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

Friday, February 10, 2017

Winter '16 / '17 - Snow Storm #3: Call for Forecasts!

FEB c.1930
Big wheel keep on turning!

Wave associated with cyclogenesis in the lee of the Rockies early SAT AM migrates quickly to the NE into New England during the day SUN.  This feature merges with another LOW sweeping SE in the northern stream then bombs out and becomes q-stationary over 12-hours in the Gulf of Maine on MON.

Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
Deadline for entries:
10:30 PM EST ... SAT ... 11-FEB-17
Verification period begins:
12:01 AM EST ... SUN ... 12-FEB-17
Verification period ends:
11:59 PM EST ... MON ... 13-FEB-17

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.

Some 'Call for Forecast' notices via email may not be sent until SAT AM.

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