Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Results from the new week 2 are posted below.  Scroll down.

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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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Spring 2017 ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST


STANDINGS FOR WEEK 2 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Young 64 GOLD MEDAL 1 Young 98
2 GUIDANCE 88 SILVER MEDAL 2 Blechman 119
3 Blechman 93 BRONZE MEDAL 3 GUIDANCE 121
3 Miles 93 BRONZE MEDAL 4 Miles 158
5 Brown 97 5 Brown 189
5 Caraballo 97 6 CONSENSUS 196
7 Pennington 103 7 Beitscher 202
8 CONSENSUS 107 8 Constantino 245
9 Beitscher 108 9 Caraballo 250
10 Constantino 151 10 Pennington 255
10 Chapman 151 11 Chapman 262
12 PERSISTENCE 179 12 PERSISTENCE 331


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

24 20 2 39 21 0 39 21 2 23 19 1 32 19 0 57 31 0
39 21 2 23 19 1 32 19 0 57 31 0 53 30 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: 35 20 1 35 21 2 27 17 2 32 18 0 48 31 0
ERROR PTS: 4 1 3 4 0 0 4 2 3 0 1 0 9 0 0

48HR FCST: 34 21 2 27 17 1 32 19 0 47 32 0 43 29 0
ERROR PTS: 5 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 10 1 0


FORECASTER: Blechman
24HR FCST: 33 19 1 30 16 2 26 17 1 31 20 0 45 31 0
ERROR PTS: 6 2 3 9 5 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 12 0 0

48HR FCST: 30 16 2 26 17 1 31 21 0 45 31 0 40 28 0
ERROR PTS: 9 5 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 12 0 0 13 2 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 33 20 1 33 16 2 25 17 2 31 18 0 46 31 0
ERROR PTS: 6 1 3 6 5 0 2 2 3 1 1 0 11 0 0

48HR FCST: 33 21 2 26 17 2 29 20 0 43 27 0 42 30 0
ERROR PTS: 6 0 0 3 2 3 3 1 0 14 4 0 11 0 0


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 33 26 0 34 21 1 25 17 0 31 19 0 46 36 0
ERROR PTS: 6 5 0 5 0 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 11 5 0

48HR FCST: 34 22 1 25 17 0 29 17 0 45 35 0 40 30 0
ERROR PTS: 5 1 3 2 2 3 3 2 0 12 4 0 13 0 0


FORECASTER: Brown
24HR FCST: 33 27 0 35 21 0 26 18 0 31 18 0 47 35 0
ERROR PTS: 6 6 0 4 0 6 3 1 3 1 1 0 10 4 0

48HR FCST: 34 22 0 26 18 0 29 15 0 44 34 0 43 30 0
ERROR PTS: 5 1 6 3 1 3 3 4 0 13 3 0 10 0 0


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 35 29 0 37 23 1 27 16 1 35 22 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 8 0 2 2 3 4 3 0 3 3 0 25 12 0

48HR FCST: 33 21 1 25 18 1 32 24 0 47 38 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 0 3 2 1 0 0 5 0 10 7 0 4 1 0


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 34 21 0 33 22 2 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 0 0 6 1 0 16 2 3 9 0 3 25 12 0

48HR FCST: 33 24 1 23 16 1 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 3 3 0 3 0 9 0 3 25 12 0 4 1 0


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 33 26 1 34 22 2 25 18 1 30 18 0 45 34 0
ERROR PTS: 6 5 3 5 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 12 3 0

48HR FCST: 33 20 1 25 17 1 29 17 2 43 33 0 40 28 0
ERROR PTS: 6 1 3 2 2 0 3 2 6 14 2 0 13 2 0


FORECASTER: Pennington
24HR FCST: 35 19 2 36 29 2 27 20 1 34 18 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 2 6 3 8 0 4 1 0 2 1 0 25 12 0

48HR FCST: 34 28 2 27 20 1 32 17 0 47 30 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 7 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 10 1 0 4 1 0


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 35 18 0 36 20 2 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 3 0 3 1 0 16 2 3 9 0 3 25 12 0

48HR FCST: 32 19 2 26 15 1 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 2 0 3 4 0 9 0 3 25 12 0 4 1 0


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 15 1 6 0 0 6 16 2 3 9 0 3 25 12 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 0 6 16 2 3 9 0 3 25 12 0 4 1 0