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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON
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          94          75          96          78
TEMP                77 76 74 77 87 93 92 85 80 77 75 79 89 96 95 86 82 80 78 81
DEWPT               75 75 74 75 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 75 76 75 75 75
RH                  94 97100 94 65 52 54 70 85 94100 88 61 48 49 70 82 85 91 82
WIND DIR            SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             3  3  3  3  6  8 11 10  5  5  4  5  9 11 14 11 11 10  9 10
CLOUDS              OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S        S  S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                S  S        S  S  S                    S  S
HEAT INDEX                      95102101 93 85          98106105 95 89 85    87
MAX HEAT                          102   102    90         106   106    92    87


DATE           07/28  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14  FRI 08/01/14
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          98      74    89      70    88      70    87      71    87
TEMP          98 86   77 75 88 80   72 73 88 80   71 73 86 79   73 74 87 80
DEWPT         74 75   74 72 67 69   69 69 66 68   69 69 68 69   69 69 69 68
PWIND DIR        SW       W     N       E     E       E     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      50    20      10    20      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-260900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON
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          95          75          97          77
TEMP                81 76 74 77 88 93 94 87 81 78 75 78 90 96 96 89 83 80 77 79
DEWPT               75 75 74 75 75 74 73 75 75 75 74 75 76 74 74 75 74 75 74 76
RH                  82 97100 94 66 54 51 68 82 91 97 91 64 49 49 64 74 85 90 91
WIND DIR            SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             3  3  3  5  5  6  9  8  4  3  3  6 10  8 10  8  6  9 10 10
CLOUDS              B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          20           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S           S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                C  S           S  S                    S  S
HEAT INDEX          86          98103103 96 87         102107107 99 90 85
MAX HEAT               93         103   103    92         107   109    95


DATE           07/28  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14  FRI 08/01/14
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          97      75    90      71    88      71    88      72    88
TEMP          96 88   78 76 90 82   74 73 88 81   73 73 87 81   74 75 88 82
DEWPT         74 75   74 73 68 70   70 70 67 70   71 71 70 71   71 71 70 70
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       E     E       E    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      40    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON
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                      76          91          77          93          80
TEMP                78 77 76 78 85 90 90 85 82 80 77 80 88 93 93 86 83 81 80 82
DEWPT               75 76 75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 76 77 76 76 76
RH                  91 97 97 91 70 60 60 72 79 85 94 85 63 54 56 72 82 85 88 82
WIND DIR            SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             8  5  5  5  6 10 13 11  9  9  6  5  9 13 18 13 13 11 10 10
CLOUDS              OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S     S
TSTMS                S  S  S     S
HEAT INDEX                      93 99 99 94 89 85    85 97103105 96 92 87 86 89
MAX HEAT                           99   101    92    85   103   105    94    89


DATE           07/28  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14  FRI 08/01/14
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          94      75    87      72    86      72    85      73    85
TEMP          94 86   78 76 86 80   75 75 86 80   74 75 85 80   75 75 85 80
DEWPT         75 75   74 72 68 70   69 70 67 68   69 70 69 69   70 70 70 70
PWIND DIR        SW       W     N      SE     E       E     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      50    20      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-260900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON
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          95          76          97          79
TEMP                77 76 75 77 85 92 93 87 81 79 77 79 90 96 96 89 85 82 79 81
DEWPT               75 74 74 75 75 74 74 75 76 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 75 75 75 76
RH                  94 94 97 94 72 56 54 68 85 88 94 88 64 51 51 64 72 79 88 85
WIND DIR             S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             4  3  3  4  5  6  8  6  5  4  4  6  9 10 10  6  6  9 10 11
CLOUDS              OV B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.37           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S           S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                C  S           S  S                    S  S
HEAT INDEX                      94102103 96 87         102108108 99 94 89    87
MAX HEAT                          102   103    94         108   108    96    87


DATE           07/28  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14  FRI 08/01/14
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          97      75    89      72    88      71    87      72    87
TEMP          96 88   79 76 88 82   75 74 88 81   73 74 86 80   74 74 87 81
DEWPT         75 76   74 73 68 71   70 70 68 70   70 71 69 70   71 70 70 69
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W      SE     E       E     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      50    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-260900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON
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          96          74          98          78
TEMP                76 75 73 76 87 94 94 86 79 76 74 77 89 97 97 88 82 79 78 80
DEWPT               74 73 73 74 74 73 72 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74 74 74 75
RH                  94 94100 94 65 51 49 68 85 94100 90 61 46 46 63 77 85 88 85
WIND DIR             S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             2  2  1  3  5  6  8  5  3  4  3  4  9 11 11  8  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS              OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S        S  S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                S  S        S  S  S                    S  S
HEAT INDEX                      95103102 94             98107107 97 88       85
MAX HEAT                          103   105    90         107   107    94    85


DATE           07/28  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14  FRI 08/01/14
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          98      72    90      69    89      69    87      69    87
TEMP          98 87   76 74 89 81   71 72 89 81   70 72 86 79   71 71 87 79
DEWPT         73 75   73 70 66 69   68 68 65 68   68 69 68 69   69 68 67 66
PWIND DIR        SW       W     N      NE     E       E     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      40    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  S  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-260900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
929 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            MON
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          96          75          98          77
TEMP                80 75 73 75 86 94 95 88 81 77 75 77 89 96 98 90 83 79 77 79
DEWPT               75 74 73 75 75 73 71 73 74 74 74 75 76 72 71 72 73 74 74 76
RH                  85 97100100 70 51 46 61 79 90 97 94 66 46 42 56 72 85 90 91
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W SW SW  W
WIND SPD             3  3  1  4  4  4  6  5  3  3  3  5  9 11 12  6  6  8  9  9
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S           S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                C  S           S  S                    S  S
HEAT INDEX          85          95103103 96 86         100105106 97 89
MAX HEAT               92         103   104    93         106   107    94


DATE           07/28  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14  FRI 08/01/14
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          97      73    90      68    89      70    89      71    89
TEMP          95 89   76 74 89 82   71 70 88 82   72 72 87 82   72 73 88 82
DEWPT         73 73   73 71 65 66   64 67 63 67   69 70 69 69   69 70 69 68
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW     E       E     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      40    10       5    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S                S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  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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