HOW DO THE SEASONAL SCORE COMPARE?

The table below is a comparison of NWS Taunton's Winter Verification Scores since the 1998-1999 winter season. Abbreviations are as follows:

FAR - False Alarm Ratio POD - Probability of Detection CSI - Critical Success Index
WINTER STORM WATCH FAR POD CSI
Best score
 

NWS Taunton goal

0%
 

30%

100%
 

90%

100%
 
 
 
1998-1999 47% 48% 34%
1999-2000 66% 64% 28%
2000-2001 48% 100% 52%
2001-2002 72% 78% 26%
2002-2003 43% 79% 50%
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WINTER STORM WARNING

Best score
 

NWS Taunton goal

0%
 

30%

100%
 

90%

100% 
 
 
 
1998-1999 19% 90% 75%
1999-2000 48% 76% 45%
2000-2001 39% 100% 61%
2001-2002 60% 37% 24%
2002-2003 31% 89% 64%
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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Best score
 

NWS Taunton goal

0%
 

30%

100%
 

90%

100%
 
 
 
1998-1999 43% 89% 53%
1999-2000 50% 93% 48%
2000-2001 17% 97% 81%
2001-2002 35% 97% 63%
2002-2003 50% 80% 45%
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HIGH WIND WATCH

Best score
 

NWS Taunton goal

0%
 

30%

100%
 

90%

100%
 
 
 
1998-1999 67% 82% 31%
1999-2000 81% 88% 18%
2000-2001 35% 53% 41%
2001-2002 82% 29% 13%
2002-2003 73% 14% 10%
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HIGH WIND WARNING

Best score
 

NWS Taunton goal

0%
 

30%

100%
 

90%

100%
 
 
 
1998-1999 76% 32% 16%
1999-2000 79% 88% 21%
2000-2001 36% 94% 62%
2001-2002 81% 43% 15%
2002-2003 58% 43% 19%
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WIND ADVISORY

Best score
 

NWS Taunton goal

0%
 

30%

100%
 

90%

100%
 
 
 
1998-1999 72% 77% 25%
1999-2000 34% 78% 33%
2000-2001 21% 95% 75%
2001-2002 36% 61% 45%
2002-2003 44% 83% 50%
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Questions or comments? Email Joseph.Dellicarpini@noaa.gov

These are preliminary statistics and are subject to change!