NWS/WXSIM Forecast Comparison

What is NWS/WXSIM Forecast Comparison?

This script provides forecast comparisons between the National Weather Service and WXSIM forecasting software which was created by Tom Ehrensberger. WXSIM software uses weather date collected from McGee's Crossroads Weather and from other public sources and produces a text forecast specific for the McGee's Crossroads area.

Thanksgiving
Day
Thanksgiving Day: Sunny
Sunny

Hi 46 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 46. Northeast wind 2 to 9 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly clear. High 55°. Wind west-northwest around 4 mph.
Tonight

Tonight: Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear

Lo 28 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Clear in the evening, becoming mostly clear after midnight. Low 32°. Wind north-northwest around 4 mph.
Friday

Friday: Sunny
Sunny

Hi 45 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 45. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Sunny in the morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. High 53°. Wind northeast around 6 mph, gusting to 16 mph.
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain
Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain

Lo 39 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly clear in the evening, becoming clear after midnight. Low 29°. Wind northeast around 6 mph.
Saturday

Saturday: Light Rain
Light Rain

Hi 59 °F
NWS forecast: Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 3 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Sunny. High 51°. Wind northeast around 8 mph, gusting to 17 mph.
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Light Rain then Patchy Fog
Light Rain then Patchy Fog

Lo 40 °F
NWS forecast: Rain before 7pm, then patchy fog. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 39°. Wind east-northeast around 7 mph.