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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      40          68          47          73          54
TEMP          58 50 43 40 42 44 60 66 68 61 57 54 50 49 63 70 72 62 56 56 55 55
DEWPT         19 26 31 34 36 38 42 44 47 49 51 48 44 42 41 40 42 47 49 51 52 52
RH            22 39 62 79 79 79 51 45 47 65 80 80 80 77 44 33 34 58 77 83 90 90
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       3  5  4  3  3  6 11 12 11  5  3  4  5  4  4  5  8  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0          40          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.15           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       C  C  C


DATE           04/01  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          74      56    77      61    82      62    76      54    70
TEMP          72 66   59 59 76 70   64 64 81 73   66 64 75 66   58 56 69 61
DEWPT         52 53   54 56 60 60   61 61 61 61   61 59 57 53   44 43 43 45
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      20    40      10    10
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    S  S          S  S  C  C
TSTMS                        S  S                        C  C

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      40          72          48          75          55
TEMP          59 51 43 40 42 43 60 69 71 65 59 55 51 49 64 72 74 63 58 57 55 57
DEWPT         23 29 32 35 38 40 42 45 49 52 53 50 46 44 44 43 45 49 51 53 54 54
RH            25 42 65 82 86 89 51 42 46 63 80 83 83 83 48 35 35 60 77 86 96 90
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N NE SW SW  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  4  2  2  2  5 12 14 12  6  4  4  4  3  3  4  5  4  4  6  5  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          40          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  C  S                       S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S


DATE           04/01  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          76      58    78      61    82      62    78      56    71
TEMP          74 68   61 60 77 71   64 64 81 73   66 64 77 68   60 58 70 63
DEWPT         57 58   56 57 60 60   60 60 61 60   60 58 57 53   47 45 45 48
PWIND DIR        SW      SE     S       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      10    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    S  S                C  C    S  S
TSTMS                        S  S                        C  C    S  S

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      42          67          49          65          55
TEMP          55 51 45 42 47 49 61 66 67 62 59 56 52 50 60 64 65 59 56 56 56 55
DEWPT         25 28 31 35 37 40 43 46 49 51 52 49 46 44 42 42 45 49 51 52 53 53
RH            31 41 58 76 68 71 51 48 52 67 78 77 80 80 51 45 48 69 83 86 90 93
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE  E SE  S SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  6  5  6  8 10 14 14 11  5  4  5  6  6  6  6  8  6  8  8  6  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL SC B2 OV B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0          40          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.16           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       C  C  C                          S  S  S  S


DATE           04/01  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          65      57    73      62    77      62    73      55    66
TEMP          65 62   59 59 72 68   64 64 76 70   65 63 72 65   58 56 65 59
DEWPT         53 54   54 57 60 60   61 61 61 62   61 59 57 53   46 44 44 46
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      20    30      10    10
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    S  S          S  S  C  C
TSTMS                        S  S                        C  C

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      40          68          48          72          55
TEMP          58 51 43 40 43 45 60 66 68 63 59 55 51 49 63 70 71 61 57 57 56 57
DEWPT         27 29 32 35 38 40 43 46 50 52 53 49 47 44 44 43 46 51 51 53 54 54
RH            30 42 65 82 82 82 53 48 52 67 80 80 86 83 50 38 41 70 80 86 93 90
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  E  S SW  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       4  4  3  3  3  6 12 12 10  5  4  4  5  4  4  5  8  5  5  6  5  3
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL SC B2 OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0          40          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  C                          S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S


DATE           04/01  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          74      58    75      61    80      62    76      55    70
TEMP          72 66   61 60 74 69   64 63 79 72   65 64 75 67   59 57 69 62
DEWPT         56 56   55 57 60 60   61 61 61 61   61 58 56 52   46 44 44 46
PWIND DIR         N      SE    SE       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      20    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    S  S          S  S  C  C    S  S
TSTMS                        S  S                        C  C    S  S

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      37          69          46          74          54
TEMP          58 50 41 37 39 41 58 66 69 62 57 53 49 47 62 71 73 63 56 55 54 55
DEWPT         18 24 29 33 34 36 41 44 47 48 50 48 43 41 40 38 40 45 48 50 51 52
RH            21 36 62 85 82 82 53 45 45 60 77 83 80 79 44 30 30 52 74 83 90 90
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N NE  E SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       2  3  2  2  4  8 11 12 11  4  3  3  4  3  3  5  8  5  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW B1 B2 OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          40          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.12           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       C  C  C                          S  S  S  S


DATE           04/01  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          75      55    78      60    82      62    77      52    71
TEMP          73 67   59 58 76 70   63 63 80 73   66 64 76 66   57 54 70 60
DEWPT         52 54   53 55 59 60   60 60 61 60   60 59 56 51   43 41 42 44
PWIND DIR         N      SE     S       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      20    40      10    10
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    S  S          S  S  C  C
TSTMS                        S  S                        C  C

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
327 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      43          72          48          77          56
TEMP          61 54 47 43 43 43 57 68 72 66 59 54 50 48 64 73 77 67 60 59 57 57
DEWPT         24 29 32 35 34 39 45 48 51 52 51 49 46 45 45 43 45 51 52 56 55 56
RH            24 38 56 73 70 86 64 49 48 61 75 83 86 89 50 34 32 56 75 90 93 96
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  E  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       2  2  2  3  4  8 13 16 13  5  5  5  4  3  4  6  9  3  4  6  6  5
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC B2 OV OV B1 FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0          30          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       C  C  C                          S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S


DATE           04/01  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          76      57    79      60    83      62    78      53    70
TEMP          73 69   61 60 77 71   64 63 81 74   66 64 77 67   58 55 69 60
DEWPT         56 57   55 56 60 60   60 59 61 61   60 60 56 52   44 43 44 46
PWIND DIR         W      SE     S       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      20    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    S  S          S  S  C  C    S  S
TSTMS                        S  S                        C  C    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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