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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

SCZ050-032100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      92          74          94          74          90
TEMP          70 72 84 91 90 82 79 76 75 76 88 93 91 84 79 77 75 77 85 89 87 82
DEWPT         70 71 72 71 72 73 73 72 72 72 70 69 69 72 73 73 73 71 69 69 70 71
RH           100 97 67 52 56 74 82 87 90 87 55 46 49 67 82 87 94 82 59 52 57 69
WIND DIR       W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       8  9 10 14 16 12 10  9  6  6  9 12 12 11  6  5  3  4  6 10 11  9
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          50          20          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.43        0.08           0           0        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  S  L  C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  S  S  L  C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 07/06/15  TUE 07/07/15  WED 07/08/15  THU 07/09/15
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          74    89      73    90      74    91      75    92
TEMP          76 77 88 81   75 76 89 82   76 77 90 83   77 78 91 84
DEWPT         72 72 70 73   73 72 72 72   73 73 71 73   74 73 72 74
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    50      30    50      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-032100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      93          74          94          73          91
TEMP          71 72 85 92 92 86 80 77 74 76 88 93 91 84 79 76 74 76 85 90 88 82
DEWPT         69 70 72 70 68 70 71 70 70 71 70 69 68 69 69 70 70 71 69 69 70 70
RH            93 93 65 49 46 59 74 79 87 85 55 46 47 61 72 82 87 85 59 50 55 67
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S
WIND SPD       6  9 10 13 13 11  8  6  6  5  6  9 11  9  5  4  3  3  5  8  8  8
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.01           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C     S  C  C  S                 S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C     S  C  C  S                 S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 07/06/15  TUE 07/07/15  WED 07/08/15  THU 07/09/15
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          72    89      72    90      73    92      73    93
TEMP          75 75 88 81   75 75 89 82   76 76 91 83   76 77 92 84
DEWPT         72 72 71 72   72 72 71 73   73 72 70 73   73 73 71 73
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    50      30    50      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-032100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      89          75          92          77          87
TEMP          71 71 82 88 88 82 80 78 76 77 86 90 89 84 81 79 78 79 84 86 85 81
DEWPT         71 71 72 73 73 74 74 74 72 72 71 71 72 74 74 74 73 72 71 71 71 72
RH           100100 72 61 61 77 82 88 87 85 61 54 57 72 79 85 85 79 65 61 63 74
WIND DIR       W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  S  S SW
WIND SPD       9 10 11 17 18 17 13 12  9  8  8 13 18 14 11 10  8  6  6 12 14 13
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     60          50          20          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.39        0.08           0           0        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  S  L  C  C  S  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  S  S  L  C  C  S  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 07/06/15  TUE 07/07/15  WED 07/08/15  THU 07/09/15
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          75    86      76    86      77    87      78    88
TEMP          77 77 85 81   78 78 85 82   78 79 86 83   79 80 87 83
DEWPT         73 72 71 73   74 73 72 73   74 74 73 74   75 74 73 75
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40    50      30    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-032100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      93          74          94          74          90
TEMP          71 73 85 92 91 85 81 77 75 76 88 93 91 84 79 77 75 77 85 89 87 82
DEWPT         70 70 72 71 71 72 72 72 70 71 71 69 69 72 72 72 71 71 69 70 71 71
RH            97 90 65 51 52 65 74 85 84 85 57 46 49 67 79 85 87 82 59 54 59 69
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  W NW  W  W SW  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10 11 13 14 11  9  8  8  5  8 11 11  9  5  5  3  3  5  8  9  6
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.03           0           0        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  S  C  C  C                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  S  S  C  C  C                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 07/06/15  TUE 07/07/15  WED 07/08/15  THU 07/09/15
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          74    89      73    90      74    91      74    92
TEMP          76 77 88 81   75 76 89 82   76 77 90 83   77 77 91 83
DEWPT         73 72 71 73   73 72 72 73   73 73 71 74   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    50      30    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-032100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      93          72          94          71          91
TEMP          68 72 85 92 91 83 77 75 72 75 87 93 90 83 77 74 73 75 85 90 88 82
DEWPT         68 70 72 70 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 68 67 68 69 70 70 70 68 67 68 70
RH           100 93 65 49 49 65 79 84 93 84 57 44 47 61 76 87 90 84 57 47 52 67
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S  W  N  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       6  8  9 13 13  9  5  4  4  4  8 12 11  8  4  3  2  2  5  6  6  5
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          40          20          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.05           0           0        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  C  L  C  C  S  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  S  C  L  C  C  S  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 07/06/15  TUE 07/07/15  WED 07/08/15  THU 07/09/15
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          72    89      70    90      71    92      72    93
TEMP          75 75 88 80   73 74 89 81   74 75 91 82   75 76 92 83
DEWPT         71 72 70 72   72 72 71 72   72 73 69 72   73 73 70 72
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    50      30    50      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-032100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
322 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      93          72          92          71          90
TEMP          70 73 86 92 93 87 78 76 72 75 86 91 89 82 77 74 72 74 84 89 87 81
DEWPT         70 71 73 70 69 70 70 69 70 71 72 70 68 69 69 69 70 71 69 68 68 69
RH           100 93 65 49 46 57 76 79 93 87 63 50 50 65 76 84 93 90 61 50 53 67
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  N  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD       6 10 11 16 16 11  4  5  4  3  6 10 10  6  2  2  2  2  5  8  6  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.01           0           0        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  S  S  C  C  S                 S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  S  S  C  C  S                 S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          MON 07/06/15  TUE 07/07/15  WED 07/08/15  THU 07/09/15
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          71    89      71    90      72    92      72    92
TEMP          74 74 88 80   74 74 89 81   75 76 91 82   75 76 91 83
DEWPT         71 71 70 72   71 71 70 72   72 72 70 72   72 72 70 72
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40    50      30    40      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  S  C  C    C  C  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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