CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 14-APR-18 @ 9 PM EDT

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

19th Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
- FINAL Results here
1st Place: Brad Yehl
2nd Place: Don Sutherland
3rd Place: NWS ER WFOs
HM: Herb @MAWS

17th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
- FINAL Results here
1st Place: Don Sutherland
2nd Place: Mitchel Volk
3rd Place: Brad Yehl
Climo: 5th place

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

16th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Winter '15 / '16 - Snow Storm #2: Call for Forecasts

Riding the 18z NAM and GFS.
Minimum number of stations in play.
A few more are close enough.

Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
Deadline: 10:30 PM EST ... MON ... 08-FEB-16
Verification period begins: 12:01 AM EST ... TUE ... 09-FEB-16
Verification period ends: when the snow stops falling

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

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.

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.

Contest may be cancelled before deadline if storm appears to fizzle.


Anonymous said...

Submit time is Monday 10:30pm

Verification begins 12:01 am Tuesday.

What about all the snow fall that happened during the day on Monday?

TQ said...

Deadline for entries is 10:30 PM MON; therefore ... MON/s snowfall is not included in the verification totals for Snow Storm #2.