|Lighthouses at Long Point|
Call for Forecasts - CANCELLED
12Z SAT NWP suggest not enough snow and not enough stations for a contest- worthy storm.
(Originally posted 21-FEB-13 @ 8:35 PM EST)
** Early announcement b/c of other commitments tomorrow evening and an earlier than usual deadline for entries. **
'Nother nor'easter heading into the forecast area this weekend with a decent stripe of frozen precipitation progged along in the NW edge of the precipitation shield.
No cold air source to the storm/s north along with LOW/s close proximity to the coast could put the kabosch on this event.
Only snow that accumulates after midnight Sunday will be used to verify the forecasts.
The contest for Storm #5 may be canceled prior to deadline if NWP indicates a fizzling event.
Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
Deadline for entries: 7 PM EST SAT...23-FEB-13
Verification period begins: 12:01 AM SUN...24-FEB-13
Verification period ends: when the snow stops.
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 for 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 contest...you/ll 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 the 'Call for Forecast' is issued?
Send requests to 'newx at newx-forecasts dot com'.