9 PM Sunday... The contest is closed and I will post all the entries Monday on a special blog page. I will also comment Monday about the upcoming chilly air heading into Arkansas. The blog is getting extremely active and it looks like a great week ahead.
I encourage everyone to read the comment section and participate. You don't have to leave your name... you can be anonymous if you wish.
7 AM Friday Update... There's a great question in the comment section. Does sleet count as snow? Strangely enough, yes! The National Weather Service does count them as the same.
Let's kick off the 2nd annual "Arkansas Weather Blog" winter contest. The contest will go through March 31st, 2011.
This year we will have TWO contests you can enter with GREAT prizes. We will once again use "Price Is Right" rules. Whoever guesses the closest without going over wins!
Guess the total COMBINED amount of snow which will fall at the North Little Rock airport, Little Rock airport, Harrison, and Pine Bluff to the nearest tenth of an inch. The location in Pine Bluff is at the Water Plant and the location in Harrison is @ 3-4 miles south of the airport. So that there is no confusion... just send one amount. The total for each location will be determined by the official National Weather Service climate summary.
Prize package: One year free subscription to weathertap.com, two tickets to the Golden Corral, and a blog t-shirt.
Guess the number of days the low temperature will reach 32 degrees or colder at the North Little Rock airport. Tie breaker question... guess the amount of snow which will fall at the North Little Rock to the nearest tenth of an inch.
Prize package: 4 tickets to the Golden Corral and an "Arkansas Weather Blog" t-shirt.
SEND ALL ENTRIES TO firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline will be 9 PM Sunday October 31st. Good luck!
About the prizes...
This year weathertap.com has agreed to a free 1 year subscription to their service. If you are not familiar with them, I have a link below. It's a fantastic site loaded with high resolution radar, satellite, tropical information, and now model data. They are always finding ways to improve their already awesome products and we're very, very happy they're helping us out.
We're also throwing in "Arkansas Weather Blog" t-shirts. The shirts were designed by the "WeatherNinja". Our KATV promotion manager, Rob Thomas, probably the best in the biz, found the resources to get some of these printed up for us!
And of course "WeatherNinja" has generously donated Golden Corral tickets. We all know the Corral is the place we eat LOTS of good food!
|Check out that awesome blog t-shirt!|