Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

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Surface maps from the WPC
  Upper Air images from NCAR-RAP
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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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              ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 2 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Blechman 43 GOLD MEDAL 1 Young 114
2 Young 50 SILVER MEDAL 2 Linek 121
3 Linek 54 BRONZE MEDAL 3 Blechman 122
4 GUIDANCE 57 4 GUIDANCE 131
5 Rivas 64 5 Rivas 134
6 Brown 71 6 Bennett 135
7 Bennett 72 7 Loveless 150
8 Loveless 76 8 Brown 152
9 Martin 79 9 Martin 172
10 Miles 91 10 Miles 176
11 Chapman 96 11 CONSENSUS 219
12 CONSENSUS 108 12 Chapman 238
13 Hannigan 111 13 Beitscher 239
14 Caraballo 123 14 Caraballo 256
15 Beitscher 134 15 Hannigan 270
16 Balnis 174 16 Balnis 314
16 Kanyuk 174 17 Kanyuk 330
16 PERSISTENCE 174 17 PERSISTENCE 330
16 Dolan 174 17 Dolan 330
16 Traficante 174 17 Traficante 330
16 Fandrich 174 17 Fandrich 330
16 Pennington 174 17 Pennington 330
16 Lebkuecher 174 23 Lebkuecher 334


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

74 57 1 83 54 0 76 49 0 84 58 0 79 46 1 61 38 0
76 49 0 84 58 0 79 46 1 61 38 0 61 35 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: Young
24HR FCST: 82 52 0 79 50 0 82 59 0 78 49 0 65 35 0
ERROR PTS: 1 2 0 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 3 3 4 3 0

48HR FCST: 79 53 0 82 58 0 75 49 0 65 37 0 60 36 0
ERROR PTS: 3 4 0 2 0 0 4 3 3 4 1 0 1 1 0


FORECASTER: Linek
24HR FCST: 82 54 0 80 55 0 80 57 0 76 47 1 64 38 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 0 4 6 0 4 1 0 3 1 0 3 0 0

48HR FCST: 79 53 0 80 58 0 74 49 0 64 39 0 62 39 0
ERROR PTS: 3 4 0 4 0 0 5 3 3 3 1 0 1 4 0


FORECASTER: Blechman
24HR FCST: 82 54 0 76 49 0 78 57 0 75 48 1 63 34 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 4 2 0 2 4 0

48HR FCST: 76 49 0 79 57 0 75 50 1 64 34 0 59 35 0
ERROR PTS: 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 4 0 3 4 0 2 0 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 81 52 0 78 51 0 79 59 0 75 50 2 62 35 0
ERROR PTS: 2 2 0 2 2 0 5 1 0 4 4 3 1 3 0

48HR FCST: 78 52 0 79 58 1 73 48 2 63 37 0 60 35 0
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 5 0 3 6 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 0


FORECASTER: Rivas
24HR FCST: 80 54 0 79 49 0 78 57 0 74 48 2 64 35 0
ERROR PTS: 3 0 0 3 0 0 6 1 0 5 2 3 3 3 0

48HR FCST: 77 53 0 82 52 1 72 46 2 66 37 0 60 37 0
ERROR PTS: 1 4 0 2 6 3 7 0 3 5 1 0 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Bennett
24HR FCST: 80 52 0 78 49 0 79 57 0 74 45 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 2 0 2 0 0 5 1 0 5 1 0 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 75 54 0 81 57 0 76 50 1 63 36 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 5 0 3 1 0 3 4 0 2 2 0 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Loveless
24HR FCST: 81 55 0 999 999 999 82 59 0 74 49 0 64 37 0
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 7 5 0 2 1 0 5 3 3 3 1 0

48HR FCST: 78 54 0 999 999 999 76 50 0 65 37 0 60 38 0
ERROR PTS: 2 5 0 8 9 0 3 4 3 4 1 0 1 3 0


FORECASTER: Brown
24HR FCST: 81 52 0 79 49 0 80 57 0 75 50 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 0 3 0 0 4 1 0 4 4 0 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 78 52 0 81 58 0 75 48 0 63 38 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 3 0 0 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Martin
24HR FCST: 79 53 0 78 57 0 999 999 999 73 49 1 62 38 0
ERROR PTS: 4 1 0 2 8 0 8 9 0 6 3 0 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 77 54 0 79 59 0 999 999 999 62 39 0 60 37 0
ERROR PTS: 1 5 0 5 1 0 5 12 3 1 1 0 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 82 52 0 999 999 999 80 50 0 73 50 0 64 35 0
ERROR PTS: 1 2 0 7 5 0 4 8 0 6 4 3 3 3 0

48HR FCST: 78 53 0 999 999 999 76 53 0 63 36 0 64 37 0
ERROR PTS: 2 4 0 8 9 0 3 7 3 2 2 0 3 2 0


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 83 50 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 72 49 1 63 35 0
ERROR PTS: 0 4 0 7 5 0 8 9 0 7 3 0 2 3 0

48HR FCST: 78 53 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 62 37 0 60 37 0
ERROR PTS: 2 4 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 1 1 0 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 84 40 0 79 38 0 78 40 0 75 38 0 64 37 0
ERROR PTS: 1 14 0 3 11 0 6 18 0 4 8 3 3 1 0

48HR FCST: 82 42 0 81 50 0 73 36 0 73 36 0 60 31 0
ERROR PTS: 6 7 0 3 8 0 6 10 3 12 2 0 1 4 0


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 73 58 0 79 53 0 78 54 0 79 59 0 71 52 0
ERROR PTS: 10 4 0 3 4 0 6 4 0 0 13 3 10 14 0

48HR FCST: 78 53 0 77 52 0 79 59 0 71 43 0 62 36 0
ERROR PTS: 2 4 0 7 6 0 0 13 3 10 5 0 1 1 0


FORECASTER: Hannigan
24HR FCST: 79 50 0 78 49 0 999 999 999 73 48 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 4 0 2 0 0 8 9 0 6 2 0 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 78 52 0 79 49 0 999 999 999 64 40 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 5 9 0 5 12 3 3 2 0 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Balnis
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Kanyuk
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Dolan
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Traficante
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Fandrich
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Pennington
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Lebkuecher
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 3 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 5 0 8 9 0 5 12 3 18 8 3 0 3 0