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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      76          94          77          93          77
TEMP                79 78 77 78 89 94 93 84 80 79 77 78 89 93 91 84 80 80 77 78
DEWPT               76 75 74 74 73 73 74 75 76 76 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 73 73 73
RH                  91 91 90 88 59 51 54 74 88 91 94 88 61 52 58 72 82 79 87 85
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             8  5  5  5  6  8 12 10  8  5  5  5  8 10 12 10  9  6  6  6
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/07  SAT 08/08/15  SUN 08/09/15  MON 08/10/15  TUE 08/11/15
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          91      76    92      75    91      76    91      77    90
TEMP          90 82   79 77 91 83   78 77 91 83   78 77 91 82   79 78 90 81
DEWPT         74 74   74 74 74 75   74 74 73 74   75 74 74 74   75 76 75 76
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      30    20      10    20      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C

$$
GAZ118-050900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      75          95          75          93          75
TEMP                81 78 77 77 89 95 93 85 81 79 76 77 88 93 91 84 80 77 76 76
DEWPT               74 73 73 74 73 73 73 75 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 72 72 73 73
RH                  79 85 87 90 59 49 52 72 79 85 94 90 61 51 54 67 77 85 90 90
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             6  5  5  4  5  6  9  6  5  5  5  6  8  9  9  8  6  6  6  8
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/07  SAT 08/08/15  SUN 08/09/15  MON 08/10/15  TUE 08/11/15
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          91      75    93      74    92      77    92      77    93
TEMP          90 82   77 76 93 84   78 76 92 85   79 78 92 84   79 78 93 83
DEWPT         73 74   73 73 74 74   74 73 73 74   74 74 73 74   74 74 74 75
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    40      20    20      10    20      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C

$$
SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      77          92          78          91          78
TEMP                80 79 78 79 88 92 91 85 82 81 79 79 87 90 89 84 82 81 79 78
DEWPT               77 76 75 75 74 74 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74
RH                  91 91 91 88 63 56 60 75 82 85 91 88 68 62 64 74 79 79 85 88
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD            11 10  8  6  9 12 16 13 10  8  6  6 10 13 16 14 12 10  8  8
CLOUDS              SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.07        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/07  SAT 08/08/15  SUN 08/09/15  MON 08/10/15  TUE 08/11/15
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          89      77    90      76    89      77    88      77    88
TEMP          88 82   81 78 89 82   78 78 89 84   79 78 88 81   79 78 87 81
DEWPT         74 75   75 74 75 75   75 74 74 75   75 75 75 75   75 76 76 77
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      30    20      20    20      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S          C  C

$$
SCZ048-050900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      77          95          76          93          76
TEMP                81 79 78 78 88 94 92 85 81 79 77 78 87 93 91 84 81 80 77 77
DEWPT               76 74 73 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
RH                  85 85 85 88 61 51 56 72 82 88 90 88 63 52 56 70 77 79 87 87
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             8  6  5  4  5  8 11  8  5  5  5  5  6  9 10  9  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS              SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/07  SAT 08/08/15  SUN 08/09/15  MON 08/10/15  TUE 08/11/15
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          91      76    93      75    91      77    91      77    91
TEMP          90 83   79 77 92 83   77 77 91 84   79 78 91 83   80 79 91 84
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 74 74   75 74 73 74   75 74 73 74   75 75 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      30    20      10    20      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C

$$
SCZ043-050900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      75          97          75          94          74
TEMP                81 77 77 77 89 96 95 85 80 78 76 76 87 94 92 83 79 76 75 76
DEWPT               76 74 73 73 71 70 71 73 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72
RH                  85 90 87 87 56 43 46 67 82 88 94 90 61 49 52 70 79 87 90 87
WIND DIR             S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             4  3  4  3  4  5  6  6  5  4  4  4  6  9  9  6  5  4  4  5
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.10        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                            S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/07  SAT 08/08/15  SUN 08/09/15  MON 08/10/15  TUE 08/11/15
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          92      74    93      74    92      75    93      76    93
TEMP          92 82   76 75 93 84   76 76 92 83   77 77 93 85   78 78 93 83
DEWPT         72 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 71 73   74 74 71 74   74 74 73 75
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     E      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      20    20      10    20      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C

$$
GAZ099-050900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
929 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      75          96          74          93          74
TEMP                81 79 77 77 90 95 95 87 81 77 75 75 86 92 92 85 78 77 75 76
DEWPT               73 73 73 74 72 70 71 73 73 73 73 73 72 71 71 71 71 72 72 73
RH                  77 82 87 90 56 45 46 63 77 87 94 94 63 51 51 63 79 85 90 90
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             3  4  3  3  6  8  8  6  5  5  5  6  8 10 10 10  8  5  4  5
CLOUDS              SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.15        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                            S  S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/07  SAT 08/08/15  SUN 08/09/15  MON 08/10/15  TUE 08/11/15
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          92      75    92      74    94      75    93      75    95
TEMP          92 84   78 76 92 85   77 76 93 86   76 76 93 85   77 76 94 86
DEWPT         72 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 70 72   73 74 72 73   73 75 72 72
PWIND DIR         W      SW     W      SW    SW       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    30      20    20      10    20      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$



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