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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            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                      79          93          79          92          77
TEMP                84 83 81 81 90 93 91 85 81 80 79 81 89 92 90 83 81 80 78 79
DEWPT               76 76 76 76 75 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75
RH                  77 80 85 85 62 54 58 72 82 85 88 82 61 56 60 77 82 85 91 88
WIND DIR            SW SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             6  6  5  6  9 11 11 11  9  8  6  6  9 10 10 10  8  5  5  6
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.06        0.23        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          93 91      101103101 94             98102 99 90
MAX HEAT         98    95         103   103    90         102   102


DATE           08/02  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16  SAT 08/06/16
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          92      76    91      76    90      76    91      76    90
TEMP          92 83   79 78 90 83   78 78 89 83   78 78 90 83   79 78 89 83
DEWPT         74 75   75 75 72 74   74 74 72 74   74 74 72 74   74 75 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     E       E     E       E     E      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      40    40      20    30      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-310900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            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                      77          95          77          94          76
TEMP                83 80 78 80 89 95 91 84 82 80 77 79 89 94 92 85 81 80 77 78
DEWPT               74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74
RH                  74 82 88 85 61 51 58 72 77 82 90 85 59 51 54 70 79 82 90 88
WIND DIR             S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD             8  6  3  5  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  6  6  8  8  9  8  5  5  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          50          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.03        0.14        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                               C  C  C           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX          90          98106101 91             97103101 93
MAX HEAT        100    95         106   105    90         103   103    90


DATE           08/02  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16  SAT 08/06/16
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          94      76    92      75    91      75    92      75    91
TEMP          94 84   79 78 91 84   78 78 90 83   78 77 91 83   78 78 90 83
DEWPT         74 74   74 74 75 75   74 74 75 75   73 73 75 75   74 74 74 75
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     E       E     E       W     S       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    40      30    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    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

$$
SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            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                      82          92          80          91          80
TEMP                85 84 83 83 89 92 90 85 84 82 81 81 89 91 89 84 82 82 80 80
DEWPT               78 78 77 76 76 76 76 77 77 76 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 76 76
RH                  80 82 82 80 66 60 64 77 80 82 85 85 64 60 64 77 82 82 88 88
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD            10 11 10 10 12 13 14 14 12 10  9  9 10 12 13 12 10  8  8  9
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          40          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.06        0.19        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          97 95 91 91100103102 95 93          99102 99 92
MAX HEAT        100    98    94   103   103    94         102   102    91


DATE           08/02  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16  SAT 08/06/16
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      78    89      78    89      78    89      78    89
TEMP          90 83   80 79 88 83   80 79 88 83   79 79 88 83   80 79 88 83
DEWPT         76 76   76 76 74 75   75 75 74 75   75 75 74 75   75 75 75 75
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     E      SE     E       S     E      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         40      40    40      20    30      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-310900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            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                      79          94          79          93          78
TEMP                84 82 80 81 89 94 90 85 83 82 80 80 89 93 91 85 82 80 78 80
DEWPT               77 76 75 75 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75
RH                  80 82 85 82 64 54 64 75 80 79 85 85 61 54 58 72 79 85 91 85
WIND DIR             S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             8  6  5  6  8  9  9  8  8  8  6  5  8  9  9  8  6  6  5  5
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          50          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.05        0.16        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               C  C  C           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          94          99106102 94 91          98103101 94
MAX HEAT        100    98         106   105    93         103   103    92


DATE           08/02  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16  SAT 08/06/16
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      78    91      78    90      77    91      77    90
TEMP          92 84   80 80 91 84   80 79 90 84   79 79 90 84   80 79 90 84
DEWPT         74 75   76 75 73 74   75 74 73 74   75 74 73 74   75 74 73 75
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SE      SE     E      SW     E      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    50      30    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    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

$$
SCZ043-310900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            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                      76          94          77          93          76
TEMP                83 81 78 79 89 94 92 84 81 79 78 78 88 93 92 84 80 77 76 77
DEWPT               76 74 74 75 74 73 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 74
RH                  80 79 88 88 61 51 56 74 82 88 91 91 63 52 54 72 85 94 97 90
WIND DIR            SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             4  4  3  4  5  6  6  6  6  5  4  4  5  6  6  5  5  4  4  3
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14        0.06        0.26        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S           C  C  C  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S           C  C  C  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          91          98103102 92             97102101 91
MAX HEAT         97    94         103   103               102   102


DATE           08/02  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16  SAT 08/06/16
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          92      75    92      75    91      74    92      75    91
TEMP          92 83   78 78 91 83   78 77 90 83   77 77 91 83   78 77 90 83
DEWPT         73 74   74 74 71 73   74 74 71 73   73 73 71 73   74 74 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW       S     E       E     E       E     E      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    40      20    40      20    40      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-310900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
844 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

DATE           07/30/16      SUN 07/31/16            MON 08/01/16            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                      75          96          76          94          75
TEMP                81 78 76 77 90 96 94 87 82 79 77 78 89 94 93 86 79 77 76 76
DEWPT               73 74 73 75 73 72 72 73 73 73 74 74 73 72 73 74 74 73 74 74
RH                  77 88 90 94 58 46 49 63 74 82 90 88 59 49 52 68 85 87 94 94
WIND DIR             S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             2  2  2  2  4  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  5  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.12        0.21        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S              C  C  C  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                S              C  C  C  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      98105102 94             97102102 94
MAX HEAT         97    94         105   105    92         102   103    91


DATE           08/02  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16  SAT 08/06/16
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          94      75    93      75    92      75    92      75    92
TEMP          94 84   78 78 92 84   78 77 91 83   78 77 91 83   78 77 91 83
DEWPT         72 75   74 74 72 74   73 73 72 74   73 74 72 74   73 74 72 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SE      SE     E      SE    SE      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      20    40      30    40      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    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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