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Research Output 1998 2019

2019

Observations of near-surface vertical wind profiles and vertical momentum fluxes from VORTEX-SE 2017: Comparisons to Monin–Obukhov similarity theory

Markowski, P. M., Lis, N. T., Turner, D. D., Lee, T. R. & Buban, M. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Monthly Weather Review. 147, 10, p. 3811-3824 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
wind profile
momentum
boundary condition
Doppler lidar
wind shear
convection
updraft
moisture
cold pool
severe weather

The Orinoco Low-Level Jet: An Investigation of Its Characteristics and Evolution Using the WRF Model

Jiménez-Sánchez, G., Markowski, P. M., Jewtoukoff, V., Young, G. S. & Stensrud, D. J., Oct 27 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 124, 20, p. 10696-10711 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind speed
wind velocity
downscaling
forecasting
summer
2018
drifter
thunderstorm
thermodynamics
probe
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comments on "The regulation of Tornado intensity by updraft width"

Coffer, B. E. & Markowski, P. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 75, 11, p. 4049-4056 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

supercell
tornado
updraft
atmosphere
regulation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Recommendations for in situ and remote sensing capabilities in atmospheric convection and turbulence

Geerts, B., Raymond, D. J., Grubišić, V., Davis, C. A., Barth, M. C., Detwiler, A., Klein, P. M., Lee, W. C., Markowski, P. M., Mullendore, G. L. & Moore, J. A., Dec 2018, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 99, 12, p. 2463-2470 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atmospheric convection
turbulence
remote sensing
in situ
recommendation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Tornadogenesis in the 12 may 2010 supercell thunderstorm intercepted by VORTEX2 near Clinton, Oklahoma

Markowski, P. M., Hatlee, T. P. & Richardson, Y. P., Jan 1 2018, In : Monthly Weather Review. 146, 11, p. 3623-3650 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
thunderstorm
reflectivity
vortex
tornado
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)
supercell
vorticity
buoyancy
tornado
simulation
6 Citations (Scopus)

"Near Ground" vertical vorticity in supercell thunderstorm models

Rotunno, R., Markowski, P. M. & Bryan, G. H., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 74, 6, p. 1757-1766 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
thunderstorm
vorticity
Lagrangian analysis
nadir
2 Citations (Scopus)

Severe convective storm environments in Turkey

Kahraman, A., Kadioglu, M. & Markowski, P. M., Dec 1 2017, In : Monthly Weather Review. 145, 12, p. 4711-4725 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
hail
potential energy
severe weather
tornado
8 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of sea- and land-breeze circulations on the diurnal variability in precipitation over a tropical island

Zhu, L., Meng, Z., Zhang, F. & Markowski, P. M., Nov 8 2017, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 17, 21, p. 13213-13232 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land breeze
sea breeze
rainfall
diurnal variation
simulation
2016
16 Citations (Scopus)
supercell
thunderstorm
vorticity
drag
simulation
7 Citations (Scopus)
supercell
tornado
Kalman filter
radar
vorticity
10 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the tornadic and nontornadic supercells intercepted by VORTEX2 on 10 June 2010

Klees, A. M., Richardson, Y. P., Markowski, P. M., Weiss, C., Wurman, J. M. & Kosiba, K. K., Jan 1 2016, In : Monthly Weather Review. 144, 9, p. 3201-3231 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
tornado
comparison
Doppler radar
dissipation
16 Citations (Scopus)

LES of laminar flow in the PBL: A potential problem for convective storm simulations

Markowski, P. M. & Bryan, G. H., May 1 2016, In : Monthly Weather Review. 144, 5, p. 1841-1850 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laminar flow
large eddy simulation
boundary layer
friction
simulation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Modifications to the near-storm environment induced by simulated supercell thunderstorms

Nowotarski, C. J. & Markowski, P. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Monthly Weather Review. 144, 1, p. 273-293 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
thunderstorm
shading
convective boundary layer
buoyancy
19 Citations (Scopus)

Severe hail climatology of Turkey

Kahraman, A., Tilev-Tanriover, S., Kadioglu, M., Schultz, D. M. & Markowski, P. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Monthly Weather Review. 144, 1, p. 337-346 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hail
climatology
severe weather
geographical distribution
summer
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of topography on convective storm environments in the eastern United States as deduced from the HRRR

Katona, B., Markowski, P., Alexander, C. & Benjamin, S., Jan 1 2016, In : Weather and Forecasting. 31, 5, p. 1481-1490 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind shear
topography
anomaly
topographic effect
pressure gradient
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of near-surface buoyancy and baroclinity across three VORTEX2 supercell intercepts

Weiss, C. C., Dowell, D. C., Schroeder, J. L., Skinner, P. S., Reinhart, A. E., Markowski, P. M. & Richardson, Y. P., Jan 1 2015, In : Monthly Weather Review. 143, 7, p. 2736-2753 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
buoyancy
tornado
vorticity
potential temperature

