Kim Hoogewind


Forecast, Assessment & Social Science Team (FASST)

Job Title:Research Scientist


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Kim is a Research Scientist with CIWRO/NSSL and serves as the CIWRO team lead or the Forecast Applications and Social Science Team in the Forecast Research and Development Division of NSSL. Her research broadly encompasses severe convective storms and climate, which includes severe weather climatology, climate variability and change, subseasonal-to-seasonal predictability, and reconstructions of historical tornado outbreaks using convection-allowing models.

Degree (Ph.D, M.S, B.A, etc.) Major Subject University or College Name Year (YYYY) (optional)
Ph.D. Atmospheric Science Purdue University 2016
M.S. Atmospheric Science Purdue University 2012
B.S. Meteorology, Geography Central Michigan University 2009
Research Interests
  • Severe Convective Storms
  • Synoptic and mesoscale meteorology
  • Climate variability and change
  • Multiscale predictability
  • Subseasonal prediction
  • Convection-allowing modeling
  • Regional Climate Modeling
Professional Activities
  • American Meteorological Society member
  • Associate Editor, Weather and Forecasting, American Meteorological Society
Honors & Awards
Award Name Year
Outstanding Reviewer for AGU Geophysical Research Letters 2022
Selected Publications

Clark, A. J., I. L. Jirak, B. T. Gallo, K. H. Knopfmeier, B. Roberts, M. Krocak, J. Vancil, K. A. Hoogewind, N. A. Dahl, E. D. Loken, D. Jahn, D. Harrison, D. Imy, P. Burke, L. Wicker, P. S. Skinner, P. L. Heinselman, P. Marsh, K. A. Wilson, A. Dean, G. J. Creager, T. A. Jones, J. Gao, Y. Wang, M. Flora, C. K. Potvin, C. A. Kerr, N. Yussouf, J. Martin, J. Guerra, B. C. Matilla, T. J. Galarneau, 2022The 2nd Real-Time, Virtual Spring Forecasting Experiment to Advance Severe Weather PredictionBulletin of the American Meteorological Society103E1114–E1116, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0239.1

Pilguj, N., M. Taszarek, J. T. Allen, K. A. Hoogewind2022Are Trends in Convective Parameters over the United States and Europe Consistent between Reanalyses and Observations?Journal of Climate35123605–3626, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-21-0135.1.

Clark, A. J., I. L. Jirak, B. T. Gallo, B. Roberts, A. R. Dean, K. H. Knopfmeier, L. J. Wicker, M. Krocak, P. S. Skinner, P. L. Heinselman, K. A. Wilson, J. Vancil, K. A. Hoogewind, N. A. Dahl, G. J. Creager, T. A. Jones, J. Gao, Y. Wang, E. D. Loken, M. Flora, C. A. Kerr, N. Yussouf, S. R. Dembek, W. Miller, J. Martin, J. Guerra, B. Matilla, D. Jahn, D. Harrison, D. Imy, M. C. Coniglio, 2021A Real-Time, Virtual Spring Forecasting Experiment to Advance Severe Weather PredictionBulletin of the American Meteorological Society102-4April 2021E814–E816, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0268.1.

Potvin, C. K., P. S. Skinner, K. A. Hoogewind, M. C. Coniglio, J. A. Gibbs, A. J. Clark, M. L. Flora, A. E. Reinhart, J. R. Carley, E. N. Smith, 2020Assessing Systematic Impacts of PBL Schemes on Storm Evolution in the NOAA Warn-on-Forecast SystemMonthly Weather Review1482567–2590, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-19-0389.1.

Taszarek, M., J. T. Allen, T. Púčik, K. A. Hoogewind, H. E. Brooks2020Severe Convective Storms across Europe and the United States. Part II: ERA5 Environments Associated with Lightning, Large Hail, Severe Wind, and TornadoesJournal of Climate3310263–10286, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0346.1.

Hoogewind, K. A., D. R. Chavas, B. A. Schenkel, and M. E. O’Neill, 2020: Exploring Controls on Tropical Cyclone Count through the Geography of Environmental Favorability. Journal of Climate, 33, 1725–1745,

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. Journal of Climate, 32, 5493–5509,

Trapp, R. J., and K. A. Hoogewind, 2018: Exploring a possible connection between U.S. tornado activity and Arctic sea ice. npj Clim. Atmos. Sci., 1, 14,

Hoogewind, K. A., M. E. Baldwin, and R. J. Trapp, 2017: The Impact of Climate Change on Hazardous Convective Weather in the United States: Insight from High-Resolution Dynamical Downscaling. Journal of Climate, 30, 10081–10100,

Trapp, R. J., and K. A. Hoogewind, 2016: The Realization of Extreme Tornadic Storm Events under Future Anthropogenic Climate Change. Journal of Climate, 29, 5251–5265,