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Annane, B., B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, R. Hoffman, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, 2018: A study of the HWRF analysis and forecast impact of realistically simulated CYGNSS observations assimilated at scalar wind speeds and as VAM wind vectors. Mon. Weather Rev., 146, 2221-2236, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-17-0240.1.

Leidner, S.M., B. Annane, B. McNoldy, R. Hoffman, and R. Atlas, 2018: Variational analysis of simulated ocean surface winds from the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) and evaluation using a regional OSSE. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 35, 1571-1584, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-17-0136.1.

McNoldy, B. D., B. Annane, S. Majumdar, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, and R. Atlas, 2017: Impact of assimilating CYGNSS data on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framework. Marine Tech. Soc. J., 51, 7-15, doi:10.4031/MTSJ.51.1.1.

Otkin, J. A., W. E. Lewis, A. Lenzen, B. D. McNoldy, and S. J. Majumdar, 2017: Assessing the accuracy of the cloud and water vapor fields in the Hurricane WRF (HWRF) model using satellite infrared brightness temperatures. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 2027-2046, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-16-0354.1.

Trumbo, C., L. Peek, M. Meyer, H. Marlatt, E. Gruntfest, B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2016: A cognitive-affective scale for hurricane risk perception. Risk Analysis, 36, 14pp., doi:10.1111/risa.12575.

Williams, G. J., R. K. Taft, B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2013: Shock-like structures in the tropical cyclone boundary layer. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 5, 16pp., doi:10.1002/jame.20028.

Hendricks, E. A., B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2012: Observed inner-core structural variability in Hurricane Dolly (2008). Mon. Weather Rev., 140, 4066-4077, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00018.1.

Musgrave, K. D., R. K. Taft, J. L. Vigh, B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2012: Time evolution of the intensity and size of tropical cyclones. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 4, 15pp., doi:10.1029/2011MS000104.

Lindsey, D. T., B. D. McNoldy, Z. O. Finch, D. S. Henderson, D. G. Lerach, R. B. Seigel, J. M. Steinweg-Woods, E. A. Stuckmeyer, G. J. Williams, D. T. Van Cleave, and M. E. Woloszyn, 2011: A high wind statistical prediction model for the Northern Front Range of Colorado. Electron. J. Oper. Meteorol., 2011-EJ3, 24pp.

Schubert, W. H., and B. D. McNoldy, 2010: Application of the concepts of Rossby length and Rossby depth to tropical cyclone dynamics. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 2, 13pp., doi:10.3894/JAMES.2010.2.7.

Hendricks, E. A., W. H. Schubert, S. R. Fulton, and B. D. McNoldy, 2010: Spontaneous-adjustment emission of inertia-gravity waves by unsteady vortical motion in the hurricane core. Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 136, 537-548, doi:10.1002/qj.547.

Pielke Sr., R. A., K. E. Wolter, O. A. Bliss, N. J. Doesken, and B. D. McNoldy, 2007: July 2005 Denver heat wave: How unusual was it?. Natl. Weather Dig., 31, 24-35.

Johnson, R. H., P. E. Ciesielski, B. D. McNoldy, P. J. Rogers, and R. K. Taft, 2007: Multiscale variability of the flow during the North American Monsoon Experiment. J. Climate, 20, 1628-1648, doi:10.1175/JCLI4087.1.

Schubert, W. H., C. M. Rozoff, J. L. Vigh, B. D. McNoldy, and J. P. Kossin, 2007: On the distribution of subsidence in the hurricane eye. Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 133, 595-605.

Rozoff, C. M., W. H. Schubert, B. D. McNoldy, and J. P. Kossin, 2006: Rapid filamentation zones in intense tropical cyclones. J. Atmos. Sci., 63, 325-340, doi:10.1175/JAS3595.1.

McNoldy, B. D., 2004: Triple eyewall in Hurricane Juliette. B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 85, 1663-1666.

Bordoni, S., P. E. Ciesielski, R. H. Johnson, B. D. McNoldy, and B. Stevens, 2004: The low-level circulation of the North American Monsoon as revealed by QuikSCAT. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L10109, doi:10.1029/2004GL020009.

