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

Sunday, December 23, 2007

NHEMI Snow Cover Inventory Up 10%...Cryosphere Busy Making Up for Lost Time

Over @ Global Warming heretic Joe D/Aleo/s blog...these NHEMI snow cover charts come courtesy of Dr. Bob 'CoolWx' Hart of FSU fame...

The graphic on the left depicts the areal NHEMI snow cover...which is now 10% > CLIMO (1996 - 2005)

The upper part of the chart on the right shows a comparison between 'CLIMO' and 'Observed' snow cover. Note the lines cross in the upper right corner. The lower part of the same chart shows the trend in magnitude of the snow cover/s deficit / surplus.

Dr. Joe expects hi-latitude arctic air masses to visit the Lower 48 come JAN '08 resulting in big forecast busts for NOAA and PWSPs.

NEWxSFC looks forward to his forecast verifying in spades.

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