Weather Tidbits: Norwegian Cyclone Model
The life cycle of a extratropical cyclone is checked out in this Weather Tidbits. The life cycle of cyclone, is known as the Norwegian Cyclone Model. This was developed in the 1920s and consists of 6 stages. The stages set up characteristics similar to a wave, thus being called a wave cyclone. The life cycle of a cyclone lasts from just a few days to over a week.