual Dam Safety Conference, Hollywood, Florida, Sept. 27-Oct 1, 2009.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, T. Parzybok, D. Hultstrand, and G. Muhlestein, 2008. Site-Specific Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Study for the Florence Drainage Basin, AZ.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, T. Parzybok, D. Hultstrand, and G. Muhlestein, 2008. Site-Specific Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Study for the Magma Drainage Basin, AZ.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, T. Parzybok, D. Hultstrand, and G. Muhlestein, 2007. Site-Specific Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Study for the Wanahoo Drainage Basin, Nebraska.

Tomlinson, E., W. Kappel, P. Diederich, T. Parzybok, and D. Hultstrand, 2008. Nebraska Statewide Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) Study.

Wright, J., V. Sankovich, J. Niehaus, N. Novembre, R.J. Caldwell, R. Swain and J. England, 2013: Friant Dam Hydrologic Hazard for Issue Evaluation. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Wright, J., and R.J. Caldwell, 2011: Echo Dam Hydrologic Hazard for Final Design, Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Service Center, Denver, CO.

Other Important Documents

Bonnin, G., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, and D. Riley, 2006: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 2, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Bonnin, G., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, and D. Riley, 2006b: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 3, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Bonnin, G., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, and D. Riley, 2004: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 1 version 5.0, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Semiarid Southwest (including New Mexico). NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Caldwell, R.J., and others, 2014a: Statistical Extension of NOAA Atlas 14 for the Waterford Facility, Leonard Rice Engineers, Denver, CO.

Caldwell, R.J., and others, 2014b: Probabilistic Estimates of Probable Maximum Precipitation for the Arkansas Nuclear One Facility, Leonard Rice Engineers, Denver, CO.

Caldwell, R.J., V. Sankovich, R. Swain, and J. England, Jr., 2014c: El Vado Dam Meteorology for Application in Hydrologic Hazard for Corrective Action Study, Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Services Center, Denver, CO.

Caldwell, R.J., J. England, and V. Sankovich, 2011a: Application of Radar-Rainfall Estimates to Probable Maximum Precipitation in the Carolinas. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Caldwell, R.J., V. Sankovich and J. England, 2011b: Synthesis of Extreme Storm Rainfall and Probable Maximum Precipitation in Southeastern U.S. Pilot Region. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Caldwell, R.J., and J. Palmer, 2009: LOUZIE: An Operational Quality Control Procedure at the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center, Slidell, LA.

Daly, C., G. Taylor, W. Gibson, and T. Parzybok, 1998: Development of High-Quality Spatial Climate Datasets for the United States. In Proc., First International Conference on Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry, Lake Buena Vista, FL, June 1-3, 1998.

Daly, C., W. Gibson, M. Doggett, J. Smith, and G. Taylor, 2004: Up-To-Date Monthly Climate Maps for the Conterminous United States. 14th Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, Washington.

Daly, C., W. Gibson, G. Taylor, M. Doggett, and J. Smith, 2007: Observer bias in daily precipitation measurements at United States Cooperative network stations. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88:899-912.

Daly, C., M. Halbleib, J. Smith, W. Gibson, M. Doggett, G. Taylor, J. Curtis, and P. Pasteris, 2008: Physiographically-sensitive mapping of temperature and precipitation across the conterminous United States. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.1688

Daly, C., T. Kittel , A. McNab, A. Royle , W. Gibson, T. Parzybok, N. Rosenbloom, G. Taylor and H. Fisher, 1999: Development of a 102-year High-Resolution Climate Data Set for the Conterminous United States. In print: Proc., 11th AMS Conference on Applied Climatology , Amer. Meteorological Soc., Dallas, TX, Jan 10-15, 1999.

England, J., V. Sankovich, and R.J. Caldwell, 2011: Review of Probable Maximum Precipitation Procedures and Databases Used to Develop Hydrometeorological Reports. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Godaire, J., R.J. Caldwell, N. Novembre, T. Harden, and V. Sankovich, 2013: Extreme Floods in a Changing Climate (including Green Mountain Dam, CO), Dam Safety Technology Development Program, Bureau of Reclamation, Technical Services Center, Denver, CO.

