CONTEST STATUS - Updated: FRI ... 14-JUL-17 @ 8:30 PM EDT

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
19th Annual 'Regular Season'
Season starts when the first flakes start a'flyin'

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17th Annual 'Season-total'
Entries accepted between 01-NOV-17 and 30-NOV-17
Verification period: 01-DEC-17 through 31-MAR-18

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

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Snow Storm #6: Results

Senior forecaster Donald Rosenfeld made the best synoptic-scale forecast for NEWxSFC/s sixth snow storm. His 24 station forecasts verified with 84 SUMSQ error points (Z-Score = -1.285)...which was a 54% improvement over the average error of 183".

He placed first in all other forecast skill categories...as well.
Total Absolute Error: 32.15" (27% better than average)
Average Absolute Error: 1.34" (31% better than average)
STP: 14.35" (54% better than average)
R-SQ: 78% (24% better than average)

Donald Rosenfeld/s forecast had the lowest station errors @ CAR ISP SBY ORF.

Congratulations Donald Rosenfeld!

Donald Rosenfeld wins one FREE month of StormVista GOLD for his forecasting acumen.

2nd Place: Raven (117.9"; -0.846)
3rd Place: Newa (122.2"; -0.791)
Honorable Mention: Mitchel Volk (123.4"; -0.774)

Full forecast verification and results summary here.

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