Publications

Current publication list. Last revised 8 April 2013

Formal journal publications - Lead authored

Other formal journal publications

Chapters in books

White papers

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change documents

US Climate Change Science Program document

Informal publications - Lead Authored

Other informal publications

 

  1. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and R. A. Maddox, 1992: On the use of mesoscale and cloud-scale models in operational forecasting. Wea. and Forecasting8, 120-132. (PDF)
  2. Brooks, H. E., and R. B. Wilhelmson, 1992: Numerical simulation of a low-precipitation supercell thunderstorm. Meteor. and Atmos. Phys.49, 3-17.
  3. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and R. Davies-Jones, 1993: Environmental helicity and the maintenance and evolution of low-level mesocyclonesThe Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction and Hazards (Geophys. Monogr. 79), C. Church, Ed., Amer. Geophys. Union, 97-104.
  4. Brooks, H. E., and R. B. Wilhelmson, 1993: Helicity and updraft intensity in numerically modeled supercells. J. Atmos. Sci.50, 1824-1833. (PDF)
  5. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 1993: New technology and numerical weather prediction: A wasted opportunity? Weather48, 173-177.
  6. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and L. J. Wicker, 1993: STORMTIPE: A forecasting experiment using a three-dimensional cloud model. Wea. Forecasting9, 352-362. (PDF)
  7. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and R. B. Wilhelmson, 1994: On the role of mid-tropospheric winds in the evolution and maintenance of low-level mesocyclonesMon. Wea. Rev.122, 126-136.(PDF)
  8. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and J. Cooper, 1994: On the environments of tornadic and non-tornadic mesocyclonesWea. Forecasting10, 606-618. (PDF)
  9. Brooks, H. E., M. S. Tracton, D. J. Stensrud, G. DiMego, and Z. Toth, 1995: Short-range ensemble forecasting: Report from a workshop (25-27 July 1994). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.76, 1617-1624.
  10. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 1996: A comparison of measures-oriented and distributions-oriented approaches to forecast verification. Wea. Forecasting11, 288-303. (PDF)
  11. Brooks, H. E., A. Witt, and M. D. Eilts, 1997: Verification of public weather forecasts available via the media. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.77, 2167-2177. (PDF)
  12. Brooks, H. E., and S. J. Weiss, 1999: Severe local storms. Proceedings of the WMO/UNESCO Sub-forum on Science and Technology in Support of Natural Disaster Reduction. pp. 12-31. (WMO-No. 914)
  13. Brooks, H. E., 2000: Verification of Radio 4 forecasts. Weather55, 178-9.
  14. Brooks, H. E., and D. J. Stensrud, 2000: Climatology of heavy rain events in United States from hourly precipitation observations. Mon. Wea. Rev.128, 1194-1201. (PDF)
  15. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 2001: Normalized damage from major tornadoes in the United States: 1890-1999. Wea. Forecasting16,168-176. (PDF)
  16. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 2001: Some aspects of the international climatology of tornadoes by damage classification. Atmos. Res.56, 191-201. (PDF)
  17. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 2002: Deaths in the 3 May 1999 Oklahoma City tornado from a historical perspective. Wea. Forecasting17, 354-361. (PDF)
  18. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and M. P. Kay, 2003: Climatological estimates of local daily tornado probability. Wea. Forecasting18,626-640. (PDF)
  19. Brooks, H. E., J. W. Lee, and J. P. Craven, 2003: The spatial distribution of severe thunderstorm and tornado environments from global reanalysis data. Atmos. Res.67-68, 73-94. (PDF)
  20. Brooks, H. E., 2004: On the relationship of tornado path length and width to intensity. Wea. Forecasting19, 310-319. (PDF)
  21. Brooks, H. E., 2004: Tornado warning performance in the past and future: A perspective from signal detection theory. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.85, 837-843. (PDF)
  22. Brooks, H. E., A. R. Anderson, K. Riemann, I. Ebbers, and H. Flachs, 2007: Climatological aspects of convective parameters from the NCAR/NCEP reanalysis. Atmos. Res.83, 294-305. (PDF)
  23. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and D. Sutter, 2008: Comments on .Low-Level Winds in Tornadoes and Potential Catastrophic Tornado Impacts in Urban Areas. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.89, 87-90, doi:10.1175/BAMS-89-1-87.
  24. Brooks, H. E., 2009: Proximity soundings for Europe and the United States from reanalysis data. Atmos. Res.93, 546-553, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.10.005.
  25. Brooks, H. E., P.T. Marsh, A.M. Kowaleski, P. Groenemeijer, T.E. Thompson, C.S. Schwartz, C.M. Shafer, A. Kolodziej, N. Dahl, D. Buckey, 2011: Evaluation of European Storm Forecast Experiment (ESTOFEX) forecasts. Atmos. Res.100, 538-546, doi:10.1016/j/atmosres.2010.09.004.
  26. Brooks, H. E., 2013: Severe thunderstorms and climate change. Atmos. Res.123, 129-138, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.04.002

