CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 14-APR-18 @ 9 PM EDT

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

19th Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
- FINAL Results here
1st Place: Brad Yehl
2nd Place: Don Sutherland
3rd Place: NWS ER WFOs
HM: Herb @MAWS

17th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
- FINAL Results here
1st Place: Don Sutherland
2nd Place: Mitchel Volk
3rd Place: Brad Yehl
Climo: 5th place

Winter '16 / '17 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
18th Annual 'Regular Season'
FINAL results here

16th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Contest # 1 - The Forecasts

Forecasters: 19
New: 8
Veterans: 11

Welcome to all the new folks and welcome back to the old timers. Good luck to all.

The consensus heavy snow (12"+) axis runs from BGM - BTV - CAR - CON - BGM.

All individual forecasts have been posted to the NEWxSFC web site. Follow the link to 'Latest Forecasts.' The forecasts are ranked from minimum to maximum storm total snowfall (STP) for all stations.

Minimum STP: 94" - jefcled
Maximum STP: 536" - joesco
Average STP: 186"
10th percentile: 115"
90th percentile: 256"

Two entries were rejected b/c the more than 95% of the stations had zero as the forecast snowfall. One entry was rejected b/c it was received outside the grace period.

Verification snowfall amounts will be posted Friday evening. They are considered preliminary and subject to change / challenge for 24 hours.

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