Severe Local Storms

  • Authors
  • David Atlas
  • D. Ray Booker
  • Horace Byers
  • R. H. Douglas
  • Tetsuya Fujita
  • Donald C. House
  • F. H. Ludlum
  • Joanne S. Malkus
  • Chester W. Newton
  • Yoshimitsu Ogura
  • Richard A. Schleusener
  • Bernard Vonnegut
  • R. T. Williams

Part of the Meteorological Monographs book series (METEOR, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N2-viii
  2. F. H. Ludlam
    Pages 1-32
  3. Chester W. Newton
    Pages 33-58
  4. Joanne S. Malkus, R. T. Williams
    Pages 59-64
  5. Tetsuya Fujita
    Pages 77-128
  6. Donald C. House
    Pages 141-156
  7. R. H. Douglas
    Pages 157-172
  8. David Atlas
    Pages 177-223
  9. Horace R. Byers, David Atlas
    Pages 242-247

About this book


The objectives of the American Meteorological Society are "the development and dissemination of knowledge of meteorology in all its phases and applications, and the advancement of its professional ideals." The organization of the Society took place in affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Saint Louis, Missouri, December 29, 1919, and its incorporation, at Washington, D. C., January 21, 1920. The work of the Society is carried on by the Bulletin, the Journal, and Meteorological Monographs, by papers and discussions at meetings of the Society, through the offices of the Secretary and the Executive Secretary, and by correspondence. All of the Americas are represented in the membership of the Society as well as many foreign countries.


Forecast of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms Mesoscale meteorology Convective storms Lee waves Hail characterization and structure Radar analysis Thunderstorm electricity

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information American Meteorological Society 1963
  • Publisher Name American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Online ISBN 978-1-940033-56-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-9401
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