Try Your Hand at Forecasting the Northeast Blizzard

March 13, 2017 by Daphne Thompson
Topics:   WeatherOps | Snow |


Leading up to large scale events, such as the Blizzard set to disrupt business and travel in the northeast this week, our WeatherOps team prepares forecasts well ahead of impact. Leveraging the weather, businesses use our forecasts to protect staff, reroute, adjust inventories, and ultimately be the last to close and first to open. 


It’s your turn to leverage the weather for profit! Try your hand at being a WeatherOps forecaster and win a $100 Amazon gift card! Here’s how it works: 

  • Forecast the total snowfall at Newark, NJ in inches (EWR, Newark Liberty International Airport)
  • Forecast the total snowfall at Portland, ME in inches (PWM, Portland International Jetport)

Forecasts will be accepted through 10pm CT Monday, March 13. Total snowfall for these two locations will be recorded Thursday at 10am CT. The winner will be announced on Thursday prior to noon CT.

If your business will be effected by this storm, try a WeatherOps demo today to learn just how powerful and profitable actionable weather information can be for your organization.

Submit your forecast here: 

Closed. Please check back Thursday to see the results!

Daphne Thompson

Daphne is the Content Marketing Manager. Her prior experience includes working at the National Weather Center, Norman Emergency Management, and National Weather Service. With a degree in Meteorology from OU and previous outreach experience, she is able to bridge the gap between science and the general public.