McNoldy, B. D., P. E. Ciesielski, W. H. Schubert, and R. H. Johnson, 2004: Surface winds, divergence, and vorticity in stratocumulus regions using QuikSCAT and reanalysis winds. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L08304, doi:10.1029/2004GL019768.

McNoldy, B. D., A. Cheng, Z. A. Eitzen, R. W. Moore, J. J. Persing, K. Schaefer, and W. H. Schubert, 2003: Design and construction of an affordable rotating table for classroom demonstrations of geophysical fluid dynamics principles. B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 84, 1827-1834.

Prieto, R., B. D. McNoldy, S. R. Fulton, and W. H. Schubert, 2003: A classification of binary tropical-cyclone-like vortex interactions. Mon. Weather Rev., 131, 2656-2666.

Kossin, J. P., B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2002: Vortical swirls in hurricane eye clouds. Mon. Weather Rev., 130, 3144-3149.

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Annane, B., S. M. Leidner, B. D. McNoldy, R. Atlas, S. J. Majumdar, and R. N. Hoffman, 2019: Forecast impact experiments to optimize utilization of CYGNSS wind observations. Preprints, IGARSS 2019, Yokohama, Japan.

Ge, J. Y., D. S. Nolan, and B. D. McNoldy, 2019: A detailed dataset of surface winds over Puerto Rico from a WRF simulation of Hurricane Maria (2017). Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 99th Ann. Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Knievel, J. C., D. S. Nolan, G. H. Bryan, B. D. McNoldy, J. A. Hlywiak, J. Y. Ge, E. A. Hendricks, R. Rotunno, and C. M. Rozoff, 2018: Toward better simulations of hurricane winds in urban canopies. Preprints, AGU 51st Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C.

McNoldy, B. D., C. S. Velden, and S. J. Majumdar, 2018: An evaluation of satellite-derived atmospheric motion vectors (AMV) characteristics in tropical cyclones using TCI HDSS dropsondes. Preprints, AMS 33rd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Dunion, J. P., C. D. Thorncroft, C. S. Velden, and B. D. McNoldy, 2018: The TC diurnal cycle: The landfall before the landfall. Preprints, AMS 33rd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Annane, B., S. M. Leidner, B. D. McNoldy, R. Atlas, S. J. Majumdar, and R. N. Hoffman, 2018: Impact of CYGNSS data on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts using the operational HWRF. Preprints, AMS 33rd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Kedzuf, N. J., P. Zuidema, and B. D. McNoldy, 2018: Seasonal variability and trends of the Miami urban heat island. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 98th Ann. Meeting, Austin, TX.

Annane, B., S. M. Leidner, S. J. Majumdar, B. D. McNoldy, R. N. Hoffman, R. Atlas, J. A. Sippel, and Z. Zhang, 2018: Impact of CYGNSS wind speeds and variational analysis wind vectors on HWRF analyses and forecasts. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 22nd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Austin, TX.

Leidner, S. M., S. J. Majumdar, B. D. McNoldy, R. N. Hoffman, and R. Atlas, 2018: CYGNSS gridded global wind vectors: Variational analysis with GFS backgrounds. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 22nd Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Austin, TX.

Majumdar, S. J., B. D. McNoldy, B. Annane, S. M. Leidner, R. Atlas, and R. N. Hoffman, 2017: Evaluation of the impact of synthetic CYGNSS wind speed data on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE. Preprints, OFCM 71st Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., Miami, FL.

Annane, B., S. M. Leidner, B. D. McNoldy, R. N. Hoffman, and R. Atlas, 2017: Assimilation of CYGNSS ocean surface winds in HWRF: Preparing for post-launch assessment of impact on hurricane analyses and forecasts. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 97th Ann. Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Annane, B, B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, R. N. Hoffman, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, 2017: Impact of simulated CYGNSS ocean surface winds on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framwork. Preprints, AMS 21st Conf. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.

Annane, B, B. D. McNoldy, S. M. Leidner, J. Degado, R. Atlas, S. J. Majumdar, and J. Garrison, 2016: Impact of CYGNSS data on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framwork. Preprints, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

McNoldy, B. D., B. Annane, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, 2016: Evaluation of the impact of CYGNSS wind speed data on tropical cyclone structure analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE. Preprints, AMS 32nd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, PR.

