Oneonta State Forecasting Contest

Results from the new week 9 are posted below.  Scroll down.

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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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Spring 2017 ONEONTA STATE FORECASTING CONTEST


STANDINGS FOR WEEK 9 OVERALL STANDINGS

PLACE NAME POINTS PLACE NAME POINTS


1 Brown 74 GOLD MEDAL 1 Blechman 618
2 Caraballo 79 SILVER MEDAL 2 Young 628
3 Miles 81 BRONZE MEDAL 3 GUIDANCE 713
4 GUIDANCE 84 4 Caraballo 955
5 Blechman 86 5 Miles 973
6 Young 87 6 Brown 1035
7 Beitscher 135 7 CONSENSUS 1136
8 Chapman 148 8 Chapman 1191
9 CONSENSUS 161 9 Beitscher 1242
10 Pennington 248 10 Pennington 1517
10 Constantino 248 11 Constantino 1658
10 PERSISTENCE 248 12 PERSISTENCE 1764


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

78 60 0 81 49 2 58 35 0 50 29 0 60 34 0 70 54 2
58 35 0 50 29 0 60 34 0 70 54 2 80 52 2





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: 77 52 1 58 37 0 55 32 0 60 38 0 63 44 1
ERROR PTS: 4 3 3 0 2 0 5 3 0 0 4 0 7 10 3

48HR FCST: 55 36 0 55 32 0 60 38 0 66 44 1 76 50 1
ERROR PTS: 3 1 0 5 3 0 0 4 0 4 10 3 4 2 3


FORECASTER: Young
24HR FCST: 75 50 2 59 35 0 55 31 0 62 39 0 64 45 0
ERROR PTS: 6 1 0 1 0 0 5 2 0 2 5 0 6 9 6

48HR FCST: 56 35 0 53 31 0 62 38 0 63 45 1 75 48 1
ERROR PTS: 2 0 0 3 2 0 2 4 0 7 9 3 5 4 3


FORECASTER: GUIDANCE
24HR FCST: 75 49 2 55 35 1 55 31 0 59 37 0 63 41 2
ERROR PTS: 6 0 0 3 0 3 5 2 0 1 3 0 7 13 0

48HR FCST: 54 35 0 54 35 0 59 36 0 63 45 2 77 47 2
ERROR PTS: 4 0 0 4 6 0 1 2 0 7 9 0 3 5 0


FORECASTER: Caraballo
24HR FCST: 74 50 1 58 35 1 51 32 0 58 39 0 62 54 1
ERROR PTS: 7 1 3 0 0 3 1 3 0 2 5 0 8 0 3

48HR FCST: 55 36 0 53 32 0 58 37 0 62 52 1 74 46 1
ERROR PTS: 3 1 0 3 3 0 2 3 0 8 2 3 6 6 3


FORECASTER: Miles
24HR FCST: 75 51 0 58 35 0 54 31 0 60 37 0 64 53 0
ERROR PTS: 6 2 6 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 3 0 6 1 6

48HR FCST: 56 36 0 53 32 0 59 37 0 62 53 0 74 47 0
ERROR PTS: 2 1 0 3 3 0 1 3 0 8 1 6 6 5 6


FORECASTER: Brown
24HR FCST: 75 49 0 59 35 0 54 32 0 61 37 0 65 53 1
ERROR PTS: 6 0 6 1 0 0 4 3 0 1 3 0 5 1 3

48HR FCST: 55 35 0 55 32 0 60 37 0 63 53 1 76 46 0
ERROR PTS: 3 0 0 5 3 0 0 3 0 7 1 3 4 6 6


FORECASTER: Chapman
24HR FCST: 74 51 2 60 34 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 7 2 0 2 1 0 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6

48HR FCST: 55 36 0 52 31 0 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 1 0 2 2 0 10 5 0 10 20 6 10 2 0


FORECASTER: Beitscher
24HR FCST: 75 49 2 61 36 0 51 32 0 999 999 999 62 40 1
ERROR PTS: 6 0 0 3 1 0 1 3 0 10 5 0 8 14 3

48HR FCST: 53 32 0 55 32 0 59 41 0 999 999 999 73 44 0
ERROR PTS: 5 3 0 5 3 0 1 7 0 10 20 6 7 8 6


FORECASTER: Pennington
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 11 6 23 14 6 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 23 14 6 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6 10 2 0


FORECASTER: Constantino
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 11 6 23 14 6 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 23 14 6 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6 10 2 0


FORECASTER: PERSISTENCE
24HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 3 11 6 23 14 6 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6

48HR FCST: 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999 999
ERROR PTS: 23 14 6 8 6 0 10 5 0 10 20 6 10 2 0