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Lussky, Glenn R., 1983: A global-scale analysis of 30-60 day fluctuations of outgoing longwave radiation and 250 mb winds. Master’s Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Meteorology, Institute for Environmental Studies, Center for Climatic Research (IES/CCR), Madison, WI. Call Number: UW MET Publication No.83.12.L1

Lussky, Glenn R., 1984: QPFs for Arizona. NOAA/NWS Western Region Programming Note No. 37, Salt Lake City, UT, November 8, 1984, 6 pp.

Weickmann, K.M., G.R. Lussky, and J.E. Kutzbach, 1985: Intraseasonal (30-60 Day) fluctuations of outgoing longwave radiation and 250 mb streamfunction during Northern winter. Mon. Wea. Rev., 113, No. 6, 941-961.
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/1520-0493(1985)113%3C0941%3AIDFOOL%3E2.0.CO%3B2

Lussky, Glenn R., 1985: LFM underforecasts winter storm in the Southwest. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 85-02, Salt Lake City, UT, January 8, 1985, 5pp.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1985: Sunrise/Sunset. NOAA/NWS Western Region Computer Programs, August 1985.

Hamilton, Ronald S. and Glenn R. Lussky, 1985: Large scale patterns associated with major freeze episodes in the Agricultural Southwest. NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS WR-191, Salt Lake City, UT, December 1985, 32 pp.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TMs/TM-191.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1985: Terminology of Atmospheric Phenomena. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 85-48, Salt Lake City, UT, December 17, 1985, 3 pp.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: A revealing isentropic analysis. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 86-01, Salt Lake City, UT, January 7, 1986, 5 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8601.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1985: Sunrise/Sunset and Moonrise/Moonset. NOAA/NWS Western Region Computer Programs and Problems (WRCP) No. 51, January 1986.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: Barotropic Rossby Wave energy dispersion and large scale analysis. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 86-04, Salt Lake City, UT, January 28, 1986, 8 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8604.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: The MCC – An overview and case study on its impact in the western United States. NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS WR-193, March 1986, 57 pp.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TMs/TM-193.pdf

Davis S. Toronto and Glenn R. Lussky, 1986: Soaring Forecast Program. NOAA/NWS Western Region Computer Programs and Problems (WRCP) No. 36, March 1986.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: Precipitation, frontogenesis and the deformation zone. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 86-15, Salt Lake City, UT, April 15, 1986, 6 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8615.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: Clues for forecasting severe weather. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 86-22, Salt Lake City, UT, July 15, 1986, 5 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8622.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: Some west coast heavy snow events. NOAA/NWS 1986 National Winter Storm Workshop, Lowry AFB, CO., November 1986, pp. 419-467.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1986: An interesting case of differing LFM and NGM initial isotach analysis. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 86-35, Salt Lake City, UT, December 9, 1986, 4 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8635.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1987: El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events of 1986/87. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 87-02, Salt Lake City, UT, January 6, 1987, 8 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8702.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1987: Heavy rains and flooding in Montana: A case for slantwise convection. NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS WR-199, April 1987, 51 pp.
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TMs/TM-199.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1987: Assessing the status of ENSO during the summer. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 87-20, Salt Lake City, UT, June 9, 1987, 4 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8720.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1987: Water vapor imagery and lightning strike data provided best clues. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 87-29, Salt Lake City, UT, August 18, 1987, 5 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8729.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1987: What is ENSO doing now?. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 87-31, Salt Lake City, UT, August 25, 1987, 3 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8731.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1987: An obvious case of poor initialization. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 87-38, Salt Lake City, UT, September 29, 1987, 5 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8738.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1987: “Reverse” deformation zone. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 87-45, Salt Lake City, UT, November 3, 1987, 5 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8745.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1988: Spurious precipitation in the Eastern Pacific. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 88-27, Salt Lake City, UT, September 27, 1988, 4 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8827.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1989: Current issues relating to the El Nino/Southern Oscillation. NWA Digest, 14, Vol. 1, February 1989, 26-31.
http://nwafiles.nwas.org/digest/papers/1989/Vol14-Issue1-Feb1989/Pg26-Lussky.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1989: The cold episode continues. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 89-08, Salt Lake City, UT, March 7, 1989, 4 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8908.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R, 1989: The forecaster contribution to the forecast product. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 89-10, Salt Lake City, UT, April 4, 1989, 6 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8910.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1989: The current state of drought severity in the Western Region. NOAA/NWS Western Region Technical Attachment 89-14, Salt Lake City, UT, May 9, 1989, 3 pp.
https://www.weather.gov/media/wrh/online_publications/TAs/ta8914.pdf

