User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


79° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Storm Cycles On Track With Theory

February 2, 2012, 5:30 PM by Ben Cathey

Storm Cycles On Track With Theory
It looks like a blizzard may just miss us this weekend, but the timing of the storm is part of an emerging theory.

Though we've received some snow over the past month, the last major system to come from the southwest was 47 days ago this Saturday. While that might seem like a random number to highlight, exactly 47 days earlier another system just missed us.

The storms time out to the day with something called the Lezac Recurring Cycle. The theory states that during winter, the big weather-makers over the plains will have similar shapes and similar storm tracks. But most importantly, the big storms occur over big time jumps, which are consistent by season.

If cycle holds up, our next big storm event would time out sometime between March 20th and 25th.

But for now, with no snow on the ground, we're shaping up for a slightly warmer than average period.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View weather

You may also like

Southeast KELOLAND Hit By Severe Weather

7/26/2014 10:39 AM

A severe weather system is moving rapidly through southeast KELOLAND.

Full Story
Storm Center Update- Thursday AM

7/24/2014 7:23 AM

Look for scattered showers and thunderstorms today, mainly in southeastern KELOLAND.

Full Story
Storm Center Update- Saturday AM

7/26/2014 7:03 AM

Look for scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today in southeastern KELOLAND. 

Full Story
Drought Monitor

7/24/2014 6:21 PM

Rain was spotty in KELOLAND on Thursday, but for those areas that received the rain it was well needed.

Full Story | Watch
Storm Center Update - Thursday PM

7/24/2014 2:19 PM

The weekend is looking mostly dry

Full Story


Events