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.

This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Sunny
Sunny

Hi 89 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 6 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. High 92°. Heat index up to 102°. UV index up to 8. Wind west-southwest around 7 mph, gusting to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a quarter of an inch.
Tonight

Tonight: Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear

Lo 63 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind around 7 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy to cloudy after midnight. Moderate fog. A chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Low 77°. Wind west-southwest around 7 mph in the evening, becoming south-southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly between half an inch and one inch.
Monday

Monday: Sunny
Sunny

Hi 89 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the morning, becoming partly to mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Light to moderate fog in the morning. High 92°. Heat index up to 102°. UV index up to 7. Wind south-southwest around 5 mph in the morning, becoming west-southwest in the afternoon.
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy

Lo 67 °F
NWS forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy to cloudy after midnight. Light to moderate fog. Rain likely. Low 76°. Wind south-southwest around 2 mph in the evening, becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Precipitation mostly around a quarter of an inch.
Tuesday

Tuesday: Sunny
Sunny

Hi 87 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast in the morning, becoming cloudy in the afternoon. Patchy light fog in the morning. A chance of rain in the morning, then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. High 85°. Heat index up to 92°. Wind east-southeast around 2 mph in the morning, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear

Lo 61 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy in the evening, becoming fair after midnight. Patchy light fog in the evening, then light to moderate fog after midnight. A slight chance of rain. Low 74°. Wind west around 2 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.