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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

SCZ050-200900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      67          81          67          89          68
TEMP                69 69 68 68 76 80 79 74 71 69 68 69 82 87 86 78 74 72 70 70
DEWPT               66 66 66 67 68 67 67 68 68 67 67 66 66 63 62 64 63 62 61 61
RH                  90 90 93 97 76 65 67 82 90 93 97 90 58 45 45 62 69 71 73 73
WIND DIR             E NE NE NE NE NE  E NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD             6  6  8  9 11 13 12  6  6  8  5  4  8  6  5  3  3  3  4  3
CLOUDS              OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          60          30           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.18           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  L  C  C  L  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         82                   84 88 86
MAX HEAT                           82    82                88    88


DATE           09/22  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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      64    80      64    79      65    79      65    81
TEMP          86 75   68 66 79 72   67 66 78 72   67 66 78 72   67 67 80 73
DEWPT         66 69   64 62 64 64   62 60 62 62   63 62 65 65   65 64 67 69
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      10    20      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS        S    S     S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S
TSTMS             S    S     S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
GAZ118-200900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      68          82          67          90          68
TEMP                73 70 69 69 77 81 80 74 71 70 68 69 82 88 87 79 74 72 70 70
DEWPT               68 68 67 68 69 69 69 67 67 67 66 66 67 63 61 64 63 62 61 62
RH                  84 93 93 97 76 67 69 79 87 90 93 90 61 43 42 60 69 71 73 76
WIND DIR            NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW  N  N  S SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             6  6  6  8 11 12 12  6  4  5  5  5  6  4  2  2  2  0  0  0
CLOUDS              B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          60          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.29           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  L  C  C  L  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                L  L  L  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                         84 83                85 89 87
MAX HEAT                           84    85                89    89


DATE           09/22  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          88      65    82      65    80      65    81      66    81
TEMP          87 76   69 67 81 73   68 67 79 72   68 67 80 73   69 68 80 73
DEWPT         65 68   66 64 64 65   64 63 63 64   63 63 65 66   66 65 67 69
PWIND DIR         S      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    30      20    20      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS        S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S
TSTMS             S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ050-200900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      69          80          71          87          72
TEMP                73 72 70 70 76 79 79 75 74 73 72 73 82 86 85 79 76 75 73 73
DEWPT               67 67 67 67 68 67 67 68 68 68 67 67 66 62 61 62 62 61 60 61
RH                  81 84 90 90 76 67 67 79 82 84 84 81 58 45 45 56 62 62 64 66
WIND DIR             E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD            14 14 14 14 16 18 19 10 10 10 10 12  9  6  5  4  4  5  5  5
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          60          40          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.45        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S
HEAT INDEX                                              84 86 85
MAX HEAT                                                   86    86


DATE           09/22  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          85      67    79      67    78      67    79      68    81
TEMP          84 76   70 68 78 73   69 68 77 72   69 68 78 73   70 69 80 74
DEWPT         65 70   65 64 64 65   64 62 63 64   64 64 65 66   66 65 67 70
PWIND DIR        SE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    30      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS        S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-200900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      69          81          68          89          69
TEMP                73 72 70 70 77 80 79 74 72 70 69 70 82 88 86 79 75 72 71 71
DEWPT               69 67 67 68 69 69 67 66 67 67 67 66 66 62 60 61 61 61 60 61
RH                  87 84 90 93 76 69 67 76 84 90 93 87 58 42 42 54 62 68 68 71
WIND DIR            NE  E NE  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD            10 10  8  9 12 13 13  6  8  6  5  5  8  5  3  2  3  1  1  1
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          60          30           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.24        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  L  C  L  L  C  S  C  S
TSTMS                L  L  L  C  C  C  C     S
HEAT INDEX                         83                   84 88 86
MAX HEAT                           83    83                88    88


DATE           09/22  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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      66    81      66    80      65    80      67    81
TEMP          86 76   70 68 80 73   69 67 79 72   68 67 79 73   69 68 80 74
DEWPT         66 69   66 64 64 65   64 63 63 63   63 63 65 66   66 65 67 69
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS        S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-200900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      66          82          64          88          65
TEMP                70 68 67 68 77 81 80 73 69 67 65 66 80 86 85 76 71 69 67 67
DEWPT               69 66 65 67 68 67 66 66 67 66 65 65 65 61 60 61 61 60 60 61
RH                  97 93 93 97 74 63 62 79 93 97100 97 60 43 43 60 71 73 78 81
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             5  5  8  8 10 11  8  4  4  5  4  4  6  5  5  2  0  0  0  0
CLOUDS              OV B2 B2 OV OV B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          30          20           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                C  C  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX                         83 82                82 86 85
MAX HEAT                           83    83                86    87


DATE           09/22  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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      62    81      62    79      62    80      63    80
TEMP          85 74   66 64 80 71   65 64 78 70   65 64 79 71   66 65 79 72
DEWPT         65 66   63 61 62 62   61 59 60 60   61 60 63 64   64 63 65 68
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S
TSTMS                        S  S

$$
GAZ099-200900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
825 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      67          83          65          89          66
TEMP                69 69 68 69 78 82 81 74 70 68 66 67 81 87 86 77 72 70 68 68
DEWPT               68 67 67 67 69 68 67 67 67 66 64 63 65 61 58 61 61 61 60 61
RH                  97 93 97 93 74 63 63 79 90 93 93 87 58 42 39 58 68 73 76 78
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  N NE NE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             6  8  8  8 11 13 12  4  3  3  4  3  6  4  4  2  0  0  0  0
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          20          10           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                C  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         85 83                83 87
MAX HEAT                           85    85                87    87


DATE           09/22  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          88      64    81      63    80      63    81      64    80
TEMP          86 76   68 66 80 72   66 65 79 71   66 65 80 72   67 66 79 72
DEWPT         64 66   63 62 62 64   61 60 60 61   61 61 62 64   63 63 65 67
PWIND DIR        NW      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S
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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