CONTEST STATUS - Updated: SAT ... 11-APR-20 @ 8:30 PM EST

Winter '19 / '20 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
21st Annual 'Snow Storm' Snowfall Forecast Contest
Season ended as quickly as it started.
No winner this go'round ... too few storms (minimum of three required)

Snow Storm #1 (01-DEC-19)
FINAL Results here

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19th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
FINAL Results here

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

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

Monday, December 2, 2019

Winter '19 / '20 - Snow Storm #1: Six Daily Snowfall Records Set - Storm Day 1

Six forecast stations in the northeast portion of the forecast area set new daily snowfall records on the first day of Snow Storm #1.  Two daily records had stood for over 100 years.

Station - New Record (Old Record; Year)
ALB - 13.3" (3.7"; 1969)
ORH - 8.9" (4.2"; 1917)
BDL - 4.6" (1.9"; 1925)
BOS - 1.2" (1"; 1940)
PVD - 1.6" (0.5"; 1907)
BDR - 0.7" (T; 2012)

ALB/s heaviest period of snow occurred SUN evening between 7 and 11 PM EST where up to ~2" / hr snowfall rate was reported.

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KALB 020351Z 01006KT 1/4SM R01/4500V6000FT +SN FZFG VV006 M03/M05 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP069 SNINCR 1/12 P0015 T10281050

KALB 020251Z COR 36007KT 1/4SM R01/2800V3500FT +SN VV005 M03/M06 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP072 SNINCR 1/11 P0024 60052 T10281056 56027


KALB 020159Z 01007KT 1/4SM R01/5500VP6000FT +SN VV008 M03/M06 A2974 RMK AO2 P0010 T10331061


KALB 020151Z 02008KT 1/8SM R01/5500VP6000FT +SN VV007 M03/M06 A2975 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 1/4 SLP077 SNINCR 2/10 P0008 T10331061


KALB 020051Z 02007KT 1/8SM R01/3000V5000FT +SN FZFG VV005 M04/M06 A2979 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 1/4 SLP092 SNINCR 2/8 P0020 T10391061


KALB 012351Z COR 02007KT 1/4SM R01/3500V5500FT +SN VV006 M04/M07 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP099 SNINCR 1/6 4/006 P0008 60051 T10391067 11039 21056 58015

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

IAD has tied their Dec 2 record of trace, going for the big 0-1 now. -- RS

TQ said...

last time we got off to such a rousing start was in the early Aughts