Comments on "Observations of wall cloud formation in supercell thunderstorms during VORTEX2"

Markowski, P., Richardson, Y. P., Kumjian, M. R., Anderson-Frey, A., Jimenez, G., Katona, B., Klees, A., Schrom, R. & Tobin, D., 2015, In : Monthly Weather Review. 143, 10, p. 4278-4281 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

supercell
thunderstorm
12 Citations (Scopus)

Supercell low-level mesocyclones in simulations with a sheared convective boundary layer

Nowotarski, C. J., Markowski, P. M., Richardson, Y. P. & Bryan, G. H., Jan 1 2015, In : Monthly Weather Review. 143, 1, p. 272-297 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
convective boundary layer
shading
simulation
vorticity

Weather verification papers requested

Weatherhead, B., Etherton, B. & Markowski, P., Jan 1 2015, In : Weather and Forecasting. 30, 6, p. 1409-1410 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

weather
2014
26 Citations (Scopus)
supercell
Kalman filter
radar
trajectory
experiment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comment on "Eliminating the major tornado threat in Tornado Alley"

Dahl, J. M. L. & Markowski, P., Nov 20 2014, In : International Journal of Modern Physics B. 28, 29, 1475004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tornadoes
proposals
thunderstorms
air masses
plains
12 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of a simulated convective boundary layer in an idealized supercell thunderstorm environment

Nowotarski, C. J., Markowski, P. M., Richardson, Y. P. & Bryan, G. H., Jan 1 2014, In : Monthly Weather Review. 142, 11, p. 3955-3976 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
convective boundary layer
thunderstorm
boundary layer
vorticity
18 Citations (Scopus)

Radar in atmospheric sciences and related research: Current systems, emerging technology, and future needs

Bluestein, H. B., Rauber, R. M., Burgess, D. W., Albrecht, B., Ellis, S. M., Richardson, Y. P., Jorgensen, D. P., Frasier, S. J., Chilson, P., Palmer, R. D., Yuter, S. E., Lee, W. C., Dowell, D. C., Smith, P. L., Markowski, P., Friedrich, K. & Weckwerth, T. M., Dec 1 2014, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 95, 12, p. 1850-1861 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radar
cloud microphysics
global climate
aircraft
water supply
75 Citations (Scopus)
cold pool
vorticity
vortex
updraft
simulation
11 Citations (Scopus)

The origins of vortex sheets in a simulated supercell thunderstorm

Markowski, P., Richardson, Y. & Bryan, G., Jan 1 2014, In : Monthly Weather Review. 142, 11, p. 3944-3954 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
thunderstorm
vortex
vorticity
updraft
16 Citations (Scopus)

Tornado climatology of Turkey

Kahraman, A. & Markowski, P. M., Jun 2014, In : Monthly Weather Review. 142, 6, p. 2345-2352 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tornado
climatology
waterspout
severe weather
coast
11 Citations (Scopus)

Tornadoes in the Central United States and the "clash of air masses"

Schultz, D. M., Richardson, Y. P., Markowski, P. M. & Doswell, C. A., Nov 1 2014, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 95, 11, p. 1704-1712 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tornado
air mass
cold front
modeling
31 Citations (Scopus)

VORTEX2 observations of a low-level mesocyclone with multiple internal rear-flank downdraft momentum surges in the 18 May 2010 Dumas, Texas, supercell

Skinner, P. S., Weiss, C. C., French, M. M., Bluestein, H. B., Markowski, P. M. & Richardson, Y. P., Aug 2014, In : Monthly Weather Review. 142, 8, p. 2935-2960 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

supercell
momentum
gust
tornado
Doppler radar
10 Citations (Scopus)

What we know and don't know about tornado formation

Markowski, P. & Richardson, Y., Sep 1 2014, Physics Today, 67, 9, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

tornadoes
weather
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

A numerical simulation study of the effects of anvil shading on quasi-linear convective systems

Oberthaler, A. J. & Markowski, P., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 70, 3, p. 767-793 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

convective system
shading
gust
simulation
updraft
7 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on "why do tornados and hailstorms rest on weekends?" by D. Rosenfeld and T. Bell

Yuter, S. E., Miller, M. A., Parker, M. D., Markowski, P. M., Richardson, Y., Brooks, H. & Straka, J. M., Jul 16 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 118, 13, p. 7332-7338 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hailstorms
tornadoes
hail
precipitation (climatology)
Tornadoes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamical influences of anvil shading on simulated supercell thunderstorms

Frame, J. & Markowski, P., Aug 14 2013, In : Monthly Weather Review. 141, 8, p. 2802-2820 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
thunderstorm
shading
gust
updraft
62 Citations (Scopus)

