Abridged CV


Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, 2016
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

M.S., Atmospheric Science, 2012
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

B.S., Meteorology and Geography, 2009
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

Research Interests

Mesoscale meteorology, severe weather climatology, climate variability and change, subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction, high-resolution numerical modeling of convective storms, regional climate modeling

Professional Work Experience

2019-present: Research Scientist, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK

2018-2019: Research Scientist, CIMMS/SPC, Norman, OK

2017-2018: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2017: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Purdue Climate Change Research Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2016-2017 : Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL


In preparation

Hoogewind, K. A., V. A. Gensini, D. E. Miller, R. J. Trapp, and H. E. Brooks: Subseasonal Predictability of Multiday Tornado and Hail Events. Submission target: Mon. Wea. Rev.

Hoogewind, K. A., H. E. Brooks, V. A. Gensini, and P. T. Marsh: On the Relationship between Temperature Anomalies and U.S. Tornado Activity. Submission target: J. Appl.Meteor. Climatol.

Hoogewind, K. A., V. A. Gensini, P. S. Skinner, and H. E. Brooks: Reconstructing Historical Extreme Events in a Convection-allowing Model Ensemble Framework from the Twentieth Century Reanalysis: A Case Study of the “Great Blue Norther” of 1911.


Potvin, C. K., P. S. Skinner, K. A. Hoogewind, M. L. Flora, A. E. Reinhart, A. J. Clark, J. R.Carley, J. A. Gibbs, and M. C. Coniglio: Assessing Systematic Impacts of Physics Schemes inthe NOAA Warn-on-Forecast System. Submitted to Mon. Wea. Rev.


Hoogewind, K. A., D. R. Chavas, B. A. Schenkel, and M. E. O’Neill, 2019: Exploring Controls on Tropical Cyclone Count Through the Geography of Environmental Favorability. J. Climate. In press.

*Trapp, R. J., K. A. Hoogewind, and S. Lasher-Trapp, 2019: Future changes in hail occurrence in the United States determined through convection-permitting dynamical downscaling. J. Climate. 32, 5493-5509, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0740.1. *Paper of Note, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, September 2019

Trapp, R. J., and K. A. Hoogewind, 2018: Exploring a possible connection between U.S. tornado activity and Arctic sea ice. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science. 1, 14 pp, doi:10.1038/s41612-018-0025-9.

Hoogewind, K. A., M. E. Baldwin, and R. J. Trapp, 2017: The Impact of Climate Change on Hazardous Convective Storms in the United States: Insight from High-Resolution Dynamical Downscaling. J. Climate. 30, 10081–10100, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0885.1.

Trapp, R. J. and K. A. Hoogewind, 2016: The Realization of Extreme Tornadic Storm Events under Future Anthropogenic Climate Change. J. Climate. 29, 5251–5265, doi:10.1175/633 JCLI-D-15-0623.