Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Results for Fall 2017 are listed below
Check back here for information about the Spring 2018 contest to be posted in January

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Here are some links you might find helpful in making your forecast:

Surface maps from the WPC
  Upper Air images from NCAR-RAP
Satellite images from NCAR-RAP
National Radar mosaic from the NWS (click to zoom to a station)
NCEP model forecast maps
Unisys Weather
Surface progs from WPC

College of DuPage NeXt Generation Weather Lab
Eta, GFS, NGM mos forecasts for BGM
Texas A&M Weather Interface (numerical guidance - KBGM is our closest station)
Binghamton National Weather Service office (this site has forecasts)


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  Fall 2017 ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 11 FINAL OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Blechman 68 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 738
2 GUIDANCE 71 SILVER MEDAL 2 Miles 771
3 Miles 72 BRONZE MEDAL 3 GUIDANCE 839
4 Beitscher 76 4 Caraballo 992
5 Caraballo 79 5 Chapman 1024
6 CONSENSUS 94 6 Dolan 1048
7 Constantino 97 7 Brown 1101
8 Chapman 99 8 Beitscher 1124
8 Dolan 99 9 CONSENSUS 1182
10 Brown 121 10 Constantino 1249
10 Rivas 121 11 Rivas 1492
10 Tomasso 121 12 Tomasso 1512
10 Dammeyer 121 13 Dammeyer 1565
10 Kanyuk 121 14 Kanyuk 1596
10 Cadwalader 121 15 Cadwalader 1605
10 Hannigan 121 16 Hannigan 1629
10 Baird 121 17 Baird 1632
10 Keane 121 18 Keane 1643
10 Wittemann 121 19 Wittemann 1645
10 PERSISTENCE 121 20 PERSISTENCE 1726


VERIFICATIONS:
PERSISTENCE DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 5

49 27 0 52 31 4 38 31 0 35 26 0 32 26 0 32 23 2
38 31 0 35 26 0 32 26 0 32 23 2 31 26 0


SCORING:
ONE (1) POINT IS ASSIGNED FOR EACH DEGREE OF TEMPERATURE ERROR.
THREE (3) POINTS ARE ASSIGNED FOR EACH PRECIPITATION CATEGORY ERROR.
999 INDICATES NO FORECAST WAS MADE AND A PERSISTENCE FORECAST WAS ASSIGNED.


NAME DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 5

FORECASTER: Blechman
24HR FCST: 52 32 4 37 25 0 35 22 0 33 19 0 33 19 1
ERROR PTS: 0 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 0 1 7 0 1 4 3

48HR FCST: 37 25 0 35 22 0 33 19 0 36 19 1 31 19 1
ERROR PTS: 1 6 0 0 4 0 1 7 0 4 4 3 0 7 3


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 52 34 4 40 24 0 999 999 999 35 18 0 33 23 0
ERROR PTS: 0 3 0 2 7 0 3 5 0 3 8 0 1 0 6

48HR FCST: 40 24 0 36 22 0 999 999 999 36 22 0 31 20 0
ERROR PTS: 2 7 0 1 4 0 3 0 0 4 1 6 0 6 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 51 34 4 36 25 0 34 22 0 34 18 0 33 21 1
ERROR PTS: 1 3 0 2 6 0 1 4 0 2 8 0 1 2 3

48HR FCST: 35 24 0 33 21 0 32 20 0 32 19 2 29 20 1
ERROR PTS: 3 7 0 2 5 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 2 6 3


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 51 31 1 38 25 0 35 22 0 33 16 0 32 23 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 9 0 6 0 0 4 0 1 10 0 0 0 6

48HR FCST: 38 25 0 35 20 0 36 18 0 35 22 0 30 19 0
ERROR PTS: 0 6 0 0 6 0 4 8 0 3 1 6 1 7 0


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 51 32 3 999 999 999 34 22 0 34 19 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 1 3 14 0 12 1 4 0 2 7 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 37 22 0 999 999 999 32 17 0 35 21 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 9 0 3 5 0 0 9 0 3 2 3 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Dolan
24HR FCST: 50 35 1 38 24 0 35 20 0 35 16 0 33 19 0
ERROR PTS: 2 4 9 0 7 0 0 6 0 3 10 0 1 4 6

48HR FCST: 40 24 0 34 19 0 33 17 0 36 19 0 31 20 0
ERROR PTS: 2 7 0 1 7 0 1 9 0 4 4 6 0 6 0


FORECASTER: Brown
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 52 34 3 40 24 0 36 21 0 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 3 3 2 7 0 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 38 24 0 37 22 0 35 18 0 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 7 0 2 4 0 3 8 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 55 31 4 999 999 999 35 20 0 999 999 999 34 20 0
ERROR PTS: 3 0 0 14 0 12 0 6 0 3 0 0 2 3 6

48HR FCST: 40 23 0 999 999 999 34 17 0 999 999 999 32 17 0
ERROR PTS: 2 8 0 3 5 0 2 9 0 0 3 6 1 9 0


FORECASTER: Rivas
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Tomasso
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Dammeyer
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Kanyuk
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Cadwalader
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Hannigan
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Baird
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Keane
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: Wittemann
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 12 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 0 12 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 1 3 6