Other reviewed publications

  1. Davies-Jones, R., and H. E. Brooks, 1993: Mesocyclogenesis from a theoretical perspective. The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction and Hazards (Geophys. Monogr. 79), C. Church, Ed., Amer. Geophys. Union, 105-114.
  2. Doswell, C. A. III, and H. E. Brooks, 1993a: Supercell thunderstorms. Weather48, 209-210.
  3. Doswell, C. A. III, and H. E. Brooks, 1993b: Comments on 'Anomalous lightning in an F5-tornado producing thunderstorm.' Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 74, 2213-2218.
  4. Davies-Jones, R., C. A. Doswell III, and H. E. Brooks, 1994: Comments on 'Initiation of rotation within an incipient supercell.' J. Atmos. Sci.51, 326-331.
  5. Joe, P., C. Crozier, N. Donaldson, D. Etkin, S. Clodman, J. Abraham, S. Siok, H.-P. Biron, M. Leduc, P. Chadwick, S. Knott, J. Archibald, G. Vickers, S. Blackwell, R. Drouillard, A. Whitman, H. Brooks, N. Kouwen, R. Verret, G. Fournier, and B. Kochtubajda, 1995: Recent progress in the operational forecasting of summer severe weather. Atmosphere-Ocean33, 249-302.
  6. Doswell, C. A. III, H. E. Brooks, and R. A. Maddox, 1996: Flash-flood forecasting: An ingredients-based methodology. Wea. Forecasting11, 360-381. (PDF)
  7. Stensrud, D. J., J. V. Cortinas Jr., and H. E. Brooks, 1997: Discriminating between tornadic and nontornadic thunderstorms using mesoscale model output. Wea. Forecasting12, 613-632. (PDF)
  8. Doswell, C. A. III, and H. E. Brooks, 1998: Budget cutting and the value of weather services. Wea. Forecasting13, 206-212. (PDF) u/li>
  9. Stensrud, D. J., H. E. Brooks, J. Du, E. Rogers, and M. S. Tracton, 1998: Using ensembles for short-range forecasting. Mon. Wea. Rev.127, 433-446. (PDF)
  10. MacKeen, P. L., H. E. Brooks, and K. L. Elmore, 1999: Radar reflectivity-derived thunderstorm parameters applied to storm longevity forecasting. Wea. Forecasting14, 289-295. (PDF)
  11. Hall, T., H. E. Brooks, and C. A. Doswell III, 1999: Precipitation forecasting using a neural network. Wea. Forecasting14, 338-345. (PDF)
  12. Doswell, C. A. III, A. R. Moller, and H. E. Brooks, 1999: Storm spotting and public awareness since the first tornado forecasts of 1948. Wea. Forecasting14, 544-557. (PDF)
  13. Stensrud, D. J., H. E. Brooks, J. Du, M. S. Tracton, and E. Rogers, 2000: Reply to comments on "Using ensembles for short-range forecasting". Mon. Wea. Rev.128, 3021-3023.
  14. Wandishin, M. S., S. L. Mullen, D. J. Stensrud, and H. E. Brooks, 2001: Evaluation of a short-range multi-model ensemble system. Mon. Wea. Rev.129, 729-747. (PDF)
  15. Doswell, C. A. III, and H. E. Brooks, 2002: Lessons learned from the damage produced by the tornadoes of 3 May 1999. Wea. Forecasting17, 611-618. (PDF)
  16. Craven, J. P., R. E. Jewell, and H. E. Brooks, 2002: Comparison between observed convective cloud-base heights and lifting condensation level for two different lifted parcels. Wea. Forecasting17, 885-890. (PDF)
  17. Hirschberg, P., H. Brooks, G. Forbes, R. Leffler, K. Pickering, D. Melendez, R. Schneider, M. Steinberg, B. Watson, and S. Zubrick, 2002: Are Strong Tornadoes Increasing in Maryland and the Surrounding Mid-Atlantic Region?, National Weather Service Science Report, 17 pp.
  18. Wandishin, M. S., and H. E. Brooks, 2002: On the relationship between Clayton's skill score and expected value for forecasts of binary events. Meteor. Appl.9, 455-459.
  19. Dotzek, N., J. Grieser, and H. E. Brooks, 2003: Statistical modeling of tornado intensity distributions, Atmos. Res.67-68, 163-187.(PDF)
  20. Kain, J. S., P. R. Janish, S. J. Weiss, M. E. Baldwin, R. S. Schneider, and H. E. Brooks, 2003: Collaboration between forecasters and research scientists at the NSSL and SPC. The Spring Program.Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.84, 1797-1806. (PDF)
  21. Ebert, E. E., L. J. Wilson, B. G. Brown, P. Nurmi, H. E. Brooks, J. Bally, and M. Jaeneke, 2004: Verification of nowcasts from the WWRP Sydney 2000 Forecast Demonstration Project. Wea. Forecasting19, 73-96. (PDF).
  22. Craven, J. P., and H. E. Brooks, 2004: Baseline climatology of sounding derived parameters associated with deep, moist convection. Nat. Wea. Digest28,13-24.(PDF)
  23. Doswell, C. A. III, H. E. Brooks, and M. P. Kay, 2005: Climatological estimates of daily local nontornadic severe thunderstorm probability for the United States. Wea. Forecasting20, 577-595.(PDF)
  24. Hamill, T. M., R. Schneider, H. E. Brooks, G. Forbes, H. B. Bluestein, M. Steinberg, D. Melendez, and R. M. Dole, 2005: The May 2003 extended tornado outbreak. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.86, 531-542.
  25. Stensrud, D. J., and H. E. Brooks, 2005: The future of peer review?. Wea. Forecasting20,825-826.
  26. Trapp, R. J., S. A. Tessendorf, E. S. Godfrey, and H. E. Brooks, 2005: Tornadoes from squall lines and bow echoes. Part I: Climatological distribution. Wea. Forecasting20, 23-34.(PDF)
  27. Verbout, S. M., H. E. Brooks, L. M. Leslie, and D. M. Schultz, 2006: Evolution of the US tornado database: 1954-2003. Wea. Forecasting21, 86-93.(PDF)
  28. Ware, E. C., D. J. Schultz, H. E. Brooks, P. J. Roebber, and S. L. Bruening, 2006: Improving snowfall forecasting by accounting for the climatological variability of snow density. Wea. Forecasting,21, 94-103.(PDF)
  29. Stuart, N. A., P. S. Market, B. Telfeyan, G. M. Lackmann, K. Carey, H. E. Brooks, D. Nietfeld, B. C. Motta, and K. Reeves, 2006: The Future Role of the Human in an increasingly automated forecast process. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.87, 1-6. (PDF)
