CONTEST STATUS - Last update: FRI ... 14-JUL-17 @ 8:30 PM EDT

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
19th Annual 'Regular Season'
Season starts when the first flakes start a'flyin'

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17th Annual 'Season-total'
Entries accepted between 01-NOV-17 and 30-NOV-17
Verification period: 01-DEC-17 through 31-MAR-18

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Winter '16 / '17 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
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18th Annual 'Regular Season'
FINAL results here
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16th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Winter '13 / '14 - Storm #5: Preliminary Verification


Preliminary storm-total snowfalls for WED through FRI from CDUS41...CXUS51...and PNS bulletins.

Good coverage and reporting.
Every forecast station observed snow.

Daily snowfall for SBY MIA from all bulletins, per usual.  METARs carried -SN for about four hours  with visibility no lower than 1 3/4SM.  P/0000 group during the period summed to 0.02" which earned this station an estimated 0.2" snowfall using a generous 10:1 SLR.

Many stations' SLR contaminated by mixed precipitation.

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Seven new daily records:
THU...13-FEB-14
ABE - 17.8" (3.4"; 1993)
IAD - 11.7" (3"; 1992)
ORH - 10.5" (9"; 1897)
BDR - 9.5" (4.2"; 1950)
EWR - 9.4" (3.3"; 1950)
ISP - 8.1" (0.7"; 2008)
JFK - 5.5" (3"; 1950)

00z 14-FEB-14
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Please report any errors in Comments along with a link to the correct data.

Will try to have the Final results posted SAT evening before 10 PM EST.

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