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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            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                      73          83          73          88          74
TEMP          76 73 74 74 73 74 78 83 82 77 76 74 73 74 84 88 86 80 76 75 74 75
DEWPT         74 73 72 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
RH            94100 93 97100 97 88 74 77 90 94100100100 72 63 68 82 94 97100 97
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SW  N  N  N NE SE SW SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD       6  5  6  6  8  8 10 12 11  8  3  2  2  2  6  6  5  4  2  1  2  0
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          70          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   1.10        0.62        0.11        0.18        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     D  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
COAST FLOOD       Y  Y


DATE           09/02  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15
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      73    87      73    87      73    87      72    87
TEMP          87 80   75 75 87 80   74 74 86 79   75 74 87 79   74 74 87 78
DEWPT         73 73   73 74 72 74   74 74 73 73   74 73 72 73   73 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E      SE     E      SE     E       E     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    50      30    40      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-310900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            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                      74          87          72          89          73
TEMP          77 75 76 75 74 74 82 86 85 79 76 74 72 73 84 89 88 81 77 74 73 74
DEWPT         75 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 73 73 72 73 74 74 73 73 73
RH            94 94 90 94 97 97 77 68 70 85 94 97100100 70 57 61 79 90 97100 97
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE  E NE NE  E SE SW  W NW NW  N NE  S SE SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD      10 10  8  5  4  3  5  6  6  4  1  1  1  1  6  6  6  4  1  0  0  0
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     50          50          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.54        0.19           0        0.15           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     D  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  C  C              S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           09/02  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15
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          88      73    87      72    87      73    87      73    88
TEMP          88 79   74 74 87 79   74 73 87 79   75 74 87 81   75 74 88 82
DEWPT         73 73   73 72 72 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 73 72   73 71 70 73
PWIND DIR        NE      SE     E      SE     E       E     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    50      30    40      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            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                      77          82          75          85          76
TEMP          78 77 77 77 77 77 78 82 82 78 77 76 75 76 83 85 84 80 78 77 76 77
DEWPT         74 73 73 74 75 73 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74
RH            88 87 87 90 94 87 88 77 77 91 90 94 97 94 74 70 72 82 88 94 94 90
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SW NW  N  N  E  S SW SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD      10 10 13 13 14 11 13 14 12 11  6  5  4  4 10  6  6  5  5  3  4  2
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     80          80          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   1.12        0.88        0.16        0.15        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     D  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
COAST FLOOD       Y  Y


DATE           09/02  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15
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      75    85      75    85      75    86      74    85
TEMP          85 80   77 76 85 81   77 76 85 80   76 76 85 80   76 75 85 80
DEWPT         73 73   73 74 72 74   74 74 73 73   74 73 72 72   73 72 72 73
PWIND DIR         E      SE     E      SE     E       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    50      30    40      40    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-310900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            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                      73          85          73          88          74
TEMP          77 75 75 75 74 74 80 85 84 78 77 75 73 74 83 88 87 80 77 75 74 76
DEWPT         74 73 72 73 73 73 74 74 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 74
RH            90 94 90 94 97 97 82 70 74 91 90 97100 97 74 61 63 82 90 97100 94
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  S SW NW  N  N  N  S  S SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD       8  9  8  6  6  5  6  8  8  6  2  1  2  2  6  6  5  4  3  1  0  0
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          60          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.93        0.31        0.04        0.13        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     D  L  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
COAST FLOOD       Y  Y


DATE           09/02  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15
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      74    86      74    87      74    87      74    87
TEMP          87 80   75 75 86 80   76 75 87 80   77 75 87 81   76 75 87 82
DEWPT         73 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 72 73   73 73 72 73   73 71 72 74
PWIND DIR        NE      SE     E      SE     E       E     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    50      30    40      30    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-310900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            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                      71          85          71          88          72
TEMP          77 74 73 72 72 73 79 85 83 76 74 72 72 72 82 87 87 79 75 73 72 74
DEWPT         73 72 72 72 72 72 74 73 73 74 73 72 72 72 74 73 73 74 74 73 72 73
RH            87 93 97100100 97 85 67 72 94 97100100100 77 63 63 85 97100100 97
WIND DIR      SE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SW  N  N  N  N NE  N SW NW  N  N
WIND SPD       5  5  4  3  3  4  6  6  6  4  1  0  0  0  5  9  4  1  0  0  0  0
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     50          50          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.84        0.22        0.01        0.16           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     D  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S           C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           09/02  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15
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          88      72    88      72    88      72    89      72    88
TEMP          87 79   73 73 88 80   74 73 88 79   74 73 88 80   73 73 88 81
DEWPT         74 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 71 73   73 72 71 72   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR        NE      SE     E      SE     E       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      20    50      20    40      20    40      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    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-310900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
325 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE           08/30/15      MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15            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                      72          88          71          90          72
TEMP          80 75 74 72 72 72 80 86 87 80 75 73 71 73 83 89 89 81 75 73 73 73
DEWPT         74 74 73 72 72 72 74 73 72 73 73 72 71 72 74 73 72 74 74 73 73 73
RH            82 97 97100100100 82 65 61 79 94 97100 97 74 59 57 79 97100100100
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  N NE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  N  N
WIND SPD       9 10  5  3  2  3  5  5  5  2  1  0  0  0  5  8  6  3  0  0  0  0
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     50          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13        0.03           0        0.16           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     D  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S              S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                             PF


DATE           09/02  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15
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          89      72    88      72    88      72    88      72    89
TEMP          88 80   73 73 87 79   74 73 88 79   74 73 88 81   74 73 89 82
DEWPT         73 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 71 72   72 71 68 72
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E       E     E       E     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      20    50      20    40      20    40      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    S  S  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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