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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

SCZ050-312100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      87          73          88          74          86
TEMP                   82 84 81 77 75 73 77 86 88 87 81 77 75 74 76 84 86 84 80
DEWPT                  73 73 74 75 75 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
RH                     74 70 79 94100100 87 65 61 63 77 87 94 97 90 70 65 70 79
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD               11 12  8  5  4  3  4  5  6  6  5  4  3  2  1  4  9  8  6
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          30          50          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.60        0.01        0.17        0.09        0.47
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX             87 90 86             93 96 94 86             90 93 90 84
MAX HEAT               94    91    84          96    96                93    93


DATE          SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    84      74    85      73    87      74    89
TEMP          75 76 84 79   75 76 85 79   75 76 86 81   75 76 89 81
DEWPT         73 74 74 73   73 72 72 73   72 72 72 73   72 73 73 74
PWIND DIR         S     S      SE    SE       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    70      40    50      30    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-312100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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          89          74          88
TEMP                   88 87 81 77 75 73 76 86 89 88 82 78 75 74 76 85 88 87 81
DEWPT                  74 74 73 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 74 74
RH                     63 65 77 90 97100 90 63 57 59 74 85 94 97 94 70 61 65 79
WIND DIR               SE  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE
WIND SPD                6 12  6  5  4  3  3  5  6  8  6  5  3  1  1  3  6  6  5
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          30          50          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0        0.12        0.09        0.23
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX             97 95 86             92 96 95 87             93 96 95 86
MAX HEAT               97    97                96    96    84          96    97


DATE          SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    85      75    87      73    88      74    90
TEMP          75 76 85 80   76 76 86 81   75 75 87 82   75 76 89 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 73   74 73 72 73   73 73 73 73   73 73 72 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE       S    SE      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    70      40    50      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-312100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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          76          87          75          85
TEMP                   82 84 82 79 78 76 79 85 87 86 81 79 77 76 77 83 85 84 80
DEWPT                  73 74 74 75 75 75 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74
RH                     74 72 77 88 91 97 82 67 63 65 77 82 87 90 87 74 70 72 82
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD               16 16 12 10  9  6  5  6  9  8  8  8  6  4  2  6 10 10  9
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          30          50          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.33        0.06        0.17        0.12        0.49
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
HEAT INDEX             87 91 88             92 94 93 86             90 93 91 84
MAX HEAT               92    91    87          94    94    84          93    93


DATE          SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    83      76    84      75    86      75    88
TEMP          77 77 83 79   77 77 84 80   77 77 85 81   77 77 87 82
DEWPT         73 74 73 73   73 73 73 73   72 73 72 72   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR         S     S      SE    SE       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    70      50    50      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-312100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      85          74          88          75          87
TEMP                   81 84 81 78 76 74 77 86 88 87 82 78 77 75 77 85 87 85 81
DEWPT                  74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74
RH                     79 72 79 88 94100 87 65 61 63 74 85 87 94 87 70 65 70 79
WIND DIR               SE  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E NE  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD                5 10  5  5  3  3  3  4  5  5  5  5  4  2  1  3  5  5  4
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          30          50          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.35           0        0.13        0.09        0.34
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX             86 91 86             93 96 94 87             93 95 93 86
MAX HEAT               89    91    84          96    96    86          95    95


DATE          SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    84      75    86      74    88      74    89
TEMP          77 77 84 80   76 76 86 81   76 76 87 82   76 77 89 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 74   73 73 72 74   72 72 73 74   73 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    70      50    50      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-312100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      85          71          88          72          87
TEMP                   78 84 80 74 72 71 75 85 88 87 80 75 73 72 75 84 87 86 80
DEWPT                  76 74 73 74 72 71 72 72 72 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 74 73 73
RH                     94 72 79100100100 90 65 59 63 79 94 97100 94 70 65 65 79
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E SE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD                6  8  5  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  5  5  4
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     80          30          50          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.73           0        0.16        0.08        0.35
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              O  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX                91 84             91 95 94 84             90 95 93 84
MAX HEAT               90    91                95    96                95    94


DATE          SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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          72    85      73    86      71    88      72    89
TEMP          74 75 85 79   73 75 86 79   73 74 87 81   73 75 89 81
DEWPT         73 73 74 73   72 72 72 73   71 72 73 73   72 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    70      30    50      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-312100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1238 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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          71          90          72          88
TEMP                   85 87 82 76 73 71 74 84 89 89 83 77 73 72 74 83 88 87 81
DEWPT                  73 73 72 73 73 71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 74 74 73 74 74
RH                     67 63 72 90100100 93 67 59 59 72 87100100100 74 61 65 79
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD                9  9  6  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  3
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     40          30          40          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.16        0.01        0.26
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
HEAT INDEX             92 94 87             90 97 97 89             90 96 95 86
MAX HEAT               92    96    85          97    98    84          96    96


DATE          SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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          72    86      73    87      72    88      73    89
TEMP          73 74 86 80   74 74 86 81   73 74 87 82   75 75 88 83
DEWPT         72 73 72 74   72 73 72 73   72 72 72 73   72 73 71 73
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    60      30    50      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L    C  C  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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