2001-2002 WINTER WEATHER VERIFICATION STATISTICS

WINTER STORM WATCHES:


Number of Watches issued:

50

Watches with an event:

  14

Watches without an event:

  36

Events without a Watch:

4

Events

18

Average Lead Time:

31 hours

 

WINTER STORM WARNINGS:


Number of Warnings issued:

25

Warnings with an event:

10

Warnings without an event

15

Events without a Warning:

17

Events

27

Average Lead Time:

7 hours

 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES:


Number of Advisories issued:

216

Advisories with an event:

140

Advisories without an event:

76

Events without an Advisory:

5

Events:

145

Average Lead Time:

11 hours

 

HIGH WIND WATCHES:


Number of Watches issued:

11

Watches with an event:

2

Watches without an event:

9

Events without a Watch:

5

Events:

7

Average Lead Time:

22 hours

 

HIGH WIND WARNINGS:


Number of Warnings issued:

16

Warnings with an event:

3

Warnings without an event:

13

Events without a Warning:

4

Events:

7

Average Lead Time:

10 hours

 

WIND ADVISORIES:


Number of Advisories issued:

107

Advisories with an event:

68

Advisories without an event:

39

Events without an Advisory:

43

Events:

111

Average Lead Time:

14 hours

 

2002 COMPUTED STATISTICS FOR WFO TAUNTON

Abbreviations are as follows:

WSA - Winter Storm Watch                     HWA - High Wind Watch

WSW - Winter Storm Warning                 HWW - High Wind Warning

WXA - Winter Weather Advisory             WAD - Wind Advisory

 

FAR - False Alarm Ratio        POD - Probability of Detection           CSI - Critical Success Index


 

WSA

WSW

WXA

HWA

HWW

WAD

FAR

(0% best)

72% 

60%

35%

82%

81%

36%

POD

(100% best)

78%

37%

97%

29%

43%

61%

CSI

(100% best)

26%

24%

63%

13%

15%

45%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Questions or comments? Email Joseph.Dellicarpini@noaa.gov


These are preliminary statistics and are subject to change!