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Zhang, M., K. L. Rasmussen, Z. Meng, and Y. Huang, 2021: Impacts of the Coastal Terrain on the Warm-Sector Heavy-Rain-Producing MCSs in Southern China. Mon. Wea. Rev., submitted.

Sasaki, C., A. K. Rowe, L. McMurdie, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2021: New Insights into the South American Low-Level Jet from RELAMPAGO Observations. Mon. Wea. Rev., submitted.

Dolan, B., S. Rutledge, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2021: Multiscale interactions contributing to orographic precipitation enhancement. Mon. Wea. Rev., submitted.

Yu, H., K. L. Rasmussen, and H. Kuo, 2021: Quasi-two-day and Diurnal Cloud Variation Timescales over Convectively Active Regions. JGR-Atmospheres, submitted.

Nesbitt, S.W. and coauthors, 2021: A storm safari in Subtropical South America: proyecto RELAMPAGO. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, in press.

Rasmussen, K. L., M. A. Burt, A. Rowe, R. Haacker, D. Hence, L. M. Luna, S. W. Nesbitt, and J. Maertens, 2021: Enlightenment strikes! Broadening graduate school training through field campaign participation. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, in press.

Dougherty, E., R. M. Morrison, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2021: High-Resolution Flash Flood Precipitation and Streamflow Relationships in Two U.S. River Basins, Meteorological Applications, 28:e1979.

Raupach, T. H., O. Martius, J. T. Allen, M. Kunz, S. Lasher-Trapp, S. Mohr, K. L. Rasmussen, R. J. Trapp, and Q. Zhang, 2021: The effects of climate change on hailstorms, Nature Reviews Earth and Environment,

Piersante, J., K. L. Rasmussen, R. Schumacher, A. K. Rowe, and L. McMurdie, 2021: A Synoptic Evolution Comparison of the Largest MCSs in Subtropical South America between Spring and Summer, Monthly Weather Review, 149, 1943-1966.

Fischer, E. V., B. Bloodhart, K. L. Rasmussen, I. B. Pollack, M. G. Hastings, E. Marin-Spiotta, A. R. Desai, J. P. Schwarz, S. Nesbitt, and D. Hence, 2021: Leveraging Field-Campaign Networks to Effect Collaborative Change on Sexual Harassment, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, in press.

Piersante, J., R. Schumacher, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2021: Comparison of Biases in Warm-Season WRF Forecasts in North and South America, Weather and Forecasting, 36, 979-1001.

Dougherty, E., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2021: Variations in Flash Flood-Producing Storm Characteristics Associated with Changes in Vertical Velocity in a Future Climate in the Mississippi River Basin, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 22(3), 671-687.

van den Heever, S. C., L. Grant, S. Freeman, P. Marinescu, J. Barnum, J. Bukowski, E. Casas, A. Drager, B. Fuchs, G. Herman, S. Hitchcock, P. Kennedy, E. Nielsen, J. Park, K. L. Rasmussen, N. Razin, R. Riesenberg, E. R. Dellaripa, C. Slocum, B. Toms, and A. van den Heever, 2021: Diving into Cold Pools and Flying into Updrafts of Deep Convective Storms. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, accepted (in press).


Dougherty, E., E. Sherman, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2020: Future Changes in the Hydrologic Cycle Associated with Flood-Producing Storms in California, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 21, 2607–2621.

Jian, H.-W., W.-T. Chen, P.-J. Chen, C.-M. Wu, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2020: The Synoptically-Influenced Extreme Precipitation Systems over Asian-Austrailian Monsoon Region from TRMM PR Measurements. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan, accepted (in press).

Dougherty, E., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2020: Changes in Flash Flood-Producing Storms in the U.S. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 21, 2221-2236,

Schumacher, R., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2020: The Formation, Character, and Changing Nature of Mesoscale Convective Systems. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment,

Chen, J., A. Dai, Y. Zhang, and K. L. Rasmussen, 2020: Changes in Convective Available Potential Energy and Convective Inhibition Under Global Warming. J. Climate, 33, 2025-2050.


Bruick, Z. S., K. L. Rasmussen, and D. J. Cecil, 2019b: Subtropical South American hailstorm characteristics and environments. Monthly Weather Review, 147, 4289-4304.

Bruick, Z. S., K. L. Rasmussen, A. K. Rowe, and L. A. McMurdie, 2019a: Characteristics of intense convection in subtropical South America as influenced by El Nino Southern Oscillation. Monthly Weather Review, 147, 1947-1966.

Dougherty, E., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2019: Climatology of flood-producing storms and their associated rainfall characteristics in the United States. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 3861–3877.


Mulholland, J. P., S. W. Nesbitt, R. J. Trapp, K. L. Rasmussen, and P. V. Salio, 2018: Convective storm life cycle and environments near the Sierras de Cordoba, Argentina. Monthly Weather Review, 136, 2541-2557.


