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.

Tonight

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Lo ≈74°F
NWS forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Fair to partly cloudy. High 86°. Heat index up to 93°. UV index up to 6. Wind southwest around 4 mph.
Saturday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Hi ≈90°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Fair to partly cloudy in the evening, becoming fair after midnight. Low 73°. Wind southwest around 5 mph.
Saturday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Lo ≈73°F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly sunny in the morning, becoming partly to mostly cloudy in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High 93°. Heat index up to 99°. UV index up to 8. Wind southwest around 7 mph, gusting to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly around a tenth of an inch.
Sunday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Hi ≈88°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy after midnight. Light to moderate fog. Rain likely. Low 76°. Wind southwest around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Precipitation mostly around a quarter of an inch.
Sunday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Lo ≈72°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly cloudy in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy to cloudy in the afternoon. Patchy light fog in the morning, then light to moderate fog in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. High 91°, but temperatures falling in the afternoon. Heat index up to 99°. UV index up to 7. Wind southwest around 9 mph, gusting to 19 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Precipitation mostly around half an inch.
Monday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm

Hi ≈89°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the evening, becoming partly to mostly cloudy after midnight. Light to moderate fog in the evening, then patchy light fog after midnight. A slight chance of rain. Low 78°. Wind southwest around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.