CONTEST STATUS - Updated: MON ... 30-MAY-16 @ NOON ET

Winter '15 / '16 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

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17th Annual 'Regular Season'

Season has ended.
No FINAL results this year.
Too few storms (2).

According to the two-thirds rule; forecasters are eligible for inclusion in final standings if they entered
at least two-thirds of all contests. Since there were only two storms this season ... the two-thirds rule was not satisfied
and final standings cannot be determined.

Snow Storm #2
FINAL Results here

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15th Annual 'Season-total'
Verified forecasts here

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Winter '09 / '10 - Snow Storm #1 - ECMWF Verification

Outstanding NWP performance!
ECMWF/s 96-HR (4-day) Forecast

Miller-hybrid 996 mb surface LOW south of HSE.
Open 5H trof over OH river valley
Occluding 2ndary surface LOW over NE OH


Observed
Miller' A' 989 mb surface LOW due E HSE.
Closed 5H LOW over OH river valley
2ndary surface LOW over southern OH / NE KY


GooFuS didn/t have a clue...projecting the storm off-shore near the VA Capes...then out to sea.

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