CONTEST STATUS - Updated: TUE ... 03-MAR-15 @ 6:50 PM EST

Winter '14 / '15 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

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16th Annual 'Regular Season'

Interim Standings ... as of Storm #6 here

STORM #7
Call for Forecasts!
Deadline for entries: 10:30 PM EST ... WED ... 04-Mar-15
Verification period begins: 12:01 AM EST ... THU ... 05-MAR-15
Details here

STORM #6 (16/17-FEB-15)
FINAL results here

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14th Annual 'Season-total'
Forecasts here.
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Friday, February 15, 2013

Winter '12 / '13 - Storm #4: Call for Forecasts!

TAKE 2!

NYC
13-DEC-69

This weekend's PD III poser of a storm didn't show its face in time to issue a  'Call for Forecasts' Thursday evening.

Today's progs and HPC guidance suggest a contest-worthy period of snow over northern stations on Sunday.

Only snow that accumulates after midnight Sunday will be used to verify the forecasts.

The forecast contest for Storm #4 may be canceled prior to deadline if NWP indicates a fizzling event.

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Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
Deadline for entries: 10:30 PM EST SAT...16-FEB-13

Verification period begins: 12:01 AM SUN...17-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.'

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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).
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Want to be notified via e-mail when the 'Call for Forecast' is issued?
Send requests to 'newx at newx-forecasts dot com'.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

One small storm for man, one giant dump for Caribou (I hope) -- RS

TQ said...

Best guess has 8 stations in play...esp. given the cold air ==> high SN:H2O.