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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

SCZ050-202100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      80          67          88          67          87
TEMP          69 69 76 80 78 73 71 69 68 68 79 86 87 77 72 71 68 69 83 87 85 75
DEWPT         66 67 67 67 67 67 67 66 66 66 65 63 62 63 63 62 62 62 65 65 65 66
RH            90 93 74 65 69 81 87 90 93 93 62 46 43 62 73 73 81 78 55 48 51 74
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE
WIND SPD       8 10 11 12 11  8  6  8  6  6  6  6  5  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          40          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.34        0.02           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L  L  C  C  S                                   S  S  S
TSTMS                   L  L  C                                         S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             82                      87 87                85 89 87
MAX HEAT               82    82                87    88                89    89


DATE          TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          64    81      63    79      64    79      65    81
TEMP          67 66 80 72   66 65 78 71   67 66 78 72   67 67 80 73
DEWPT         63 60 62 62   61 59 62 63   63 62 66 66   66 65 67 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    10      20    20      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-202100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      81          67          89          68          89
TEMP          69 69 74 79 79 75 72 70 68 69 80 87 88 79 74 71 69 69 83 89 87 77
DEWPT         67 67 68 69 68 67 66 66 66 65 66 64 63 64 64 64 63 64 64 65 66 67
RH            93 93 82 72 69 76 81 87 93 87 62 46 43 60 71 79 81 84 53 45 50 71
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N NE
WIND SPD       6  8 12 12 10  6  5  5  5  8  5  3  4  4  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          30          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.40           0           0           0        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L  L  C  S  S                                   S  S  S
TSTMS                   L  L  C                                         S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                                  82 88 89                84 91 89
MAX HEAT                     83                88    89                91    91


DATE          TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          66    83      65    80      65    81      66    81
TEMP          70 68 82 74   68 67 79 72   68 67 80 73   69 68 80 74
DEWPT         66 63 63 64   63 62 64 65   64 64 67 67   67 66 68 69
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    10      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-202100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      79          71          86          70          86
TEMP          70 71 76 79 78 75 74 72 71 71 79 84 86 78 76 74 71 71 83 86 84 77
DEWPT         67 67 67 68 67 67 67 67 66 67 66 64 63 63 63 63 63 63 65 65 66 67
RH            90 87 74 69 69 76 79 84 84 87 64 51 46 60 64 69 76 76 55 50 55 71
WIND DIR       E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE
WIND SPD      14 17 17 17 17 11 10 10  9 10  8  6  5  6  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     80          60          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.64        0.04           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  D  L  L  C  C  S                                S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  D  L  L                                         S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                                     85 87                85 88 86
MAX HEAT                                       85    87                88    88


DATE          TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          67    80      66    79      67    79      68    81
TEMP          70 68 79 73   68 67 78 73   69 68 78 73   70 69 80 74
DEWPT         64 62 63 63   62 61 63 64   64 64 67 67   67 66 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-202100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      81          68          88          69          88
TEMP          70 70 75 79 79 75 73 71 69 69 79 86 87 78 75 73 70 70 83 88 85 77
DEWPT         67 67 68 68 68 67 67 67 66 66 66 64 62 63 63 63 63 64 65 66 66 68
RH            90 90 79 69 69 76 81 87 90 90 64 48 43 60 66 71 78 81 55 48 53 74
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE
WIND SPD       8  8 11 11 11  8  8  6  5  8  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          30          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.40           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  L  C  C  S                                   S  S  S
TSTMS                   L  L  C                                         S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                                     87 87                85 90 87
MAX HEAT                                       87    88                90    90


DATE          TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          66    81      65    80      66    81      67    81
TEMP          70 68 80 73   68 67 79 73   68 68 80 74   69 68 80 74
DEWPT         65 62 63 64   63 62 63 64   64 64 67 67   67 66 67 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    10      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-202100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      82          64          87          65          88
TEMP          67 67 76 81 81 74 69 67 65 66 79 86 87 77 71 68 66 67 81 87 84 74
DEWPT         65 65 66 66 66 66 67 66 64 64 64 62 60 61 62 62 61 62 64 64 65 66
RH            93 93 71 60 60 76 93 97 97 93 60 45 40 58 73 81 84 84 56 46 53 76
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE
WIND SPD       8  8 10 11  9  4  4  5  4  5  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  2  3  5  5  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          20          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  S  S                                      S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S                                         S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             83 83                   86 87                83 88 86
MAX HEAT               83    84                86    87                88    89


DATE          TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          62    81      60    80      62    81      63    80
TEMP          65 64 80 70   64 62 79 71   65 64 80 72   66 65 79 72
DEWPT         61 58 60 61   59 57 60 61   61 61 64 65   65 63 65 66
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    10      10    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                                 S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S                                 S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-202100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
326 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      84          65          88          65          90
TEMP          68 68 75 82 83 76 72 67 66 66 79 86 88 78 71 68 66 67 82 88 89 78
DEWPT         67 68 68 69 68 68 68 66 64 63 64 61 60 62 63 62 62 63 64 64 64 66
RH            97100 79 65 61 76 87 97 93 90 60 43 39 58 76 81 87 87 55 45 44 67
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  E
WIND SPD       8  8 10 11 11  4  2  3  4  4  4  3  4  4  2  1  1  1  3  5  5  4
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     20          20           5           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S                                         S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S                                            S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             85 86                   86 88                83 89 90
MAX HEAT               85    86                86    88                89    91


DATE          TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          63    82      62    80      63    81      64    81
TEMP          67 65 81 72   65 64 79 71   66 65 80 72   67 66 80 72
DEWPT         63 58 59 61   60 58 60 62   61 61 64 65   64 64 66 67
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10      10    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                                 S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S                                 S  S          S  S

$$

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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