  30. Verbout, S. M., D. M. Schultz, L. M. Leslie, H. E. Brooks, D. Karoly, and K. L. Elmore, 2007: Tornado outbreaks associated with landfalling hurricanes in the North Atlantic basin: 1954-2004.Meteor. and Atmos. Phys., 255-271. DOI: 10.1007/s00703-006-0256-x.
  31. Vasiloff, S. V., D.-J. Seo, K. W. Howard, J. Zhang, D. H. Kitzmiller, M. G. Mullusky, W. F. Krajewski, E. A. Brandes, R. M. Rabin, D. S. Berkowitz, H. E. Brooks, J. A. Mcginley, R. J. Kuligowski, and B. G. Brown, 2007: Improving QPE and very short-term QPF: An initiative for a community-wide integrated approach. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.88, 1899-1911.
  32. Coniglio, M. C.H. E. Brooks, S. F. Corfidi, S. J. Weiss, 2007: Forecasting the Maintenance of Quasi-Linear Mesoscale Convective Systems. Wea. Forecasting22, 556-570.
  33. Marsh, P. T., H. E. Brooks, and D. J. Karoly, 2007: Assessment of the severe weather environment in North America simulated by a global climate model. Atmos. Sci. Letters8, DOI: 10.1002/asl.159.
  34. Morss, R. E., J. K. Lazo, B. G. Brown, H. E. Brooks, P. T. Ganderton, B. N. Mills, 2008: Societal and Economic Research and Applications For Weather Forecasts: Priorities for the North American THORPEX Program. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc.89, 335-346, doi:10.1175/BAMS-89-3-335.
  35. Trapp, R. J., N. S. Diffenbaugh, H. E. Brooks, M. E. Baldwin, E. D. Robinson, and J. S. Pal, 2007: Changes in severe thunderstorm frequency during the 21st century due to anthropogenically enhanced global radiative forcing. Proc. National Acad. Sci.104, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0705494104.
  36. Diffenbaugh, N. S., R. J. Trapp, H. E. Brooks, 2008: Does Global Warming Influence Tornado Activity?. EOS89 533-534, doi:10.1029/2008EO530001.
  37. Doswell, C. A. III, H. E. Brooks, and N. Dotzek, 2009: On the implementation of the Enhanced Fujita Scale in the USA. Atmos. Res.93, 554-563,doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.11.003.
  38. Marsh, P. T., H. E. Brooks, D. J. Karoly, 2009: Preliminary investigation into the severe thunderstorm environment of Europe simulated by the Community Climate System Model 3. Atmos. Res.93, 607-618, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.09.014.
  39. Brotzge, J., S. Erickson, and H. E. Brooks, 2011: A five-year climatology of tornado false alarms. Wea. Forecasting26, 534-544.
  40. Hoekstra, S., K. Klockow, R. Riley, J. Brotzge, H. Brooks, and S. Erickson, 2011: A preliminary look at the social perspective of warn-on-forecast: Preferred tornado warning lead time and the general public's perceptions of weather risks. Wea. Clim. and Society3, 128-140.
  41. Grunwald, S., and H. Brooks, 2011: Relationship between sounding derived parameters and the strength of tornadoes in Europe and the USA from reanalysis data. Atmos. Res.100, 479-488, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2010.11.011.
  42. Vich, M., R. Romero, H. E. Brooks, 2011: Ensemble prediction of Mediterranean high-impact events using potential vorticity perturbations. Part I: Comparison against the multiphysics approach. Atmos. Res.102, 227-241, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.07.01.
  43. Doswell III, C. A., G. W. Carbin, H. E. Brooks, 2012: The tornadoes of spring 2011 in the USA: an historical perspective. Weather67, 88-94, doi:10.1002/wea.1902.
  44. Marsh, P. T., H. E. Brooks, 2012: Comments on “Tornado Risk Analysis: Is Dixie Alley an Extension of Tornado Alley? Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.93, 405-407, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00200.1.
  45. Rauhala, J., H. E. Brooks, D. M. Schultz, 2012: Tornado Climatology of Finland. Mon. Wea. Rev.140, 1446-1456.
  46. Cintineo, J. L.T. M. SmithV. LakshmananH. E. BrooksK. L. Ortega, 2012: An objective high-resolution hail climatology of the contiguous United States. Wea. Forecasting27, 1235-1248, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-11-00151.1
  47. Smith, B. T., R. L. Thompson, J. S. Grams, C. Broyles, and H. E. Brooks, 2012: Convective modes for significant severe thunderstorms in the contiguous United States. Part I: Storm classification and climatology. Wea. Forecasting27, 1114-1135, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-11-00115.1
  48. Hitchens, N. M., H. E. Brooks, 2012: Evaluation of the Storm Prediction Center's Day 1 Convective Outlooks. Wea. Forecasting27, 1580-1585.
  49. Hitchens, N. M., H. E. Brooks, 2013: Preliminary investigation of the contribution of supercell thunderstorms to the climatology of heavy and extreme precipitation in the United States. Atmos. Res.123, 206-210, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.06.023
  50. Stensrud, D. J.L. J. Wicker, M. XueD. T. Dawson IIN. YussoufD. M. WheatleyT. E. Thompson, N. A. Snook, T. M. Smith, A. D. SchenkmanC. K. PotvinE. R. Mansell, T. Lei, K. M. Kuhlman, Y. Jung, T. A. JonesJ. GaoM. C. ConiglioH. E. Brooks, and K. A. Brewster, 2013: Progress and challenges with Warn-on-Forecast. Atmos. Res.123, 2-16, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.04.004
  51. Trapp, R. J., and H. E. Brooks, 2013: Regional Characterization of Tornado Activity. J. Appl. Meteor. Clim.52, 654-659, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0173.1

