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, November 29, 2013

Winter '13 / '14 - 13th Annual Season-total Snowfall Forecast Contest - Call for Forecasts!

Deadline extended to 11:59 PM EST Saturday...07-DEC-2013.
Had been unable to e-mail 'Call for Forecasts' announcements until today.


NE.Wx's 13th annual ‘Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest is the absolute best...biggest...and probably ONLY chance to be recognized for your long-range snowfall forecasting acumen.

All you have to do is forecast the season-total snowfall at 25 east coast stations from RDU to CAR.

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 veterans; refugees from AmericanWx and/or USWeather...including self-imposed exiles from Eastern...and of course... meteorologists.

In honor of USENET's's patron saint Mr. Joseph Bartlo's final request (RIP)...trolls...goats...hat3-lsiters...and psests need not apply.

Deadline:  SAT...30-NOV-13 @ 11:59 PM EST
Forecast element:  sum-total season-total snowfall @ each station
Forecast period:  01-DEC-13 through 31-MAR-14

Verification:  NWS preliminary climate reports (CLM or F6)
Error statistic:  total absolute error [Σ abs(forecast - observed)]

Visit the Contest's website to enter your forecast.
Follow the link from 'Enter Season-total Forecast.'
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 Donald Rosenfeld.
Last year's 'Season-total' forecast summary...verification...and final results ==> here.

As always...there are NO costs...fees...advertising...or annoying requests for personal information to enter the contest.

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