|Central Park - NYC - 1958|
All you have to do is forecast the season-total snowfall at 25 stations from RDU to CAR.
Deadline: WED...30-NOV-11 @ 11:59 PM EST
Visit the Contest's website to enter your forecast. Follow the link from 'Enter Season-total Forecast.'
As always...there are NO costs...fees...advertising...or annoying requests for personal information to enter the contest.
Forecast element: sum-total season snowfall @ each station
Forecast period: 01-DEC-11 through 31-MAR-12
Verification: NWS preliminary climate reports (CLM or F6)
Error statistic: total absolute error [Σ abs(forecast - observed)]
Update your forecast as often as you want. Only your last entry will be verified.
The reigning NE.Wx ‘Season-Total’ Snowfall Forecasting Champ-een is Roger Smith. Last year's 'Season-total' forecast summary...verification...and final results ==> here.
The Contest is open to amateur and professional forecasters; broadcasters with or without trained Seals; any and all weather-biz types and / or wanna-bees; wish-casters...astrologers...along with any other universally recognized classes of dreamers; Pollyannas or Cassandras...registered Nostradamusts...non-violent megalomaniacs...woolly-bear caterpillars or their agents...pest detectives...NE.Wx NG regulars and lurkers; refugees from AmericanWx and/or USWeather...including self-imposed exiles from Eastern...and of course...meteorologists.
In honor of ne.weather's patron saint Mr. Joseph Bartlo's final request (RIP)...trolls...goats...hat3-lsiters...and psests need not apply.