Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Week 11 standings are posted below
This is the LAST week of forecasting
   

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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)
Zone forecast for Oneonta from BGM NWS
Binghamton National Weather Service office


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ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 11 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS

1 Young 71 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 819
2 Linek 79 SILVER MEDAL 2 Linek 826
3 Blechman 80 BRONZE MEDAL 3 Young 869
4 GUIDANCE 82 4 GUIDANCE 967
5 Martin 111 5 Makower-Brown 1133
6 Bennett 112 6 Martin 1247
7 Makower-Brown 116 7 CONSENSUS 1455
8 CONSENSUS 140 8 Bennett 1531
9 Loveless 209 9 Loveless 1561
9 Murphy 209 10 Murphy 2142
9 PERSISTENCE 209 11 PERSISTENCE 2290


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

74 45 0 57 34 0 64 33 0 76 50 1 69 46 0 55 30 0
64 33 0 76 50 1 69 46 0 55 30 0 54 42 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: 58 36 0 61 38 0 71 46 1 70 43 2 54 29 0
ERROR PTS: 1 2 0 3 5 0 5 4 0 1 3 6 1 1 0

48HR FCST: 61 38 0 71 46 3 70 43 3 54 29 0 60 38 0
ERROR PTS: 3 5 0 5 4 6 1 3 9 1 1 0 6 4 0


FORECASTER: Linek
24HR FCST: 55 33 0 61 40 0 70 46 2 68 44 2 54 30 0
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 3 7 0 6 4 3 1 2 6 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 60 37 0 68 48 2 68 53 2 53 30 0 57 39 0
ERROR PTS: 4 4 0 8 2 3 1 7 6 2 0 0 3 3 0


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 58 34 0 63 37 0 70 46 2 69 45 2 53 30 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 0 1 4 0 6 4 3 0 1 6 2 0 0

48HR FCST: 61 37 0 67 46 2 69 44 2 52 30 0 60 39 0
ERROR PTS: 3 4 0 9 4 3 0 2 6 3 0 0 6 3 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 57 34 0 62 36 0 70 45 2 69 43 3 55 30 0
ERROR PTS: 0 0 0 2 3 0 6 5 3 0 3 9 0 0 0

48HR FCST: 58 36 0 68 44 2 67 40 2 53 30 0 58 37 0
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 8 6 3 2 6 6 2 0 0 4 5 0


FORECASTER: Makower-Brown
24HR FCST: 57 34 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 70 40 2 57 31 0
ERROR PTS: 0 0 0 7 1 0 12 17 3 1 6 6 2 1 0

48HR FCST: 59 36 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 53 30 0 58 42 0
ERROR PTS: 5 3 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 2 0 0 4 0 0


FORECASTER: Martin
24HR FCST: 58 34 0 62 35 0 999 999 999 69 43 2 56 31 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 0 2 2 0 12 17 3 0 3 6 1 1 0

48HR FCST: 59 39 0 68 39 2 999 999 999 54 31 0 58 35 1
ERROR PTS: 5 6 0 8 11 3 7 4 3 1 1 0 4 7 3


FORECASTER: Bennett
24HR FCST: 59 34 1 60 36 0 71 51 1 69 43 3 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 0 3 4 3 0 5 1 0 0 3 9 14 16 0

48HR FCST: 59 36 0 68 53 2 69 43 4 54 31 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 3 0 8 3 3 0 3 12 1 1 0 1 12 0


FORECASTER: Loveless
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 17 11 0 7 1 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 14 16 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 1 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 14 16 0 1 12 0


FORECASTER: Murphy
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 17 11 0 7 1 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 14 16 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 1 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 14 16 0 1 12 0


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 17 11 0 7 1 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 14 16 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 1 0 12 17 3 7 4 3 14 16 0 1 12 0