Lussky, Glenn R., 1989: Heavy rains and flooding in Montana: A case for operational use of symmetric instability diagnosis. Wea. Forecasting, 4, 186-201.
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/1520-0434(1989)004%3C0186%3AHRAFIM%3E2.0.CO%3B2

Lussky, Glenn R. and Ronald W. Przybylinski, 1990: Some early observations using NEXRAD during convective high wind events. Preprints, 16th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Kananaskis Park, Alta, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 179-184.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1995: MSP 88D Tales #1. NOAA/NWS Central Region Technical Attachment 95-05, Kansas City, MO, March 1995, 9 pp.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1995: MSP 88D Tales #2: NOAA/NWS Central Region Technical Attachment 95-14. Kansas City, MO, July 1995, 18 pp.

Lussky, Glenn R., 1995: Physical rationale associated with various Minneapolis, Minnesota heavy snow checklist parameters. NOAA/NWS 4th National Winter Weather Workshop, Kansas City, MO., September 1995, pp. 33-1 to 33-11.

Lussky, Glenn R. and Todd C Rieck, 1999: The El Nino and its winter season effects on La Crosse, Wisconsin. Central Region Applied Research Papers No. 20. February 1999, pp. 04-1 to 04-9.

Dan A. Baumgardt, Glenn R. Lussky, and Abdulaziz M. Elfessi, 2000: Verification of the operational GOES infrared rainfall estimation technique over the Upper Midwest. 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P2.12, 4 pp.
https://ams.confex.com/ams/annual2000/webprogram/Paper10687.html

Lussky, Glenn R., 2003: A statistical analysis of Wisconsin tornado climatology. 7th Annual Des Moines NWA Severe Weather Conference.
http://www.weather.gov/media/arx/Cli8TorClimo.pdf

Barbara E. Mayes, Craig Cogil, Glenn R. Lussky, Jeffrey S. Boyne and Richard S Ryrholm, 2007: Tornado and severe weather climatology and predictability by ENSO phase in the north central U.S.: A compositing study. Preprints, 19th Conf on Climate Variability and Change, San Antonio, TX, Amer, Meteor. Soc., 5 pp.
http://www.weather.gov/media/arx/research/ensosvrwxclimatology.pdf

Barbara E. Mayes, Joshua M. Boustead, Craig Cogil, Glenn R. Lussky, Jeffrey S. Boyne and Richard S. Ryrholm, 2008: Synoptic-scale convective environment climatology by ENSO phase in the north central United States. Preprints, 33rd Annual NOAA Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Lincoln, NE, 9pp.
http://www.weather.gov/media/arx/research/ensosynopticscale.pdf

NOAA (Glenn R. Lussky, editor), 2007: Tornadoes in Southern Alabama and Georgia on March 1, 2007. NWS Service Assessment, November 2007, 33 pp.
http://www.weather.gov/media/publications/assessments/AL-GA_tornadoes07.pdf

Barbara E. Mayes, Josh M. Boustead, Craig Cogil, Glenn R. Lussky, Jeffrey S. Boyne and Richard S. Ryrholm, 2008: Synoptic-scale convective environment climatology by ENSO phase in the North Central United States. NOAA/NWS Science and Technology Infusion Climate Bulletin, 33rd Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Lincoln, NE, October 20-24, 2008, 9 pp.
http://www.weather.gov/media/arx/research/ensosynopticscale.pdf

NOAA (Glenn R. Lussky and Joe Intermill, editors), 2012: The Missouri.Souris River floods of May – August 2011. NWS Service Assessment, May 2012, 104 pp.
http://www.weather.gov/media/publications/assessments/Missouri_floods11.pdf