Genesis of the goshen county, wyoming, tornado on 5 june 2009 during VORTEX2

Kosiba, K., Wurman, J., Richardson, Y. P., Markowski, P., Robinson, P. & Marquis, J., Apr 1 2013, In : Monthly Weather Review. 141, 4, p. 1157-1181 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tornado
thermodynamics
supercell
updraft
county
15 Citations (Scopus)

Lifting of ambient air by density currents in sheared environments

Davies-Jones, R. & Markowski, P., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 70, 4, p. 1204-1215 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

density current
vorticity
ambient air
vortex
cold pool
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

A modeling study on the development of a bowing structure and associated rear inflow within a squall line over South China

Meng, Z., Zhang, F., Markowski, P., Wu, D. & Zhao, K., Apr 1 2012, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 69, 4, p. 1182-1207 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

squall line
inflow
vortex
vorticity
modeling
50 Citations (Scopus)

The pretornadic phase of the Goshen County, Wyoming, supercell of 5 June 2009 intercepted by VORTEX2. Part I: Evolution of kinematic and surface thermodynamic fields

Markowski, P., Richardson, Y. P., Marquis, J., Wurman, J., Kosiba, K., Robinson, P., Dowell, D., Rasmussen, E. & Davies-Jones, R., Sep 1 2012, In : Monthly Weather Review. 140, 9, p. 2887-2915 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
vortex
kinematics
thermodynamics
vorticity
59 Citations (Scopus)

The pretornadic phase of the Goshen County, Wyoming, supercell of 5 June 2009 intercepted by VORTEX2. Part II: Intensification of low-level rotation

Markowski, P., Richardson, Y. P., Marquis, J., Davies-Jones, R., Wurman, J., Kosiba, K., Robinson, P., Rasmussen, E. & Dowell, D., Sep 1 2012, In : Monthly Weather Review. 140, 9, p. 2916-2938 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
angular momentum
reflectivity
tornado
buoyancy
105 Citations (Scopus)

The second verification of the origins of rotation in tornadoes experiment: VORTEX2

Wurman, J., Dowell, D., Richardson, Y., Markowski, P., Rasmussen, E., Burgess, D., Wicker, L. & Bluestein, H. B., Aug 1 2012, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 93, 8, p. 1147-1170 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tornado
supercell
experiment
thunderstorm
Doppler lidar
65 Citations (Scopus)

Tornado maintenance investigated with high-resolution dual-doppler and EnKF analysis

Marquis, J., Richardson, Y., Markowski, P., Dowell, D. & Wurman, J., Jan 1 2012, In : Monthly Weather Review. 140, 1, p. 3-27 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tornado
updraft
gust
outflow
vorticity
2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

A numerical study of the effects of orography on supercells

Markowski, P. M. & Dotzek, N., Jun 1 2011, In : Atmospheric Research. 100, 4, p. 457-478 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
orography
wind profile
escarpment
vorticity
10 Citations (Scopus)

multiscale processes leading to supercells in the landfalling outer rainbands of hurricane Katrina (2005)

Green, B. W., Zhang, F. & Markowski, P., Dec 1 2011, In : Weather and Forecasting. 26, 6, p. 828-847 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hurricane Katrina 2005
rainband
supercell
tropical cyclone
tornado
27 Citations (Scopus)

The characteristics of numerically simulated supercell storms situated over statically stable boundary layers

Nowotarski, C. J., Markowski, P. & Richardson, Y. P., Oct 1 2011, In : Monthly Weather Review. 139, 10, p. 3139-3162 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
boundary layer
updraft
thunderstorm
nocturnal boundary layer
2010
82 Citations (Scopus)

A numerical investigation of the effects of dry air aloft on deep convection

James, R. P. & Markowski, P. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Monthly Weather Review. 138, 1, p. 140-161 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

convection
air
cold pool
supercell
updraft
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comments on "proposed conceptual taxonomy for proper identification and classification of tornado events"

Markowski, P. & Dotzek, N., Feb 1 2010, In : Weather and Forecasting. 25, 1, p. 338-340 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

tornado
43 Citations (Scopus)

Finescale single- and dual-doppler analysis of tornado intensification, maintenance, and dissipation in the Orleans, Nebraska, supercell

Wurman, J., Kosiba, K., Markowski, P., Richardson, Y. P., Dowell, D. & Robinson, P., Dec 1 2010, In : Monthly Weather Review. 138, 12, p. 4439-4455 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
tornado
dissipation
vorticity
analysis
314 Citations (Scopus)

Mesoscale Meteorology in Midlatitudes

Markowski, P. & Richardson, Y., Mar 17 2010, John Wiley and Sons.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

mesoscale meteorology
student
convection
textbook
research and development
18 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical simulations of radiative cooling beneath the anvils of supercell thunderstorms

Frame, J. & Markowski, P., Aug 1 2010, In : Monthly Weather Review. 138, 8, p. 3024-3047 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercell
thunderstorm
cooling
shortwave radiation
simulation