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PUBLICATIONS–REFEREED

Blanchard, D. O., 1986: "Ash devils" near Mt. Saint Helens. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 67, 535–536.

Blanchard, D. O., 1990: Mesoscale convective patterns of the southern High Plains. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 71, 994–1005.

Blanchard, D. O., 1991: Response to "Comments on `Mesoscale convective patterns of the southern high plains'." Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 72, 390–391.

Blanchard, D. O., 1998: Assessing the vertical distribution of convective available potential energy. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 870–877.

Blanchard, D. O., 2008: Interactions between a supercell and a quasi–stationary frontal boundary. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 5199–5210.

Blanchard, D. O., 2011: Supercells in environments with atypical hodographs. Wea. Forecasting, 26, 1075–1083.

Blanchard, D. O. 2013: Comparison of wind speed and forest damage associated with tornadoes in northern Arizona. Wea. Forecasting, 28, 408–417.

Blanchard, D. O., and K. W. Howard, 1986: The Denver hailstorm of 13 June 1984. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 67, 1123–1132.

Blanchard, D. O., and R. E. Lopez, 1985: Spatial patterns of convection in south Florida. Mon. Wea. Rev., 113, 1282–1299.

Blanchard, D. O., W. R. Cotton, and J. M. Brown, 1998: Mesoscale circulation growth under conditions of weak inertial instability. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 118–140.

Lopez, R. E., D. O. Blanchard, D. Rosenfeld, W. L. Hiscox, and M. J. Casey, 1984: Population characteristics, development processes, and structure of radar echoes in south Florida. Mon. Wea. Rev., 112, 56–75.

Lopez, R. E., P. T. Gannon, Sr., D. O. Blanchard, and C. C. Balch, 1984: Synoptic and regional circulation parameters associated with the degree of convective shower activity in south Florida. Mon. Wea. Rev., 112, 686–703.

Lopez, R. E., D. Atlas, D. Rosenfeld, J. L. Thomas, D. O. Blanchard, and R. L. Holle, 1989: Estimation of areal rainfall using the radar echo area time integral. J. Appl. Meteor., 28, 1162–1175.

McCaul E. W., and D. O. Blanchard, 1990: A low–precipitation cumulonimbus along the dryline in Colorado. Mon. Wea. Rev., 118, 2768–2773.

Markowski, P. M., J. M. Straka, E. N. Rasmussen, and D. O. Blanchard, 1998: Variability of storm–relative helicity during VORTEX. Mon. Wea. Rev., 126, 2959–2971.

Rasmussen, E. N., and D. O. Blanchard, 1998: A baseline climatology of sounding–derived supercell and tornado forecast parameters. Wea. Forecasting, 13, 1148–1164.

Rasmussen, E. N., S. Richardson, J. M. Straka, P. M. Markowski, and D. O. Blanchard, 2000: The association of significant tornadoes with a baroclinic boundary on 2 June 1995. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 174–191.

Sanders, F., and D. O. Blanchard, 1993: The origin of a severe thunderstorm in Kansas on 10 May 1985. Mon. Wea. Rev., 121, 133–149.

Watson, A. I., and D. O. Blanchard, 1984: The relationship between total area divergence and convective precipitation in south Florida. Mon. Wea. Rev., 112, 673–685.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Blanchard, D. O., 1987: Relationships between radar echo patterns within mesoscale convective systems and the large–scale forcing. Extended Abstracts, 3rd Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Vancouver, BC, Amer.Meteor. Soc., 102.

Blanchard, D. O. 1992: Evolution of a mesoscale convective complex: The role of inertial instability. Preprints, 5th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 341–346.

Blanchard, D. O., 1992: Analysis of a tornadic supercell using airborne Doppler radar. Preprints, International Conference on Precipitation Processes, Montreal, QB, 777–780.

Blanchard, D. O., 2000: Forecasting severe weather along the Mogollon Rim Convergence Zone. Preprints, 20th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Orlando, FL., Amer. Meteor. Soc., 563–566.

Blanchard, D. O., 2002: Evolution of a mesoscale convective vortex over northern Arizona. Preprints, 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 58–61.

Blanchard, D. O., 2006: A cool season severe weather episode in northern Arizona. Preprints, 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO., Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., 2008: Synoptic environments associated with tornadoes in northern Arizona. Preprints, 24th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Savannah, GA., Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., 2010: Forest damage associated with tornadoes in northern Arizona. Preprints, 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Denver, CO., Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., 2012: A high–elevation tornado over northern Arizona. Preprints, 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Nashville, TN., Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., 2014: The development of severe convection along a dry line in Northern Arizona. Preprints, 27th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Madison, WI., Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., and W. R. Cotton, 1994: Jet–induced inertial instability and upscale growth of mesoscale convective systems. Preprints, 6th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 369–372.

