CONTEST STATUS - Updated: WED ... 31-JUL-19 @ Noon EDT

Winter '19 / '20 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
21st Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Contest starts once the flakes start a'flyin'

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19th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Deadline for entries: 11:59 PM EST ... SAT ... 30-NOV-19
Verification period: 01-DEC-19 through 31-MAR-20

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Winter '19 / '20 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
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Winter '18 / '19 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
20th Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results here

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18th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results HERE
Forecaster verification table HERE

Monday, December 15, 2008

Synopti-scope® Detects Storm Signal

(updated below)

May not have too much longer to wait for this season/s inaugural snow storm.

Today/s 96-hour projection from the 12z GooFuS resolves a weak...warm advection event over northern portions of the forecast area mid-week.

The polar HIGH located north-northeast of the wave weakens slightly but holds its position as the LOW moves into the waters off Cape Cod and the Gulf of Maine.

Snowfall outlook...using 10:1 QFP...produces a 5 - 7" swath along and either side of a line from BGM - CON - BGR.

UPDATE:
Snow still seen as likely Tuesday night and Wednesday over northern New England; however...QPF has been trending lower today. Local NWS WFOs and HPC all leaning toward a nuisance-type event...all of which raises doubts about whether this storm will be contest-worthy.

GO / NO GO decision after this evening/s model runs.

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