Lindsay Fitzpatrick

Hyrdrological Modeler


  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2016)
  • Graduate Work, Meteorology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (2011)
  • B.S., Meteorology and Mathematics, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI (2010)


Charusombat, U., Fujisaki-Manome, A., Gronewold, A. D., Lofgren, B. M., Anderson, E. J., Blanken, P. D., Spence, C., Lenters, J. D., Xiao, C., Fitzpatrick, L. E., and Cutrell, G., 2018. Evaluating and Improving Modeled Turbulent Heat Fluxes Across the North American Great Lakes. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. (

Fujisaki-Manome, A., L.E. Fitzpatrick, A.D. Gronewold, E.J. Anderson, B.M. Lofgren, C. Spence, J. Chen, C. Shao, D.M. Wright and C. Xiao. 2017. Turbulent Heat Fluxes during an Extreme Lake-Effect Snow Event. Journal of Hydrometeorology. (DOI:10.1175/JHM-D-17-0062.1).


November 2014 storms become case study for better lake-effect forecasting, TJ. Pignataro, The Buffalo News, December 9, 2017. Read Story

Building a better lake-effect snow forecast, R. Leonardi, The Erie Times, December 1, 2017. Read Story

Better lake-effect forecasts are coming, D. Paul, The Buffalo News, November 24, 2017. Read Story

Imagine a Great Lakes weatherman who’s always right, J. Kelly, Great Lakes Echo, November 20, 2017. Read Story

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Primary Office Address: 
4840 S. State Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48108-9719
Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR)