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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
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          88          71          85          71
TEMP                76 76 75 76 85 88 87 80 75 73 72 72 81 85 83 77 75 73 72 72
DEWPT               73 74 73 73 72 71 71 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71
RH                  90 94 94 90 65 57 59 77 90 93 97 97 72 63 67 82 87 93 97 97
WIND DIR             S  W NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD             0  0  2  1  6  6  6  6  4  4  5  6  8  9  8  6  5  3  4  5
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.22        0.01        0.19        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/07  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    87      73    89      74    89      75    88
TEMP          85 78   74 74 87 79   74 74 88 80   76 75 88 81   77 76 88 80
DEWPT         71 72   71 71 73 73   72 72 73 73   73 73 73 74   74 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    40      20    30      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ118-050900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
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          90          72          86          71
TEMP                76 76 75 76 86 90 86 80 77 74 72 73 81 86 84 78 75 73 71 72
DEWPT               73 74 74 73 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 71 71 71 71 70 70
RH                  90 94 97 90 63 54 61 74 82 90 97 93 69 59 65 79 87 93 97 93
WIND DIR             E  E  N NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  5  6  6  5  4  3  4  5  8  9  8  6  4  3  4  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.21           0        0.12        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  C  C  S  S     S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                         S  C  C  C  S  S     S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/07  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    88      72    89      73    89      74    89
TEMP          85 78   73 73 87 79   74 73 89 80   75 74 88 81   76 75 89 80
DEWPT         70 71   71 70 72 72   71 71 72 73   72 71 72 73   72 71 72 73
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    40      20    30      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
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          86          73          83          72
TEMP                78 78 76 77 84 86 85 80 77 75 74 74 81 83 82 78 76 74 73 74
DEWPT               74 74 74 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 71
RH                  88 88 94 87 67 63 65 77 85 90 90 90 72 67 69 79 87 93 97 90
WIND DIR             S  S NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             0  0  3  3  9 10 10 10  8  6  8  9 11 11 11 10  8  5  5  6
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.19        0.03        0.20        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           09/07  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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          84      74    86      75    85      75    87      77    87
TEMP          84 78   75 75 85 80   76 76 85 80   77 76 87 81   79 77 86 80
DEWPT         71 72   71 72 73 73   73 73 74 74   74 73 74 74   75 73 74 75
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ048-050900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
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          88          72          85          72
TEMP                76 76 76 76 85 88 86 80 77 74 72 73 80 85 83 79 76 74 72 73
DEWPT               74 75 74 74 72 71 71 71 71 72 71 71 70 70 71 71 71 71 71 71
RH                  94 97 94 94 65 57 61 74 82 93 97 93 72 61 67 77 85 90 97 93
WIND DIR            SE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             1  0  1  1  5  6  6  5  4  4  5  6  8  9  9  8  5  4  4  5
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.20           0        0.14        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/07  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    87      73    88      74    89      75    88
TEMP          85 78   74 73 86 79   76 75 88 80   77 75 88 81   78 76 88 81
DEWPT         70 72   71 72 72 73   73 73 72 74   74 73 72 74   74 72 73 74
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      SW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    40      20    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ043-050900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
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          89          70          85          70
TEMP                77 76 74 74 85 89 87 80 74 72 71 71 81 85 83 77 74 71 70 71
DEWPT               72 74 73 72 71 70 70 70 70 70 70 71 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70
RH                  85 94 97 93 63 54 57 72 87 93 97100 69 61 65 79 87 97100 97
WIND DIR             E  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  5  6  5  4  3  2  3  5  6  6  6  4  3  3  4  5
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.24           0        0.12           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  C  C  S        S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  C  C  S        S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/07  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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          87      70    88      71    90      72    91      74    90
TEMP          87 78   72 71 87 79   73 73 89 81   75 73 90 81   76 75 89 80
DEWPT         70 70   70 70 72 72   71 71 71 73   72 72 71 72   72 72 71 73
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E       S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      10    40      10    30      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-050900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
926 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE           09/04/15      SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON
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          91          71          87          70
TEMP                76 75 74 75 86 91 89 81 75 73 72 72 81 86 86 79 74 72 71 71
DEWPT               74 74 73 73 72 71 71 72 71 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 69
RH                  94 97 97 94 63 52 56 74 87 90 93 93 69 59 59 74 87 93 97 93
WIND DIR            SE SE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  4  5  5  4  2  2  2  3  6  9  8  5  4  3  3  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.23           0        0.07           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  C  C  C  S     S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                         S  C  C  C  C  S     S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                      F  F


DATE           09/07  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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          87      71    88      72    90      72    91      73    89
TEMP          87 77   71 71 87 80   74 73 89 81   75 73 90 82   76 74 89 80
DEWPT         69 70   70 70 70 72   70 71 71 72   71 71 71 72   71 71 71 72
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E       S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      10    40      10    30      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          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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