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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      75          94          75          92          76
TEMP          93 82 79 77 75 77 88 93 92 84 80 78 77 77 86 91 90 84 80 79 77 78
DEWPT         74 75 74 74 75 75 74 74 72 74 75 75 75 75 73 71 71 73 74 74 73 73
RH            54 79 85 90100 94 63 54 52 72 85 91 94 94 65 52 54 70 82 85 87 85
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      11  9  6  3  2  2  4  6 12  8  5  4  3  3  4  4  9  6  4  2  3  0
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    S                 S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                    S                 S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   103 89             97103100 91 85          93 98 96 90 84
MAX HEAT        103    87         103   102    90          98    97    87


DATE           09/04  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          91      74    90      73    90      73    90      73    89
TEMP          90 82   77 76 90 81   75 75 89 81   75 75 90 80   75 75 88 80
DEWPT         71 72   72 73 70 72   73 73 71 72   72 73 71 73   73 72 72 72
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    30      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-020900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      75          94          76          93          76
TEMP          93 84 80 78 76 76 87 93 92 85 81 79 77 78 87 92 91 84 81 79 77 78
DEWPT         73 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 73 74 73 73 74 75 74 72 72 74 74 74 73 73
RH            52 74 85 91 97 97 68 52 54 70 77 82 90 91 65 52 54 72 79 85 87 85
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  W SW SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
WIND SPD      11  6  4  2  1  3  3  4 11  8  3  3  2  1  3  5 11  6  5  3  0  0
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S                 C  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S                 C  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   102 92 85          96102101 93 86          95100 99 91 86
MAX HEAT        102    89         102   101    90         100   100    90


DATE           09/04  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          91      75    90      73    89      73    90      74    89
TEMP          90 83   78 76 90 82   75 74 89 81   75 74 89 82   76 75 88 81
DEWPT         71 74   73 73 71 72   73 73 72 72   73 72 72 74   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE       S     S      SW     W       S    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      78          91          79          91          79
TEMP          89 82 80 79 78 80 87 90 89 85 82 81 80 80 87 90 89 85 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         75 76 76 76 76 75 75 74 73 74 75 75 75 75 73 72 72 73 74 74 73 73
RH            64 82 88 91 94 85 68 60 59 70 79 82 85 85 63 56 57 67 77 79 79 79
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13 11 11  9  5  4  6  9 13 10  8  6  5  4  4  6 10  8  6  4  4  2
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    99 89 86       85 96 99 97 93 89 87 85 85 94 97 96 92 88 86 84 84
MAX HEAT        100    88    85    99    99    92    87    97    97    91    86


DATE           09/04  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          89      77    88      76    88      76    87      76    86
TEMP          88 83   79 78 88 82   78 77 88 81   77 77 87 81   77 76 86 80
DEWPT         72 73   73 73 71 72   73 73 72 73   72 73 72 73   73 72 72 72
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-020900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      76          93          76          91          77
TEMP          93 82 80 78 77 77 87 92 91 84 81 79 77 78 86 90 89 84 81 79 78 78
DEWPT         74 75 75 75 75 76 75 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 74 72 73 75 74 74 72 73
RH            54 79 85 91 94 97 68 56 58 74 82 88 90 91 68 56 59 74 79 85 82 85
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD      11  6  5  3  2  2  3  5 10  9  5  4  3  2  4  4 10  6  5  3  0  0
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    S  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                    S  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   103 89 85          96102101 92 87          94 97 97 92 86
MAX HEAT        105    87         102   102    90          97    97    90


DATE           09/04  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          90      76    90      75    89      74    89      75    88
TEMP          89 83   78 77 89 82   77 76 89 81   76 75 89 82   76 75 88 81
DEWPT         72 74   73 73 71 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SW       S    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-020900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      73          96          75          94          74
TEMP          95 86 79 75 73 74 87 93 92 85 81 78 77 77 88 93 91 84 80 77 76 76
DEWPT         72 73 74 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 71 71 73 74 73 72 73
RH            48 65 85 94100100 65 52 54 67 79 88 90 90 63 49 52 70 82 87 87 90
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  N SW  S SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       9  4  2  0  0  0  2  3  6  6  3  2  0  0  3  2  5  5  3  2  0  0
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.12           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S              S  C  S           S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  S              S  C  S           S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   104 93             95102101 92 86          97100 98 90 84
MAX HEAT        105    90         102   103    89         100   100    87


DATE           09/04  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          93      73    92      72    92      72    91      73    90
TEMP          92 83   76 75 91 83   74 74 91 82   74 74 90 81   75 74 89 80
DEWPT         71 72   72 73 70 71   72 72 70 72   72 72 71 72   72 72 72 73
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-020900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
322 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU
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                      73          97          75          95          74
TEMP          95 86 80 75 74 74 88 94 93 85 81 79 77 77 88 94 92 84 80 78 76 76
DEWPT         72 73 74 73 73 74 76 72 73 74 74 74 73 73 75 71 69 75 74 73 73 74
RH            48 65 82 94 97100 68 49 52 70 79 85 87 87 66 47 47 74 82 85 90 94
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  S  S  S  S  S  N SW  E  E SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  3  2  0  0  0  0  1  4  5  2  0  0  0  3  2  3  5  3  0  0  0
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S              C  C  S                 C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  S              C  C  S                 C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   104 93 84          99102102 93 86          98101 97 92 84
MAX HEAT        104    91         102   104    90         101   100    89


DATE           09/04  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          95      73    92      72    92      72    92      73    91
TEMP          94 84   77 74 91 83   75 73 90 83   74 73 91 83   75 74 90 82
DEWPT         71 70   71 72 68 70   71 72 70 71   71 72 69 71   71 72 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      30    30      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  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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