Jill Hardy

M.S. Candidate

M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2011-present

B.S. Geological Sciences, University of Southern California, 2007-2011

Research Interests

Probabilistic flash flood forecasting

Incorporating stormscale NWP ensembles into hydrologic models

Research Experience

NSF Graduate Fellow, University of Oklahoma (June 2012-present)

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma (January 2012-present)

NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, NOAA/NSSL (May 2009-May 2011)

Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fellow, Univ. of Southern California (August 2010-May 2011)

Research Grants and Awards

2012 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

2009 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship

Fall 2010, Spring 2011 USC Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship


Journal Papers

  1. Marsh, Patrick T., John S. Kain, Valliappa Lakshmanan, Adam J. Clark, Nathan M. Hitchens, Jill Hardy, 2012: A Method for Calibrating Deterministic Forecasts of Rare Events. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 531–538. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-11-00074.1

Conference Presentations & Papers

  1. Hardy, J. D., J. J. Gourley, J. S. Kain, A. Clark, D. R. Novak, and Y. Hong, 2013: Probabilistic Flash Flood Forecasting using Stormscale Ensembles. in Symposium on the Role of Statistical Methods on Weather and Climate Prediction, Austin, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 874.
  2. Hardy, J. D., J. S. Kain, D. R. Novak, J. J. Gourley and M. E. Pyle, 2011: Evaluating probabilistic precipitation forecasts from convection-allowing NWP models. in 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Contact Information

E-MAIL: jill [dot] hardy [at] ou [dot] edu

OFFICE ADDRESS: National Weather Center, Room 4730. 120 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73072 USA