Oneonta State Forecasting Contest


Week 3 results are posted below.

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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 3 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Loveless 32 GOLD MEDAL 1 Loveless 144
2 Blechman 34 SILVER MEDAL 2 Blechman 153
3 Young 36 BRONZE MEDAL 3 GUIDANCE 176
4 Morrill 46 4 Linek 178
5 Lyakhov 47 4 Lyakhov 178
6 GUIDANCE 49 6 Young 185
6 Baum 49 7 Morrill 192
8 Walker 50 8 Byrnes 197
9 Byrnes 51 9 Galligan 233
9 Graham 51 10 Makower-Brown 236
11 Galligan 55 11 Walker 254
12 Scully 63 12 Gaynor 259
13 Linek 66 12 CONSENSUS 259
14 Juliano 67 14 Baum 269
15 Makower-Brown 68 15 Visnosky 283
16 CONSENSUS 70 16 Graham 285
17 Visnosky 77 17 Juliano 291
18 Gaynor 79 17 Scully 291
19 Dubbs 96 19 Dubbs 294
19 Berchoff 96 20 Berchoff 325
19 PERSISTENCE 96 21 PERSISTENCE 369
22 Chapman 108 22 Chapman 382


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

53 40 1 67 43 0 73 46 0 64 46 0 73 49 0 78 50 0
73 46 0 64 46 0 73 49 0 78 50 0 80 52 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: 66 44 0 71 50 0 66 48 0 74 48 0 76 49 0
ERROR PTS: 1 1 0 2 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 0

48HR FCST: 71 46 0 68 48 0 72 48 0 76 50 0 78 51 0
ERROR PTS: 2 0 0 4 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 0


FORECASTER: Blechman
24HR FCST: 65 46 0 72 47 0 65 47 0 72 49 0 75 49 0
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0

48HR FCST: 72 47 0 65 50 0 74 50 0 75 53 0 76 51 0
ERROR PTS: 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 1 0 3 3 0 4 1 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 62 43 0 70 47 0 68 47 0 73 47 0 74 48 0
ERROR PTS: 5 0 0 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 4 2 0

48HR FCST: 65 45 0 68 46 0 72 50 0 77 47 0 76 48 0
ERROR PTS: 8 1 0 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 4 4 0


FORECASTER: Linek
24HR FCST: 65 45 0 69 55 0 64 50 1 73 52 0 77 53 0
ERROR PTS: 2 2 0 4 9 0 0 4 3 0 3 0 1 3 0

48HR FCST: 69 48 0 68 55 1 72 52 0 77 54 0 79 55 0
ERROR PTS: 4 2 0 4 9 3 1 3 0 1 4 0 1 3 0


FORECASTER: Lyakhov
24HR FCST: 65 48 0 73 50 0 65 46 0 74 51 0 77 53 0
ERROR PTS: 2 5 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 0

48HR FCST: 71 50 0 72 49 0 72 48 0 76 52 0 81 56 0
ERROR PTS: 2 4 0 8 3 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 4 0


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 67 42 0 71 49 0 66 49 1 74 50 0 77 50 0
ERROR PTS: 0 1 0 2 3 0 2 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 69 43 0 69 48 0 72 50 0 77 51 0 80 51 0
ERROR PTS: 4 3 0 5 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0


FORECASTER: Morrill
24HR FCST: 64 47 0 71 51 0 64 48 1 72 50 0 75 52 0
ERROR PTS: 3 4 0 2 5 0 0 2 3 1 1 0 3 2 0

48HR FCST: 67 47 0 66 48 0 72 50 0 77 53 0 79 54 0
ERROR PTS: 6 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 2 0


FORECASTER: Byrnes
24HR FCST: 68 42 0 71 49 0 65 48 0 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 1 0 2 3 0 1 2 0 9 3 0 5 1 0

48HR FCST: 72 46 0 65 48 2 74 51 0 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 0 0 1 2 6 1 2 0 5 1 0 2 2 0


FORECASTER: Galligan
24HR FCST: 67 42 0 71 40 0 66 48 2 999 999 999 78 53 0
ERROR PTS: 0 1 0 2 6 0 2 2 6 9 3 0 0 3 0

48HR FCST: 71 46 0 69 49 0 74 50 0 999 999 999 81 54 0
ERROR PTS: 2 0 0 5 3 0 1 1 0 5 1 0 1 2 0


FORECASTER: MakowerBrown
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 69 50 0 62 49 0 71 49 0 79 50 0
ERROR PTS: 14 3 3 4 4 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 63 53 2 71 50 0 75 50 0 80 55 0
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 1 7 6 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 0


FORECASTER: Walker
24HR FCST: 65 42 0 70 48 0 999 999 999 72 50 0 77 50 0
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 3 2 0 9 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 70 42 0 68 48 0 999 999 999 75 50 0 80 50 0
ERROR PTS: 3 4 0 4 2 0 9 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 0


FORECASTER: Gaynor
24HR FCST: 63 40 0 70 45 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 77 45 0
ERROR PTS: 4 3 0 3 1 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 1 5 0

48HR FCST: 68 42 0 69 47 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 78 46 0
ERROR PTS: 5 4 0 5 1 0 9 3 0 5 1 0 2 6 0


FORECASTER: Baum
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 71 48 0 64 46 0 73 48 0 75 49 0
ERROR PTS: 14 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 68 47 0 72 49 0 76 49 0 79 53 0
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0


FORECASTER: Visnosky
24HR FCST: 65 44 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0

48HR FCST: 69 43 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 4 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0 2 2 0


FORECASTER: Graham
24HR FCST: 64 44 0 999 999 999 63 45 1 999 999 999 77 50 0
ERROR PTS: 3 1 0 6 3 0 1 1 3 9 3 0 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 72 45 0 999 999 999 74 49 0 999 999 999 80 50 0
ERROR PTS: 1 1 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 2 0


FORECASTER: Juliano
24HR FCST: 53 41 1 69 49 0 64 50 0 72 50 0 75 52 0
ERROR PTS: 14 2 3 4 3 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 3 2 0

48HR FCST: 65 46 0 67 50 0 72 51 0 75 52 0 76 55 0
ERROR PTS: 8 0 0 3 4 0 1 2 0 3 2 0 4 3 0


FORECASTER: Scully
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 64 48 0 73 49 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 3 3 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 1 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 71 48 0 77 50 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 9 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0


FORECASTER: Dubbs
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 3 3 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0 2 2 0


FORECASTER: Berchoff
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 3 3 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0 2 2 0


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 14 3 3 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 3 0 9 0 0 9 3 0 5 1 0 2 2 0


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 54 40 1 71 41 0 71 49 0 63 47 1 73 44 0
ERROR PTS: 13 3 3 2 5 0 7 3 0 10 2 3 5 6 0

48HR FCST: 65 44 0 68 49 1 69 44 1 72 49 0 77 48 0
ERROR PTS: 8 2 0 4 3 3 4 5 3 6 1 0 3 4 0