Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Results for week 11 are listed below.
Friday April 20 will be the last day of forecasting for this semester
No forecasting the week of April 23-27 or afterwards

To read the rules of the contest, click here.

If you have a problem or need information, click here to send e-mail to Dr. Blechman

         
Image by Jeff Bucchino, the "Wizard of Draws" 

Enter your forecasts with the "Enter Forecast" button below
        
    

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
GFS, NAM 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)


Image by Jeff Bucchino, the "Wizard of Draws"

To enter a forecast, type your usercode and click the enter button:

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If you have trouble entering your forecast, send your forecast via e-mail to Dr. Blechman

Important: You must be registered in the contest for it to recognize you.

To join the contest and get a usercode, see or e-mail Dr. Blechman


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                     ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 11 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Cadwalader 111 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 951
2 Blechman 117 SILVER MEDAL 2 Cadwalader 1013
3 Constantino 143 BRONZE MEDAL 3 Constantino 1052
4 GUIDANCE 147 4 GUIDANCE 1129
5 Dolan 150 5 Miles 1134
6 Miles 155 6 Bennett 1323
7 Bennett 161 7 CONSENSUS 1378
8 CONSENSUS 162 8 Caraballo 1410
9 Caraballo 192 9 Dolan 1474
10 DeJesus 213 10 DeJesus 1607
10 Baird 213 11 Baird 1705
10 Beitscher 213 12 Beitscher 1712
10 Dammeyer 213 13 Dammeyer 1809
10 Tomasso 213 14 Tomasso 1839
10 Kanyuk 213 14 Kanyuk 1839
10 PERSISTENCE 213 16 PERSISTENCE 1859


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

42 27 1 40 29 0 44 29 0 58 29 2 70 48 1 56 32 0
44 29 0 58 29 2 70 48 1 56 32 0 38 32 2





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: 43 27 1 46 33 1 54 38 2 64 45 0 50 34 2
ERROR PTS: 3 2 3 2 4 3 4 9 0 6 3 3 6 2 6

48HR FCST: 47 33 1 52 38 2 64 45 0 50 34 2 45 35 2
ERROR PTS: 3 4 3 6 9 0 6 3 3 6 2 6 7 3 0


FORECASTER: Cadwalader
24HR FCST: 41 28 1 46 28 2 55 38 3 57 40 1 53 30 2
ERROR PTS: 1 1 3 2 1 6 3 9 3 13 8 0 3 2 6

48HR FCST: 44 28 1 54 36 3 60 45 1 49 31 2 40 32 3
ERROR PTS: 0 1 3 4 7 3 10 3 0 7 1 6 2 0 3


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 44 27 0 48 34 0 52 44 1 64 49 0 49 38 2
ERROR PTS: 4 2 0 4 5 0 6 15 3 6 1 3 7 6 6

48HR FCST: 48 36 1 53 42 1 67 49 0 55 36 2 48 41 3
ERROR PTS: 4 7 3 5 13 3 3 1 3 1 4 6 10 9 3


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 42 25 1 44 30 1 49 40 3 60 44 0 48 35 3
ERROR PTS: 2 4 3 0 1 3 9 11 3 10 4 3 8 3 9

48HR FCST: 45 32 1 49 38 2 59 43 0 53 34 3 44 36 4
ERROR PTS: 1 3 3 9 9 0 11 5 3 3 2 9 6 4 6


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 42 24 1 46 33 1 50 40 999 60 47 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 5 3 2 4 3 8 11 6 10 1 0 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 47 35 0 51 37 2 62 48 1 53 34 2 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 6 0 7 8 0 8 0 0 3 2 6 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Bennett
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 45 31 0 999 999 999 63 45 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 1 2 0 14 0 6 7 3 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 51 38 2 999 999 999 53 33 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 7 9 0 12 19 3 3 1 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 43 23 1 46 33 1 999 999 999 999 999 999 47 26 2
ERROR PTS: 3 6 3 2 4 3 14 0 6 12 19 3 9 6 6

48HR FCST: 46 34 0 54 37 1 999 999 999 999 999 999 35 31 1
ERROR PTS: 2 5 0 4 8 3 12 19 3 14 16 3 3 1 3


FORECASTER: Dolan
24HR FCST: 40 25 1 44 24 1 50 33 2 61 45 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 4 3 0 5 3 8 4 0 9 3 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 43 24 2 52 38 0 65 48 2 52 32 2 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 5 6 6 9 6 5 0 3 4 0 6 18 0 6


FORECASTER: DeJesus
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Baird
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Dammeyer
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Tomasso
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: Kanyuk
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 3 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 14 0 6 12 19 3 14 16 3 18 0 6