Blanchard, D. O., and B. A. Klimowski, 2004: Supercell evolution in environments with unusual hodographs. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA., Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., and R. E. Lopez, 1982: The effects of surface features on the convective field pattern in south Florida as a function of synoptic flow regime. Abstracts, 14th Technical Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Blanchard, D. O., and R. E. Lopez, 1984: Spatial and temporal variations of the convective field pattern in south Florida and its relationship to the synoptic flow. Preprints, 15th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Miami, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 493–499.

Blanchard, D. O., and J. M. Straka, 1998: Some possible mechanisms for tornadogenesis failure. Preprints, 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, MN., Amer. Meteor. Soc., 116–119.

Blanchard, D. O., and A. I. Watson, 1986: Modes of mesoscale convection observed during the PRE–STORM program. Preprints, 23rd Conference on Radar Meteorology, Snowmass, CO., Amer. Meteor. Soc., J155–J158.

Cunning, J. B., and D. O. Blanchard, 1987: Mesoscale interactions in the development of a large squall line system. Extended Abstracts, 3rd Conference on Mesoscale Processes. Vancouver, BC, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 36.

Dowell, D. C., H. B. Bluestein, D. O. Blanchard, and D. P. Jorgensen, 1993: Airborne Doppler analysis of an Oklahoma supercell. Preprints, 26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 212–214.

Lopez, R. E., P. T. Gannon, Sr., and D. O. Blanchard, 1980: Convective rainfall patterns in south Florida. Abstracts, 13th Technical Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Miami, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Lopez, R. E., P. T. Gannon, Sr., and D. O. Blanchard, 1982: Synoptic and regional scale influences in the development of convective rainfall patterns in south Florida. Abstracts, 14th Technical Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Lopez, R. E., J. L. Thomas, D. O. Blanchard, and R. L. Holle, 1983: Estimation of rainfall over an extended region using only measurements of the area covered by radar echoes. Preprints, 21st Conference on Radar Meteorology, Edmonton, AB, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 681–686.

Maier, M., D. Blanchard, and A. Barnston, 1982: Surface rainfall–lightning relationships for south Florida thunderstorms. Abstracts, 1982 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Sanders, F., and D.O. Blanchard, 1990: The origin of a severe thunderstorm in Kansas on 10 May 1985. Preprints, 16th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Kannanaskis, AB, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Watson, A. I., D .O. Blanchard, D. P. Jorgensen, and D. W. Burgess, 1993: The kinematic structure of a supercell thunderstorm seen by airborne Doppler radar. Preprints, 26th International Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, OK, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 209–211.

Watson, A. I., R. L. Holle, and D. O. Blanchard, 1983: The relationship between total area divergence and convective precipitation in south Florida and Illinois. Preprints, 9th Conference on Aerospace and Aeronautical Meteorology, Omaha, NE, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 106–111.


ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Blanchard, D. O., 1983: Variations of the convective field pattern in south Florida and its relationship to the synoptic flow. M. S. Thesis, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 81 pp.

Blanchard, D. O., 1995: Jet–induced inertial instabilities and the growth of mesoscale convective systems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 191 pp. (Also available as Dept. of Atmospheric Science Report #571, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 191 pp.)

Blanchard, D. O., and R. E. Lopez, 1984: Variations of the convective field pattern in south Florida and its relationship to the synoptic flow. NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL ESG–4. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, Colorado, 80303, 77 pp.

Lopez, R. E., D. O. Blanchard, D. Rosenfeld, M. J. Casey, and W. L. Hiscox, 1981:FACE–2 data reductions and analysis (prior to disclosure of the treatment decisions): Part III, S– and C–band radar observations in support of FACE–2.NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL OWRM–7, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boulder, Colorado 80303, 267 pp.

Maier, M., and D. Blanchard, 1979: Meteorological conditions associated with faults on the FPL Fort Myers–Ranch 240 kV transmission line. Final report prepared for the Florida Power and Light Company, Miami, Florida.

Watson, A. I., J. Cunning, R. Holle, P. Gannon, and D. Blanchard, 1981: Low–level convergence and the prediction of convective precipitation in south Florida. Technical Report No. 4, NOAA Environmental Research Laboratories, Office of Weather Research and Modification, Boulder, Colorado and Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign–Urbana, Illinois. (National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va., AD–A097 553/2), 228 pp.