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

Friday, March 23, 2018

Winter '17 / '18 - Snow Storm #8: Preliminary STP Verifications

Table of preliminary storm-total snowfall by station for WED and THU from CDUS41 (CLI) ... CXUS51 (CF6) and ... SAUS41 (METAR) bulletins.

Exceptions:  none

SLR not available for some stations reporting measureable snowfall b/c liquid and / or freezing precipitation also occurred during the verification period.

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Stations observing at least Trace - 24 (89%) [corrected]

Given a forecast station observed measurable snowfall ...
Stations observing at least:
4" - 10 (42%)
8" - 5 (21%)
12" - 2 (8%)
16" - 1 (4)

Melt-water
ISP - 1.28"
MDT - 1.13"
PHL - 1.03"
JFK - 0.91"

Max precipitation:  ISP - 1.28"

New daily records:
21-MAR-18 (7)
ISP - 14" (1.8"; 2013)
ABE - 13.2" (4.3"; 1964)
MDT - 11.9" (7.5"; 1964)
JFK - 8.4" (0.8"; 1993)
EWR - 7.9" (5.3"; 1958)
PHL - 6.7" (4.7"; 1932)
IAD - 4.8" (2.3"; 1964)

22-MAR-18 (1)
ISP - 4.4" (3"; 1992)

SFC analysis:  03z ... 22-MAR-18

METAR KISP 220256Z 01017G28KT 1/8SM R06/2000V3000FT +SN FG VV003 00/00 A2964 RMK
AO2 PK WND 03033/0231 SLP036 ==> SNINCR 5/12 <== P0023 60040 T00000000 51001 =

5" / hour!

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Please report errors in Comments along with a link to the correct data.
FINAL Results post expected SAT evening ... 24-MAR-18

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