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
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Hi ≈86°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy. Light to moderate fog. A chance of rain. High 86°. Wind east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a quarter of an inch.
Tonight

Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Lo ≈69°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming cloudy after midnight. Moderate fog in the evening, then light to moderate fog after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Low 72°. Wind east-northeast around 3 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly around a tenth of an inch.
Saturday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Hi ≈86°F
NWS forecast: A chance of rain showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Patchy light fog in the morning. A slight chance of rain. High 85°. UV index up to 6. Wind north around 2 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Saturday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Lo ≈72°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy to cloudy after midnight. Moderate fog. Rain likely. Low 71°. Wind southeast around 3 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly between 1 and 2 inches.
Sunday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Hi ≈87°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the morning, becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. Light to moderate fog in the morning, then moderate fog in the afternoon. Rain likely. High 77°. UV index up to 6. Wind southeast around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly between 1 and 2 inches.
Sunday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Lo ≈73°F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Moderate fog. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Low 72°. Wind southeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.