Impact of tropical cyclones on regional extreme weather and climate

Tropical cyclones (TCs) are one of the extreme weather systems that can bring heavy rainfall, intensified surface winds and damaging surges. It is therefore crucial to examine how TCs will impact regional extreme weather and climate in the projected warming world.

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Liu, M., Smith, J. A., Yang, L., & Vecchi, G. A. (2022). Tropical Cyclone Flooding in the Carolinas, Journal of Hydrometeorology, 23(1), 53-70. do:10.1175/JHM-D-21-0113.1

Liu, M., Vecchi, G.A., Smith, J.A. et al. Causes of large projected increases in hurricane precipitation rates with global warming. npj Clim Atmos Sci 2, 38 (2019). doi:10.1038/s41612-019-0095-3

Liu, M.,  Vecchi, G. A.,  Smith, J. A.,  Murakami, H.,  Gudgel, R., &  Yang, X. (2018).  Towards dynamical seasonal forecast of extratropical transition in the North Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters,  45, 12,602– 12,609. doi:10.1029/2018GL079451

Liu, M., Vecchi, G. A., Smith, J. A., & Murakami, H. (2018). Projection of Landfalling–Tropical Cyclone Rainfall in the Eastern United States under Anthropogenic Warming, Journal of Climate31(18), 7269-7286. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0747.1

Liu, M., Vecchi, G. A., Smith, J. A., & Murakami, H. (2017). The Present-Day Simulation and Twenty-First-Century Projection of the Climatology of Extratropical Transition in the North Atlantic, Journal of Climate, 30(8), 2739-2756. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0352.1