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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

SCZ050-012100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          73          87          74          86
TEMP                86 88 86 81 77 75 74 75 83 86 85 80 78 76 75 76 82 85 84 79
DEWPT               74 72 72 72 72 72 71 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 74 73 73 72 73
RH                  68 59 63 74 85 90 90 94 72 65 67 79 88 94 94 94 74 67 67 82
WIND DIR             E  E SE  E SE SE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  E  E NE  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD             6  9  9  6  4  4  3  4  6  8  8  5  4  2  3  3  5  8  8  8
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          60          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.27        0.28        0.33        0.45        0.26
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX          94 95 92 85             89 93 92 84             87 92 90
MAX HEAT               96    95    84          93    93                92    92
FLASH FLOOD          A  A


DATE          MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    85      74    86      73    89      74    90
TEMP          75 75 84 79   76 76 85 79   75 75 88 81   76 76 89 82
DEWPT         73 72 72 73   72 72 72 73   72 73 73 74   74 73 73 74
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    60      40    50      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-012100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          74          89          75          87
TEMP                85 89 88 82 77 75 74 76 84 88 87 82 79 77 76 77 83 86 85 80
DEWPT               74 72 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 73 75 74 73 74 74
RH                  70 57 61 74 87 94 97 94 72 63 65 79 85 90 90 94 74 65 70 82
WIND DIR             N  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD             5  8 10  8  5  4  3  3  5  8  8  5  5  1  2  3  5  6  6  6
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          40          60          40          70
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.09        0.28        0.02        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX          93 96 96 87             91 97 95 89             90 93 93 84
MAX HEAT               96    96    84          97    97    84          93    93


DATE          MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    87      75    87      73    90      74    91
TEMP          76 76 86 81   77 77 86 80   75 75 89 82   77 76 90 82
DEWPT         74 73 72 73   73 73 73 73   73 73 72 74   73 73 74 74
PWIND DIR         E     E      NE     E      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    60      30    50      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-012100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      85          77          87          76          83
TEMP                85 85 85 82 80 78 77 78 84 86 85 81 79 78 77 77 81 82 82 79
DEWPT               74 72 72 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73
RH                  70 65 65 74 79 82 85 85 70 65 67 79 85 88 90 90 77 74 74 82
WIND DIR             E SE SE SE SE  S SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD             6 10 10  9  8  8  5  5  8 10 12  9  6  4  4  4  6  8  9  9
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          60          50          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.30        0.34        0.30        0.42        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX          93 91 91 87 84          90 93 92 86             86 87 87
MAX HEAT               93    91    86          93    93    84          87    87
FLASH FLOOD          A  A


DATE          MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    84      75    85      74    88      76    89
TEMP          76 76 83 79   76 76 84 79   76 76 87 82   78 78 88 82
DEWPT         73 73 73 73   72 73 72 72   73 73 73 73   74 73 74 74
PWIND DIR         E     E       S     S       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    60      40    50      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-012100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      89          74          88          75          86
TEMP                85 88 87 82 79 77 75 76 84 87 86 81 79 77 76 77 83 85 84 80
DEWPT               73 73 73 73 73 73 72 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73
RH                  67 61 63 74 82 87 90 94 72 65 68 82 85 90 94 90 74 67 70 79
WIND DIR             E SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD             6  6  6  4  3  3  2  3  4  5  6  4  4  2  2  2  5  8  8  6
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          40          60          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.15        0.32        0.27        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX          92 96 94 87             91 95 94 87             90 92 90 84
MAX HEAT               96    96    86          95    95    84          92    92


DATE          MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    86      74    86      73    89      75    90
TEMP          76 76 85 80   76 76 85 79   75 75 88 82   77 77 89 82
DEWPT         73 73 72 74   72 72 73 74   73 73 73 74   74 73 73 74
PWIND DIR         E     E       E    SE      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    60      40    50      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-012100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          72          88          73          86
TEMP                84 87 87 80 76 74 72 74 83 87 86 80 77 75 74 75 82 85 84 79
DEWPT               72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 73
RH                  67 61 61 77 87 93100 97 72 63 65 79 87 94 93 94 74 65 67 82
WIND DIR            SE  N  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E SE SE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD             3  6  5  3  2  3  2  3  4  4  5  4  3  1  2  3  5  6  6  5
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          40          70          40          70
QPF 12HR                   0.21        0.14        0.40        0.01        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX          90 94 94 84             89 94 93 84             87 91 90
MAX HEAT               94    94                94    94                91    91


DATE          MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    86      72    87      73    89      73    90
TEMP          74 74 85 79   74 74 86 80   75 75 88 81   76 75 89 81
DEWPT         72 72 72 73   71 72 73 73   72 73 73 74   73 73 73 72
PWIND DIR         E    NE       E    SE      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    60      20    50      20    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S

$$
GAZ099-012100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1006 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE             FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          73          88          72          87
TEMP                83 88 89 84 77 74 73 75 83 87 85 80 76 75 73 74 82 86 85 79
DEWPT               74 72 70 73 72 72 72 72 74 72 72 74 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73
RH                  74 59 54 70 85 93 97 90 74 61 65 82 90 94100 97 74 63 65 82
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD             6  6  5  4  2  2  2  1  3  5  5  4  4  1  2  2  4  6  6  5
CLOUDS              OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          40          60          40          70
QPF 12HR                   0.14           0        0.28           0        0.23
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX          90 95 94 90             90 94 91 84             87 92 91
MAX HEAT               95    95    86          94    94                92    92


DATE          MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    87      72    89      72    89      73    90
TEMP          74 74 86 79   74 74 88 80   75 74 88 81   76 75 89 81
DEWPT         72 73 72 73   72 72 72 73   72 73 71 73   71 72 72 70
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    SE      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    60      20    50      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$

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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