CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 10-SEP-16 @ 2222 LT

Winter '16 / '17 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
18th Annual 'Regular Season'
!!! - Starts as soon as the flakes start flying - !!!

16th Annual 'Season-total'
Enter your forecast at the web site between 01-NOV and 30-NOV

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Winter '15 / '16 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
17th Annual 'Regular Season'
No FINAL standings
Too few storms (2)

The two-thirds rule; forecasters are eligible for ranking in the final standings if they entered at least two-thirds of all storm contests. With only two contest-worthy storms this season ... those forecasters with one entry only would have been ineligible.

In the interest of fairness;
Three storms seems like the bare minimum

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15th Annual 'Season-total'
Verified forecasts here

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Winter '12 / '13 - Storm #4: Final Results

1st - Brad Yehl
SUMSQ:7.01 
SUMSQ Z:-1.127 
STP:4.81 (3)
TAE:7.39 (1)
AAE:0.34 (1)
2nd - herb@maws
SUMSQ:14.77 
SUMSQ Z:-0.959 
STP:10.86 (5)
TAE:13.94 (2)
AAE:0.63 (3)
3rd - weatherT
SUMSQ:31.38 
SUMSQ Z:-0.600 
STP:0.61 (1)
TAE:19.39 (6)
AAE:0.81 (4)
HM - Donald Rosenfeld
SUMSQ:34.00 
SUMSQ Z:-0.543 
STP:9.50 (4)
TAE:14.10 (3)
AAE:0.61 (2)

SUMSQ: sum of square errors
STP: storm-total precipitation error
TAE: total absolute error
AAE: average absolute error
(number):  category rank

Full forecast verification and summary for Storm #4 at the Contest/s web site.

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