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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SCZ050-312100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      92          75          91          75          92
TEMP                88 90 88 82 79 77 75 77 87 90 89 83 80 77 76 77 87 91 89 83
DEWPT               75 75 73 75 74 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 74
RH                  66 62 61 79 85 94 97 94 65 60 61 77 85 94 97 94 65 56 59 74
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  S SE  S  S SW  W NW  N NE  E SE  S
WIND SPD             3  9  8  6  6  3  2  3  4  5  6  8  5  2  2  3  5  6  6  6
CLOUDS              B1 B1 OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          40          50          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.51        0.06        0.23        0.09        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15
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    90      75    91      76    92      77    93
TEMP          77 77 89 81   76 77 91 83   78 78 92 85   79 79 92 84
DEWPT         73 74 73 74   74 74 73 74   74 74 73 74   74 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-312100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      93          74          91          76          91
TEMP                88 90 88 81 79 76 75 76 85 91 88 82 80 78 76 77 86 91 90 83
DEWPT               75 75 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 74
RH                  66 62 63 82 88 94 97 94 70 58 63 79 85 91 97 94 68 56 58 74
WIND DIR            SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  E SE SE
WIND SPD             5  4  5  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  6  4  2  2  4  5  6  8  8
CLOUDS              B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          40          50          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.04        0.45        0.10        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15
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    90      74    92      75    93      75    93
TEMP          76 75 90 83   76 76 91 84   77 77 93 84   77 76 93 84
DEWPT         74 73 72 73   73 73 72 74   74 73 73 74   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR         S     S      SW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    30      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           C  C          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                C  C          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-312100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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          78          88          77          89
TEMP                86 86 86 83 80 80 78 79 86 88 87 82 81 79 77 78 86 89 88 83
DEWPT               76 75 75 75 74 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 75
RH                  72 70 70 77 82 85 88 88 70 66 68 79 82 88 94 91 68 61 63 77
WIND DIR             S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE SE SE  S
WIND SPD             3 11 11 11  9  5  3  3  8 11 12 12  8  4  3  3  5  8  9  8
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.34        0.09        0.22        0.11        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S


DATE          MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15
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    87      76    88      77    90      78    90
TEMP          79 77 87 81   78 78 88 83   80 79 89 84   80 79 89 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 75   74 74 74 75   75 75 75 75   75 74 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-312100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      92          75          90          76          91
TEMP                87 89 88 82 80 78 75 77 85 90 88 83 81 79 77 77 86 90 89 82
DEWPT               76 77 76 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 74
RH                  70 68 68 79 85 91 97 90 70 60 63 77 82 88 94 94 68 58 59 77
WIND DIR            SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  S SE  S  S SW SW  W NW NE SE SE  S
WIND SPD             5  5  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  4  6  8  5  3  2  3  4  6  6  6
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          40          50          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.04        0.36        0.09        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15
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    90      76    91      76    93      77    92
TEMP          77 76 89 82   78 78 91 84   78 78 93 84   79 79 92 84
DEWPT         73 74 73 74   74 73 73 74   74 74 73 74   74 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-312100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      94          73          92          74          93
TEMP                88 92 89 82 78 75 73 75 86 92 90 83 79 76 74 76 87 93 91 83
DEWPT               75 73 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 71 72 73 74 74 74 74 72 70 71 72
RH                  66 54 61 77 88 97100 97 65 51 56 72 85 94100 94 61 47 52 70
WIND DIR             E SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  S SE  E  N NE  E SE  S
WIND SPD             3  8  6  4  4  2  0  2  3  3  4  4  2  1  1  2  3  4  5  5
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          50          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.41        0.03        0.30           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S


DATE          MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15
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    92      74    94      75    95      75    94
TEMP          75 75 92 84   76 76 93 84   77 77 95 85   77 77 94 85
DEWPT         72 72 71 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 71 72   73 73 71 72
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        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
POP 12HR         10    30      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           C  C          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                C  C          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-312100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1003 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE             FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15
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                      93          74          91          74          92
TEMP                87 93 90 82 78 76 75 76 85 90 90 83 78 76 75 76 86 92 92 86
DEWPT               75 74 74 75 75 76 75 75 74 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73
RH                  68 54 60 79 91100100 97 70 56 56 72 85 90 94 90 65 52 52 65
WIND DIR            SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  N NE  E SE SE
WIND SPD             3  5  4  3  2  1  0  2  3  3  4  5  3  1  0  1  3  5  5  5
CLOUDS              B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          50          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.04        0.57           0        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S        S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S        S  S  C  C


DATE          MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15  THU 08/06/15
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    92      74    93      74    94      74    94
TEMP          75 74 91 85   76 75 92 85   75 76 93 86   77 75 93 85
DEWPT         73 73 70 71   73 73 70 72   73 73 71 71   72 73 72 72
PWIND DIR         S     E       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          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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