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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/28/15      SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            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          87          72          85          72
TEMP                   75 73 74 83 86 85 79 75 73 73 73 83 85 84 78 76 74 73 73
DEWPT                  71 70 71 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 71 72 71 71 72 72 71 71 72
RH                     87 90 90 65 59 61 77 87 93 93 93 70 63 65 82 87 90 93 97
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD                4  4  5  9 10  9  5  3  2  2  2  6  9 10  5  6  4  4  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.08        0.37        0.27
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/31  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15
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          85      74    86      74    87      74    88      74    86
TEMP          85 79   76 76 86 80   76 75 87 78   76 74 88 78   77 79 85 85
DEWPT         71 71   73 73 72 73   74 73 73 72   72 73 71 73   73 73 75 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE     E      SE     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/28/15      SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            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          87          73          86          73
TEMP                   74 73 75 83 87 84 77 76 75 73 74 83 86 83 78 76 75 73 74
DEWPT                  71 71 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 72 71 72 72 72
RH                     90 93 90 72 61 67 85 87 90 97 93 70 63 67 82 85 90 97 93
WIND DIR               NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD                3  3  4  8 10 10  6  4  2  2  1  8 10 11  5  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          50          30          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.29        0.10        0.53        0.23
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/31  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15
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          86      74    86      74    87      73    89      73    88
TEMP          86 80   75 75 86 79   74 74 87 78   76 73 88 81   75 74 88 79
DEWPT         72 72   72 72 71 72   73 72 72 72   72 72 71 72   73 72 72 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE     E       E    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    40      30    40      50    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/28/15      SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            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          83          75          83          75
TEMP                   80 78 77 81 83 82 79 77 76 75 75 81 83 82 79 77 76 75 75
DEWPT                  73 72 72 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72
RH                     79 82 85 72 67 69 77 85 87 90 90 74 70 72 79 85 87 90 90
WIND DIR                E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E
WIND SPD                8  9 10 12 13 13  9  6  4  5  5  9 11 12  9  9  6  6  6
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.14        0.36        0.30
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                      S  S  S  S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/31  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15
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          83      76    85      76    85      76    87      76    85
TEMP          83 79   77 77 85 80   77 76 85 80   78 76 87 81   78 78 85 84
DEWPT         72 72   73 73 73 73   74 73 73 73   73 73 72 74   74 73 75 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE     E      SE     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      50    50      40    40      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/28/15      SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            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          86          73          84          73
TEMP                   76 75 76 82 86 84 78 76 75 73 74 82 84 83 78 76 75 73 74
DEWPT                  73 72 72 72 71 71 71 72 72 72 73 73 72 71 72 72 72 72 72
RH                     90 90 87 72 61 65 79 87 90 97 97 74 67 67 82 87 90 97 93
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD                4  4  5  8  9 10  5  4  2  2  2  6  9  9  5  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.18        0.09        0.44        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/31  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15
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          85      75    86      74    87      74    87      74    88
TEMP          85 79   76 76 86 80   75 75 87 78   78 74 87 81   75 75 88 79
DEWPT         72 71   73 72 71 72   73 73 72 73   72 72 72 73   73 72 73 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    40      30    40      50    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/28/15      SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            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                      71          88          70          86          70
TEMP                   73 71 72 84 88 87 78 74 71 71 72 82 86 84 77 74 72 71 71
DEWPT                  70 70 70 70 67 67 70 71 71 71 71 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71
RH                     90 97 93 63 50 52 76 90100100 97 72 61 65 82 90 97100100
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD                2  3  4  8  8  6  4  2  1  1  1  5  6  6  3  3  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.05        0.45        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             C  S           C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS                                  C  S           C  C  C  C  C  C        C


DATE           08/31  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15
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          86      73    87      72    88      72    88      72    87
TEMP          86 79   74 74 87 80   73 74 88 77   74 72 88 77   74 80 87 84
DEWPT         70 70   72 72 70 71   72 71 72 71   71 71 71 72   72 71 74 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    40      30    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1249 AM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

DATE           08/28/15      SAT 08/29/15            SUN 08/30/15            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                      71          87          71          86          71
TEMP                   74 72 73 83 87 85 78 75 73 72 72 81 86 84 78 75 72 72 72
DEWPT                  72 71 72 73 72 72 74 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 71 72 70 71
RH                     93 97 97 72 61 65 88 94 97100100 77 65 70 85 87100 93 97
WIND DIR                E  E NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD                2  3  4  8  8  8  3  2  1  1  1  6  6  6  3  4  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          60          20          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.29        0.10        0.42        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  C  L  S  S        L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS                      S  S  S  C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  C  C        C


DATE           08/31  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15
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          86      72    88      73    87      72    89      73    87
TEMP          85 79   74 73 87 81   75 74 87 77   74 73 88 79   75 74 87 81
DEWPT         72 72   71 71 69 70   71 71 71 72   71 71 71 71   71 71 73 72
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E       E    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      30    40      30    40      30    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  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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