The Award for an Exceptional Specific Prediction


The Award for an Exceptional Specific Prediction is given to one or more individuals in recognition of an exceptional prediction of one or more significant events.

Nominations are considered by a committee of no fewer than five members of the Scientific and Technological Activities Commission's Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting which makes a recommendation for final approval by AMS Council.

Nomination Process

Thank you for your interest in submitting a nomination! AMS membership is not required to submit an award nomination. Nominations are due by 15 May. The nominator is responsible for uploading the entire nomination package.

The nominees for awards remain on the committee's active list for three years.  You will be allowed to update an unsuccessful nomination at the beginning of the next award cycle. 


  • citation (25 word maximum)
  • nomination letter (3 page maximum)
  • three (3) letters of support (2 page maximum each)