Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

   Week 10 results are posted.  Scroll down.
Dec 5-9: This will be the last week of forecasting. Make it a good one!
 

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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)


Image by Jeff Bucchino, the "Wizard of Draws"

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ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 10 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Blechman 29 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 681
2 GUIDANCE 33 SILVER MEDAL 2 Young 683
3 Loveless 47 BRONZE MEDAL 3 GUIDANCE 712
4 Miles 49 4 Linek 749
5 Young 50 5 Loveless 816
5 Brown 50 6 Miles 976
7 Linek 52 7 Brown 994
7 Caraballo 52 8 Bennett 1001
9 Beitscher 60 9 CONSENSUS 1201
10 Bennett 62 10 Beitscher 1209
11 CONSENSUS 80 11 Caraballo 1282
12 Rivas 131 12 Rivas 1360
12 Martin 131 13 Martin 1433
12 Chapman 131 14 Chapman 1471
12 Constantino 131 15 Constantino 1619
12 Hannigan 131 16 Hannigan 1620
12 Balnis 131 17 Balnis 1673
12 PERSISTENCE 131 18 PERSISTENCE 1689
12 Lebkuecher 131 19 Lebkuecher 1693


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

48 29 1 53 47 2 53 42 3 43 35 1 40 32 2 34 30 1
53 42 3 43 35 1 40 32 2 34 30 1 35 28 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: 53 46 2 54 42 3 44 34 1 39 29 2 35 27 1
ERROR PTS: 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 3 0

48HR FCST: 54 44 4 42 34 1 39 29 2 35 27 1 34 28 1
ERROR PTS: 1 2 3 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 0


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 52 42 3 52 44 4 45 35 1 41 32 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 5 3 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 52 42 4 45 35 1 41 32 1 36 27 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 2 3 0 1 2 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 51 44 2 52 41 4 44 34 1 40 32 2 36 28 1
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0

48HR FCST: 53 42 4 44 33 1 41 32 2 36 29 0 35 29 0
ERROR PTS: 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 3


FORECASTER: Linek
24HR FCST: 54 44 3 52 42 4 44 32 1 999 999 999 36 26 1
ERROR PTS: 1 3 3 1 0 3 1 3 0 3 3 3 2 4 0

48HR FCST: 55 43 4 44 34 1 40 30 2 999 999 999 35 27 1
ERROR PTS: 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 6 2 3 0 1 0


FORECASTER: Loveless
24HR FCST: 52 43 4 51 42 4 43 34 1 40 31 1 35 27 1
ERROR PTS: 1 4 6 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 3 0

48HR FCST: 54 42 4 44 34 1 40 30 1 35 28 0 34 27 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 2 3 1 2 3 1 1 3


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 53 45 4 51 43 3 45 35 0 40 32 1 36 28 0
ERROR PTS: 0 2 6 2 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 3 2 2 3

48HR FCST: 54 42 5 44 36 0 40 32 1 36 29 1 34 27 0
ERROR PTS: 1 0 6 1 1 3 0 0 3 2 1 0 1 1 3


FORECASTER: Brown
24HR FCST: 52 44 2 52 43 3 44 35 0 41 33 0 37 28 0
ERROR PTS: 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 6 3 2 3

48HR FCST: 53 42 2 44 36 0 40 32 0 37 29 0 35 28 0
ERROR PTS: 0 0 3 1 1 3 0 0 6 3 1 3 0 0 3


FORECASTER: Bennett
24HR FCST: 52 39 4 51 44 1 44 33 2 40 35 1 35 27 1
ERROR PTS: 1 8 6 2 2 6 1 2 3 0 3 3 1 3 0

48HR FCST: 53 47 3 44 35 1 39 32 1 36 28 1 36 25 0
ERROR PTS: 0 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 2 0 1 3 3


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 54 44 3 51 42 2 43 33 2 41 31 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 3 3 2 0 3 0 2 3 1 1 6 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 54 42 1 44 34 1 41 32 1 36 27 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 0 6 1 1 0 1 0 3 2 3 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 53 44 2 52 41 2 43 34 2 40 31 0 36 28 1
ERROR PTS: 0 3 0 1 1 3 0 1 3 0 1 6 2 2 0

48HR FCST: 52 42 1 43 31 1 42 31 0 32 27 0 35 29 1
ERROR PTS: 1 0 6 0 4 0 2 1 6 2 3 3 0 1 0


FORECASTER: Rivas
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Martin
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Hannigan
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Balnis
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Lebkuecher
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 5 18 3 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 0 5 3 10 7 6 3 3 3 6 2 3 1 2 0