Winter Gets Bored Savaging SNE
On-set of modeled precipitation jumped up ~18 hours yesterday complicating the deadline for entries. Significant accumulations progged over southern portions of the forecast area MON evening as the LOW heads for the VA Capes; therefore the deadline for entries is 7 PM EST.
Goes Looking for New Innocents Over the Mid-Atlantic
Forecast should include snowfall observed anytime on MON ... 16-FEB over the southern half of the forecast area.
Contest for Storm #6 may be cancelled prior to the deadline if fewer than six stations are likely to observe at least a 4" snowfall.
Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
Deadline for entries: 7 PM EST ... MON ... 16-FEB-15
Verification begins: 12:01 AM EST ... MON ... 16-FEB-15
UPDATE: 9 AM EST ... MON ... 16-FEB-15
In light of developments progged by the 00z/16 GFS ... verification period for Storm #6 ends @ 11:59 PM EST ... TUE ... 17-FEB-15.
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