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.

This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Showers.  High near 60. Northeast wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Showers

Hi 60 °F
NWS forecast: Showers. High near 60. Northeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. A chance of rain. High 59°. Wind east-northeast around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 55. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Showers

Lo 55 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 55. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the evening, becoming dense overcast after midnight. Patchy light fog after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Low 52°. Wind east-northeast around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Precipitation mostly around a quarter of an inch.
Monday

Monday: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 65. Northeast wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Heavy Rain

Hi 65 °F
NWS forecast: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 65. Northeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. Rain likely. High 59°. Wind east-northeast around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly around half an inch.
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 57. Northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Heavy Rain

Lo 57 °F
NWS forecast: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 57. Northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. Patchy light fog in the evening. Rain likely. Low 52°. Wind northeast around 12 mph, gusting to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly around an inch.
Tuesday

Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers likely.  High near 71. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Showers

Hi 71 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers likely. High near 71. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy to cloudy in the morning, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. A chance of rain in the morning, then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. High 76°. UV index up to 8. Wind east-northeast around 8 mph, gusting to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly around a tenth of an inch.
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Chance
Showers

Lo 55 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy to cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy after midnight. Moderate fog after midnight. A slight chance of rain. Low 51°. Wind north around 9 mph, gusting to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.