. Severe Storm Research
Selected Research on the Web

John Monteverdi's Publications in the Area of Severe Storms

Monteverdi, J.P., and R. Edwards, 2008: Documentation of the overland reintensification of Tropical Storm Erin over Oklahoma, August 18, 2007. Paper number: P4.6. 24th Conf. Sev. Local Storms, 27-31 October, 2008, Savannah, Georgia

Monteverdi, J.P., E. Polito, M. Gough, R. Bethke, and T. Seddon, 2008: An Analysis of a Prolific Tornado-producing Cyclic Supercell Thunderstorm in Thayer County Nebraska, May 24, 2004. Paper number: P3.1, 24th Conf. Sev. Local Storms, 27-31 October, 2008, Savannah, Georgia.

Polito, Elizabeth, K. Tanner and J. P. Monteverdi, 2008: Assessing middle school and college students' conceptions about tornadoes and other weather phenomena.Paper number: P7.2. 24th Conf. Sev. Local Storms, 27-31 October, 2008, Savannah, Georgia.

Monteverdi, J.P., R. Edwards, G. Stumpf and D. Gudgel, 2006: An analysis of the 7 July 2004 Rockwell Pass, CA tornado: highest elevation tornado tocumented in the US. 23rd Conf. Sev. Local Storms, Preprints, St. Louis, MO.

Monteverdi, J.P., K. Saussy, A. Cross, C. Meherin, C. Medjber and S. Lau, 2006: An analysis of the 22 May 2004 Furnas County, Nebraska tornadic supercell. 23rd Conf. Sev. Local Storms, Preprints, St. Louis, MO.

Umscheid, M.E., J. P. Monteverdi, and J.M. Davies, 2006: Photographs and analysis of an unusually large and long-lived firewhirl. Electronic J. Severe Storms Meteor., 1, no. 2, 1-13. (Abstract, PDF)

Monteverdi, J.P., 2005: Review of Tornadoes (by Michael Alalby). Appears in Readings, Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. July 2005, 7, pp. 998-1000.

Landolt, Scott D., Porter, Daniel L. and John P. Monteverdi, 2004: An Analysis of the June 23rd, 2002, Brown County, South Dakota Tornadic Cyclical Supercell. Preprints, P10.5, 22nd AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA

Schlaepfer, Theodore, B. and John P. Monteverdi, 2004: Radar Documentation of a Cyclic Tornadic Supercell in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Preprints, P7.5, 22nd AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA.

Monteverdi, J. P., C. Doswell III, and G.S. Lipari, 2003: Shear parameter thresholds for forecasting tornadic thunderstorms in northern and central California. Wea. Forecasting, 18, 357-370.

Hanstrum, B. N., Mills, G.A., Watson, A., Monteverdi, J.P., and Doswell, C.A.III, 2002: The cool season tornadoes of California and Australia. Wea. Forecasting, 17, 705-722.

Monteverdi, J. P., W. Blier, G. Stumpf, W. Pi and K. Anderson, 2001: First WSR-88D documentation of a an anticyclonic supercell with anticyclonic tornadoes: the Sunnyvale/Los Altos tornadoes of 4 May 1998, Mon.Wea.Rev., 129, 2805-2814.

Lipari, G.S., and J.P. Monteverdi: 2000: Convective and shear parameters associated with northern and central California tornadoes during the period 1990-94. Preprints---20th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms. Orlando, FL.

Monteverdi, J. P., C. Doswell III, and G.S. Lipari, 2000: Shear parameter thresholds for forecasting California tornadic thunderstorms. Preprints---20th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms. Orlando, FL.

Monteverdi, J. P., W. Blier, G. Stumpf, W. Pi and K. Anderson, 2000: First WSR-88D documentation of a an anticyclonic supercell with anticyclonic tornadoes: the Sunnyvale/Los Altos tornadoes of 4 May 1998, Preprints---20th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms. Orlando, FL.

Schlaepfer, T., and J.P. Monteverdi, 2000: A case study of a well-documented classic right-moving tornadic thunderstorm in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Preprints---20th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms. Orlando, FL.

Monteverdi, J.P. and S. Johnson, 1996: A supercell thunderstorm with hook echo in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Wea. Forecasting, 10, 246-261.

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Quadros, 1994: Convective and rotational parameters associated with three tornado episodes in northern and central California.Wea. Forecasting, 9, 165-178.

Monteverdi, J.P. and J. Quadros, 1994: Convective and rotational parameters associated with three tornado outbreaks in northern and central California. National Weather Service Western Region Tech. Mem., NWS-222.

Monteverdi, J.P., 1994: A case study of the operational usefulness of the SHARP Workstation in forecasting a "cold-sector" mesocyclone-induced tornado event in northern California. National Weather Service Western Region Tech. Mem., NWS-219.

Braun, S.A. and J.P. Monteverdi, 1991: An investigation of a mesocyclone-induced tornado occurrence in northern California. Wea. Forecasting, 6, 13-31.

Monteverdi, J.P., Braun, S.A., and T.C. Trimble, 1988: Funnel clouds in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Mon. Wea. Rev., 116, 782-789.