Sunday, November 23, 2014

2014-2015 Winter Contest

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It's finally here!  The winter weather contest for 2014-2015 and we have an awesome grand prize!  A professional home weather station from the best in the business, Davis Instruments.  The "Vantage Vue" is a  wireless weather station that provides accurate, reliable weather monitoring in a self-contained, easy-to-install system.  It includes outdoor sensor array and LCD console.  You'll see current weather conditions, including indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, dew point and rainfall. You'll also get weather forecast icons, moon phase, sunrise/sunset times, graphing of weather trends, alarms and more. Vantage Vue also boasts the innovative Weather Center button that displays additional data on weather variables for today and over the last 25 days.

This has a value of almost $400.  It's a weather geeks dream prize!  To read more about the Vantage Vue and its numerous features, CLICK HERE!


The second prize is a free download of "RadarScope" for your smart phone.  This app is the best radar app available on the market.  You'll have access to every NEXRAD radar around the country with dozens of products including dual pol.    This app is valued at $9.99














The third prize is dinner for 4 at the Golden Corral in North Little Rock.  The all you can eat buffet is well known from all corners of the state.  Take some friends and/or family to brag about your new professional home weather station.











NOW FOR THE CONTEST RULES....

All entries must be emailed to weather@katv.com by Sunday, November 30th at 9PM.  The contest will run from December 1st, 2014 and end February 28th, 2015.  Only 1 entry per person.

WE ARE ONCE AGAIN USING "PRICE IS RIGHT RULES".  WHOEVER IS CLOSEST WITHOUT GOING OVER WINS.

Contest question...

What will be the combined accumulated snowfall to the nearest tenth of an inch for Little Rock, North Little Rock, Harrison, and Pine Bluff for the period December 1st through February 28th?

For example, let's say hypothetically snowfall totals for the 3 months are: Pine Bluff 3.4'', Little Rock 5.5'', Harrison 12.4'', and North Little Rock 6.8''.  Your answer would be 28.1 inches.

Tiebreaker:

What will be the combined total low temperature December 1st through Feb. 28th for Little Rock and North Little Rock. For example, if Little Rock has a low temperature every night of 30 degrees and North Little Rock has a low temperature every night of 25 degrees.  Over those 90 days of the contest, your answer would be 4950

All the data will be gathered from official National Weather Service observation locations in each city.

So there you have it!  Make sure you answer both or I will not be able to include you in the contest.


GOOD LUCK WEATHER GEEKS!

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