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.


73° 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!

 

Weather Analysis 12-13-12

December 13, 2012, 4:31 PM by Scot Mundt

THIS IS A COPY OF AN EMAIL I SEND OUT TO JAY, BRIAN, AND BEN.  JUST SOME THOUGHTS ON WHAT THE FORECAST MODELS ARE DOING.  IT MAY OR MAY NOT REFLECT THE FINAL FORECAST.  BE SURE TO VISIT OUR WEATHER PAGE FOR UPDATES. –SCOT MUNDT

There’s a big difference in the qpf amounts from the EURO and the GFS.  I have the table below.  The EURO goes as high as three-quarters an inch for Pipestone and Sioux Falls while the GFS chops it to .14” for Pipestone and .17” for Sioux Falls.  EURO has been overdoing the precip amounts in past systems, but GFS might be a little low.  GFS is tightly wound, cutting off any moisture supply from the south.  Averaging the two might work, this gives anywhere from a quarter to a half inch.  I think a lot of this will fall as plain rain, but the areas of deep snow pack will have freezing rain.  This will be from Marshall, to Brookings, and to Huron.  Where I think amounts of 4-8” are still on the ground.

 


Watch the Wednesday/Thursday timeframe.  GFS has a wave moving through Nebraska, QPF is currently low.  EURO also has a wave moving through, though very fast.  Before the wave, temps warm well above average on Tuesday.
Jay keeps asking about Christmas week.  GFS and EURO have cold high pressure moving through the upper plains on Sunday.  Looks like this low will slowly move east through Christmas Day, so while Sunday can be cold, temps will slowly warm as we go through the week.  As far as the trof in the cycle for Christmas, it might be a couple of days after.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
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
Cap Keeps Rain From Falling

7/22/2014 6:39 PM

Record rains from June may not seem that far in the past, but the lack of rain in July is now getting some attention.

Full Story | Watch
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


Events