Chapters in books and encyclopedias

  1. Brooks, H. E., 1999: Meteorological aspects of disaster planning. Crisis Management Casebook. S. D. Chan, W. K. Baker, Jr., and D. L. Guerrero, Eds. American Association of Zoo Keepers, Topeka, Kansas, 14-28.
  2. Stensrud, D. J., H. E. Brooks, and S. J. Weiss, 2002: Severe weather forecasting. Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences. J. R. Holton, J. A. Pyle, and J. A. Curry, Eds., Academic Press, 2568-2576.
  3. Brooks, H., C. Doswell III, D. Dowell, D. Jorgenson, R. Holle, R. Johns, D. Schultz, D. Stensrud, S. Weiss, L. Wicker, and D. Zaras, 2003: Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Handbook of Weather, Climate, and Water. B. R. Colman and T. D. Potter, Eds., John Wiley and Sons, 575-619.
  4. Brooks, H. E., 2007: Environmental conditions associated with convective phenomena: Proximity soundings. Atmospheic Convection: Research and Operational Forecasting Aspects. D. B. Gaiotti, R. Steinacker, and F. Stel, Eds, SpringerWienNew York, 113-122.
  5. Brooks, H. E., 2007: Development and use of climatologies of convective weather. Atmospheic Convection: Research and Operational Forecasting Aspects. D. B. Gaiotti, R. Steinacker, and F. Stel, Eds, SpringerWienNew York, 123-132.
  6. Brooks, H. E., 2007: Ingredients-based forecasting. Atmospheic Convection: Research and Operational Forecasting Aspects. D. B. Gaiotti, R. Steinacker, and F. Stel, Eds, SpringerWienNew York, 133-140.
  7. Brooks, H. E., 2007: Practical aspects of forecaasting severe convection in the United States: Environmental conditions and initiation. Atmospheic Convection: Research and Operational Forecasting Aspects. D. B. Gaiotti, R. Steinacker, and F. Stel, Eds, SpringerWienNew York, 141-148.
  8. Brooks, H. E., 2007: Practical aspects of forecaasting severe convection in the United States: Storm evolution and warning. Atmospheic Convection: Research and Operational Forecasting Aspects. D. B. Gaiotti, R. Steinacker, and F. Stel, Eds, SpringerWienNew York, 149-156.
  9. Brooks, H. E., and N. Dotzek, 2007: The spatial distribution of severe convective storms and an analysis of their secular changes. Climate Extremes and Society. H. F. Diaz and R. Murnane, Eds., Cambridge University Press, 35-53.(PDF)

