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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

SCZ050-270900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE           01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU
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                      35          53          31          51          30
TEMP          56 52 47 45 38 35 42 50 52 44 39 36 33 31 40 48 50 40 35 33 32 32
DEWPT         40 37 34 32 30 27 26 25 24 26 29 26 23 21 20 20 20 24 27 25 27 25
RH            55 56 60 60 73 72 53 37 33 49 67 67 66 66 44 33 30 52 72 72 81 75
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      19 16 16 13 11  8 10  9 10  4  3  6  8  6 11  9 10  3  2  1  1  2
WIND GUST        28 26
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S
WIND CHILL             39 31 28 36          37 30 26 24 33       38
MIN CHILL              39    28    29          30    24    26    38    33    31


DATE           01/29  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          58      43    58      37    53      40    60      42    57
TEMP          56 49   46 43 57 48   41 38 51 45   42 41 58 52   45 42 56 49
DEWPT         33 39   41 41 39 37   35 32 35 37   38 39 46 45   43 41 38 35
PWIND DIR        SE      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    SE      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5      20    10       5    10      10    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS             S  S                              S  S    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ118-270900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE           01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU
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                      34          56          33          53          31
TEMP          56 50 45 42 37 34 42 53 55 47 42 39 36 33 42 50 52 42 36 34 33 32
DEWPT         38 34 31 30 29 28 30 31 30 31 32 30 27 25 22 21 22 26 27 27 27 26
RH            51 54 58 62 72 78 62 43 38 53 67 70 69 72 44 31 31 53 69 75 78 78
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E NE NE  N
WIND SPD      24 18 16 14 12  9 12 13 13  8  5  8  8  5 10  8  8  3  2  1  1  3
WIND GUST     35 35 26
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          38 34 29 27 35          38 33 30 28 36                   29
MIN CHILL              34    27    27          33    28    28          34    29


DATE           01/29  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          60      45    61      41    56      43    62      42    59
TEMP          58 50   48 46 59 51   44 41 55 49   45 44 60 54   46 43 57 50
DEWPT         33 40   40 43 42 41   37 35 37 40   41 43 48 47   44 42 40 36
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    SE      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5      20    10       5    10      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS             S  S                              S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-270900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE           01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU
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                      37          52          32          50          34
TEMP          56 51 48 46 40 37 42 49 51 45 42 39 35 32 40 47 49 42 38 37 35 35
DEWPT         39 37 34 32 29 28 26 25 25 27 29 27 23 21 20 20 21 25 27 27 27 28
RH            53 59 58 58 64 70 53 39 36 49 60 62 61 63 44 34 33 50 64 67 72 75
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE
WIND SPD      18 16 16 14 12  9 10 10 10  6  5  9 10 11 11  9  9  5  3  4  4  4
WIND GUST     28 28    29 31
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S
WIND CHILL                33 30 36          38 33 27 23 33       38 36 33 31 31
MIN CHILL                    30    30          33    23    26    38    33    31


DATE           01/29  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          57      45    57      40    54      41    58      43    57
TEMP          55 51   48 45 56 50   44 40 52 47   44 42 57 53   47 43 56 50
DEWPT         35 41   42 42 39 38   36 34 36 39   40 41 46 46   44 42 40 37
PWIND DIR        SE      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    SE      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5      20    10       5    10      10    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS             S  S                              S  S    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ048-270900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE           01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU
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                      35          54          33          52          32
TEMP          56 51 46 43 38 35 41 51 53 46 42 39 36 33 40 49 52 41 37 35 34 33
DEWPT         37 34 32 30 29 28 28 29 28 30 31 29 26 23 22 21 22 26 27 27 27 27
RH            49 52 58 60 70 75 59 42 38 53 65 67 67 66 48 33 31 55 67 72 75 78
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      21 17 17 14 12  9 11 11 11  4  4  8  8  5 10  8  9  3  1  1  1  2
WIND GUST        31 27
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          39 36 30 28 34          39 33 30 28 33       39
MIN CHILL              36    28    29          33    27    28    39    35    32


DATE           01/29  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          59      44    59      40    55      41    60      41    58
TEMP          57 49   47 44 58 49   43 40 52 47   43 42 58 52   45 42 57 49
DEWPT         34 40   41 42 41 39   37 35 36 39   40 42 46 46   43 40 40 36
PWIND DIR        SE      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    SE       W    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5      20    10       5    10      10    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS             S  S                              S  S    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ043-270900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE           01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU
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                      34          54          30          52          30
TEMP          55 50 45 41 37 34 42 51 53 44 39 36 33 31 40 49 51 40 34 32 31 31
DEWPT         38 35 31 29 28 26 26 26 25 28 30 25 24 22 20 19 19 23 26 25 25 24
RH            53 56 58 62 70 72 53 37 33 53 70 64 69 69 44 30 28 50 72 75 78 75
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD      18 14 14 11  9  6  9  9  9  3  3  6  6  3  8  8  8  2  1  0  0  2
WIND GUST     28 28 25
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          38 34 30 28 36          37 30 27 28 35
MIN CHILL              34    28    28          30    26    29          32    30


DATE           01/29  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          59      41    59      35    53      38    59      39    57
TEMP          57 49   44 41 57 48   39 35 50 45   39 39 57 51   42 39 56 48
DEWPT         30 37   40 40 39 37   34 30 33 35   36 37 44 44   40 39 36 33
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    SE       W    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5      20    10       5    10      10    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS             S  S                              S  S    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ099-270900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
319 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE           01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU
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                      34          55          33          53          31
TEMP          54 48 43 39 37 35 44 53 54 47 42 38 35 33 41 49 53 42 36 33 32 32
DEWPT         37 33 30 29 30 29 33 34 32 33 33 29 28 27 26 24 24 28 29 27 28 26
RH            52 56 60 67 75 78 65 48 43 58 70 70 75 78 55 37 32 57 75 78 85 78
WIND DIR       W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  E SE  E SE  S
WIND SPD      24 17 14 13 11  8 11 12 13  6  8  8  5  3  8  5  4  1  3  2  2  4
WIND GUST     34 34 25
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL          36 31 29 28 38          37 32 30 30 36          33       27
MIN CHILL              31    27    30          32    30    31          31    27


DATE           01/29  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          60      43    59      38    56      42    60      41    57
TEMP          57 52   47 43 57 49   41 38 53 49   44 42 58 53   44 41 55 47
DEWPT         28 36   42 41 41 41   35 33 34 38   39 41 46 46   42 40 37 35
PWIND DIR         S      SW     N      NE    NE      NE     S      SE    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   B1 B1 SC FW   FW SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 SC FW
POP 12HR          5      20    10       5    10      10    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS             S  S                              S  S    C  C  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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