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 Turner Downs Weather and from other public sources and produces a text forecast specific for the Southeastern part of Wake County.

Overnight

Overnight: Clear
Clear

Lo 48 °F
NWS forecast: Clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 2 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Sunny. High 79°. UV index up to 9. Wind west-southwest around 4 mph in the morning, becoming 7 mph, gusting to 15 mph, in the afternoon.
Tuesday

Tuesday: Sunny
Sunny

Hi 84 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 2 to 9 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Fair to partly cloudy in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Low 56°. Wind south-southwest around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy

Lo 60 °F
NWS forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy in the morning, becoming sunny in the afternoon. High 83°. UV index up to 9. Wind west around 5 mph.
Wednesday

Wednesday: Mostly Sunny
Mostly Sunny

Hi 85 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 2 to 9 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Fair to partly cloudy in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Low 56°. Wind north-northeast around 3 mph.
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Slight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy
Slight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy

Lo 60 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 1 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly sunny in the morning, becoming partly to mostly cloudy in the afternoon. High 84°. UV index up to 9. Wind south around 2 mph in the morning, becoming west-southwest around 8 mph, gusting to 17 mph, in the afternoon.
Thursday

Thursday: Mostly Sunny
Mostly Sunny

Hi 83 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming cloudy after midnight. A slight chance of rain after midnight. Low 64°. Wind west-southwest around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.