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
HM: TQ
Climo: 5th place

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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

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Winter '17 / '18 - Snow Storm #2: Call for Forecasts

High-amplitude flow regime with shortening wavelength poised to excite cyclogenesis off the SE coast on WED then deepen rapidly along the VA / NC coast early THU as it heads toward the M-A and SNE coast.

Accumulating snows may be observed at southern forecast stations before the verification period begins; therefore ... forecasters should EXCLUDE these amounts from their forecasts.

Contest may be cancelled before deadline if storm appears not to be contest-worthy.

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Forecast element: station total snowfall

Deadline for entries:  WED ... 03-JAN-18 @10:30 PM EST
Verification begins:  THU ... 04-JAN-18 @ 12:01 AM EST
Verification ends:  FRI ... 05-JAN-18 @ 11:59 PM EST

Enter your forecast at the NEWxSFC/s home page @ http://www.newx-forecasts.com/
Follow the top-of-page link from 'Enter Storm Forecast'
Contest rules

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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.

2 comments:

Peter O'Donnell said...

I came for the snow but I stayed for the record 24h pressure drop, the incredible wind, and the howls of those shut out of snow. -- Roger Smith (Peter O'Donnell is just who google thinks I am)

TQ said...

Too funny Peter Smith