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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

SCZ050-010900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      74          89          74          90          74
TEMP          86 80 78 76 74 75 84 89 87 81 78 77 75 75 85 89 88 81 77 76 75 75
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 73 74 74 73 73 74 74 74 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 73 74 74
RH            68 82 88 94 97 97 72 59 63 79 88 90100 97 70 59 63 79 90 90 97 97
WIND DIR       N  S SW SW NW NW  W  S  S  S SW  W  W NW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  3  5  4  3  2  1  2  8  5  4  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.04        0.08           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S  S  S     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF


DATE           09/03  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15
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          90      74    89      73    88      73    87      73    86
TEMP          89 81   76 75 89 82   75 75 88 80   75 74 87 79   76 74 86 77
DEWPT         72 74   74 74 73 74   73 73 73 73   72 72 72 72   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         S      SW     E       E     E      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      10    30      20    50      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-010900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      73          89          73          90          74
TEMP          89 82 77 75 73 74 85 89 86 79 77 75 74 74 84 90 88 80 78 76 74 75
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 72 73 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 73
RH            61 77 90 94 97 97 67 57 65 85 90 97100100 70 56 61 82 88 94100 94
WIND DIR      NE  S SW SW  W NW NE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW SW SE SE SE  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  3  4  3  2  0  2  5  8  5  3  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  2  2  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.07        0.15           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S        S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S        S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF


DATE           09/03  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15
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          90      73    90      73    88      72    87      72    86
TEMP          89 81   75 75 89 81   74 74 87 80   75 73 86 80   75 73 86 79
DEWPT         73 73   72 72 73 73   73 72 73 73   72 71 72 72   71 70 71 72
PWIND DIR         E       S     E       E     E      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    50      30    50      30    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-010900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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          86          75          86          76
TEMP          83 80 78 78 76 77 84 86 86 81 79 78 76 76 84 86 86 81 79 77 76 77
DEWPT         74 75 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74 74 75 75 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74
RH            74 85 88 88 94 90 72 65 65 79 85 88 97 97 72 65 68 79 85 90 94 90
WIND DIR      SE  S SW SW NW NW SW SE  S  S SW SW  W NW SW SE  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  4  8  6  5  3  4  5  9  6  5  4  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.07        0.09           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF


DATE           09/03  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15
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          87      76    87      75    86      75    85      75    85
TEMP          87 81   77 77 87 81   77 76 86 80   77 75 85 79   77 76 85 79
DEWPT         73 74   74 74 73 74   74 73 73 73   73 72 72 73   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         S      SW     E       E     E       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    30      20    40      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-010900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      74          89          74          89          74
TEMP          87 81 79 76 74 76 84 89 87 81 77 77 74 75 84 89 88 81 79 76 75 76
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 73 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74 75 74 74
RH            68 82 85 94 97 94 70 57 63 79 90 90100 97 72 59 61 79 85 97 97 94
WIND DIR      NW  S SW SW  W  N  E SE  S  S SW SW  W NW SW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  5  4  4  3  1  2  4  6  4  3  3  2  2  3  5  5  4  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.07        0.12           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S     S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S     S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF


DATE           09/03  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15
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      75    89      74    88      74    87      74    85
TEMP          89 81   77 76 89 81   76 75 87 80   76 75 87 81   76 75 85 79
DEWPT         72 74   74 74 73 74   73 73 72 73   73 72 72 73   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         S      SW     E       E     E      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    40      20    40      30    40      30    50
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-010900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      72          91          73          91          73
TEMP          88 81 76 74 72 74 84 90 89 81 77 75 74 74 86 90 90 82 76 74 73 74
DEWPT         73 74 73 72 72 72 73 71 71 73 73 73 73 74 74 72 73 74 74 74 73 73
RH            61 79 90 93100 93 70 54 56 77 87 94 97100 68 56 58 77 94100100 97
WIND DIR       W SE  S  S  S  N NW  W SE  S  S SW  W  W SW SE  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  4  2  2  1  0  0  0  3  3  2  2  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.07           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF


DATE           09/03  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15
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      73    90      72    89      72    87      72    86
TEMP          91 81   75 74 90 81   74 73 89 80   74 73 87 78   73 73 86 78
DEWPT         70 73   73 73 72 73   73 72 71 72   72 71 71 71   71 71 71 71
PWIND DIR        SE      SW    SE       E     E      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    40      20    40      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-010900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
448 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

DATE           08/31/15      TUE 09/01/15            WED 09/02/15            THU
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                      72          91          73          91          73
TEMP          89 82 77 74 73 73 85 91 89 81 77 75 74 74 84 90 90 81 77 75 73 74
DEWPT         72 73 73 72 71 72 74 72 73 75 74 74 73 73 74 73 73 74 74 73 73 73
RH            57 74 87 93 93 97 70 54 59 82 90 97 97 97 72 58 58 79 90 94100 97
WIND DIR       N  N  S SW  S  N NE  E  E  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD       6  3  3  3  2  0  2  3  3  2  2  2  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0        0.07           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S              S  S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S              S  S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF


DATE           09/03  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15
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      72    90      72    89      72    88      70    86
TEMP          90 82   74 73 89 82   75 73 89 80   73 72 88 80   72 71 86 78
DEWPT         71 72   72 72 72 73   72 72 71 72   71 71 70 72   71 70 70 73
PWIND DIR        NE       S     E      SE     E       E    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      20    50      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    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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