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

Friday, January 29, 2010

Winter '09 / '10 - Snow Storm #3 - The Forecasts

12 entries...including three Rookies...two Interns...and seven Senior forecasters issued 151 station forecasts for this winter/s third contest snow storm.

Forecasts are ranked by storm total precipitation (STP) in ascending order. Blue (red) values are in the 25th (75th) percentile.

Forecasts at the Contest web site.

Consensus for a southern mid-Atlantic event.

Arctic Oscillation heading quickly south while NAO and PNA flat-line.

Surface LOW over LA FRI evening forecast to exit stage left late Saturday and kick-out into the western Atlantic off the coastal Carolinas.

Verification period ends 11:59 PM EST...SAT...30-JAN-10.
Preliminary storm-total snowfall totals will be posted the evening of SUN...31-JAN-10.

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