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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

SCZ050-232100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      72          61          77          63          80
TEMP                   72 72 68 65 63 61 63 72 76 77 70 67 65 64 64 73 79 79 73
DEWPT                  63 62 62 60 58 57 58 61 63 63 63 63 62 62 62 64 66 67 67
RH                     73 71 81 84 84 87 84 68 64 62 78 87 90 93 93 73 64 67 81
WIND DIR               NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD               13 13 10 11 14 12 13 13 13 11  9  9  9  9  9  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          40          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.23        0.09        0.06           0        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS


DATE          FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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    78      66    79      66    82      67    82
TEMP          69 67 78 71   68 67 78 72   68 68 81 74   70 69 81 74
DEWPT         66 65 66 66   66 65 67 67   67 66 68 68   67 67 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    30      30    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-232100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      76          63          78          65          78
TEMP                   76 76 72 68 66 64 64 73 77 78 73 70 68 66 66 75 78 78 73
DEWPT                  65 65 63 62 59 58 58 61 63 63 63 63 63 63 63 65 67 68 68
RH                     69 69 73 81 78 81 81 66 62 60 71 78 84 90 90 71 69 71 84
WIND DIR               NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD               13 14 10 12 12 12 12 13 14 12 10  9  9  9  9  8  6  6  8
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.07        0.06           0        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS


DATE          FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          68    80      67    81      68    83      69    83
TEMP          70 69 79 73   69 68 80 74   70 70 82 76   71 70 82 75
DEWPT         67 66 68 68   67 66 68 69   68 68 70 71   69 68 69 69
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    30      20    30      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-232100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      73          64          78          65          79
TEMP                   73 73 71 69 66 64 65 73 77 78 73 70 69 66 66 75 79 79 74
DEWPT                  64 63 63 61 60 58 60 62 63 64 64 64 63 63 63 65 66 67 67
RH                     73 71 76 76 81 81 84 68 62 62 73 81 81 90 90 71 64 67 79
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD               17 17 14 16 21 18 20 18 16 13 12 11 11 11 10 10 10  9  9
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          50          50          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.28        0.19        0.08        0.02        0.17
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS


DATE          FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          69    78      68    79      69    81      69    81
TEMP          71 69 78 73   70 69 78 74   71 70 80 75   71 70 80 75
DEWPT         66 66 67 67   67 66 67 68   68 67 69 69   68 68 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    30      30    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-232100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      74          62          77          64          79
TEMP                   74 74 72 69 66 63 63 72 76 76 72 70 68 65 65 75 79 79 74
DEWPT                  64 64 63 61 59 57 58 61 64 64 64 64 64 63 63 65 67 68 69
RH                     71 71 73 76 78 81 84 68 66 66 76 81 87 93 93 71 67 69 84
WIND DIR               NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD               12 13 11 13 12 12 12 13 14 12 10  9  9  9  9  9  8  8  8
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          40          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.08        0.06           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS


DATE          FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          68    79      68    80      68    82      69    83
TEMP          71 69 79 74   70 69 79 74   70 69 81 75   71 70 82 75
DEWPT         67 66 68 68   67 66 67 68   68 68 69 69   69 68 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    30      20    20      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-232100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      72          58          76          61          79
TEMP                   72 72 67 64 61 59 60 70 76 75 69 65 63 62 62 72 79 79 72
DEWPT                  62 61 60 58 56 55 55 58 61 62 62 61 61 61 61 63 65 66 66
RH                     71 68 78 81 84 87 84 66 60 64 78 87 93 97 97 73 62 64 81
WIND DIR               NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE NE  N
WIND SPD               11 11  9 10 10 10 11 12 12 11  9  8  8  8  8  8  8  6  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     50          30          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.02        0.04           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS


DATE          FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          65    79      64    80      65    82      65    83
TEMP          67 65 79 71   66 66 79 72   68 67 81 73   68 67 82 74
DEWPT         64 63 65 66   64 63 65 66   65 65 68 68   66 66 67 67
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-232100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1104 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      78          60          79          63          79
TEMP                   78 78 73 67 62 61 61 71 77 78 72 68 65 64 64 72 78 79 72
DEWPT                  65 63 63 62 59 57 57 58 60 61 62 62 62 62 62 63 65 66 67
RH                     64 60 71 84 90 87 87 63 56 56 71 81 90 93 93 73 64 64 84
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD               11 12  9  9 10 10 10 14 17 13 10  9  9  9  9 10 10  8  6
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S     S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S        S  S  S
TSTMS


DATE          FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          65    80      65    81      66    83      67    83
TEMP          67 66 79 73   67 67 80 73   69 68 82 75   70 69 82 74
DEWPT         64 64 66 67   64 64 66 67   66 65 69 70   67 67 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    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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