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

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Winter '17 / '18 - Snow Storm #4: FINAL Results

Forecasters' station verifications and the storm summary at NEWxSFC/s home page.

 1st - Herb @MAWS   
 SUMSQ Z:-0.729  
 STP:16.8 (4) 
 TAE:17.3 (1) 
 AAE:0.82 (1) 
 2nd - donsutherland1   
 SUMSQ Z:-0.682  
 STP:18.7 (5) 
 TAE:19.0 (2) 
 AAE:1.00 (3) 
 3rd - iralibov   
 SUMSQ Z:-0.527  
 STP:22.3 (8) 
 TAE:22.3 (5) 
 AAE:1.01 (4) 
 HM - Mitchel Volk   
 SUMSQ Z:-0.515  
 STP:16.4 (3) 
 TAE:20.2 (3) 
 AAE:0.96 (2) 

SUMSQ:  sum of square errors (")
SUMSQ Z:  Z-score
STP:  storm total precipitation error (")
TAE:  total absolute error (")
AAE:  average absolute error (")
(#):  category rank

Forecast by Observed Snowfall Scatterplots for Top Forecasts
Dotted blue line below (above) solid red line ==> under (over) forecast

Snowfall analysis courtesy National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center

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