ForecastWatch now collecting forecasts and observations on six continents! Learning about Undulatus asperatus.
A great article by Sue Shellengbarger about the difficulty of weather forecasting. Eric is quoted.
Insight into the weather forecast audit process.
Adding Foreca and MeteoGroup, improving station metadata, MOS precipitation.
Sunset reflected in storm clouds, additional auditing, reaggregating a few months, new "weather changeability" data in ForecastAdvisor.
MOS low issue fixed, adding World Weather Online.
April data now live, new interface now in production.
New interface in beta testing.
The Groundhog's Day Snowstorm really increased pageviews on the weather sites, and a new interface design for ForecastWatch.
Disaster recovery testing.
Happy New Year!
New formula for selecting aggregation days, improved auditing of normalized forecasts.
Huge new release of ForecastWatch Online! Happy Thanksgiving!
Moving to a bigger server, improving the audit process.
Precipitation will be re-aggregated, improvements made to low temperature aggregations.
Server downtime scheduled, data issues with EC observations being addressed.
There have been a number of updates to ForecastWatch this month.
The May 2010 statistics have been loaded into ForecastWatch Online. The precipitation statistics have changed for May, and will be re-aggregated for previous months.
ForecastWatch will be unavailable from 8pm EDT Friday, April 30 through 11pm EDT Sunday, May 2 for maintenance.
We are moving ForecastAdvisor and ForecastWatch websites to a new, bigger, more powerful server today.
Eric Floehr was interviewed on Bloomberg TV on the 1pm news hour. The segment discussed how weather forecasts can be used in investing and trading, and how weather strongly affects consumer decisions and the economy.
The August 2009 issue of SmartMoney Magazine featured an article called "10 Things Your Weather Forecaster Won't Tell You". Eric Floehr and ForecastAdvisor were mentioned prominently in that article.
Big changes at ForecastWatch and ForecastAdvisor, largest comparative POP accuracy study released, June 2007 temperature and precipitation data aggregated.
The seasonal nature of weather forecast accuracy. ForecastAdvisor mentioned in the Wall Street Journal Online. September 2006 accuracy data audited and loaded.
Are more stable forecasts also more accurate? Does the National Weather Service have a problem with zip codes? June 2006 accuracy data audited and loaded.
Blog entry about forecasting temperature extremes posted, 2005 weather forecast accuracy data finalized and loaded, Interesting 2005 summary information
ForecastAdvisor.com launched!, Weather forecast accuracy article in the Akron-Beacon Journal (and our response), November temperature and precip accuracy data available
Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita, ForecastWatch can help your quality, ForecastWatch mentioned in Columbus business newspaper, August and year-to-date 2005 data have been audited and loaded.
NWS National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) now tracked. "Best Places to Live or Work If You Need to Know What the Weather Will Be Like Tomorrow" report published. July and year-to-date 2005 data have been audited and loaded.
ForecastWatch.com recently published a new study ranking weather forecast accuracy and temperature variability of more than 600 U.S. cities. The report, "Best Places to Live or Work If You Need to Know What the Weather Will Be Like Tomorrow," is free to people who depend on accurate weather information.
Having fun with persistence forecasts. June and year-to-date 2005 data have been audited and loaded.
Founder talks about weather to local high school class. Skill measurements based on climatology and persistence forecasts are now in. May and year-to-date 2005 data have been audited and loaded.
ForecastWatch.com is adding skill measurements based on climatology and persistence forecasts. March and year-to-date 2005 data have been audited and loaded.
Wednesday, March 23, is World Meteorological Day. To all meteorologists
CustomWeather was interested in the accuracy of their probability of precipitation forecasts. Naturally, they turned to ForecastWatch.com, the only company that provides ongoing weather forecast accuracy information to meteorologists, utilities and energy companies, the agriculture industry, and anyone whose reputation or business depends on being right about the weather.
An article about how ForecastWatch validates the forecast and actual data, and one about how actuals are measured have been put on the site. December and full-year 2004 data have been audited (and re-audited) and loaded.
Ten million forecasts have been scores, Intellovations wishes all a happy new year, and the November weather forecast accuracy data has been audited and loaded.
Canadian cities and precipitation accuracy here and ready for beta testing, A thunderstorm picture taken by ForecastWatch founder Eric Floehr appears in WeatherMatrix 2005 weather calendar, and the October weather forecast accuracy data has been loaded and audited.
Precipitation accuracy scoring is coming, the September weather forecast accuracy data has been loaded and audited, and the United States Postal Service releases Cloudscapes stamps.
ForecastWatch.com provided statistics used in Springfield (Mass.) Republican Newspaper, in an article titled "Forecasts Can Get Cloudy".
A new look for ForecastWatch.com, the August weather forecast accuracy data has been loaded and audited, and 50,000 new low temperature scores have been added.
The July weather forecast accuracy data has been loaded and audited, additional cohorts have been added to the downloadable statistics, and the August release of ForecastWatch.com provides additional accuracy.
The June weather forecast accuracy data has been loaded and audited, and clickable maps have been added to the user interface.