CONTEST STATUS - Updated: FRI ... 14-JUL-17 @ 8:30 PM EDT

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
19th Annual 'Regular Season'
Season starts when the first flakes start a'flyin'

17th Annual 'Season-total'
Entries accepted between 01-NOV-17 and 30-NOV-17
Verification period: 01-DEC-17 through 31-MAR-18

Winter '16 / '17 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
18th Annual 'Regular Season'
FINAL results here
16th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Winter '11 / '12 - North Atlantic Oscillation - About Face

NAO dips below zero for the first time in 55 days (-0.082 on 17-NOV-11).

Question now is will it last and if it strong will it be?  Current GooFuS and its ensemble forecasts hold out little hope...

Arctic Oscillation (AO) forecasts are another...more promising story...

For many NEWxSFC forecast stations...a negative AO plays a bigger role than a negative NAO for contest-worthy storms.

Related posts:
Going Negative
Going Negative - How Much for Philly
Going Negative - How Much for DC?
Going Negative - How Much for Dulles?

Daily teleconnection data here.

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