TMF's subjective-but-objective grades of local weathercasters have -- so far at least -- come to a rather surprising conclusion: there ain't much difference between forecasters! Virtually all forecasters are carrying an average grade of C+ according to our cumulative grade sheet (and feel free to recalculate to see if we've erred in coming to this seemingly unlikely conclusion).
Things to consider:
No gradable event is assigned a greater weight than any other. So while many eyes may want to focus on big storms, we've haven't made such a distinction.
We tracked extended forecast temperatures for the early February cold wave but have to analyze the data and assign a grade.
Our sense is that future grades, particularly as we near severe storm season (wishful thinking at this point?), will be influenced considerably by each weather outlet's use of social media.
Thoughts? Comments? Or maybe a desire to buy a good grade by making a check out to TMF?
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