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

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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

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Winter '14 / '15 - Storm #4: Call for Forecasts!

Rte. 128 in Danvers...MA
10-FEB-69
Similar set-up for the next event starting this week-end as for Storm #3.

Latest progs continue to suggest a long-duration event with waves migrating along an E/W frontal boundary where Gulf of Mexico moisture over-runs arctic air mass followed by Delmarva cyclogenesis.

Earlier than usual forecast call for Storm #4 a result of schedule conflicts Friday evening.

Contest for Storm #4 may be cancelled prior to the deadline if fewer than six stations are likely to observe at least a 4" snowfall.

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Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
Deadline for entries:  10:30 PM EST ... SAT ... 07-FEB-15

Verification begins:  12:01 AM EST ... SUN ... 08-FEB-15
Verification ends:  when the snow stops falling

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Enter your forecast at NEWxSFC/s home page here.
Follow the top-of-page link from 'Enter Storm Forecast.

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As always ... there/s no cost ... no fee ... no 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.

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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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