Rasmussen, K. L., A. F. Prein, R. M. Rasmussen, K. Ikeda, and C. Liu, 2017: Changes in the convective population and thermodynamic environments in convection-permitting regional climate simulations over the United States. Climate Dynamics, SOURCE Article.

Houze, R. A. Jr., K. L. Rasmussen, L. McMurdie, M. M. Chaplin, and A. Kumar, 2017: Multiscale aspects of the storm producing the June 2013 flooding in Uttarakhand, India. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 4447-4466. Supplementary Materials

Bodine, D. J., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2017: Evolution of mesoscale convective system organization structure and convective line propagation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 3419-3440,


Rasmussen, K. L., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2016: Convective initiation near the Andes in subtropical South America. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 2351-2374.

Rasmussen, K. L., M. M. Chaplin, M. D. Zuluaga, and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2016: Contribution of extreme convective storms to rainfall in South America. J. Hydrometeorology, 17, 353-367.


Houze, R. A., K. L. Rasmussen, M. D. Zuluaga, and S. R. Brodzik, 2015: The variable nature of convection in the tropics and subtropics: A legacy of 16 years of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite. Rev. Geophys.,53, doi:10.1002/2015RG000488

Rasmussen, K. L., A. Hill, V. E. Toma, M. D. Zuluaga, P. J. Webster, and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2015: Multiscale analysis of three consecutive years of anomalous flooding in Pakistan. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 141, 1259-1276, doi:10.1002/qj.2433.


Rasmussen, K. L., M. D. Zuluaga, and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2014: Severe convection and lightning in subtropical South America. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 7359-7366, doi:10.1002/2014GL061767.("AGU Editors Research Spotlight," What causes extreme hail, tornadoes, and floods in South America? EOS, Vol. 96, 11 May 2015; GRL Cover Article; 2015 NASA "Sensing our Planet" research highlight article, "Stormy vineyards")

Kumar, A., R. A. Houze, Jr., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2014: Simulation of a flash flooding storm at the steep edge of the Himalayas. J. Hydrometeorol., 15, 212-228.


Rasmussen, K. L., S. L. Choi, M. D. Zuluaga, and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2013: TRMM precipita-tion bias in intense convection in South America. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3457-3461, DOI: 10.1002/grl.50651. ("AGU Editors Research Spotlight," Precipitation underestimated in extreme storms in South America, Eos, Vol. 94, No. 35, 27 August 2013, DOI: 10.1002/2013EO350009)

Viale, M., R. A. Houze, Jr., and K. L. Rasmussen, 2013: Upstream orographic enhancement of a narrow cold-frontal rainband approaching the Andes. Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 1708-1730.


Joe, P., B. Scott, C. Doyle, G. Issac, I. Gultepe, D. Forsyth, S. Cober, E. Campos, I. Heckman, N. Donaldson, D. Hudak, R. Rasmussen, P. Kucera, R. Stewart, J. M. Theriault, T. Fisico, K. L. Rasmussen, H. Carmichael, A. Laplante, M. Bailey, F. Boudala, 2012: The monitoring network of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Pure Appl. Geophys., doi:10.1007/s00024-012-0588-z.

Theriault, J. M., K. L. Rasmussen, T. Fisico, R. E. Stewart, P. Joe, and G. A. Issac, 2012: Weather observations along Whistler Mountain during five storms. Pure Appl. Geophys., doi:10.1007/s00024-012-0590-5.

Rasmussen, K. L., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2012: Flash flooding at the steep edge of high terrain: Disaster in the Himalayas. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 1713-1724.


Rasmussen, K. L., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2011: Orogenic convection in South America as seen by the TRMM satellite. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 2399-2420.

Houze, R. A., Jr., K. L. Rasmussen, S. Medina, S. R. Brodzik, and U. Romatschke, 2011: Anomalous atmospheric events leading to the Summer 2010 floods in Pakistan. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92, 291-298. (BAMS Cover Article)


Rauber, Robert M., B. Stevens, J. Davidson, S. Goke, O. L. Mayol-Bracero, D. Rogers, P. Zuidema, H. T. Ochs, C. Knight, J. Jensen, S. Bereznicki, S. Bordoni, H. Caro-Gautier, M. Colon-Robles, M. Deliz, S. Donaher, V. Ghate, E . Grzeszczak, C. Henry, A. M. Hertel, I. Jo, M. Kruk, J. Lowenstein, J. Malley, B. Medeiros, Y. Mendez-Lopez, S. Mishra, F. Morales-Garcia, L. A. Nuijens, D. O.Donnell, D. L. Ortiz-Montalvo, K. Rasmussen, E. Riepe, S. Scalia, E. Serpetzouglou, H. Shen, M. Siedsma, J. Small, E. Snodgrass, P. Trivej, and J. Zawislak, 2007: In the Driver's Seat: Rico and Education. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 88, 1929-1937.