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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
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                      72          84          72          86          73
TEMP             78 75 75 74 73 80 83 81 75 74 74 72 73 82 86 83 78 76 74 73 73
DEWPT            71 72 72 71 72 73 73 73 72 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 73
RH               79 90 90 90 97 79 72 77 90 97 93100 97 74 65 72 88 90 97100100
WIND DIR         NE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  E
WIND SPD          4  3  2  2  2  8  9 10  6  5  3  3  2  9 10 10  8  4  4  3  3
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40          70          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.45        0.28        0.30        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
COAST FLOOD       Y


DATE           09/01  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
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          85      72    86      73    87      73    85      73    85
TEMP          84 79   74 74 86 80   75 74 87 79   76 74 85 78   75 74 85 76
DEWPT         73 73   74 73 73 73   72 73 72 73   73 73 74 73   74 73 74 73
PWIND DIR        SE       E     E       E     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      30    50      30    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
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          84          72          86          73
TEMP             78 76 75 74 74 80 84 81 77 75 74 73 73 82 86 83 77 76 75 73 75
DEWPT            73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 74 72 72 73 73 74 74 74 73 74 73 74
RH               85 90 94 93 93 79 70 77 87 97 93 97100 74 68 74 90 90 97100 97
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE  E SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD          5  3  3  2  2  8  9 10  6  5  1  1  1  9 12 12  8  3  2  1  2
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          70          40          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.59        0.21        0.40        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/01  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
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          85      72    86      72    86      72    87      73    85
TEMP          85 77   74 74 86 77   74 74 86 77   74 73 87 79   75 74 85 79
DEWPT         73 74   72 72 73 72   73 72 71 72   73 72 73 73   74 73 73 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
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                      74          82          74          83          75
TEMP             79 77 78 77 75 80 82 81 77 76 76 74 75 81 83 82 78 77 76 75 75
DEWPT            72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 74
RH               79 85 82 85 90 79 74 77 87 90 90 93 94 77 72 74 88 90 94 94 97
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  E
WIND SPD          5  5  4  3  5 10 11 12 10  9  8  5  5 11 12 12 10 10 10  8  5
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          70          60          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.50        0.34        0.30        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
COAST FLOOD       Y


DATE           09/01  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
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          83      75    84      75    85      75    84      75    84
TEMP          83 79   76 76 84 80   76 76 85 80   77 76 84 79   77 76 84 77
DEWPT         73 73   75 74 73 73   73 73 72 74   74 73 74 73   74 73 74 73
PWIND DIR        SE       E     E       E     E      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
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          84          72          85          73
TEMP             79 77 75 74 73 80 83 81 76 76 75 73 73 81 85 83 77 76 74 73 74
DEWPT            72 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 74 73 74
RH               79 87 94 93100 79 72 77 90 90 90100100 79 70 74 90 90100100100
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  E  E
WIND SPD          5  3  2  2  2  8 10 10  6  5  2  3  2  8 11 11  9  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     40          70          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.56        0.24        0.38        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
COAST FLOOD       Y


DATE           09/01  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
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          85      73    85      74    86      74    87      74    86
TEMP          84 78   74 74 85 79   75 74 86 80   76 75 87 80   77 75 85 78
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 73 72   73 72 72 73   73 73 73 73   73 73 74 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
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                      70          85          70          86          71
TEMP             80 75 73 72 72 80 85 82 75 73 72 70 72 81 86 84 77 74 73 72 72
DEWPT            68 71 71 70 71 72 72 72 72 72 71 70 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72
RH               67 87 93 93 97 77 65 72 90 97 97100100 77 65 70 87 97100100100
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  E SE SE SE SE  S SE NE
WIND SPD          4  2  2  2  1  5  8  6  4  3  0  0  1  6  8  9  5  1  0  0  1
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.41        0.17        0.30        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/01  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
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          86      71    86      72    87      72    87      73    86
TEMP          86 77   72 72 86 79   73 73 87 79   74 73 86 79   74 73 86 78
DEWPT         72 73   72 72 74 72   72 72 71 72   73 72 73 73   73 72 74 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      30    50      30    40      30    40      20    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
637 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/29/15      SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE
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                      72          85          71          86          72
TEMP             78 75 73 72 73 80 85 83 77 74 72 72 72 80 86 84 77 74 74 73 73
DEWPT            71 71 71 71 72 74 73 73 74 73 72 72 72 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 73
RH               79 87 93 97 97 82 67 72 90 97100100100 82 68 72 90100 97 97100
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD          3  3  3  2  1  5  8  8  5  3  0  0  1  6  9  8  4  1  0  0  1
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          40          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.34        0.11        0.26        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/01  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
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          86      71    85      72    87      72    87      72    86
TEMP          85 77   73 71 85 78   73 73 87 79   73 73 87 78   74 73 85 80
DEWPT         74 74   71 71 73 73   72 72 71 72   72 72 72 72   73 73 71 70
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      30    50      30    50      30    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  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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