White papers

  1. Brooks, H. E., 2006: Tornado and severe thunderstorm damage. Climate Change and Disaster Losses Workshop, Hohenkammer, Germany, 30-34.(PDF)
  2. Brooks, H. E., and H. D. O'Hair, 2006: Communication of uncertainty. Workshop on North American THORPEX Societal and Economic Research Applications, Boulder, Colorado.(PDF)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Contributions

  1. Houghton, J. T. et al. (Eds.), 2001: Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Geneva, 882 pp. (Web version)
  2. IPCC, 2002: IPCC Workshop on Changes in Extreme Weather and Climate Events Workshop Report, Beijing, 11-13 June 2002, 107 pp. (PDF)

US Climate Change Science Program Contributions

  1. Karl, T. R., G. A. Meehl, C. D. Miller, S. J. Hassol, A. M. Waple, and W. L. Murray, Eds., 2008: Weather and Climate Extremes in a Changing Climate. Regions of Focus: North America, Hawaii, Caribbean, and U.S. Pacific Islands U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.3 U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.3.

Informal publications - Lead Authored

  1. Brooks, H. E., and R. B. Wilhelmson, 1988: Simulations of Oklahoma severe storms on 26 April 1984. Preprints, 15th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Baltimore, American Meteorological Society, J55-J58.
  2. Brooks, H. E., and Powell, J. L., 1989: Results from a probabilistic forecast contest with a proper scoring method. Preprints, 11th Conference on Probability and Statistics in Atmospheric Sciences, 138-143.
  3. Brooks, H. E., B. F. Jewett, L. J. Wicker, J. M. Straka, D. Vigneux, and R. B. Wilhelmson, 1990: The role of hail in numerical simulations of the 29 May 1986 Montreal storm. Preprints, 16th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Kananaskis Park, Alberta, American Meteorological Society, 46-51.
  4. Brooks, H. E., and R. B. Wilhelmson, 1990: The effect of low-level hodograph curvature on supercell structure. Preprints, 16th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Kananaskis Park, Alberta, American Meteorological Society, 34-39.
  5. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, L. Hermes, and M. Foster, 1991: Applications of profiler demonstration network data to forecasting severe convection. Abstracts, 15h Annual National Weather Association Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  6. Brooks, H. E., 1992: Operational implications of the sensitivity of modelled thunderstorms to thermal perturbations. Preprints, Fourth Workshop on Operational Meteorology, Whistler, B. C., Atmospheric Environment Service/ Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 398-407.
  7. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, and L. J. Wicker, 1992: STORMTIPE: A forecasting experiment using a three-dimensional cloud model. Preprints, Fourth Workshop on Operational Meteorology, Whistler, B. C., Atmospheric Environment Service/ Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 253-261.
  8. Brooks, H. E., and C. A. Doswell III, 1993: Extreme winds in high-precipitation supercells. Preprints, 17th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Saint Louis, Missouri, American Meteorological Society, 173-177. (Web version)
  9. Brooks, H. E., D. J. Stensrud and J. V. Cortinas Jr., 1993: The use of mesoscale models to initialize cloud-scale models for convective forecasting. Preprints, 13th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Vienna, VA, American Meteorological Society, 301-304.
  10. Brooks, H. E., L. J. Wicker, and C. A. Doswell III, 1993: Operational forecasts using storm-resolving models: Results and questions for the future. Preprints, 17th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Saint Louis, Missouri, American Meteorological Society, 442-445.
  11. Brooks, H., and J. Purpura, 1994: Mobile home tornado fatalities: Some observations. AwareNational Weaterh Service/Warning Coordination and Hazard Awareness Report, Spring 1994, 19.
  12. Brooks, H. E., C.A. Doswell III, E. N. Rasmussen, and S. Lasher-Trapp, 1995: Detailed observations of complex dryline structure in Oklahoma on 14 April 1994. Preprints, 14th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Dallas, Texas American Meteorological Society, 62-67. (Web version)
  13. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, M. T. Carr, and J. E. Ruthford, 1996: Preliminary analysis of VORTEX-95 soundings. Preprints, 18th Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, California, American Meteorological Society, 133-136. (Web version)
  14. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, P. Janish, and J. Meitín, 1996: Logistical support for VORTEX-95 forecasting and data archival. Preprints, 18th Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, California, American Meteorological Society, 161-164. (Web version)
  15. Brooks, H. E., D. J. Stensrud, and C. A. Doswell III, 1996: Application of short-range NWP model ensembles to severe storm forecasting. Preprints, 18th Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, California, American Meteorological Society, 372-375. (Web version)
