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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE           07/29/16      SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            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                      79          97          80          94          79
TEMP          98 90 84 83 81 81 92 97 95 87 84 82 80 81 91 94 92 85 82 81 80 80
DEWPT         71 75 76 76 75 75 72 71 72 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 74 76 76 76 76 76
RH            42 62 77 80 82 82 52 43 48 65 74 79 85 82 58 51 56 75 82 85 88 88
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      13  9  8  4  4  5  6  8 10  9  9  6  6  5  6  9 10 10  8  6  5  5
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   106101 93 91      100105104 95 92         101103102 94
MAX HEAT        107    99         105   106    93         103   103    93


DATE           08/01  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16
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      77    92      76    91      76    91      77    93
TEMP          94 85   80 79 91 84   79 78 90 83   79 78 90 84   79 79 91 84
DEWPT         73 75   76 75 74 75   76 75 73 74   75 75 72 74   74 74 71 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SE     E      NW     E       W     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    40      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    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  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE           07/29/16      SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            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                      77          97          78          96          77
TEMP          98 91 85 82 79 81 92 97 95 87 83 80 78 80 90 96 93 86 83 80 78 79
DEWPT         69 71 73 73 71 72 71 70 71 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 75 75 74 74 74
RH            39 52 67 74 77 74 51 42 46 63 74 82 88 79 58 48 54 70 77 82 88 85
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11  6  5  3  3  5  5  6  8  8  6  5  5  5  5  6  6  9  8  6  5  5
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   104 98 92          99104103 94 90          98106103 95 90
MAX HEAT        106    96         104   104    92         106   106    94


DATE           08/01  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16
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          95      76    94      76    92      76    92      77    92
TEMP          95 86   79 78 93 85   79 78 91 84   78 78 91 84   79 79 91 84
DEWPT         74 75   75 74 75 75   75 75 76 75   74 74 75 75   74 74 75 75
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW     E       E     E       W     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         50      20    40      30    40      30    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE           07/29/16      SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            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                      81          95          81          92          81
TEMP          95 89 86 84 83 84 91 94 93 87 84 83 82 83 90 92 90 86 84 83 82 82
DEWPT         76 77 77 77 76 75 74 74 74 75 76 77 77 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 77 77
RH            54 68 75 80 80 74 58 53 54 68 77 82 85 80 62 58 62 72 77 80 85 85
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD      17 16 13 10  9  6  9 11 14 13 12 10  8  8 10 13 14 14 12 10  8  8
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   107102 97 94 90 91101104103 96 93 92 90 90100103101 96 93 91    90
MAX HEAT        107   102    94   105   105    95    92   103   103    94    91


DATE           08/01  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16
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          92      79    91      78    89      78    89      79    91
TEMP          92 85   81 81 90 84   80 80 89 84   80 80 89 84   80 80 90 84
DEWPT         75 76   77 76 75 77   76 76 75 75   75 75 74 75   75 75 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW     E       W     E      SW     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      40    50      40    40      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE           07/29/16      SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            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                      79          96          80          95          79
TEMP          98 90 86 84 80 82 92 96 94 87 84 83 81 81 90 95 92 86 83 82 80 80
DEWPT         70 73 75 74 73 73 72 71 72 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 75 76 76 75 75 75
RH            41 58 70 72 79 74 52 45 49 65 74 77 82 79 60 51 58 72 80 79 85 85
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      12  8  8  5  3  5  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  5  6  8  9  9  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   105 98 95 91      100104102 95 92 90       99106103 96 91
MAX HEAT        107    97         104   105    94         106   106    94


DATE           08/01  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16
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      78    93      78    92      78    91      79    92
TEMP          93 85   81 80 92 85   80 80 91 84   80 80 90 85   81 80 91 85
DEWPT         74 76   76 75 74 76   76 75 74 75   75 75 74 75   75 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW     E       E     E      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    40      40    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    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  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE           07/29/16      SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            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                      77          97          78          95          77
TEMP          98 90 83 81 78 81 93 97 96 89 83 81 78 80 90 95 94 86 82 80 78 78
DEWPT         67 70 73 73 72 73 71 70 71 72 73 74 75 75 73 72 73 74 75 75 75 75
RH            37 52 72 77 82 77 49 42 45 57 72 79 91 85 58 48 51 68 79 85 91 91
WIND DIR       W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11  6  4  2  1  4  6  9  8  6  5  4  3  3  4  6  8  6  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   103 96            100104104 96             98104103 94
MAX HEAT        104    94         104   104    92         104   104    91


DATE           08/01  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16
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      76    94      75    93      75    92      76    94
TEMP          94 85   79 79 93 84   78 77 92 84   78 77 91 84   79 78 93 85
DEWPT         72 74   75 75 72 74   75 75 72 73   74 74 72 73   74 74 70 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W       W     E       E     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    40      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    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  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
326 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

DATE           07/29/16      SAT 07/30/16            SUN 07/31/16            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                      75          97          77          96          75
TEMP          98 91 82 78 76 77 91 97 96 89 82 79 77 78 91 96 95 87 81 78 76 77
DEWPT         67 69 71 71 71 73 70 69 70 71 72 73 74 74 72 71 72 73 73 73 74 75
RH            37 49 69 79 85 87 50 40 43 56 72 82 90 88 54 45 48 63 77 85 94 94
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11  4  2  2  1  4  6  8  6  4  3  4  3  4  5  6  6  5  4  4  3  3
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX   103 96             97103103 95             99104104 94
MAX HEAT        104    94         103   103    93         104   104    92


DATE           08/01  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16  THU 08/04/16  FRI 08/05/16
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          95      75    95      75    94      75    93      76    92
TEMP          95 86   79 78 94 85   78 78 93 84   78 77 91 84   79 78 91 84
DEWPT         72 74   74 75 72 74   74 75 72 74   74 74 72 74   74 74 72 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W       W    NE       E     E       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         50      20    40      30    40      30    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  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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