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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

SCZ050-292215-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
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                      99          80          97          79          95
TEMP          82 82 91 98 96 90 85 83 81 83 91 95 94 88 84 82 81 82 90 94 92 87
DEWPT         75 73 73 71 72 76 76 76 75 75 72 71 72 74 75 75 76 75 74 73 74 76
RH            79 74 56 42 46 64 75 80 82 77 54 46 49 63 74 79 85 79 60 51 56 70
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6 11 13 13  9  8  4  4  5  6  8 10  9  9  6  6  5  6  9 10 10
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          10          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                                           S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX         100106105102 94 91    90 99103102 97 92          99103102 98
MAX HEAT         90   106   106    99    90   103   104    94         103   103


DATE          MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16
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          79    94      77    92      76    91      76    91
TEMP          81 81 93 85   80 79 91 84   79 78 90 83   79 78 90 84
DEWPT         76 76 74 75   76 75 74 75   76 75 73 74   75 75 72 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SE     E      NW     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      40    50      40    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-292215-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
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                      99          78          97          78          96
TEMP          79 80 91 98 96 89 84 81 79 81 91 96 94 88 83 81 80 81 90 95 93 86
DEWPT         73 72 73 70 70 72 73 73 71 72 71 70 72 73 74 74 74 74 73 72 73 75
RH            82 77 56 41 43 57 70 77 77 74 52 43 49 61 74 79 82 79 58 48 52 70
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  6 10 11 11  6  5  3  3  5  5  6  8  8  6  5  5  5  5  6  6  9
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10           5          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S              C  C  S
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S              C  C  S
HEAT INDEX         100105103 96 90          98103102 96 90          98104102 95
MAX HEAT              105   105    93         103   104    93         104   104


DATE          MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16
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          77    95      76    94      76    92      76    92
TEMP          80 80 94 85   79 78 93 85   79 78 91 84   78 78 91 84
DEWPT         75 74 74 75   75 74 75 75   75 75 76 75   74 74 75 75
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    40      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-292215-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
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                      95          83          95          80          93
TEMP          83 83 90 95 94 89 86 85 84 85 91 94 92 88 84 82 81 83 89 92 91 86
DEWPT         77 75 75 74 77 78 77 77 76 75 74 73 74 75 76 76 76 76 75 75 75 76
RH            82 77 62 51 58 70 75 77 77 72 58 51 56 66 77 82 85 80 64 58 60 72
WIND DIR      SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD      12 10 12 14 17 16 13 10  9  6  9 11 14 13 12 10  8  8 10 13 14 14
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX    91 90100106107103 97 95 92 93100102102 97 93       91 99103102 96
MAX HEAT         96   106   107   102    94   102   102    96    91   103   103


DATE          MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16
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          81    93      79    91      78    89      78    89
TEMP          82 82 92 86   81 81 90 84   80 80 89 84   80 80 89 84
DEWPT         77 77 75 76   77 76 75 77   76 76 75 75   75 75 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     E       W     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      40    50      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-292215-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
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                      99          80          96          80          95
TEMP          81 82 91 98 96 90 85 83 81 83 91 95 94 89 84 82 81 83 90 94 92 87
DEWPT         74 73 73 71 71 74 75 74 73 73 72 71 72 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 74 76
RH            79 74 56 42 45 60 72 74 77 72 54 46 49 61 74 79 82 77 60 51 56 70
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  8 10 11 12  8  8  5  3  5  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  5  6  8  9  9
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX         100106104 99 94 90       99103102 98 92       90 99103102 98
MAX HEAT              106   106    97         103   104    95    90   103   103


DATE          MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16
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          79    94      78    93      78    92      78    91
TEMP          82 81 93 86   81 80 92 85   80 80 91 84   80 80 90 85
DEWPT         76 75 74 76   76 75 74 76   76 75 74 75   75 75 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    40      30    40      40    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-292215-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
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                      99          78          98          78          96
TEMP          79 81 91 98 96 89 84 81 79 82 92 97 95 88 83 81 79 81 90 95 93 86
DEWPT         73 72 72 69 68 71 73 73 72 73 71 70 71 72 73 74 75 75 73 71 72 74
RH            82 74 54 39 40 56 70 77 79 74 51 42 46 59 72 79 88 82 58 46 51 68
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       5  5 11 12 11  6  4  2  1  4  6  9  8  6  5  4  3  3  4  6  8  6
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S              S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S              S  S  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          99104101 95 90          99104103 95             98103101 94
MAX HEAT              104   104    92         104   104    92         103   103


DATE          MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16
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          77    95      76    94      75    93      75    92
TEMP          80 79 94 85   79 79 93 84   78 77 92 84   78 77 91 84
DEWPT         75 75 72 74   75 75 72 74   75 75 72 73   74 74 72 73
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW     W       W     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    50      40    50      40    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-292215-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
303 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE             FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16
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                      99          75          97          77          97
TEMP          76 78 91 98 95 87 81 79 77 79 90 96 94 88 83 80 79 81 91 96 94 86
DEWPT         72 71 72 69 68 70 71 71 71 73 71 70 71 72 72 73 74 74 72 70 71 73
RH            87 79 54 39 42 57 72 77 82 82 54 43 47 59 70 79 85 79 54 43 47 65
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       1  4  9 11 11  4  2  2  1  4  6  8  6  4  3  4  3  4  5  6  6  5
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          99104100 92             96103101 95             99103101 93
MAX HEAT              104   102    90         103   103    91         103   103


DATE          MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16
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          76    97      75    95      75    94      75    93
TEMP          79 79 95 86   79 78 94 85   78 78 93 84   78 77 91 84
DEWPT         73 74 72 74   74 75 72 74   74 75 72 74   74 74 72 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW     W       W    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    40      20    40      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  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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