Katherine McKeown

Katherine McKeown

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
418 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: kem6245@psu.edu


  1. B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences -- Stony Brook University, 2019
  2. M.S. Earth Sciences -- University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2021
  3. CERT Geospatial Information Science and Technology -- University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2021



McKeown, K. E., M. M. French, K. S. Tuftedal, D. M. Kingfield, H. B. Bluestein, D. W. Reif, and Z. B. Wienhoff, 2020: Rapid-scan and polarimetric radar observations of the dissipation of a violent tornado on 9 May 2016 near Sulphur, Oklahoma. Mon. Wea. Rev.148, 3951–3971, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0033.1.

Purpura, S. M., Davenport, C. E., Eastin, M. D., McKeown, K. E., & Riggin, R. R. (2023). Environmental Evolution of Supercell Thunderstorms Interacting with the Appalachian Mountains, Weather and Forecasting, 38(1), 179-198. Retrieved Jan 20, 2023, from https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/wefo/38/1/WAF-D-22-0115.1.xml

McKeown, K. E., C. E. Davenport, M. D. Eastin, S. M. Purpura, and R. R. Riggin, 2024: Radar Characteristics of Supercell Thunderstorms Traversing the Appalachian Mountains. Wea. Forecasting, https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-23-0110.1, in press.