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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

SCZ050-011800-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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          50          42          66          49
TEMP                45 45 45 44 44 47 50 50 48 47 47 48 55 63 64 58 55 54 52 51
DEWPT               35 37 38 39 41 45 46 45 44 43 43 43 46 50 50 50 49 48 46 46
RH                  68 73 76 82 89 93 86 83 86 86 86 83 72 62 60 75 80 80 80 83
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  E NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD            11 13 11  9  8  3  4  6  4  4  3  3  6  5  2  5  9 11 11  9
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          70          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.18           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                            O
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  S           S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
OBVIS                                          PF PF


DATE           03/03  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          64      58    77      59    66      37    53      36    56
TEMP          62 60   60 60 75 69   64 59 63 56   41 38 50 46   39 37 54 50
DEWPT         54 56   59 59 61 61   59 56 54 46   38 30 29 33   31 30 34 37
PWIND DIR         E       S    SW      SW     W       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30      20    20      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN                   S  S
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ118-011800-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      45          53          44          68          54
TEMP                46 47 47 45 45 49 53 52 48 48 49 49 57 66 68 61 58 57 56 55
DEWPT               38 40 40 40 43 47 47 47 46 45 44 45 48 51 53 54 54 54 52 51
RH                  73 76 76 82 93 93 80 83 93 89 83 86 72 58 59 78 86 90 86 86
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  N NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD            11 11 10  9  9  6  6  6  3  4  2  2  4  6  3  4  6  8  6  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          70          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.11           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                      O  O  O
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  C  C  S                       S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
OBVIS                                          PF PF


DATE           03/03  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          68      58    77      59    66      38    54      38    57
TEMP          65 61   60 59 75 69   62 59 62 58   42 38 51 49   42 39 54 51
DEWPT         56 59   59 59 61 61   59 56 54 47   38 31 30 36   35 33 34 37
PWIND DIR         E       S     S      SW     W       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20      10    10      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                  C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ050-011800-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      45          53          44          64          51
TEMP                45 46 47 46 46 49 53 52 51 51 50 49 55 62 63 58 56 56 54 52
DEWPT               38 40 41 41 43 46 46 46 46 45 44 44 47 50 51 51 50 49 47 47
RH                  76 79 79 83 89 89 77 80 83 80 80 83 74 65 65 77 80 77 77 83
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  E NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD            18 17 16 12  9  4  4  6  5  5  4  4  6  5  2  6 10 13 12 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          80          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.18           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                            O
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  D  L  C  C  C  S           S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
OBVIS                                          PF PF


DATE           03/03  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          63      59    73      58    65      39    53      38    55
TEMP          60 61   61 61 72 68   64 59 61 57   42 39 50 47   42 39 53 50
DEWPT         54 57   59 59 61 61   59 56 54 47   39 32 31 35   33 32 35 37
PWIND DIR         E       S    SW      SW     W       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30      20    10      30    50      40    10      10    10
RAIN                   S  S
RAIN SHWRS     C  C                  C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ048-011800-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      44          51          43          66          52
TEMP                46 45 47 45 45 48 51 50 48 47 48 48 55 63 65 58 56 56 54 53
DEWPT               38 39 39 39 43 46 47 46 45 45 44 45 48 51 52 52 53 52 50 49
RH                  73 79 74 79 93 93 86 86 89 93 86 89 77 65 63 80 90 86 86 86
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD            12 12 11  9  8  4  8  6  5  4  3  3  5  6  2  3  6  9  9  8
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          70          30          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.16           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                         O  O
RAIN                 L  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  S                    C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
OBVIS                                          PF PF


DATE           03/03  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          65      58    74      59    66      38    53      37    56
TEMP          64 59   60 60 73 68   63 59 62 56   42 38 50 47   41 38 54 52
DEWPT         55 57   59 58 61 61   59 56 54 46   39 31 29 35   34 32 34 37
PWIND DIR         E       S     S      SW    SW       N     N       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20      10    10      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                  C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ043-011800-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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          48          41          66          50
TEMP                44 44 43 40 40 44 48 47 45 44 44 45 55 64 66 59 54 52 51 50
DEWPT               35 36 36 35 38 42 43 43 42 42 42 43 47 50 51 51 50 49 46 45
RH                  70 73 76 82 92 93 83 86 89 93 93 93 74 60 58 75 86 89 83 83
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD            10 10  9  8  6  3  5  5  3  2  2  2  5  6  1  4  8  9  8  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     70          70          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.18           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                         O  O
RAIN                 L  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  S              S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
OBVIS                                          PF PF


DATE           03/03  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          64      58    77      59    65      36    53      34    58
TEMP          61 60   59 59 75 70   64 60 61 55   39 37 50 46   38 35 55 51
DEWPT         52 55   59 58 61 61   58 56 51 44   37 29 27 32   30 28 33 35
PWIND DIR         E       S    SW      SW     W       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20      10    20      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ099-011800-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
955 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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          50          43          69          54
TEMP                44 43 44 40 40 45 50 49 47 46 47 47 56 66 69 64 59 56 55 55
DEWPT               39 37 37 36 40 43 45 45 45 45 45 45 49 53 55 56 56 55 53 52
RH                  82 79 76 85100 93 83 86 93 96 93 93 77 63 61 75 90 96 93 90
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW  W NW  W NW  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD            10 11 11 12  6  5  4  3  2  1  0  2  4  5  2  2  3  6  6  5
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          60          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.11           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                      O  O  O
RAIN                 C  C  L  L  C  C  C  S                 S  S  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
OBVIS                                          PF PF


DATE           03/03  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          69      60    78      59    64      36    54      35    57
TEMP          64 65   63 60 76 75   64 60 60 58   41 36 51 49   39 36 54 51
DEWPT         56 59   59 59 62 62   59 57 49 44   37 29 28 34   32 30 33 36
PWIND DIR        SE       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20      10    20      30    50      30    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C
TSTMS                                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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