Publications

2021

Villarini, G., W. Zhang, P. W. Miller, L. Grimley, and H. Roberts: Development of an ensemble generator of rainfall associated with tropical cyclones affecting Louisiana. International Journal of Climatology. In Press.

Miller, P. W., and J. Trepanier: Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Season with 500-hPa Temperature. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094741.

Ramseyer, C. A., and P. W. Miller: Historical trends in the trade wind inversion in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean. International Journal of Climatology, 41, 5752– 5765.

Miller, P. W., C. Reesman, M. Grossman, S. Nelson, V. Liu, and P. Wang: Marginal warming associated with a COVID-19 quarantine and its implications for disease transmission. Science of the Total Environment. 780, 146579.

Reesman, C., P. W. Miller, R. D’Antonio, K. Gilmore, B. Schott, and C. Bannan: Areal Probability of Precipitation in Moist Tropical Air Masses for the United States. Atmosphere, 12, 255.


2020

Miller, P. W., M. Williams, and T. L. Mote: Modeled Atmospheric Optical and Thermodynamic Responses to an Exceptional Trans-Atlantic Dust Outbreak. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, e2020JD032909. 

Vega, T., P. W. Miller, R. Rohli, J. Heavilin: Synoptic Climatology of Nuisance Flooding along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Coasts, USA. Natural Hazards, 105, 1281–1297.

Miller, P. W., and C. A. Ramseyer: Did the Climate Forecast System anticipate the 2015 Caribbean drought? Journal of Hydrometeorology, 21, 1245–1258.


2019

Miller, P. W., T. L. Mote, A. Kumar, and D. R. Mishra: Systematic precipitation redistribution following a strong hurricane landfall. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 139, 861–872.

Miller, P. W., A. Kumar, F. D. S. Moraes, T. L. Mote, and D. R. Mishra: Persistent hydrological consequences of Hurricane Maria in Puerto RicoGeophysical Research Letters, 46, 1413–1422. 

Miller, P. W., T. L. Mote, and C. A. Ramseyer: An empirical study of the relationship between seasonal precipitation and thermodynamic environment in Puerto Rico. Weather and Forecasting, 34, 277–288.

Ramseyer, C. A., P. W. Miller, and T. L. Mote: Future precipitation variability during the early rainfall season in El Yunque National Forest. Science of the Total Environment, 661, 326–336.


2018

Miller, P. W., T. L. Mote, C. A. Ramseyer, A. E. Van Buesekom, M. Scholl, and G. Gonzalez: A 42-yr Assessment of Cloud Base Height in the Luquillo Mountains of Eastern Puerto Rico. Climate Research, 76, 87–94.

Miller, P. W., and T. L. Mote: The algorithmic detection of pulse thunderstorms within a large, mostly nonsevere sample. Meteorological Applications, 24, 629–641. 

Miller, P. W., and T. L. Mote: Characterizing severe weather potential in synoptically weakly forced thunderstorm environmentsNatural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, 1261–1277.


2017

Mote, T. L., C. A. Ramseyer, and P. W. Miller: The Saharan Air Layer as an early rainfall season suppressant in the eastern Caribbean: The 2015 Puerto Rico drought event. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 10966–10982.

Miller, P. W., and T. L. Mote: A climatology of weakly forced and pulse thunderstorms in the Southeast United States. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56, 3017–3033. 

Miller, P. W., and T. L. Mote: Standardizing the definition of a “pulse” thunderstorm. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98, 905–913. 

Mattingly, K. S., P. L. Seymour, and P. W. Miller: Estimates of extreme rainfall frequency in urban areas derived from spatially dense rain gauge observations. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107, 1499–1518.

Debbage, N., P. W. Miller, S. E. Poore, K. Morano, T. L. Mote, and J. M. Shepherd: A climatology of atmospheric river interactions with the Southeastern United States coastline. International Journal of Climatology, 37, 4077–4091.

Williams, C. A., P. W. Miller, A. W. Black, and J. A. Knox: Throwing caution to the wind: National Weather Service wind products as perceived by a weather-salient sample. Journal of Operational Meteorology, 5, 103–120.

Grundstein, A. J., J. M. Shepherd, P. W. Miller, and S. E. Sarnat: The role of mesoscale-convective processes in explaining the 21 November 2016 epidemic thunderstorm asthma in Melbourne, Australia. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56, 1337–1343. 


2016

Miller, P. W., A. W. Black, C. A. Williams, and J. A. Knox: Quantitative assessment of human wind speed overestimation. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 55, 1009–1020. 

Ellis, A. W., and P. W. Miller: The emergence of lightning in severe thunderstorm prediction and the possible contributions from spatial science. Geography Compass, 10, 192–206.

Miller, P. W., A. W. Black, C. A. Williams, and J. A. Knox: Maximum wind gusts associated with human-reported nonconvective wind events and a comparison to current warning issuance criteria. Weather and Forecasting, 31, 451–465. 


2015

Miller, P. W., A. W. Ellis, and S. Keighton: Spatial distribution of lightning associated with low-shear thunderstorm environments in the central Appalachians region. Physical Geography, 36, 127–141. 

Miller, P. W., A. W. Ellis, and S. Keighton: The utility of total lightning trends in diagnosing single-cell thunderstorm severity: Examples from the central Appalachians region. Journal of Operational Meteorology, 3, 82–98.

Miller, P. W., A. W. Ellis, and S. Keighton: A preliminary assessment of using spatiotemporal lightning patterns for a binary classification of thunderstorm mode. Weather and Forecasting, 30, 38–56.