Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Week 5 results are posted.  

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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
GFS, NAM 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)


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ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST

STANDINGS FOR WEEK 5 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Lyakhov 44 GOLD MEDAL 1 Linek 292
2 Linek 50 SILVER MEDAL 2 Lyakhov 308
3 Dolan 53 BRONZE MEDAL 3 Blechman 323
3 Caraballo 53 BRONZE MEDAL 4 GUIDANCE 364
5 Cadwalader 55 5 Dolan 367
6 GUIDANCE 64 6 Caraballo 385
7 Blechman 75 7 Cadwalader 390
8 Gorman 101 8 Constantino 408
9 Constantino 117 9 Gorman 429
10 CONSENSUS 125 10 CONSENSUS 533
11 Miles 198 11 Miles 614
11 Jaworski 198 12 Jaworski 722
11 Rivas 198 13 Rivas 723
11 Kanyuk 198 14 Kanyuk 753
11 DeJesus 198 15 Juliano 760
11 PERSISTENCE 198 16 DeJesus 779
17 Juliano 207 17 PERSISTENCE 857


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

61 36 2 52 39 0 49 31 2 42 32 0 61 40 0 54 31 2
49 31 2 42 32 0 61 40 0 54 31 2 37 31 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: Linek
24HR FCST: 49 38 1 47 28 2 40 31 0 57 37 1 54 31 2
ERROR PTS: 3 1 3 2 3 0 2 1 0 4 3 3 0 0 0

48HR FCST: 47 28 2 40 31 0 56 39 2 52 30 2 37 29 1
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 2 1 0 5 1 6 2 1 0 0 2 0


FORECASTER: Lyakhov
24HR FCST: 50 38 0 45 29 2 41 31 0 57 38 1 54 33 2
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 4 2 0 1 1 0 4 2 3 0 2 0

48HR FCST: 44 29 2 39 30 0 57 38 0 53 31 2 39 30 1
ERROR PTS: 5 2 0 3 2 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0


FORECASTER: Blechman
24HR FCST: 47 37 0 46 28 2 39 29 0 57 35 1 52 30 1
ERROR PTS: 5 2 0 3 3 0 3 3 0 4 5 3 2 1 3

48HR FCST: 44 28 2 39 29 0 57 35 0 50 28 1 40 29 1
ERROR PTS: 5 3 0 3 3 0 4 5 0 4 3 3 3 2 0


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 51 36 0 46 28 2 39 29 1 55 35 1 53 30 2
ERROR PTS: 1 3 0 3 3 0 3 3 3 6 5 3 1 1 0

48HR FCST: 45 28 2 40 30 0 55 35 0 52 30 2 37 27 1
ERROR PTS: 4 3 0 2 2 0 6 5 0 2 1 0 0 4 0


FORECASTER: Dolan
24HR FCST: 48 38 0 47 30 2 41 29 0 57 31 0 54 30 1
ERROR PTS: 4 1 0 2 1 0 1 3 0 4 9 0 0 1 3

48HR FCST: 48 28 2 40 30 0 56 45 0 53 31 2 36 30 0
ERROR PTS: 1 3 0 2 2 0 5 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 3


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 50 36 0 45 29 2 42 30 1 59 40 0 57 31 1
ERROR PTS: 2 3 0 4 2 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 3 0 3

48HR FCST: 49 31 0 40 32 1 58 44 0 54 31 1 39 28 0
ERROR PTS: 0 0 6 2 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 3 2 3 3


FORECASTER: Cadwalader
24HR FCST: 48 37 0 48 28 2 40 27 0 60 38 1 55 32 2
ERROR PTS: 4 2 0 1 3 0 2 5 0 1 2 3 1 1 0

48HR FCST: 46 28 2 39 28 0 58 31 0 54 34 2 38 30 1
ERROR PTS: 3 3 0 3 4 0 3 9 0 0 3 0 1 1 0


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 50 30 3 40 29 0 58 37 1 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 1 1 3 2 3 0 3 3 3 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 40 31 0 56 35 2 54 33 2 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 2 1 0 5 5 6 0 2 0 17 0 3


FORECASTER: Gorman
24HR FCST: 49 35 0 46 29 1 40 30 0 57 35 0 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 4 0 3 2 3 2 2 0 4 5 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 46 28 0 39 29 0 57 43 0 51 34 2 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 3 6 3 3 0 4 3 0 3 3 0 17 0 3


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6 17 0 3


FORECASTER: Jaworski
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6 17 0 3


FORECASTER: Rivas
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6 17 0 3


FORECASTER: Kanyuk
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6 17 0 3


FORECASTER: Juliano
24HR FCST: 59 34 2 48 36 3 45 27 3 999 999 999 57 45 0
ERROR PTS: 7 5 6 1 5 3 3 5 9 19 8 0 3 14 6

48HR FCST: 49 39 0 40 28 4 40 31 2 999 999 999 53 30 3
ERROR PTS: 0 8 6 2 4 12 21 9 6 7 9 6 16 1 6


FORECASTER: DeJesus
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6 17 0 3


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 9 3 6 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 8 6 7 1 6 19 8 0 7 9 6 17 0 3