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.

Overnight

Fog
Fog
Lo ≈67°F
NWS forecast: Patchy fog after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 3 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Low 71°. Wind east-southeast around 3 mph.
Friday

Fog
Fog

Hi ≈85°F
NWS forecast: Patchy fog before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly sunny in the morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. High 88°. Heat index up to 93°. UV index up to 6. Wind east-southeast around 3 mph.
Friday
Night
Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear
Lo ≈68°F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 5 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Fair. Patchy light fog after midnight. Low 69°. Wind south-southeast around 3 mph in the evening, becoming south-southwest after midnight.
Saturday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Hi ≈88°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 2 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly sunny in the morning, becoming sunny in the afternoon. Patchy light fog in the morning. High 89°. Heat index up to 94°. UV index up to 7. Wind south-southwest around 3 mph.
Saturday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Lo ≈69°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 1 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Fair in the evening, becoming clear after midnight. Patchy light fog after midnight. Low 71°. Wind south-southeast around 3 mph.
Sunday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Hi ≈79°F
NWS forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly sunny in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High 86°. Wind northwest around 2 mph in the morning, becoming north-northeast around 6 mph, gusting to 15 mph, in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.