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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

SCZ050-012100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
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                      84          65          86          64          86
TEMP                77 84 83 74 70 68 67 67 80 86 85 75 70 67 66 66 81 85 84 76
DEWPT               64 64 67 67 67 66 64 64 64 63 64 67 67 65 64 64 63 63 65 67
RH                  64 51 59 79 90 93 90 90 58 46 50 76 90 93 93 93 54 48 53 74
WIND DIR            NE  S  S  S  W NW  N  N  N  N  E SE  E  N  N  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD             4  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  4  4  3  2  1  1  2  3  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16  FRI 10/07/16
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          69    82      68    80      68    80      67    81
TEMP          70 70 82 74   71 68 79 71   71 69 79 69   69 68 81 76
DEWPT         67 66 68 69   67 66 68 68   66 66 68 67   66 65 66 66
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      20    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S                        S  S

$$
GAZ118-012100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
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                      86          63          87          66          86
TEMP                77 84 85 74 68 65 64 64 80 86 86 76 71 68 67 67 81 86 84 77
DEWPT               56 57 57 62 63 64 62 61 62 62 64 66 67 67 65 65 65 65 66 68
RH                  48 40 39 66 84 97 93 90 54 45 48 71 87 97 93 93 58 50 55 74
WIND DIR             N  W  S SE  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD             4  3  4  3  1  2  3  3  4  4  4  3  2  1  2  3  5  8  6  5
CLOUDS              B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16  FRI 10/07/16
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          69    84      69    82      68    82      67    84
TEMP          72 70 84 76   70 69 80 70   70 68 81 71   71 67 83 78
DEWPT         67 66 68 69   67 66 68 67   66 65 68 67   65 63 67 65
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      20    20      20    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  S  S
TSTMS                S  S

$$
SCZ050-012100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
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                      83          69          85          68          83
TEMP                77 83 82 76 73 71 70 70 80 85 84 76 72 71 69 69 80 83 83 77
DEWPT               65 66 69 68 68 68 66 66 65 65 66 69 68 68 67 67 67 67 67 69
RH                  67 57 65 76 84 90 87 87 60 51 55 79 87 90 93 93 65 59 59 76
WIND DIR            NE  S  S  S SW NW  N  N NE NE SE SE  E  N  N NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD             5  4  6  5  3  4  4  4  5  5  6  4  3  3  3  5  8  9  8  8
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S                                                  S
TSTMS                      S


DATE          TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16  FRI 10/07/16
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          71    82      71    80      70    80      70    82
TEMP          73 72 81 75   72 71 79 72   72 71 79 72   72 70 81 76
DEWPT         68 68 70 70   68 68 70 69   68 67 69 68   67 66 68 67
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      BZ    BZ      BZ    BZ      BZ    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    40      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ048-012100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
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                      85          65          87          65          86
TEMP                76 84 84 75 71 68 66 66 79 86 85 76 71 69 68 68 80 85 84 77
DEWPT               58 59 61 64 65 65 64 63 63 63 63 66 67 67 66 66 65 65 65 68
RH                  54 43 46 69 81 90 93 90 58 46 48 71 87 93 93 93 60 51 53 74
WIND DIR             N SE SE SE  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD             4  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  5  5  4
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16  FRI 10/07/16
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          68    84      69    81      68    82      67    83
TEMP          72 70 83 76   72 69 79 72   73 69 80 74   73 68 82 77
DEWPT         67 67 68 68   67 67 67 67   67 66 67 67   66 65 65 65
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ043-012100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
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                      86          61          87          62          86
TEMP                75 85 85 74 68 64 63 63 79 86 86 74 68 65 63 63 79 86 84 76
DEWPT               59 58 59 61 60 61 60 60 59 59 59 62 63 64 63 63 62 62 63 66
RH                  58 40 41 64 76 90 90 90 50 40 40 66 84 97100100 56 45 49 71
WIND DIR             N SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD             3  3  3  2  2  1  1  2  3  4  3  2  1  1  1  2  4  5  4  3
CLOUDS              CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE          TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16  FRI 10/07/16
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          67    84      67    80      67    81      67    83
TEMP          69 68 84 76   71 68 80 70   71 67 80 71   68 67 83 76
DEWPT         66 65 66 68   66 65 65 67   66 65 65 66   66 64 64 65
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    20      20    20      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-012100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
956 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

DATE             SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON 10/03/16
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                      86          56          87          62          87
TEMP                71 83 85 72 65 61 58 58 78 85 86 74 69 65 64 64 79 86 86 77
DEWPT               55 51 51 55 59 55 54 53 55 56 56 58 60 61 60 61 62 62 63 67
RH                  57 33 31 55 81 81 86 83 45 37 36 57 73 87 87 90 56 45 46 71
WIND DIR             N  W  W  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N NE  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD             4  3  3  3  1  1  1  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  1  2  3  5  5  3
CLOUDS              CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE          TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16  FRI 10/07/16
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          66    86      67    81      67    83      66    85
TEMP          69 68 85 77   70 68 80 71   68 67 82 67   67 67 84 77
DEWPT         66 65 64 67   66 64 65 65   65 64 65 66   64 63 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    20      10    10       5    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           S  S                        S  S    S  S  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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