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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      64          87          64          84          68
TEMP                   66 64 62 80 86 85 73 70 67 65 66 79 83 81 75 73 72 70 68
DEWPT                  63 60 60 62 62 63 66 66 66 65 65 65 66 68 70 70 69 67 64
RH                     90 87 93 54 45 48 79 87 97100 97 62 57 65 84 90 90 90 87
WIND DIR               SE  E NE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  4  5  5  4  2  1  2  5  9 10 10 11 11 10  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.36
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  L  L  S  S
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
HEAT INDEX                      81 86 86                   85 84
MAX HEAT                           86    87                85    87


DATE           10/04  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          77      54    74      53    78      57    80      58    82
TEMP          77 67   58 55 71 62   57 55 77 66   60 58 79 68   61 60 82 71
DEWPT         55 49   48 47 47 50   51 52 54 57   58 58 59 61   58 58 59 62
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10       0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
GAZ118-030900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      63          87          64          85          67
TEMP                   66 63 62 81 86 85 74 70 67 66 66 80 85 82 77 75 73 69 67
DEWPT                  65 62 62 64 65 66 67 67 67 66 66 68 70 72 72 71 69 66 62
RH                     97 97100 56 50 53 79 90100100100 67 61 72 85 87 87 90 84
WIND DIR                E NE  N  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  6  8  6  5  3  2  2  4  8  9  9  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          40          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.10        0.43
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  C  C  L  L  S  S
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
HEAT INDEX                      83 88 87                83 90 87
MAX HEAT                           88    89                90    90


DATE           10/04  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          77      55    75      56    79      60    80      61    83
TEMP          77 67   59 56 73 65   60 57 78 69   64 61 79 71   64 62 82 73
DEWPT         53 50   48 47 46 51   52 53 54 58   59 59 58 61   58 59 61 63
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW       W     S       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5      10     5       5    10

$$
SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      70          83          68          80          69
TEMP                   70 70 69 79 83 82 75 72 70 69 69 78 80 80 75 75 74 72 69
DEWPT                  64 62 62 64 64 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 67 68 70 70 70 68 65
RH                     81 76 78 60 53 56 74 81 87 90 90 67 65 67 84 84 87 87 87
WIND DIR               SE  E  N  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD                1  0  1  5  8  8  6  5  4  2  2  6 12 12 11 12 13 12 11
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.35
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  L  L  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         84 84                   82 83
MAX HEAT                           84    84                82    83


DATE           10/04  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          77      58    73      58    77      61    79      63    82
TEMP          77 69   61 59 72 64   61 59 76 69   64 63 78 71   66 64 81 74
DEWPT         56 50   50 48 48 51   52 52 55 58   59 58 59 61   59 59 61 63
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW       W    SW      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10       0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
SCZ048-030900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      63          87          65          85          67
TEMP                   66 63 62 80 86 84 75 71 69 66 66 80 85 82 77 76 73 69 68
DEWPT                  65 62 61 64 65 65 67 67 67 66 66 68 69 70 71 70 69 67 63
RH                     97 97 97 58 50 53 76 87 93100100 67 59 67 82 82 87 93 84
WIND DIR               SE  E  N  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  5  6  5  4  3  2  2  5  9  9  9 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          40          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.36
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  C  C  L  L  S  S
OBVIS                  PF PF PF
HEAT INDEX                      82 88 86                83 89 86
MAX HEAT                           88    88                89    88


DATE           10/04  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          77      56    74      56    78      60    81      62    83
TEMP          77 68   59 57 72 65   60 57 77 68   64 61 80 72   65 64 83 74
DEWPT         56 50   48 48 46 51   52 53 54 58   58 59 59 61   59 60 61 62
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      SW    SW       S    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5      10     5      10    10

$$
SCZ043-030900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      60          88          62          84          65
TEMP                   63 60 59 80 87 86 73 68 65 63 64 78 84 81 75 72 70 67 65
DEWPT                  63 59 59 61 62 63 64 65 65 63 64 65 67 68 69 69 68 66 62
RH                    100 96100 52 43 46 73 90100100100 64 57 65 82 90 93 97 90
WIND DIR                S  E NE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD                0  0  0  2  3  4  4  3  2  1  1  4  8  8  8  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          40          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05        0.43
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  C  C  L  L  S  S
OBVIS                  PF  F  F
HEAT INDEX                      81 87 87                   87 84
MAX HEAT                           87    89                87    87


DATE           10/04  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          76      52    74      52    79      57    80      58    83
TEMP          76 65   56 53 72 63   56 54 78 67   60 58 79 69   61 60 82 71
DEWPT         53 47   46 46 45 49   50 51 53 57   57 56 58 59   57 57 58 61
PWIND DIR         W       W     W      SW    SW      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
GAZ099-030900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1249 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      63          88          63          85          64
TEMP                   66 63 62 80 87 87 74 69 66 64 64 79 84 83 77 74 71 67 64
DEWPT                  64 61 60 62 63 63 65 65 65 64 64 67 69 71 72 70 67 63 59
RH                     93 93 93 54 45 45 74 87 97100100 67 61 67 85 87 87 87 84
WIND DIR               SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                0  0  0  2  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  6  9  8  6  6  8  8  8
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.33        0.46
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  L  L  L  L  S  S
OBVIS                  PF  F  F
HEAT INDEX                      81 88 88                   88 88
MAX HEAT                           88    89                88    89


DATE           10/04  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          75      53    75      53    79      58    80      59    84
TEMP          75 64   56 54 72 63   57 54 77 68   61 59 78 69   62 60 82 73
DEWPT         49 45   44 44 44 49   50 51 52 57   56 56 56 59   55 56 58 61
PWIND DIR         W      NW     W      SW    SW       S     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       0     0       0     5       5     5       5    10

$$

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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