  16. Brooks, H. E., and D. J. Stensrud, 1996: The role of environmental humidity in the moisture budgets of thunderstorms. Proceedings of the Sixth Atmospheric Radation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting. U.S. Department of Energy, San Antonio, TX, March 4-7, 1996, 31-34.
  17. Brooks, H. E., J. V. Cortinas Jr., P. R. Janish, and D. J. Stensrud, 1996: Application of short-range numerical ensembles to the forecasting of hazardous winter weather. Preprints, 15th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, J70-J71. (Web version)
  18. Brooks, H. E., J. V. Cortinas Jr., and R. H. Johns, 1996: Experimental winter hazards forecasting at the Storm Prediction Center: Verification results for probabilistic freezing rain forecasts. Preprints, 15th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, 127-130. (Web version)
  19. Brooks, H. E., J. M.Fritsch, and C. A. Doswell III, 1996: The future of weather forecasting: The eras of revolution and reconstruction. Preprints, 15th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, 523-526. (Web version)
  20. Brooks, H. E., D. J. Stensrud, M. S. Tracton, E. Rogers, and Z. Toth, 1996: Short-range ensemble forecasting pilot project: A status report. Preprints, 11th AMS Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, J39-J40. (Web version)
  21. Brooks, H. E., C. A. Doswell III, R. A. Maddox, D. A. Rodgers, and B. Schwartz, 1997: The Flash Flood Forecasters Course at the National Weather Service Training Center: The Environmental Research Laboratories component. Twenty Years Later: What Have We Learned Since the Big Thompson Flood, E. Gruntfest, Ed., Special Publication 33, Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado, 111-120.
  22. Brooks, H. E., D. J. Stensrud, and D. V. Mitchell, 1997: Climatology of extreme rain events in United States from hourly precipitation observations. Twenty Years Later: What Have We Learned Since the Big Thompson Flood, E. Gruntfest, Ed., Special Publication 33, Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado, 103-110.
  23. Brooks, H. E., 1997: Generation and maintenance of cirrus clouds in numerically-modelled thunderstorms. Proceedings of the Seventh Atmospheric Radation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting. U.S. Department of Energy, San Antonio, TX, March 3-6, 1997, in press.
  24. Brooks, H. E., and A. P. Douglas, 1998: Value of weather forecasts for electrical utility load forecasting. Preprints, 16th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Phoenix, Arizona, American Meteorological Society, J24-J27. (PDF)
  25. Brooks, H. E., D. J. Stensrud, and S. L. Mullen, 1998: Real-time short-range ensemble forecasting with a mesoscale model. Preprints, Symposium on Research Foci of the U.S. Weather Research Program, Phoenix, Arizona, American Meteorological Society, 535-536.
  26. Brooks, H. E., M. Kay, and J. A. Hart, 1998: Objective limits on forecasting skill of rare events. Preprints, 19th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, Minnesota, American Meteorological Society, 552-555. (PDF)
  27. Brooks, H. E., M. P. Kay, D. S. Zaras, N. Blais, and B. Flickinger, 2000: Daily probabilities of severe thunderstorms in the United States. Preprints, 12th Conference on Applied Climatology, Asheville, North Carolina, American Meteorological Society, 335-338.
  28. Brooks, H. E. 2000: Severe thunderstorms and climate change: Can we detect a link. Abstracts, Meteorology at the Millenium, Cambridge, UK, Royal Meteorological Society.
  29. Brooks, H. E., 2000: Severe thunderstorm climatology: What we can know. Preprints, 20th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Orlando, Florida, American Meteorological Society, 126-129.
  30. Brooks, H. E., and J. P. Craven, 2002: A database of proximity soundings for significant severe thunderstorms, 1957-1993. Preprints, 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, Texas, American Meteorological Society, 639-642. (Web version.)
  31. Brooks, H. E., J. P. Craven, and J. W. Lee, 2002: Synthetic severe weather climatologies from sounding parameters. Abstracts, European Conference on Severe Storms 2002, Prague, Czech Republic, 13.
  32. Brooks, H. E., 2003: A climatology of the Fujita scale in space and time. Preprints, Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, abstract only.
  33. Brooks, H. E., J. W. Lee, and J. P. Craven, 2003: Developing global climatologies of severe thunderstorms from reanalysis-derived soundings. Preprints, 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.
  34. Brooks, H. E., 2003: The U.S.Tornado Outbreak of 4-10 May. EOS84, 190.
  35. Brooks, H. E., 2004: Estimating the distribution of severe thunderstorms and their environments around the world. Preprints, International Conference on Storms, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.(PDF)
  36. Brooks, H. E., and A. R. Anderson, 2004: Climatological aspects of convective parameters from the NCAR/NCEP reanalysis. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.(PDF)
  37. Brooks, H. E., 2006: A global view of severe thunderstorms: Estimating the current distribution and possible future changes. Preprints, Syposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms, Atlanta, GA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.(PDF)

