FLASH project development has been an active collaboration between members of the Stormscale Hydrometeorology and Hydromodeling Groups of the National Severe Storms Laboratory and the HyDROS Lab at the University of Oklahoma.


  • Jonathan J. Gourley

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    Project Principal Investigator

  • Yang Hong

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    Project Co-Principal Investigator

  • Kenneth Howard

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    Project Co-Principal Investigator

  • Brian Kaney

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    Web Design & Product Delivery

  • Pierre Kirstetter

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  • Xianwu Xue

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    IT Support

  • Carrie Langston

    Carrie Langston
    IT Support

  • Ami Arthur

    Ami Arthur
    GIS Specialist

  • Ke Zhang

    Ke Zhang

  • Steven Martinaitis

    Ke Zhang
    Training and R2O

  • Humberto Vergara

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Current Graduate Students

  • Race Clark

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    CIMMS Logo Fellowship
    Research Topic: Development of a flash flood probability index based on meteorological, hydrologic, and societal factors

  • Zachary Flamig

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    Developer (Lead)
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    Research Topic: Use of Ensemble Framework for Flash Flood Forecasting Framework to simulate characteristics of flash flooding in the US in the 21st century

  • Jess Erlingis

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    Research Topic: Mass and energy budgets of air parcels responsible for the biggest flash flood events

  • Elizabeth Mintmire Argyle

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    Research Topic: Human factors analysis in impact-specific flash flood products

  • Manabendra Saharia

    Research Topic: Space-time and geomorphological characteristics of flash floods in the US

  • Galateia Terti

    Research Topic: Development of impact-specific flash flood products from natural hazard forecasts, GIS, and dynamic vulnerability

  • Ben Toms



  • Martin Calianno

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    Current Affiliation: MeteoSwiss

  • Lilly Rose Lagadec

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    Current Affiliation: SNCF, Paris, France

  • Gina Hodges

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    Current Affiliation: Devon Energy

  • Jill Hardy

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    Current Affiliation: WDTB

  • Marusa Spitalar

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    Current Affiliation: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Thibaut Wassner

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    Current Affiliation: l’École des Mines d’Alès, Alès, France

  • Pauline Jaunet

    Current Affiliation: MeteoFrance

  • Maria Moreno

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  • Marine Giroud

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  • Brandon Smith

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    Current Affiliation: NSSL


  • Manos Anagnostou

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    University of Connecticut

  • Isabelle Ruin

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    Laboratoire d’étude des Transferts en Hydrologie et Environnement, France

  • Ed Clark

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    National Weather Service

  • Frederick Policelli

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Celine Lutoff

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    Universite de Grenoble, France

If you are interested in research collaboration, graduate research opportunities, or post-doc positions on a topic related to FLASH or stormscale hydrometeorology in general, please feel free to contact us. We welcome new investigators, especially those with unique insights and interdisciplinary research experience.