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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

SCZ050-272100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE             FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15
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                      71          39          59          34          60
TEMP                66 67 64 57 51 47 43 40 51 57 57 48 42 39 37 35 50 58 59 52
DEWPT               60 59 54 48 44 40 38 37 35 31 30 30 31 29 26 23 21 21 23 30
RH                  81 75 70 72 77 76 82 89 54 37 35 49 65 67 64 61 31 23 25 43
WIND DIR            SW  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  S SE
WIND SPD            12 13 13 12 10  8 10  6  9  9  9  4  3  3  4  6  8  4  3  3
CLOUDS              OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     70          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.14           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  L  L  S
TSTMS                   S  S


DATE          MON 03/30/15  TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15
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          42    68      51    71      53    75      57    76
TEMP          45 43 66 60   54 52 69 63   56 56 73 67   60 59 75 69
DEWPT         35 38 46 50   51 48 49 50   51 51 53 54   55 57 60 59
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W    SE      SW    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    20      20    10      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S                        S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
GAZ118-272100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE             FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15
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                      73          40          60          35          61
TEMP                68 69 68 61 55 50 45 41 52 58 58 49 43 40 38 36 51 59 60 54
DEWPT               61 58 52 47 43 40 37 33 31 26 24 26 28 27 25 25 25 25 27 33
RH                  78 68 57 60 64 68 73 73 44 29 27 40 55 59 59 64 36 27 28 45
WIND DIR             W  W  W NW NW  W NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NE NE SE SE
WIND SPD            12 17 18 11 10 10 11  8 10 11 12  5  3  3  2  5  6  4  5  4
CLOUDS              OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     70          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C
TSTMS                   S


DATE          MON 03/30/15  TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15
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          45    71      53    73      55    76      58    78
TEMP          48 46 69 63   56 54 71 65   58 58 75 68   61 60 77 70
DEWPT         37 39 47 52   52 49 51 52   53 52 55 56   57 57 60 59
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W    SE      SW     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    20      20    10      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S                        S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
SCZ050-272100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE             FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15
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                      68          44          56          37          57
TEMP                65 65 64 57 52 48 46 45 51 55 54 47 43 41 39 38 49 55 56 51
DEWPT               60 59 55 49 45 41 39 37 35 30 29 29 30 28 25 22 20 22 24 31
RH                  84 81 73 75 77 77 76 73 54 38 38 49 60 59 57 52 31 27 29 46
WIND DIR            SW SW  W  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE SE SE
WIND SPD            14 16 14 16 14 12 13 12 10  8  8  6  5  6 10 11 10  5  8  4
CLOUDS              OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     70          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.15           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  L  L  S
TSTMS                   S  S


DATE          MON 03/30/15  TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15
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          44    65      52    67      55    71      58    72
TEMP          46 45 63 59   54 53 66 62   57 57 70 65   60 60 71 67
DEWPT         36 40 46 50   52 49 49 51   52 52 53 55   56 57 59 59
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W    SE      SW    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    20      20    10       5    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S                        S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
SCZ048-272100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE             FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15
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                      71          40          59          36          60
TEMP                66 67 66 59 54 49 44 41 51 57 57 48 43 40 38 37 50 58 59 53
DEWPT               61 58 53 48 44 41 38 33 33 28 25 25 27 27 26 24 23 24 25 31
RH                  84 73 63 67 69 74 79 73 50 33 29 40 53 59 62 59 34 27 27 43
WIND DIR            SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE SE  S
WIND SPD            12 14 16 11  9  9 10  8  9 10 10  6  3  3  3  6  8  4  5  4
CLOUDS              OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     70          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  L  C
TSTMS                   S


DATE          MON 03/30/15  TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15
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          45    69      52    71      54    75      57    75
TEMP          48 46 67 61   55 53 69 64   57 57 74 67   60 59 74 68
DEWPT         36 39 46 51   52 49 49 52   52 52 54 56   57 57 60 59
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W    SE      SW    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    20      20    10      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S                        S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
SCZ043-272100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE             FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15
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                      70          37          58          32          59
TEMP                66 67 62 57 50 47 42 38 50 56 56 46 40 37 35 33 48 57 57 50
DEWPT               60 58 52 47 43 39 37 34 33 28 25 25 27 27 24 22 19 20 21 25
RH                  81 73 70 69 77 74 82 85 52 34 30 43 59 67 64 63 31 23 24 37
WIND DIR             W  W NW  N NW  W NW NW NW  W  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  N SW  S
WIND SPD            12 13 14  9  6  6  6  5  6  8  9  4  2  2  3  4  8  4  3  2
CLOUDS              OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     70          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  C
TSTMS                   S


DATE          MON 03/30/15  TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15
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          40    68      49    73      52    77      56    77
TEMP          44 41 66 59   53 50 71 64   56 55 75 68   60 59 76 68
DEWPT         33 37 46 50   49 47 47 50   50 50 52 54   55 56 59 58
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W     W      SW    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    20      20     5      10    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           C  C    S  S                        S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
GAZ099-272100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1030 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

DATE             FRI 03/27/15            SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15
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                      70          39          59          34          60
TEMP                66 66 67 60 53 48 43 40 51 57 57 48 42 39 37 35 50 58 59 52
DEWPT               60 53 46 43 39 36 34 32 27 25 24 25 27 24 23 24 24 24 25 30
RH                  81 63 47 53 59 63 70 73 39 29 28 40 55 54 56 64 36 27 27 43
WIND DIR             W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW  N NE  E  E  S  S
WIND SPD            12 18 18 10  9 10  9  6 11 11 12  4  4  2  3  5  8  5  4  2
CLOUDS              OV OV B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     60           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  C


DATE          MON 03/30/15  TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15
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          42    72      51    73      52    77      57    78
TEMP          45 44 70 62   55 52 71 64   56 55 75 68   61 60 77 70
DEWPT         36 38 49 52   51 50 50 52   52 51 53 55   56 56 59 59
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W     W      SW    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    30      20     5      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           C  C    S  S                S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                          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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