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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

SCZ050-222100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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                      88          74          92          75          95
TEMP                   87 88 83 78 76 74 78 87 91 90 84 79 77 75 78 89 94 92 84
DEWPT                  73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 75 74 72 72 73
RH                     63 61 72 85 90100 88 65 56 58 72 88 94100 91 61 49 52 70
WIND DIR               SE  S  S  S  S  W NW NW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                5  6  6  3  2  2  2  3  6 10  9  6  5  5  5  9 12 14  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     80          40          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.20           0        0.05           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX             94 96 89             95100 98 91             98102100 90
MAX HEAT               94    96    86         100   101    88         102   102


DATE          FRI 07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14
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          74    92      74    92      74    93      75    92
TEMP          76 77 92 82   75 77 92 83   76 78 92 83   77 78 92 83
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   74 74 71 73   74 75 73 74   74 75 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-222100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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                      89          73          93          74          95
TEMP                   88 87 83 79 76 74 77 88 92 92 84 79 76 75 77 88 94 94 87
DEWPT                  73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 75 75 75 74 75 74 72 72 73
RH                     61 63 74 85 94100 90 63 54 54 74 88 97 97 94 63 49 49 63
WIND DIR                E SE SE SE  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD                4  8  6  3  2  3  3  3  4  8  6  6  4  4  6  8  9  9  6
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0        0.10           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S        S  S  C  S  S              S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S        S  S  C  S  S              S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             96 94 90             97101101 92             97102102 94
MAX HEAT               96    97    88         101   101    89         102   104


DATE          FRI 07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14
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          75    93      74    93      74    93      75    92
TEMP          77 78 92 85   77 77 92 85   76 77 92 85   77 77 91 85
DEWPT         73 74 73 75   74 75 72 74   74 75 73 74   74 75 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-222100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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          78          88          77          92
TEMP                   85 85 82 79 78 78 79 86 88 88 83 80 79 77 80 88 92 91 85
DEWPT                  72 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 74
RH                     65 65 74 85 88 88 85 68 61 61 74 85 88 94 85 63 54 56 70
WIND DIR               SE  S  S  S  S  W NW  W  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                6 10  9  8  6  4  2  2  8 12 10 10  8  6  6  9 13 17 11
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     80          40          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.18           0        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX             91 91 87             94 96 96 90 85       85 97101100 93
MAX HEAT               91    92    86          96    96    88    85   101   101


DATE          FRI 07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14
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    90      76    89      77    89      78    91
TEMP          79 78 90 83   78 79 89 83   79 79 89 84   79 80 90 84
DEWPT         75 74 74 75   74 74 72 74   75 75 74 75   75 75 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-222100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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                      88          75          92          76          95
TEMP                   86 87 84 81 78 75 78 88 91 91 85 81 78 76 79 89 94 93 87
DEWPT                  73 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 73 74
RH                     65 65 72 79 88 97 91 63 58 58 72 82 91 97 88 64 51 52 65
WIND DIR                E SE SE SE  S SW  W NW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                3  5  5  4  3  3  2  3  2  6  5  5  5  4  5  9  9 11  5
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.14           0        0.06           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  S  S  S     S  S  C  S  S              S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  S  S  S     S  S  C  S  S              S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             93 95 91 86          97101101 94 87          99103102 95
MAX HEAT               94    95    88         101   102    90         103   105


DATE          FRI 07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14
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    92      75    93      75    93      76    92
TEMP          79 78 92 84   77 77 91 85   77 78 92 85   78 78 91 84
DEWPT         73 74 74 75   74 74 73 75   74 75 74 75   74 75 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-222100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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                      89          72          94          74          96
TEMP                   87 88 83 77 74 72 76 88 93 93 85 79 76 74 77 89 95 94 86
DEWPT                  73 73 73 73 73 72 74 74 73 72 74 74 74 73 74 73 72 71 73
RH                     63 61 72 87 97100 94 63 52 51 70 85 94 97 90 59 48 47 65
WIND DIR                E SE SE  S  S  W NW NW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD                3  3  3  3  2  2  1  3  3  5  5  4  4  3  4  9 11 13  5
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          40          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.17           0        0.07           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  L  C  C  S        S  C  C  S  S              C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  S  S        S  C  C  S  S              C  C  C
HEAT INDEX             94 96 89             97102101 93             97104101 93
MAX HEAT               94    96    84         102   102    90         104   103


DATE          FRI 07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14
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          73    93      72    93      72    94      74    93
TEMP          75 76 93 84   74 75 93 84   74 76 93 85   76 77 92 83
DEWPT         72 73 73 74   73 73 72 73   73 74 73 74   73 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30    50      20    30      20    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-222100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1105 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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                      89          72          93          75          95
TEMP                   87 88 85 78 75 72 76 87 93 93 87 80 77 75 77 87 94 94 87
DEWPT                  73 72 74 74 74 72 74 74 72 71 73 74 74 73 74 73 70 68 71
RH                     63 59 70 88 97100 94 65 51 49 63 82 90 94 90 63 46 43 59
WIND DIR               NE  E SE SE SE SW NW  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                3  3  2  1  1  1  1  2  3  5  4  2  2  3  5  9  9 10  5
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          40          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.15           0        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  S  S     S  S  C  S  S              S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  S  S  S     S  S  C  S  S              S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             94 95 93             95101100 94 84          94100 99 93
MAX HEAT               94    96    90         101   101    92         100   101


DATE          FRI 07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14
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          73    93      73    94      73    94      74    93
TEMP          76 76 92 85   75 75 93 86   74 75 93 87   76 76 92 85
DEWPT         72 73 72 73   73 73 71 72   72 74 71 72   72 74 72 73
PWIND DIR         W     W      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  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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