Roberts, R.D., and J.W. Wilson, 2016: Nowcasting (Chapter 6; 71 pp). Forecasters’ Handbook for West Africa. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. In press.
Roberts, R. D., A. R. S. Anderson, E. Nelson, B. G. Brown, M. Pocernich, J. W. Wilson, and T. Saxen, 2012: Impacts of forecaster involvement on convective storm initiation and evolution nowcasting. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 1061-1089.
Lin, P. F., P.L. Chang, P. L. Chang, B. J.-D. Jou, J. W. Wilson, and R. D. Roberts, 2012: Objective prediction of warm season afternoon thunderstorms in northern Taiwan using a fuzzy logic approach. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 1178-1197.
Tessendorf, S. A., R. T. Bruintjes, C. Weeks, J. W. Wilson, C. A. Knight, R. D. Roberts, J. R. Peter, S. Collis, P. R. Buseck, E. Freney, M. Dixon, M. Pocernich, K. Ikeda, D. Axisa, E. Nelson, P. T. May, H. Richter, S. Piketh, R. P. Burger, L. Wilson, S. T Siems, M. Manton, R. C. Stone, A Pepler, D. R. Collins, V. N. Bringi, M. Thurai, L. Turner, and D. McRae, 2012: The Queensland cloud seeing research program. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93, 75-90.
Lin, P. F., P. L. Chang, B. J.-D. Jou, J. W. Wilson, and R. D. Roberts, 2011: Warm season afternoon thunderstorm characteristics under weak synoptic-scale forcing over Taiwan island. Wea. Forecasting, 26, 44-60.
Wilson, J. W., Y. Feng, M. Chen, and R. D. Roberts, 2010: Nowcasting challenges during the Beijing Olympics: successes, failures and implications for future nowcasting systems. Wea. Forecasting. 25, 1691-1714.
Roberts, R .D., F. Fabry, P. Kennedy, E. Nelson, J. Wilson, N. Rehak, J. Fritz, V. Chandrasekar, J. Braun, J. Sun, S. Ellis, S. Reising, T. Crum, L. Mooney, and R. Palmer, 2008: REFRACTT-2006: Real-time retrieval of high-resolution, low-level moisture fields from operational NEXRAD and research radars. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.,89, 1535-1548.
Chen, F., K. W. Manning, M. A. LeMone, S. B. Trier, J. G. Alfieri, R. Roberts, M. Tewari, D. Niyogi, T. W. Horst, S. P. Oncley,J. Basara, and P.D. Blanken, 2007: Description and evaluation of the characteristics of NCAR High Resolution Land Data Assimilation System during IHOP-02. J. Appl. Meteorology and Climate, 46, 694-713.
Roberts, R.D., D. Burgess, and M. Meister, 2006: Developing tools for nowcasting storm severity. Weather and Forecasting, 21, 540-558.
Wilson J.W., and R. D. Roberts, 2006: Summary of convective storm initiation and evolution during IHOP: Observational and modeling perspective. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 23-47.
National Research Council, 2005: Flash flood forecasting over complex terrain; with an assessment of the Sulphur Mountain NEXRAD in southern California. National Academies Press, 191 pps. Co-authors: P. Smith (Chair), A. Barros, V. Chandrasekar, G. Forbes, E. Gruntfest, W. Krajewski, T. Potter, R. Roberts (Chap. 4 and 8), M. Steiner, and R. Wakimoto)
Sharif, H., D. Yates, R. Roberts and C. Mueller, 2005: The use of an automated nowcasting system to forecast flash floods in an urban watershed. J. of Hydrometeorology, 7, 190-202.
Wilson, J. W., E. Ebert, T. Saxen, R. Roberts, C. Mueller, M. Sleigh, C. Pierce, and A. Seed, 2004 : Sydney 2000 Forecast Demonstration Project : Convective storm nowcasting. Wea. and Forecasting, 19, 131-150.
Roberts, R.D., and S. Rutledge, 2003: Nowcasting storm initiation and growth using GOES-8 and WSR-88D data. Wea. and Forecasting, 18, 562-584.
Mueller, C., T. Saxen, R. Roberts, J. Wilson, T. Betancourt, S. Dettling, N. Oien, and J. Yee, 2003: Convective Storm Nowcasting System. Wea. and Forecasting, 18, 545-561.
Roberts, R. D., and J. W. Wilson, 1995: The genesis of three non-supercell tornadoes observed with dual-Doppler radar. Mon. Wea. Rev., 123, 3408-3436.
Roberts, R.D., and J. W. Wilson, 1989: A proposed microburst nowcasting procedure using single-Doppler radar. J. Appl. Meteor., 28, 285-303.
Hjelmfelt, M. R., H. D. Oroville, R. D. Roberts, J. P. Chen, and F. J. Kopp, 1989: Observational and numerical study of a microburst line-producing storm. J. Atmos. Sci., 46, 2731-2743.
Wilson, J. W., R. D. Roberts, C. Kessinger, and J. McCarthy, 1984: Microburst wind structure and evaluation of Doppler radar for airport wind shear detection. J. Appl. Meteor., 23, 898-915.