Other informal publications

  1. Wilhelmson, R. B., H. E. Brooks, L. J. Wicker, and C. Shaw, 1988: High-resolution simulations of tornadic thunderstorms. Preprints, 15th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Baltimore, American Meteorological Society, J133-J136.
  2. Wilhelmson, R. B., L. J. Wicker, H. E. Brooks, and C. Shaw, 1989: The display of modeled storms. Preprints, 5th Intermational Conference on Interactive and Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography and Hydrology, Anaheim, American Meteorological Society, 166-171.
  3. Wilhelmson, R. B., B. Jewett, C. Shaw, L. Wicker, and H. Brooks, 1990: Fluid motion viewed with the aid of tracer particles. Preprints, Fifth International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology. Feb. 4-9, Anaheim, CA.
  4. Cortinas, J. V. Jr., D. J. Stensrud, and H. E. Brooks, 1993: A simulation of a severe weather event in the southeast United States. Preprints, 17th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Saint Louis, Missouri, American Meteorological Society, 623-627.
  5. Murphy, A. H., C. A. Doswell III, S. J. Weiss, P. D. Bothwell, and H. E. Brooks, 1993: Probabilistic severe weather forecasting at NSSFC: An experiment and preliminary results. Preprints, 17th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Saint Louis, Missouri, American Meteorological Society, 74-78.
  6. Doswell, C.A. III, and H. E. Brooks, 1994: High resolution observations of complex dryline structure on 14 April 1994. Abstracts, 18th Annual National Weather Association Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. Doswell, C. A. III, H. E. Brooks, and E. N. Rasmussen, 1995: Forecasting issues and implications from the VORTEX-94 project. Preprints, 14th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Dallas, Texas, American Meteorological Society, 23-28.(Web version)
  8. Doswell, C. A. III, H. E. Brooks, and R. A. Maddox, 1995: Flash flood forecasting: An ingredients-based methodology. Preprints, 5th AES/CMOS Workshop on Operational Meteorology, Edmonton, Alberta, Atmospheric Environment Service/Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 149-156.
  9. Conway, J. W., K. Hondl, and H. E. Brooks, 1996: The Lahoma, OK supercell. A study of non-tornadic vs tornadic mesocyclonesPreprints, 18th Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, California, American Meteorological Society, 52-56.
  10. Doswell, C. A. III and H. E. Brooks, 1996: Case analysis of a historic killer tornado in Kansas on 10 June 1938. Preprints, 18th Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Francisco, California, American Meteorological Society, 471-473. (Web version)
  11. Doswell, C. A. III, R. Duncomb, H. E. Brooks, and F. H. Carr, 1996: Verification of VORTEX-94 forecasts. Preprints, 15th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, 387-390.
  12. Stensrud, D. J., H. E. Brooks, and D. V. Mitchell, 1996: Validation of the short-range ensemble forecasts in upper levels. Preprints, 11th AMS Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, J72-J74.
  13. Witt, A., H. E. Brooks, and M. D. Eilts, 1996: Verification of public weather forecasts for Oklahoma City. Preprints, 15th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, Virginia, American Meteorological Society, 78-81. (Web version)
  14. Elmore, K. L., P. L. MacKeen, L. McKibben, H. E. Brooks, and F. H. Proctor, 1997: Thunderstorm growth and decay forecasting using 2-D ensemble modeling. Preprints, 7th AMS Conference on Aviation, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, 290-295.
  15. MacKeen, P., H. Brooks, and K. Elmore, 1997: The merit of severe and non-severe thunderstorm parameters in forecasts of thunderstorm longevity. Preprints, 28th AMS Conference on Radar Meteorology, Austin, TX, American Meteorological Society, 424-425.
  16. Grazulis, T. P., C. A. Doswell III, H. E. Brooks, and M. Biddle, 1998: A new perspective of the societal impacts of North American tornadoes covering two centuries. Preprints, 19th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Minneapolis, Minnesota, American Meteorological Society, 196-199.
  17. Mullen, S. L., M. Poulton, H. E. Brooks, and T. M. Hamill, 1998: Post-processing of the Eta/RSM ensemble precipitation forecasts by a neural network. Preprints, 14th AMS Conference on Probability and Statistics, Phoenix, Arizona, American Meteorological Society, J103-J104.
  18. Concannon, P. R., H. E. Brooks, and C. A. Doswell III, 2000: Climatological risk of strong and violent tornadoes in the United States. Preprints, 2nd Symposium on Environmental Applications, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, 212-219. (Web version)
  19. Kay, M. P., and H. E. Brooks, 2000: Verification of probabilistic severe storm forecasts at the SPC. Preprints, 20th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Orlando, Florida, American Meteorological Society, 285-288.