Hultstrand, D., T. Parzybok, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel: 2008. Advanced Spatial and Temporal Rainfall Analyses for Use in Watershed Models. In U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report: Proc. of the 3rd Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, Estes Park, CO, Sep 8-11 2008.

Jarrett, R.D. and E.M. Tomlinson, 2000: Regional Interdisciplinary Paleoflood Approach to Assess Extreme Flood Potential, Water Resources Research, Vol. 36, No.10, 2957-2984.

Kappel, B., G. Muhlestein, D. Hulstrand, D. McGlone, K. Steinhilber, B. Lawrence, J. Rodel, T. Parzybok, and E. Tomlinson, 2014. Probable Maximum Precipitation Study for Wyoming, Applied Weather Associates, support from MetStat, Inc., 154pp (without appendices).

MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc. (MGS), 2015: Stochastic Event Flood Model – User’s Manual, MGS Software LLC, February 2015.

MGS Engineering Consultants, Inc. (MGS), 2015: L-RAP, L-Moments Regional Analysis Program, developed by M. Schaefer and B. Barker, MGS Software LLC, Olympia Washington.

MGS Engineering Consultants (MGS), MetStat, Applied Climate Services and Riverside Technology, 2015: Regional Precipitation-Frequency Analyses for Mid-Latitude Cyclones, Mesoscale Storms with Embedded Convection, Local Storms and Tropical Storm Remnant Storm Types in the Tennessee Valley Watershed and appendices, including Appendix E. Creating of the Database of Daily Storm Types by Manual and Automated Storm Typing Procedures, prepared for Tennessee Valley Authority.

Micovic, Z., M. Schaefer, and G. Taylor, 2015: Uncertainty Analysis for Probable Maximum Precipitation Estimates. Journal of Hydrology 521, 360-373.

Neiman, P., F. Ralph, G. Wick, G. Taylor and M. Dettinger, 2008: Diagnosis of an Intense Atmospheric River Impacting the Pacific Northwest. Monthly Weather Review, 136, 4398-4420.

Novembre, N., V. Sankovich, R.J. Caldwell, and J. Niehaus, 2012: Altus Dam Hydrologic Hazard and Reservoir Routing for Corrective Action Study. Technical Service Center, Denver, CO: USBR.

Parzybok, T., 2004: Weather Extremes of the West, Mountain Press, ISBN: 0-87842-473-3, 288 pages.

Parzybok, T., and K. Laro, 2015. MetStorm®, White Paper, MetStat, Inc., 12 pp.

Parzybok, T. and J. Franz, 2014: The Colorado September 8-17, 2013 Extreme Rainfall Event: Real-time Rainfall Analysis, Quantification and Dam Safety Response. In Proc. of ALERT Users Group. 25th Flood Warning Systems Training Symposium & Preparedness Workshops, Reno, NV, May 5-9, 2014.

Parzybok, T. and B. Shaw, 2012: Forecast Average Recurrence Interval Precipitation Maps for the United States: A New Way of Communicating the Location and Magnitude of High Impact Precipitation Events, In Proc. of 92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 22-26, 2012.

Parzybok, T. and E. Tomlinson, 2006: A New System for Analyzing Precipitation from Storms, HydroReview, Vol. XXV, No. 3, pp. 58-65.

Parzybok, T. and M. Yekta, 2002: NOAA/NWS Precipitation Frequency Data Server. Session on Internet Applications And Web Portals Part III, 19th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, California.

Parzybok, T., B. Clarke and B. Baranowski. 2013: Real-time Quality Control of 1-hour Rain Gauge Data Using a Multi-Senor Approach. Poster at Annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) Conference, Austin, TX, January 7, 2013.

Parzybok, T., B. Clarke, and D. Hultstrand, 2010a: Average Recurrence Interval of Extreme Rainfall in Real-time, EarthZine original article, posted on April 19th, 2011 in Articles, Disasters, Extreme Weather, http://www.earthzine.org/2011/04/19/average-recurrence-interval-of-extreme-rainfall-in-real-time/.

