CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 27-OCT-18 @ 10 PM EDT

Winter '18 / '19 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

20th Annual 'Regular Season' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Season starts when flakes start flyin'

18th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Verification period: 01-DEC-18 thru 31-MAR-19
Deadline for entries: 11:59 PM EST ... FRI ... 30-NOV-18
Details here

Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
19th Annual 'Regular Season'
FINAL results here

17th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here

Monday, December 11, 2017

Winter '17 / '18 - Snow Storm #1: Call for Forecasts!

Broadway - NYC
Areal snowfall coverage not expected to meet minimum standards for a contest-worthy event.

Promising Clipper system swings into the northern forecast area TUE deepening nicely over the Lakes before slowly exiting on WED.

Forecast element: station total snowfall

Deadline:  MON ... 11-DEC-2017 @10:30 PM EST
Verification begins:  TUE ... 12-DEC-2017 @ 12:01 AM EST
Verification ends:  when snow stops accumulating over the forecast area

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.

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