Annane, B., B. D. McNoldy, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, 2016: Impact of CYGNSS data on hurricane analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framework. Preprints, AMS 32nd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, PR.

Musgrave, K. D., M. DeMaria, and B. D. McNoldy, 2016: Global expansion of a statistical-dynamical ensemble for tropical cyclone intensity prediction. Preprints, AMS 32nd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, PR.

Otkin, J., W. E. Lewis, A. L. Lenzen, B. D. McNoldy, and S. J. Majumdar, 2016: Evaluation of microphysics and cumulus parameterization schemes in the HWRF model using satellite observations. Preprints, AMS 32nd Conf. on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, PR.

McNoldy, B. D., B. Annane, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, R. Atlas, S. J. Majumdar, M. Leidner, and R. Hoffman, 2016: Impact of CYGNSS data on tropical cyclone analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framework. Preprints, AMS 20th Conf. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, New Orleans, LA.

McNoldy, B. D., B. Annane, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, 2015: Impact of CYGNSS data on hurricane analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framework. Preprints, OFCM 69th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., Jacksonville, FL.

Annane, B. B. D. McNoldy, J. Delgado, L. Bucci, R. Atlas, and S. J. Majumdar, 2015: Impact of CYGNSS data on hurricane analyses and forecasts in a regional OSSE framework. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 95th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

McNoldy, B. D., E. A. Hendricks, E. D. Rappin, S. J. Majumdar, D. S. Nolan, and J. D. Doyle, 2014: Further development and applications of an efficient and configurable vortex initialization technique. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 31st Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA.

Abarca, S. F., Y. T. Yang, H.-C. Kuo, B. D. McNoldy, and M. T. Montgomery, 2014: Tertiary eyewalls: Observations and boundary layer response. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 31st Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA.

Atlas, R., T. Vukicevic, L. Bucci, B. Annane, A. Aksoy, S. J. Majumdar, D. S. Nolan, and B. D. McNoldy, 2014: Observing system simulation experiments to evaluate the potential impact of proposed observing systems on hurricane prediction. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 94th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

McNoldy, B. D., E. D. Rappin, D. S. Nolan, S. J. Majumdar, 2013: A highly configurable vortex initialization method for tropical cyclones. Preprints, OFCM 67th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., College Park, MD.

Musgrave, K. D., M. DeMaria, B. D. McNoldy, Y. Jin, and M. Fiorino, 2013: Further development of a statistical ensemble for tropical cyclone intensity prediction. Preprints, OFCM 67th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., College Park, MD.

Trumbo, C. W., L. Peek, M. Lueck, H. Marlatt, B. D. McNoldy, E. Gruntfest, and W. H. Schubert, 2012: A multi-dimensional examination of hurricane preparedness and evacuation intention. Preprints, Soc. Risk Anal. 32nd Ann. Meeting, San Fransisco, CA.

Trumbo, C. W., L. Peek, M. Lueck, H. Marlatt, and B. D. McNoldy, 2012: Beyond the cone of uncertainty: Effect of alternate hurricane forecast maps on evacuation intent. Preprints, Soc. Risk Anal. 32nd Ann. Meeting, San Fransisco, CA.

McNoldy, B. D., K. D. Musgrave, and M. DeMaria, 2012: Diagnostics and verification of the tropical cyclone environment in regional models. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 30th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Musgrave, K. D., B. D. McNoldy, and M. DeMaria, 2012: Creation of a statistical ensemble for tropical cyclone intensity prediction. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 30th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Williams, G. J., R. K. Taft, B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2012: Shock-like structures in the tropical cyclone boundary layer. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 30th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Musgrave, K. D., M. DeMaria, B. D. McNoldy, Y. Jin, and M. Fiorino, 2012: Creation of a statistical ensemble for tropical cyclone intensity prediction. Preprints, OFCM 66th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., Charleston, SC.

Taheri, J. R., M. D. Frederick, B. D. McNoldy, and W. H. Schubert, 2012: A comparison of model precipitation forecasts for Hurricane Ida (2009). Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 26th Conf. on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA.

