Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Results from week 9 are now available.

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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 9 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Loveless 74 GOLD MEDAL 1 Loveless 689
2 Blechman 79 SILVER MEDAL 2 Blechman 719
3 Linek 81 BRONZE MEDAL 3 Linek 770
3 Young 81 BRONZE MEDAL 4 Young 801
5 GUIDANCE 94 5 Makower-Brown 916
5 Graham 94 6 GUIDANCE 1036
7 Makower-Brown 95 7 CONSENSUS 1162
8 CONSENSUS 142 8 Morrill 1194
9 Morrill 210 9 Graham 1228
9 Murphy 210 10 Murphy 1275
9 Anthony Baum 210 11 Anthony Baum 1328
9 Amanda Baum 210 12 Amanda Baum 1443
9 Scully 210 13 Scully 1506
9 Shinohara 210 14 Shinohara 1536
9 Constantino 210 15 Constantino 1538
9 PERSISTENCE 210 16 PERSISTENCE 1556
9 Arp 210 17 Arp 1604


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

52 34 2 55 34 0 45 27 0 64 43 1 57 39 2 64 41 1
45 27 0 64 43 1 57 39 2 64 41 1 80 61 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: Loveless
24HR FCST: 50 32 1 45 29 0 63 41 1 59 35 0 67 44 0
ERROR PTS: 5 2 3 0 2 0 1 2 0 2 4 6 3 3 3

48HR FCST: 46 29 0 63 40 1 57 38 0 67 44 0 73 53 0
ERROR PTS: 1 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 6 3 3 3 7 8 0


FORECASTER: Blechman
24HR FCST: 55 33 1 45 32 0 64 37 1 59 38 1 65 47 0
ERROR PTS: 0 1 3 0 5 0 0 6 0 2 1 3 1 6 3

48HR FCST: 48 34 0 64 37 1 59 38 0 65 47 0 74 57 1
ERROR PTS: 3 7 0 0 6 0 2 1 6 1 6 3 6 4 3


FORECASTER: Linek
24HR FCST: 50 30 2 47 30 0 62 41 2 60 37 2 66 47 0
ERROR PTS: 5 4 6 2 3 0 2 2 3 3 2 0 2 6 3

48HR FCST: 46 29 0 62 39 2 57 39 1 66 44 0 75 51 0
ERROR PTS: 1 2 0 2 4 3 0 0 3 2 3 3 5 10 0


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 52 32 1 47 29 0 63 36 1 61 35 1 68 45 0
ERROR PTS: 3 2 3 2 2 0 1 7 0 4 4 3 4 4 3

48HR FCST: 47 28 0 63 44 0 56 37 1 68 45 0 75 52 0
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 2 3 4 4 3 5 9 0


FORECASTER: Makower-Brown
24HR FCST: 52 34 1 41 30 0 63 42 1 62 43 0 64 44 0
ERROR PTS: 3 0 3 4 3 0 1 1 0 5 4 6 0 3 3

48HR FCST: 42 27 0 60 39 0 56 37 0 57 35 0 70 51 0
ERROR PTS: 3 0 0 4 4 3 1 2 6 7 6 3 10 10 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 52 31 3 43 29 0 62 35 0 58 39 3 65 47 0
ERROR PTS: 3 3 9 2 2 0 2 8 3 1 0 3 1 6 3

48HR FCST: 46 34 0 61 41 0 57 37 2 67 48 0 70 57 1
ERROR PTS: 1 7 0 3 2 3 0 2 0 3 7 3 10 4 3


FORECASTER: Morrill
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Graham
24HR FCST: 54 43 1 47 30 0 63 44 1 62 34 1 67 45 0
ERROR PTS: 1 9 3 2 3 0 1 1 0 5 5 3 3 4 3

48HR FCST: 48 33 0 65 44 1 56 36 0 71 43 999 73 50 0
ERROR PTS: 3 6 0 1 1 0 1 3 6 7 2 3 7 11 0


FORECASTER: Murphy
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Anthony Baum
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Amanda Baum
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Scully
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Shinohara
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3


FORECASTER: Arp
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 0 6 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 10 7 0 19 16 3 7 4 3 7 2 3 16 20 3