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Analysis of extreme precipitation events in southern Nevada

Darryl Randerson

Analysis of extreme precipitation events in southern Nevada

by Darryl Randerson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Research Laboratories, Air Resources Laboratory in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Nevada -- Measurement.,
  • Precipitation (Meteorology) -- Nevada -- Observations.,
  • Thunderstorms -- Nevada -- Observations.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExtreme precipitation events in southern Nevada.
    StatementDarryl Randerson.
    SeriesNOAA technical memorandum ERL ARL -- 221.
    ContributionsAir Resources Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 94 p.
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17696166M

    The amount of precipitation Western Nevada receives in the coming decades could remain the same, but more will fall as rain and the snowpack will melt earlier in the season. And while the average amount may not change significantly, precipitation will come and go in more extreme weather : Anne Knowles. Dettinger, M.D., Hydrometeorological aspects of the New Years Flood in Yosemite Valley, California-Lessons for global change. NCAR/ACACIA Extreme Precipitation Workshop, March (Click here for personal-use pdf file).

    Analysis of Major Storms in Southern California () Taylor, George H. Improved Tools for Estimating Extreme Floods () Using Synoptic Climatology and the PRISM Model to Improve Precipitation Assessment and Prediction () Using PRISM Climate Grids and GIS for Extreme Precipitation Mapping () Tomlinson, Edward. Category: Precipitation Event Ap CW3E Event Summary: April Ap CW3E Publication Notice: Quantifying the Spatial Variability of a Snowstorm Using Differential Airborne Lidar April 7, CW3E AR Update: 7 April Summary April 4, CW3E AR Update: 3 April Outlook Ma CW3E Event Summary: .

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Extreme Storm team has been tasked with cataloging major historic precipitation events (those that have occurred after current Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP) reports were developed), performing site specific PMP studies, and updating Corps guidance for hypothetical storm analysis. (3) use several of the extreme events as input to the well-tested watershedmodelKINEROS2(Goodrich etal;Kennedyetal. ) on a small gauged subwatershed of the WGEW, where the extreme rainfall events were not observed, to simulate peak runoff rates and event runoff volumes and compare them to observed run-off at this small .


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Analysis of extreme precipitation events in southern Nevada by Darryl Randerson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Analysis of extreme precipitation events in southern Nevada. [Darryl Randerson; Air Resources Laboratory (U.S.)]. The objective of this paper is to assess how these extreme events relate to modes of climatic variability such as El Nino–Southern Oscillation, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and the North.

Analysis of Extreme Precipitation Events over Central Plateau of American Journal of Climate Change,5, Published Online Sept ember i n S ciR es. The present paper aims of computing climatology and trend analysis of occurrence and intensity of extreme events of precipitation in subregions of Northeast Brazil (NEB).

We used daily rainfall data of rain gauges collected from the hydrometeorological network managed by the National Water Agency during to and used quantiles technique in order to Cited by: Trends in Extreme Precipitation Events for the Northeastern United States three major extreme precipitation events (October,May,and April, )2 (Table 1).

As this report goes to press, Examining recent trends in extreme precipitation events of differentFile Size: 2MB. Recently, however, the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme rainfall events in New York has resulted in damage to our communities, businesses, and natural systems.

Of additional concern, the best-available scientifi c projections of precipitation trends suggest that extreme rainfall events will continue into the future – more of. Synoptic Scale Influences on Increasing Summertime Extreme Precipitation Events in the Northeastern United States Global Modeling and Assimilation Office NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 4 Tropical cyclones are known to cause the most intense extreme precipitation events in the Northeast (Konrad, ).

Journal of Hydrology, () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam [2] STABLE ISOTOPIC STUDY OF PRECIPITATION AND SPRING DISCHARGE IN SOUTHERN NEVADA NEIL L.

INGRAHAMa, BRADLEY F. LYLESb, ROGER L. JACOBSONa and JOHN W. HESSa Water Resources Center, Desert Research Institute, Chandler Avenue, Las Cited by: A WES ANALYSIS OF THE GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK NEVADA HEAVY SNOW EVENT, JANUARYSteven L. Apfel and Timothy E. Sedlock WFO Elko, Nevada Introduction Overnight on Friday, 30 January, and on the morning of Saturday, 31 January, heavy snow fell over east central Nevada at Great Basin National Park (GBNP).

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from to for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Nevada, Reno Area, Central Nevada and Northern Nevada. Southern Nevada. periods of extreme precipitation events become shorter under the higher radiative forcing scenarios by the end of the 21st century, but the pattern of changes in extreme precipitation properties varies with different regions and different models (Sillmann et al.,b;Kharin et al.,).

One might ex-Cited by: 4. These extreme precipitation events pose a risk to dams, levees and canals, few of which have been tested against intense storms such as those that. A sensitivity analysis is performed to study how return periods for extreme precipitation events might be affected by climate change.

Both because of the long life of many engineered systems and because of the uncertainty about changes in precipitation, it is unrealistic to necessarily expect a design value to be revised in anticipation of Cited by:   A climatology of EPEs in the SEUS during –11 was constructed using the NCEP stage-IV multisensor precipitation dataset.

The stage-IV analysis is generated in real time with a combination of radar and rain gauge reports and comprises a continuous time series of high-resolution (~4 km) precipitation observations over the entire conterminous United States Cited by: The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from to for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Nevada, Reno Area, Central Nevada and Northern Nevada.

Southern Nevada. Weather Synopsis. As is often the case with many record-breaking precipitation events across the west coast, a strong and long-lasting “pineapple express” pattern developed over the eastern Pacific during the middle half of Februarywhich ended up producing anywhere from 50 to over % of total annual precipitation for many locations in California and Nevada.

Furthermore—and most importantly—there are definable synoptic signals that separate moderate from extreme flooding events at least 48 h prior to the heaviest leeside rainfall.

This paper is the first of a series of papers that will investigate winter-season storms that produce heavy leeside precipitation in the Sierra by:   A changing climate leads to changes in the frequency, intensity, spatial extent, duration, and timing of extreme weather and climate events, and can result in unprecedented extreme weather and climate events.

Changes in extremes can be linked to changes in the mean, variance or shape of probability distributions, or all of these (Figure SPM.3). Extreme precipitation events have produced more rain and become more common since the s in many regions of the world, including much of the United States.

In the U.S., the Midwest and Northeast have seen the strongest increases in heavy precipitation events. Scientists expect these trends to continue as the planet continues to warm. The amount of precipitation Northern Nevada receives in the coming decades could remain the same, but more will fall as rain and snowpack will runoff earlier in the season.

And while the average amount may not change significantly, precipitation will come and go in more extreme weather events. “Think of the last eight years, very dry and very Author: Anne Knowles. Scientists have found that extreme precipitation events in California should become more frequent as the Earth's climate warms over this century.

The researchers developed a new technique that.Heavy Precipitation Event California and Nevada December 16 - 23, Navigation: General Summary | Precipitation | Weather Synopsis | Hydrologic Impacts General Summary.

In the span of one week, a series of mid-December storms in rapid succession rather quickly discredited climate predictions of a drier-than-average La Niña winter in southern California, southern [email protected]{osti_, title = {Precipitation Depth-Duration-Frequency Analysis for the Nevada National Security Site and Surrounding Areas}, author = {Chen, Li and Miller, Julianne J.}, abstractNote = {Accurate precipitation frequency data are important for Environmental Management Soils Activities on the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).