CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 17-MAR-18 @ 8:15 PM EDT

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

19th Annual 'Regular Season'
- Interim Standings ... as of Snow Storm #6 here
- Forecaster Storm Stats ... as of Snow Storm #6 here

- Snow Storm #8
Synoptiscope in VCP32

- Snow Storm #7: 12-MAR-18
FINAL Results here
Winning forecast issued by: iralibov

- Snow Storm #6: 07-MAR-18
FINAL Results here
Winning forecast issued by: Donald Rosenfeld

17th Annual 'Season-total'
Deadline for entries has passed
Forecasters' summary here

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

16th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here

Monday, December 10, 2012

Winter '12 / '13 - Siberian Express

The ECMWF has been advertising a significant cold intrusion into the lower 48 over the past few runs...along with a cross-polar shift of the polar vortex from Baffin Bay toward a position INVOF the south Kara Sea bordering northern Russia.

The yellow region on the map marks the location of 'warm' air at 100 mb.  This area is also where low heights in the troposphere are found.

This Siberian visitor should be enough to change the long wave flow regime just in time for the holidays.

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