References that apply to QPF
Brooks, H. E. and D. J. Stensrud, 2000: Climatology of heavy rain events in the United States from hourly precipitation observations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 128, 1194-12001.
Carter, G. M. and T. M. Graziano, 2001: Restructuring the National Weather Service Quantitative Precipitation Forecast System, AMS Symposium on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts and Responses, Albuquerque, 86-90.
Carter, G. M., J. P. Dallavalle, and H. R. Glahn, 1989: Statistical forecasts based on NMC’s numerical weather prediction system. Wea. Forecasting, 4, 401-412.
Charba, J. P. 1985: Climatological relative frequencies of six-hour precipitation amounts over the conterminous United States. Preprints, 6th Conference on Hydrometeorology, Indianapolis, American Meteorological Society, 1-8.
Doswell, C. A. III, H. E. Brooks and R.A. Maddox, 1996: Flash flood forecasting: An ingredients-based methodology. Wea. Forecasting, 11, 560-581.
Hamill, T. M. and S. J. Colucci, 1998: Evaluation of Eta/RSM ensmemble probabilistic precipitation forecasts. Mon. Wea. Rev. 126, 711-724.
Fritsch, J. M., R.A. Houze, Jr., R. Adler, H. Bluestein, L. Bosart, J. Brown, F. Carr, C. Davis, R. H. Johnson, N. Junker, Y. -H. Kuo, S. Rutledge, J. Smith, Z. Toth, J. W. Wilson, E. Zipser, D. Zrnic, 1998: Meeting summary, Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting: Report of the Eighth Prospectus Team, U. S. Weather Research Program. Bull. Amer. Soc., 79, 285-299.
Johns, R. H., and C. A. Doswell III, 1992: Severe local storms forecasting. Wea. Forecasting, 7, 588-612.
Kelsch, M., E. Caporali and L. G. Lanza, 2001, Hydrometeorology of flash floods. Coping with Flash Floods, E. Grundfest and J. Handmer, Eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers, 19-35.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1999: The Modernized end-to-end forecast process for quantitative precipitation information: hydrometeorological requirements, scientific issues and service concepts. U.SNational Weather Service, Office of Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD, 187 pp..