Multiscale Structure and Evolution of an Oklahoma Winter Precipitation Event

  title={Multiscale Structure and Evolution of an Oklahoma Winter Precipitation Event},
  author={Robert J. Trapp and David M. Schultz and Alexander V. Ryzhkov and Ronald L. Holle},
  journal={Monthly Weather Review},
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