CONTEST STATUS - Updated: WED ... 13-DEC-17 @ 8:30 PM EST

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
19th Annual 'Regular Season'
Snow Storm #1
Synoptiscope in VCP32

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

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Winter '12 / '13 - Storm #5: Call for Forecasts!

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 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'.

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