  20. Miller, D. J., C. A. Doswell III, G. J. Stumpf, H. E. Brooks, and E. N. Rasmussen, 2000:  Highway Overpasses as Tornado Shelters: Fallout from the 3 May 1999 Oklahoma/Kansas Violent Tornado Outbreak.  Preprints, 29th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, San Francisco, CA, American Meteorological Society.
  21. Schaefer, J. T., and H. E. Brooks, 2000: Convective storms and their impact. Preprints, 2nd Symposium on Environmental Applications, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, 152-159.
  22. Bruening, S. L., M. P. Kay, and H. E. Brooks, 2002: A new perspective on the climatology of tornadoes in the United States. Preprints, 16th Conference on Probability and Statistics, Orlando, Florida, American Meteorological Society, J96-J103. (PDF)
  23. Craven, J. P., H. E. Brooks, and J. A. Hart, 2002: Baseline climatology of sounding derived parameters associated with deep, moist convection. Preprints, 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, San Antonio, Texas, American Meteorological Society, 643-646.(PDF)
  24. Dotzek, N., J. Grieser, and H. Brooks, 2002: Estimation of tornado intensity distribution shape for determination of violent tornado risk and total tornado number. Abstracts, European Conference on Severe Storms 2002, Prague, Czech Republic, 10.
  25. Henson, B., A. Freedman, and H. Brooks, 2002: Urban tornadoes: are the risks growing? Preprints, 31st AMS Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, Williamsburg, Virginia, American Meteorological Society.
  26. Meyer, C. L., H. E. Brooks, and M. P. Kay, 2002: A hazard model for tornado occurrence in the United States. Preprints, 16th Conference on Probability and Statistics, Orlando, Florida, American Meteorological Society, J88-J95. (PDF)
  27. Godfrey, E. S., R. J. Trapp, H. E. Brooks, and S. A. Tessendorf, 2003: A Discussion of the F-Scale of Tornadoes from Quasi-Linear Convective Systems. Preprints, Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.
  28. Nordin, S. M., H. E. Brooks, and J. P. Craven, 2003: Significant Severe Thunderstorm Proximity Soundings, Preprints, 2nd Annual Student Conference, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, (abstract only).
  29. Schultz, D. M., P. J. Roebber, S. L. Bruening, E. Ware, and H. E. Brooks, 2003: The challenges of accurate snowfall density forecasts: Implications for observing strategies, snowfall predictions, and future research efforts. Preprints, Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate, Long Beach, California, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.
  30. Dotzek, N., J. Grieser, and H. E. Brooks, 2003: Statistische Modellierung von Tornado-Intensitätsverteilungen, 4. Forum Katastrophenvorsorge, Deutsches Komitee fuer Katastrophenvorsorge, Munich.
  31. Esker, J., H. E. Brooks, and M. E. Baldwin, 2004: Analyzing Statistical Models of Hourly Precipitation Events, Third Annual Student Conference and Career Fair, Seattle, WA, American Meteorological Society.
  32. Godfrey, E. S., R. J. Trapp, and H. E. Brooks, 2004: A study of the pre-storm environment of tornadic quasi-linear convective systems. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.
  33. Godfrey, E. S., R. J. Trapp, H. E. Brooks, and S. A. Tessendorf, 2004: Intensity and temporal distributions of tornadoes from quasi-linear convective systems. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD.
  34. Nordin, S. M., L. M. Leslie, and H. E. Brooks, 2004: Tornadic Supercell Outbreaks in the Southern Great Plains, 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, WA, American Meteorological Society.
  35. Schneider, R. M., H. E. Brooks, and J. T. Schaefer, 2004: Tornado Outbreak Day Sequences: historic events and climatology (1875-2003). Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD. (PDF)
  36. Schneider, R. M., J. T. Schaefer, and H. E. Brooks, 2004: Tornado Outbreak Day Sequences: an updated and expanded climatology (1875-2003). Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD. (PDF)
  37. Verbout, S. M., L. M. Leslie, H. E. Brooks, and S. L. Bruening, 2004: Leveling the field for tornado reports through time: Inflation-adjustment of annual tornado reports and objective identification of extreme tornado reports. Preprints, 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD. (PDF)
  38. Lengyel, M. M., H. E. Brooks, R. L. Holle, and M. A. Cooper, 2005: Lightning casualties and their proximity to surrounding cloud-to-ground lightning. Preprints, 14th Symp. on Education, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD, Paper P1.35.
  39. Verbout, S. M., L. M. Leslie, H. E. Brooks, D. M. Schultz, and D. J. Karoly, 2005: Tornado outbreaks associated with land-falling tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Basin. Preprints, Sixth Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, San Diego, CA, American Meteorological Society, Conference CD, Paper 7.1.