Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Final Spring 2016 standings are posted below
   

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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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Spring 2016 ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 12 Final OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Young 54 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 874
2 Blechman 55 SILVER MEDAL 2 Linek 895
3 Makower-Brown 56 BRONZE MEDAL 3 Young 923
4 GUIDANCE 58 4 GUIDANCE 1025
5 Linek 69 5 Makower-Brown 1189
6 Martin 92 6 Martin 1339
7 Bennett 96 7 CONSENSUS 1555
8 CONSENSUS 100 8 Bennett 1627
9 Loveless 146 9 Loveless 1707
9 Murphy 146 10 Murphy 2288
9 PERSISTENCE 146 11 PERSISTENCE 2436


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

55 42 2 48 33 4 56 30 0 58 40 0 53 41 0 58 43 2
56 30 0 58 40 0 53 41 0 58 43 2 47 41 3


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: 50 30 3 54 31 0 56 37 1 55 37 1 60 43 1
ERROR PTS: 2 3 3 2 1 0 2 3 3 2 4 3 2 0 3

48HR FCST: 54 32 0 56 37 0 54 37 0 62 43 2 50 42 3
ERROR PTS: 2 2 0 2 3 0 1 4 0 4 0 0 3 1 0


FORECASTER: Linek
24HR FCST: 50 31 2 53 30 0 57 38 1 53 41 2 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 6 3 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 6 5 2 6

48HR FCST: 54 30 0 57 38 0 54 42 2 59 42 2 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 6 1 1 0 11 2 3


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 53 31 2 54 30 0 58 36 0 56 40 1 60 41 2
ERROR PTS: 5 2 6 2 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 3 2 2 0

48HR FCST: 56 30 0 57 36 0 56 37 0 60 44 1 50 44 3
ERROR PTS: 0 0 0 1 4 0 3 4 0 2 1 3 3 3 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 52 33 3 54 28 0 58 35 0 57 38 1 59 43 2
ERROR PTS: 4 0 3 2 2 0 0 5 0 4 3 3 1 0 0

48HR FCST: 53 31 0 57 35 1 57 37 0 60 40 2 51 42 3
ERROR PTS: 3 1 0 1 5 3 4 4 0 2 3 0 4 1 0


FORECASTER: Makower-Brown
24HR FCST: 51 31 3 55 31 0 58 38 0 56 39 0 59 40 1
ERROR PTS: 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 1 3 3

48HR FCST: 53 33 0 56 37 1 57 37 0 60 43 0 46 42 3
ERROR PTS: 3 3 0 2 3 3 4 4 0 2 0 6 1 1 0


FORECASTER: Martin
24HR FCST: 51 34 3 55 28 0 58 30 0 56 36 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 1 3 1 2 0 0 10 0 3 5 3 5 2 6

48HR FCST: 54 32 0 57 30 1 57 39 1 60 43 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 2 2 0 1 10 3 4 2 3 2 0 3 11 2 3


FORECASTER: Bennett
24HR FCST: 54 44 4 54 28 0 59 38 1 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 6 11 0 2 2 0 1 2 3 5 1 0 5 2 6

48HR FCST: 55 31 0 58 35 1 57 37 1 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 1 1 0 0 5 3 4 4 3 5 2 6 11 2 3


FORECASTER: Loveless
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 9 6 8 3 12 2 10 0 5 1 0 5 2 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 8 3 12 2 10 0 5 1 0 5 2 6 11 2 3


FORECASTER: Murphy
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 9 6 8 3 12 2 10 0 5 1 0 5 2 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 8 3 12 2 10 0 5 1 0 5 2 6 11 2 3


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 9 6 8 3 12 2 10 0 5 1 0 5 2 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 8 3 12 2 10 0 5 1 0 5 2 6 11 2 3