Musgrave, K. D., M. DeMaria, B. D. McNoldy, and R. T. DeMaria, 2011: On the display of tropical cyclone model ensemble structure information. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 91st Ann. Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Marlatt, H., C. W. Trumbo, L. Peek, M. Lueck, E. Gruntfest, B. D. McNoldy, W. H. Schubert, 2011: Dynamics of hurricane risk perception. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 91st Ann. Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Trumbo, C. W., L. Peek, B. D. McNoldy, W. H. Schubert, E. Gruntfest, H. Marlatt, and M. Lueck, 2011: Dynamics of hurricane risk perception. Preprints, Engineering Research and Innovation Conf., Atlanta, GA., Nat'l Sci. Found.

Trumbo, C. W., H. Marlatt, L. Peek, M. Lueck, B. D. McNoldy, W. H. Schubert, E. Gruntfest, and J. Demuth, 2010: Changes in risk perception for hurricane evacuation among gulf coast residents, 2006-2008. Preprints, Soc. for Risk Anal. 30th Ann. Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

McNoldy, B. D., M. DeMaria, V. Tallapragada, and T. Marchok, 2010: HWRF performance diagnostics from the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 29th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Tucson, AZ.

Schubert, W. H., and B. D. McNoldy, 2010: The concepts of Rossby length and Rossby depth and their application to hurricane dynamics. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 29th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Tucson, AZ.

Hendricks, E. A., W. H. Schubert, S. R. Fulton, and B. D. McNoldy, 2009: Spontaneous inertia-gravity wave radiation from unsteady vortical motion in the hurricane core. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 17th Conf. on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Stowe, VT.

DeMaria, M., and B. D. McNoldy, 2009: Statistical evaluation of the response of intensity to large-scale forcing in the 2008 operational HWRF model. Preprints, Tropical Cyclone Model Diagnostics Workshop, Miami, FL.

Masarik, M. T., W. H. Schubert, and B. D. McNoldy, 2007: Potential vorticity aspects of the MJO. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 87th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

McNoldy, B. D., R. H. Johnson, and P. E. Ciesielski, 2006: Diurnal cycle of sea surface winds and temperatures during NAME 2004. Preprints, 1st Climate Prediction Program for the Americas Workshop, Tucson, AZ, Nat'l. Atmos. & Ocean. Admin.

McNoldy, B. D., P. E. Ciesielski, and R. H. Johnson, 2006: Diurnal cycle of sea surface winds and temperatures during the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 27th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Monterey, CA.

Schubert, W. H., R. K. Taft, C. M. Rozoff, B. D. McNoldy, J. P. Kossin, and S. R. Fulton, 2006: Potential vorticity rings and eye subsidence. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 27th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Monterey, CA.

Rogers, P. J., R. H. Johnson, P. E. Ciesielski, and B. D. McNoldy, 2005: An Observational Analysis of Two Gulf Surge Events During the 2004 North American Monsoon Experiment. Preprints, Nat'l. Atmos. & Ocean. Admin. 30th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, State College, PA.

Johnson, R. H., P. J. Rogers, P. E. Ciesielski, B. D. McNoldy and R. K. Taft, 2005: Gulf surges, the diurnal cycle, and convective outflows as revealed by the NCAR ISSs in NAME. Preprints, NAME Data Analysis Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico.

McNoldy, B. D., M. D. Eastin, C. M. Rozoff, and W. H. Schubert, 2004: Multiple eyewall structure of Hurricane Juliette 2001. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 26th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Miami Beach, FL.

Rozoff, C. M., W. H. Schubert, B. D. McNoldy, and J. P. Kossin, 2004: Rapid filamentation zones in intense tropical cyclones. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 26th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Miami Beach, FL.

McNoldy, B. D., W. H. Schubert, and J. P. Kossin, 2002: A multi-platform view of Hurricane Erin. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA.

Schubert, W. H., B. D. McNoldy, R. Prieto, J. Vigh, S. R. Fulton, and R. M. Zehr, 2002: A case study of tropical cyclone merger. Preprints, Amer. Met. Soc. 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Diego, CA.

Kossin, J. P., W. H. Schubert, and B. D. McNoldy, 2002: Hurricane near-core mixing processes: A mechanism for intensification? Preprints, OFCM 56th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conf., New Orleans, LA.

McNoldy, B. D., and T. H. Vonder Haar, 2000: A preliminary observational study of hurricane eyewall mesovortices. Preprints, AGU 33rd Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA

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