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.

Today

Today: Light Rain
Light Rain

Hi 54 °F ↓
NWS forecast: Rain before 1pm, then a chance of rain and a chance of drizzle between 1pm and 4pm. Cloudy. High near 54, with temperatures falling to around 42 in the afternoon. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy. A chance of rain. High 50°. Wind northeast around 10 mph, gusting to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Tonight

Tonight: Cloudy
Cloudy

Lo 34 °F
NWS forecast: Cloudy, with a low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy. Low 37°. Wind northeast around 5 mph.
Sunday

Sunday: Light Rain
Light Rain

Hi 43 °F
NWS forecast: Rain after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the morning, becoming dense overcast in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High 45°. Wind east-northeast around 3 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Precipitation mostly around a tenth of an inch.
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: Light Rain
Light Rain

Lo 41 °F
NWS forecast: Rain before 1am, then rain likely and drizzle likely and patchy fog. Cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind 1 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. Rain likely. Low 42°, but temperatures rising after midnight. Wind southeast near calm in the evening, becoming south-southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly between half an inch and one inch.
Washington's
Birthday
Washington's Birthday: Light Rain Likely
Light Rain Likely

Hi 57 °F
NWS forecast: Rain likely and drizzle likely and patchy fog before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy to cloudy in the morning, becoming partly to mostly sunny in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain. High 61°. Wind west around 9 mph, gusting to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation less than 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Slight Chance Light Rain
Slight Chance Light Rain

Lo 39 °F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of rain after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy after midnight. Low 38°. Wind north around 6 mph.