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

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Winter '10 / '11 - Snow Storm #7 - Call for Forecasts

NY Bronx Mosholu Parkway
FEB 1961
After a three week hiatus...NEWxSFC is back in business for a storm system progged to cut across just enough northern forecast stations with just enough storm-total precipitation to make it a contest-worthy event.

Please note the earlier than usual deadline of 7 PM. 

Verification period includes Sunday to capture the storm's leading edge of frozen precipitation expected over NW stations late Sunday evening.

The contest may be canceled prior to the deadline if NWP indicates a fizzling event.

Deadline for entries: 7 PM EST SUN...20-FEB-11
Forecast element: storm-total snowfall

Verification period begins: 12:01 AM SUN...20-FEB-11
Verification period ends: 11:59 PM MON...21-FEB-11

Enter your forecast at the Contest's home page here.
Follow the link from 'Enter Storm Forecast.'

As always...there/s no cost...or fee...or advertising...or annoying requests for personal information to enter a forecast. It's just a fun exercise among winter wx enthusiasts to see who can make the best synoptic-scale snowfall forecast.

If you are issuing your first forecast this winter...or you entered the 'season-total' forecast need to create an account (user name / password / valid e-mail...if you want a copy of your forecast sent to your Inbox).

Want to be notified via e-mail when a 'Call for Forecasts' is issued?
Send your request to newx at newx-forecasts dot com.

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