CONTEST STATUS - Updated: THU ... 31-OCT-19 @ 12:16 PM EDT

Winter '19 / '20 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
21st Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Contest starts once the flakes start a'flyin'

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19th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Deadline for entries: 11:59 PM EST ... SAT ... 30-NOV-19
Verification period: 01-DEC-19 through 31-MAR-20
Details here

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Winter '18 / '19 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
20th Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results here

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18th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results HERE
Forecaster verification table HERE

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Winter '17 / '18 - Eurasia Snow Cover - OCT Preview

Cohen projecting above normal Eurasia snow cover for OCT ahead of an expected weak La Nina winter (D-J-F).

Nine previous weak La Nina winters ... including the famed 1995 - 1996 season ... have been observed during the Eurasia snow cover period of record (1967 - 2016). Only two NEWxSFC forecast stations -- BGM and ALB -- have a statistically significant correlation between season-total snowfall and above normal Eurasia snow cover.


Related:
Winter '17 / '18 - Correlation of Eurasia's OCT Snow Cover and Season-total Snowfall in NE and M-A Regions 

Winter '17 / '18 - First Contact

Post-frontal ... elevation snows INVOF UVM associated with SFC LOWs

Boone ... NC (3146' MSL)
KTNB 291615Z AUTO 30013G25KT 4SM -SN SCT008 BKN014 BKN020 02/01

Richlands ... VA (2653' MSL)
KJFZ 291555Z AUTO 32004KT 3SM -SN SCT004 BKN007 OVC014 00/00 A2972 RMK AO2 T00011001

Wise county ... VA (2684' MSL)
KLNP 291555Z AUTO 31004KT 1 1/2SM -SN OVC003 00/00

Hot Springs ... VA (3793' MSL)
KHSP 291555Z AUTO 29014KT M1/4SM -SN OVC003 02/02

Bluefield ... WV (2856' MSL)
KBLF 291552Z AUTO 31008KT 1 3/4SM -SN BR BKN006 OVC012 00/M01

Bedford county ... PA (1161' MSL)
KHMZ 291555Z AUTO 32006KT 5SM -SN OVC010 07/06

Thursday, October 26, 2017