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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

SCZ050-070900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            MON
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      30          60          37          70          46
TEMP                40 34 30 32 48 58 58 49 44 42 39 37 57 67 68 59 54 51 48 47
DEWPT               29 26 24 23 24 23 26 30 33 34 34 34 36 36 37 38 40 42 42 43
RH                  64 72 78 69 39 26 29 48 65 73 82 89 45 32 32 45 59 71 80 86
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NE  E  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  W NW  N
WIND SPD             4  5  1  1  5  5  5  3  1  1  0  1  6  6  9  5  1  0  1  2
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FREEZE                  W  W  W


DATE           03/09  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          65      50    64      52    67      53    70      54    65
TEMP          63 58   53 51 61 57   53 54 66 61   54 54 68 65   56 55 65 57
DEWPT         44 48   51 50 55 54   53 53 57 56   54 54 58 58   54 50 53 53
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      30    40      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN              S    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-070900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            MON
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      32          62          36          70          48
TEMP                42 37 32 33 50 60 60 50 44 41 38 36 56 67 68 60 55 52 50 49
DEWPT               34 31 28 27 27 26 27 32 34 34 34 34 37 37 38 40 42 45 45 45
RH                  73 79 85 78 41 27 28 50 68 76 85 92 49 33 33 47 61 77 83 86
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  W NW NW SW  S SE SE  E  N  N
WIND SPD             5  4  1  1  5  5  5  3  0  0  0  0  4  5  5  4  1  0  0  1
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                                          S
FREEZE                     W  W


DATE           03/09  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          66      52    67      53    70      54    71      56    65
TEMP          65 60   55 52 65 60   54 55 69 63   57 55 69 65   57 57 65 59
DEWPT         49 50   52 51 58 56   54 54 58 58   57 55 57 59   56 52 55 55
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    40      30    20      20    30      30    40
RAIN           S  C    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-070900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            MON
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      33          55          44          65          51
TEMP                42 36 33 34 46 53 54 49 47 45 44 44 56 63 64 58 55 53 52 52
DEWPT               28 25 25 25 26 25 28 32 34 35 35 36 37 38 38 40 43 44 44 44
RH                  57 64 72 69 45 33 36 52 60 68 70 73 49 39 38 51 64 71 74 74
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  W NW  N
WIND SPD             8  9  5  4  8  6  5  4  2  1  2  3  6  6 10  6  4  3  4  3
CLOUDS              SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FREEZE                  W  W  W


DATE           03/09  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          62      52    63      54    65      54    67      55    64
TEMP          61 57   54 52 61 59   55 55 64 60   55 54 66 64   57 56 63 58
DEWPT         45 49   52 52 56 55   55 54 57 56   55 54 57 58   54 52 55 55
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      30    40      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN              S    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-070900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            MON
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      32          60          37          70          47
TEMP                42 37 33 33 49 58 58 49 44 42 39 37 57 67 68 59 54 51 49 48
DEWPT               31 28 27 26 26 25 27 32 34 34 34 35 37 37 38 39 42 44 44 44
RH                  65 70 78 75 40 28 30 52 68 73 82 92 47 33 33 47 64 77 83 86
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  N NE
WIND SPD             6  5  2  2  5  5  5  3  1  0  0  0  5  5  6  4  1  1  1  1
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                                          S
FREEZE                  W  W  W


DATE           03/09  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          64      51    65      53    67      54    69      55    65
TEMP          63 58   53 51 62 57   53 55 66 61   56 55 68 64   57 57 64 58
DEWPT         46 49   52 50 57 55   53 53 57 57   56 55 57 58   55 52 55 55
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      30    40      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN           S  S    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-070900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            MON
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      28          62          34          70          44
TEMP                39 34 28 30 48 59 60 49 43 39 36 34 56 67 68 58 52 49 47 45
DEWPT               29 27 25 23 24 23 24 30 32 32 31 32 35 34 34 36 38 40 41 42
RH                  67 75 88 75 39 25 25 48 65 76 82 92 45 29 28 44 59 71 79 89
WIND DIR            NE NE  E  S NE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S  W  N  N
WIND SPD             3  3  0  0  4  3  5  2  0  0  0  0  6  8  6  3  0  0  0  1
CLOUDS              SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
FREEZE               W  W  W  W


DATE           03/09  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          66      49    64      51    68      51    71      53    65
TEMP          64 58   52 49 61 58   51 53 66 61   53 52 69 66   56 54 65 58
DEWPT         42 47   50 49 53 53   51 51 55 55   53 52 57 57   53 50 52 53
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      30    40      30    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN              S    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-070900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
738 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE           03/06/15      SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15            MON
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      31          64          35          72          47
TEMP                41 35 31 33 51 61 62 51 44 40 37 35 57 69 70 61 55 52 50 48
DEWPT               33 32 29 29 30 29 27 33 34 33 32 33 36 35 35 37 41 44 44 44
RH                  73 89 92 85 44 29 26 50 68 76 82 92 45 28 27 41 59 74 80 86
WIND DIR            NE NE  N  N NE  E  W  W SE  S  S  S  W SW SW NW SE  S  S NE
WIND SPD             3  3  1  1  3  1  4  1  0  0  0  0  4  5  4  1  0  0  0  1
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                                    S  S  S
FREEZE                  W  W  W


DATE           03/09  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15  FRI 03/13/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          66      51    66      53    69      54    71      56    64
TEMP          64 59   54 51 63 63   54 54 67 64   57 55 69 67   57 58 64 61
DEWPT         47 48   50 50 55 55   54 53 57 57   56 55 59 58   56 52 55 56
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE      NE    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      40    50      30    20      20    30      30    40
RAIN           S  C    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  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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