The table below compares verification statistics for Special Marine Warnings at NWS Taunton (BOX) with other Eastern Region offices (ER) and NWS offices nationwide.

Data prior to 2002 is not available.
2002 BOX ER All NWS
Total Events 32 440  1357
Probability of Detection 91% 86% 76%
False Alarm Ratio 54% 77% 82%
Warning Lead Time 23 minutes 19 minutes 24 minutes

NOTE:All data is preliminary and subject to modification!

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