Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Results from week 11 (Final Results) are posted below.  Scroll down.
To everyone who forecasted this semester, Thank You!
We'll try another contest in the Fall.  Check back at this site for announcements.

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
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)


Image by Jeff Bucchino, the "Wizard of Draws"

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

UserCode:



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


Click here to go to the Oneonta Meteorology Homepage


         

Spring 2017 ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST


STANDINGS FOR WEEK 11 Final Overall STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS

1 Young 78 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 765
2 Blechman 84 SILVER MEDAL 2 Young 776
3 Caraballo 88 BRONZE MEDAL 3 GUIDANCE 877
4 Miles 95 4 Caraballo 1123
5 GUIDANCE 97 5 Miles 1145
6 Brown 98 6 Brown 1229
7 CONSENSUS 131 7 CONSENSUS 1408
8 Chapman 185 8 Chapman 1543
8 Beitscher 185 9 Beitscher 1553
8 Pennington 185 10 Pennington 1921
8 Constantino 185 11 Constantino 2030
8 PERSISTENCE 185 12 PERSISTENCE 2168


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

75 47 1 55 49 1 75 54 0 76 57 1 78 59 0 66 40 0
75 54 0 76 57 1 78 59 0 66 40 0 59 47 1



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: 56 47 2 69 54 0 78 56 1 72 55 1 70 48 1
ERROR PTS: 1 2 3 6 0 0 2 1 0 6 4 3 4 8 3

48HR FCST: 69 54 0 78 57 1 74 55 0 70 48 1 64 52 1
ERROR PTS: 6 0 0 2 0 0 4 4 0 4 8 3 5 5 0


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 57 50 3 69 54 0 78 57 1 74 56 0 68 47 1
ERROR PTS: 2 1 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 4 3 0 2 7 3

48HR FCST: 67 54 0 78 58 1 74 55 0 68 47 1 65 52 1
ERROR PTS: 8 0 0 2 1 0 4 4 0 2 7 3 6 5 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 58 48 2 70 53 0 76 56 1 73 54 0 71 47 2
ERROR PTS: 3 1 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 0 5 7 6

48HR FCST: 66 53 0 76 58 2 73 55 1 74 44 2 64 50 2
ERROR PTS: 9 1 0 0 1 3 5 4 3 8 4 6 5 3 3


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 56 48 2 69 55 0 999 999 999 72 57 0 68 46 1
ERROR PTS: 1 1 3 6 1 0 1 3 3 6 2 0 2 6 3

48HR FCST: 66 52 0 76 56 0 999 999 999 68 52 1 63 54 1
ERROR PTS: 9 2 0 0 1 3 2 2 3 2 12 3 4 7 0


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 58 48 1 69 55 0 74 54 0 73 56 0 70 46 0
ERROR PTS: 3 1 0 6 1 0 2 3 3 5 3 0 4 6 0

48HR FCST: 66 53 0 76 59 0 73 50 0 70 47 1 64 54 0
ERROR PTS: 9 1 0 0 2 3 5 9 0 4 7 3 5 7 3


FORECASTER: Brown
24HR FCST: 58 49 2 69 55 0 75 54 0 72 56 0 72 47 0
ERROR PTS: 3 0 3 6 1 0 1 3 3 6 3 0 6 7 0

48HR FCST: 67 53 0 77 59 0 73 49 0 70 48 0 64 53 0
ERROR PTS: 8 1 0 1 2 3 5 10 0 4 8 0 5 6 3


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 2 0 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0 7 7 3


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 2 0 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0 7 7 3


FORECASTER: Pennington
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 2 0 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0 7 7 3


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 2 0 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0 7 7 3


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 2 0 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 20 5 3 1 3 3 2 2 3 12 19 0 7 7 3