CONTEST STATUS - Updated: MON...24-NOV-14 @ 8:45 AM EST

Winter '14 / '15 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

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16th Annual 'Regular Season'
Likely 'Call for Forecasts' MON evening ... 24-NOV-14

Latest PROBABILISTIC HEAVY SNOW AND ICING DISCUSSION includes contest-worthy snows at seven inland stations from MDT - BGR

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14th Annual 'Season-total'
Call for Forecasts!
Details here
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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Winter '12 / '13 - Storm #6: Call for Forecasts

Notwithstanding the Snowmen Prophets of Doom...another contest-worthy storm may just be in the making before this winter comes to a close.

Main event awaits Tuesday; however...call is going out early to capture snows across the M-A.

The contest for Storm #6 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 EDT SUN...17-MAR-13

Verification period begins: 12:01 AM EDT MON...18-MAR-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'.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does the season total contest end on March 31st or April 30th? -- Roger Smith

Anonymous said...

Also, thought folks might be interested to know these totals including March to end of this storm (have added 5 to BGR and BTV, and 10 to CAR otherwise what's already down) ... and these are rounded to nearest inch ... ORH 100, CAR 96, PWM 90, BTV 80, CON 74, BGM 66, BGR 66, BOS 61, BDR 58, BDL 56, ALB 50, PVD 34, NYC and MDT 21, EWR 20, ABE 19, ACY 13, IAD 10, PHL 6, DCA 4, RIC and SBY 3 and BWI,RDU,ORF 2. -- RS

TQ said...

Winter '12 / '13 is having an unusually grand finale. Total snowfall over the forecast area was +4% as of the end of FEB. MAR bonus snows are adding to winter's goodness!

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The 'Season-total' forecast contest ends 31-MAR-13.

The 'Regular' season forecast contest ends when it b/comes more-or-less obvious no'mo 'contest-worthy' snows will be a'fallin.'