A precipitation and flood climatology with synoptic features of heavy rainfall across the southern Appalachian mountains

TitleA precipitation and flood climatology with synoptic features of heavy rainfall across the southern Appalachian mountains
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year2000
AuthorsGaffin, David M., and David G. Hotz
JournalNational Weather Digest
Volume24
Issue3
Pages3-15
Date Published09/2000
PublisherNational Weather Association
KeywordsFloods, Precipitation
Notes

A climatological study was conducted to identify the spatial distribution of 'normal' precipitation, to compile and interpret the reported flood statistics, and to identify and evaluate the synoptic patterns and sounding parameters associated with heavy rainfall across the southern Appalachian Mountains.

URLhttp://nwafiles.nwas.org/digest/papers/2000/Vol24No3/Pg3-Gaffin.pdf