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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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          88          73          88          74
TEMP                75 74 73 75 84 87 85 80 76 74 73 76 85 88 86 81 77 75 74 77
DEWPT               70 72 72 71 70 70 70 71 72 72 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73
RH                  84 93 97 87 63 57 61 74 87 93 97 90 65 59 63 74 85 90 93 87
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD             2  4  4  3  6  9  9  8  6  5  4  4  5  6  6  6  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.33        0.29
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                      88 92 90 83             91 95 92 85
MAX HEAT                           92    92                95    95


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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      72    85      73    86      73    88      72    89
TEMP          87 79   73 74 85 78   74 75 86 80   74 76 88 80   74 75 89 81
DEWPT         73 73   73 73 73 74   73 72 72 72   72 73 72 73   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      30    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

$$
GAZ118-310900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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          89          73          90          74
TEMP                76 74 73 74 85 89 87 81 77 75 73 76 86 90 89 83 79 76 74 76
DEWPT               71 72 73 73 71 71 72 73 73 74 73 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 74
RH                  85 93100 97 63 56 61 77 87 97100 94 65 56 59 72 82 90 97 94
WIND DIR            NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E
WIND SPD             3  3  1  1  5  8 10  9  6  4  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  3  2  2
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.25        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                      90 95 94 86             93 97 97 89
MAX HEAT                           95    95                97    98    86


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    87      73    88      73    89      73    90
TEMP          88 81   74 74 87 81   74 75 87 81   74 75 88 81   75 75 89 82
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 73 74   73 73 72 73   72 72 72 73   73 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E       S     S       S     S      SW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      30    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

$$
SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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                      79          87          75          87          75
TEMP                80 82 80 79 84 86 84 81 79 77 76 78 85 87 86 82 79 77 76 77
DEWPT               71 72 73 72 70 71 71 71 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73
RH                  74 72 79 79 63 61 65 72 79 87 90 85 65 61 63 72 79 85 87 87
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             8  8  6  5 10 12 13 12 10  9  6  5  6  8 10 10  8  6  5  5
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.29        0.33
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          83 87 84    88 91 89 85             91 94 92 87
MAX HEAT               87    87    91    91    84          94    94    85


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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      73    84      74    85      74    86      73    87
TEMP          86 80   75 75 84 79   75 76 84 80   76 76 86 81   76 76 87 81
DEWPT         73 74   73 73 73 74   73 73 72 72   72 73 73 73   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      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

$$
SCZ048-310900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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          74          88          75
TEMP                77 75 74 75 84 87 85 81 78 76 74 77 86 88 87 82 79 76 75 78
DEWPT               71 72 73 72 71 71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 74
RH                  82 90 97 90 65 59 65 74 85 90 97 87 65 59 63 74 82 90 94 88
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD             4  6  5  4  5  8  9  8  6  5  3  3  4  4  6  6  5  4  3  2
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.32        0.28
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                      89 93 91 85             93 95 94 87
MAX HEAT                           93    93                95    96    86


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    86      73    87      74    88      73    89
TEMP          87 81   75 75 86 80   75 75 86 81   76 76 87 81   76 75 88 82
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 73 75   73 73 73 73   73 73 72 73   73 72 72 72
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      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

$$
SCZ043-310900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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                      69          89          71          88          71
TEMP                75 72 71 73 83 88 86 79 75 73 71 74 84 88 85 80 75 73 72 75
DEWPT               69 69 70 70 70 70 70 71 71 72 71 72 72 71 72 72 72 72 72 73
RH                  82 90 97 90 65 55 59 77 87 97100 93 67 57 65 77 90 97100 94
WIND DIR            NE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD             0  2  0  1  4  6  5  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.36        0.20
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                      87 93 91                90 94 91 84
MAX HEAT                           93    93                95    94


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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    86      71    87      72    88      71    89
TEMP          87 80   72 73 86 79   72 73 86 80   73 74 88 80   73 74 88 81
DEWPT         72 73   72 72 73 74   72 72 72 72   72 72 73 73   72 71 71 71
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SE       S    SE       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      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

$$
GAZ099-310900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
923 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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                      69          91          71          90          72
TEMP                75 73 72 72 83 90 90 83 76 73 71 74 83 89 90 83 77 74 72 74
DEWPT               70 70 71 71 70 68 68 70 72 72 71 73 73 71 70 71 72 72 72 73
RH                  84 90 97 97 65 49 49 65 87 97100 97 72 56 52 67 85 93100 97
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD             0  0  0  1  4  6  8  8  5  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.16        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S              S  S  S           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S              S  S  S           S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                      87 94 94 87             89 95 96 88
MAX HEAT                           94    95    85          95    96    85


DATE           08/02  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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      71    86      72    88      71    88      72    89
TEMP          88 82   72 73 86 80   73 74 87 81   73 73 87 82   74 74 89 83
DEWPT         72 73   72 73 73 74   72 72 71 72   71 72 72 72   71 71 71 71
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SE      SE    SE       S     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      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

$$

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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