Jessica Erlingis264606_10100222056613657_8384212_n

Ph.D. Student
School of Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma

National Weather Center (NWC)
120 David L. Boren Blvd, Rm. 4700
Norman OK 73072
(405) 325-6376


  • M.S. Environmental Engineering, Duke University, 2012
  • B.S. Meteorology, The University of Oklahoma, 2010

Research Interests

  • Flash Flood Prediction and Modeling
  • Hydroclimatology
  • Radar Meteorology


  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship
  • J.B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University
  • Pratt-Gardner Fellowship, Duke University
  • American Meteorological Society Howard T. Orville Endowed Scholarship in Meteorology
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Outstanding Performance as an Undergraduate, School of Meteorology
  • American Meteorological Society Freshman Scholarship


3Satellite PrecipitationHe, Xiaogang, Hyungjun Kim, Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, Kei Yoshimura, Eun-Chul Chang, Craig R. Ferguson, Jessica M. Erlingis, Yang Hong, and Taikan Oki, 2014: The Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in Regional Spectral Model Simulations over West Africa: Sensitivities to Resolution and Cumulus Schemes. Weather and Forecasting. doi: 10.1175/WAF-D-14-00013.1. PDF.2014
2Natural Hazards, FloodGourley, J. J., J. M. Erlingis, Y. Hong, and E. B. Wells, 2012: Evaluation of Tools Used for Monitoring and Forecasting Flash Floods in the United States. Weather and Forecasting, 27 (1), 158-173. doi: 10.1175/waf-d-10-05043.1. PDF.2012
1Natural Hazards, FloodGourley, J. J., J. M. Erlingis, T. M. Smith, K. L. Ortega and Y. Hong, 2010: Remote collection and analysis of witness reports on flash floods. Journal of Hydrology, 394 (1–2), 53-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.05.042. PDF.2010