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First snowfall contest

October 2, 2018 3 Comments
First snowfall contest

***Update*** November 14th The drawing for the top 5 winners in this year’s First Snowfall contest was held on Wednesday November 14th. Here are the top 5 winners. 5th Lyle Kurtzweil 4th Anthony Schreier 3rd Patti Gessler 2nd Rachel Melby 1st Kathy Tyskiewicz   ***Update*** November 9th I measured 1.4 inches of snow on top […]

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End of the 2015 First Snowfall Contest

December 30, 2015 0 Comments
End of the 2015 First Snowfall Contest

It has finally happened. We had our first storm that brought more than a full inch of snow to downtown Wausau. That means the first snowfall contest has officially ended. The winning date is December 28th. Only a few more days and it would have been a record for the latest ever one inch snowfall […]

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Adding to the records

December 24, 2015 0 Comments
Adding to the records

It was another record-setting day on the 23rd of December. The high temperature in Wausau reached 44, topping the old record of 42 from 1957. It was almost another record precipitation as well. 0.94 inches was recorded at the downtown airport in Wausau. The old record for the 23rd is 1.00 inches (2007). So we […]

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First Snowfall 2014 & Extended Outlooks

September 23, 2014 0 Comments
First Snowfall 2014 & Extended Outlooks

For a few years, it was only the Snowmelt contest. Every year people guessed on which date the snow would finally melt off of Rib Mountain. Since so much of our lives in Northcentral Wisconsin revolve around the snow and the Winter season, eventually, we thought it would be fun and interesting to have a […]

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Top 4 Prize Winners

November 25, 2013 0 Comments

This morning on Wake-Up Wisconsin we had a live random drawing for the top 4 prize winners in the 2013 First Snowfall contest. 36 people predicted the correct date and now we have 4 top prize winners. People who were not drawn in the top 4 still win a free car wash coupon as a […]

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The List of Winners

November 22, 2013 0 Comments
The List of Winners

In case you were out of town, were not watching Wake-Up Wisconsin, or had your head buried in the sand, we had some snow this week. It was enough to meet the 1 inch criteria for the First Snowfall Contest. On November 20th we had 2.5 inches of snow officially recorded in downtown Wausau and […]

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2013 Snowfall Contest

September 24, 2013 0 Comments
2013 Snowfall Contest

Do you have an inkling of the future weather? Do you routinely beat the forecasts from the Farmer’s Almanac and Climate Prediction Center with your weather intuition? Well then, maybe you know when the first inch of snow will fall this year. It is time for the Newsline9 First Snowfall Contest! All you have to […]

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Top Prize Winners

November 29, 2012 0 Comments
Top Prize Winners

Earlier today we drew names out of a hat for the top 4 prizes in the 2012 Snowfall Contest. Here are the top winners: Kevin Arntsen (wins free car washes for a year + $50 gift card from the R-stores) Paul Berg (wins a $150 gift card from the R-stores) Jessie Hederer (wins a $100 […]

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Top Snowfall Forecasters!

November 28, 2012 0 Comments
Top Snowfall Forecasters!

As Rob mentioned a couple days ago, we had our winning date for the first snowfall contest. It was Saturday November 24th and we almost had to engage special rules for determining the winning date. It might seem easy on the surface, figuring out when the first inch of snow falls in downtown Wausau, but there […]

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Future Protection From Extreme Storms

November 7, 2012 0 Comments
Future Protection From Extreme Storms

In case you didn’t hear already. The official snow total in Wausau yesterday was only a half inch. Therefore, we don’t have a winning date for the snowfall contest yet. We need 1 inch or greater before the winners are declared and the top prizes are drawn for. Viewer pictures seemed to show that some […]

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