Parzybok, T., W. Gibson, C. Daly and G. Taylor, 1997: Quality Assurance of Climatological Data for the VEMAP Project. In Proc., 10th AMS Conference on Applied Climatology , pp. 215-216, Amer. Meteorological Soc., Reno, NV, Oct. 20-23, 1997.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, W. Kappel and E. Tomlinson, 2010b: Average Recurrence Interval of Event Precipitation in Real-Time, In Proc., 2010 ADSDO Annual Dam Safety Conference, Seattle, Washington, Sept. 18-23, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2010c: Improving Hydrologic Analysis and Applications Through The Use of Quality Controlled Radar Data and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System, Midwest Hydro Users Group, Fall Meeting, Wausau, WI, November 4, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, E. Tomlinson, and W. Kappel, 2009: Real-time Depth-Area-Duration Analysis for EAPs and Flood Warning Systems. In Proc., 2009 ADSDO Annual Dam Safety Conference, Hollywood, Florida, Sept. 27-Oct 1, 2009.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2009: How Six Recent Extreme Pacific Northwest Storms Compare to Historical Storms in HMR57, In Proc., 2009 ADSDO West Region Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, May 4-7, 2009.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, B. Clarke, W. Kappel and E. Tomlinson: 2010. The Use of Gauge Data, Radar Reflectivity and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System for Deriving Accurate Precipitation in Complex Terrain. In Proc. of the ALERT Users Group 23rd Flood Warning Systems Training Conference and Exposition, Palm Springs, CA, May 4-7, 2010.

Parzybok, T., D. Hultstrand, B. Clarke, E. Tomlinson and W. Kappel, 2010d: The Storm Precipitation Analysis System in Real-Time, Presentation at the National Flood Workshop, Houston, Texas, October 24-26, 2010.

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Parzybok, T., W. Kappel, E. Tomlinson, D. Hultstrand, and G. Muhlestein, 2014: The Colorado September 8-17, 2013 Extreme Rainfall Event: Rainfall Analysis Results using NEXRAD Data and the Storm Precipitation Analysis System (SPAS). In Proc. 2014 International Weather Radar and Hydrology Symposium, April 7-10, 2014, Washington, DC.

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Perica, S. Dietz, S. Heim, L. Hiner, K., Maitaria, D. Martin, S. Pavlovic, I. Roy, C., Trypaluk, D. Unruh, F. Yan, M. Yekta, T. Zhao, G. Bonnin, D. Brewer, L. Chen, T. Parzybok, J. Yarchoan, 2010: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 6, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, California. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Perica, S., B. Lin, D. Martin, F. Yan, D. Brewer, C. Trypaluk, M. Yekta, L. Hiner, S. Heim, S. Dietz, T. Parzybok, L.-C. Chen, K. Maitaria, R. Chen, I. Roy, D. Unruh, T. Zhao, J. Yarchoan, G. Bonnin, 2009b: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 5, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Selected Pacific Islands. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Perica, S., D. Martin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, D. Riley, M. Yekta, L. Hiner, L.-C. Chen, D. Brewer, F. Yan, K. Maitaria, C. Trypaluk, G. Bonnin, 2009a: NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 4, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the United States, Hawaiian Islands. NOAA, National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Perica, S., D. Martin, S. Pavlovic, I. Roy, M. St. Laurent, C. Trypaluk, D. Unruh, M. Yekta, and G. Bonnin, 2013. NOAA Atlas 14 Volume 8 version 2.0, Precipitation-Frequency Atlas of the Unites States, Midwestern States (including Colorado), National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD.

Raynault, E., G. Bonnin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, D. Riley, and D. Todd (Martin), 2002: Updated Precipitation Frequencies for the Ohio River basin and surrounding states. Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate, 83rd AMS Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California.

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Tomlinson, E., R. Jarrett, T. Parzybok, and D. Trieste, 2004a: Reanalysis of a Colorado Extreme Rainfall Storm Using GIS, Paleoflood, and Rainfall-Runoff, The Journal of Dam Safety, Winter 2004, 21-28.

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