CONTEST STATUS - Updated: MON ... 03-SEP-18 @ 8 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
Look for details on 27-OCT-18

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

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17th Annual 'Season-total'
FINAL results here


Friday, December 1, 2017

Winter '17 / '18 - 17th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest - The Forecasts!

17 forecasters + P-O-R-N + CONSENSUS

Two first-time forecasters
Welcome Any.wx and 33andrain

475 station forecasts
Entries ranked by STP

 
BLUE - <= 25th percentile
RED - >= 75th percentile
ORANGE - Winter '16 / '17 Top 'Season-total' forecaster
P-O-R-N - period of record normal
CONSENSUS - average of individual forecasts by station

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Station forecasts for ...
BELOW average snowfall - 189 (40%)
AVERAGE snowfall - 26 (5%)
ABOVE average snowfall - 260 (55%)

NOTE:  Label should read '17 / '18

Consensus (at least 67% of forecasts) for stations with ...
BELOW average snowfall @ ACY ... IAD ... RIC ... ORF ... RDU
ABOVE average snowfall @ CAR ... BGR ... CON ... BTV ... PWM ... ORH ... PVD ... BDL ... BGM ... BDR
Forecasters are all in for above average snows @ BDR

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See all forecasters' entries at the Contest/s web site here.

The regular 'snow storm' forecasting contests begin when the flakes start a-flyin'.
'Call for Forecasts' are issued at NEWxSFC/s web site and blog (you are here) ... via e-mail ... and Facebook.

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