Forecast the season-total snowfall for 25 stations from RDU to CAR.
Visit the Contest's website to enter your forecast. Follow the link from 'Enter Season-total Forecast.'
As always...there/re no costs...fees...or annoying requests for personal information to enter.
NE.Wx/s annual ‘Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest is your absolute best...biggest...and probably ONLY chance to be recognized for your long-range forecasting acumen; a recognition you so richly deserve.
Not only that...but if you win the Contest...you get a copy of "The Snow Booklet"...by Nolan J. Doesken and Arthur Judson or "New England Weather New England Climate"...by Gregory Zielinski and Barry Keim delivered right to your front door.
What other incentive could you possibly want to enter the Contest ?
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Forecast element: sum-total season snowfall @ each station
Forecast period: December 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010
Verification: NWS preliminary climate reports (CLM or F6)
Error statistic: total absolute error [Σ abs(forecast - observed)]
Deadline: Monday...30 November...2009 @ 11:59 PM EST
The reigning NE.Wx ‘Season-Total’ Snowfall Forecasting Champ-een is TQ.
Last year/s forecast summary and final results here.
The Contest is open to any and all of the following:
Amateur and professional forecasters; broadcasters with or without trained Seals; weather-biz types and wanna-bees; wish-casters...astro-meteorologists...and other classes of dreamers; Pollyannas or Cassandras; registered Nostradamusians; non-violent megalomaniacs; woolly-bear caterpillars or their agents; pest detectives...NE.Wx Usenet NG or GoogleGroup regulars and lurkers...refugees from EUSWx...StormVista...Golden Snowball...energy sectarians...and meteorologists.
Trolls...goats...hat3-lsiters...and psests need not apply.