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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

SCZ050-292100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      69          51          59          39          55
TEMP          58 62 65 69 66 62 59 57 55 53 53 58 58 51 48 45 42 39 45 53 54 47
DEWPT         58 60 63 64 63 61 58 55 54 52 49 49 48 46 43 39 38 35 37 36 38 36
RH           100 93 93 84 90 97 96 93 96 96 86 72 69 83 83 79 86 85 73 52 54 65
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE  N
WIND SPD       0  1  6  8  4  4  5  5  6  6  6  8  9  8  9  8  9  9 10  9  6  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          50          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.22           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  L  C  C  C  S
OBVIS         F+ F+
WIND CHILL                                                    36 33
MIN CHILL                                                        32    33
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          37    58      37    57      41    63      53    71
TEMP          40 38 56 47   41 38 56 49   45 42 62 54   54 53 69 60
DEWPT         38 37 35 38   36 35 37 43   45 42 55 54   54 53 60 58
PWIND DIR         N     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-292100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      70          54          63          44          57
TEMP          61 62 67 70 70 64 62 59 57 55 56 62 62 53 51 49 46 44 48 55 56 48
DEWPT         60 61 63 64 64 64 61 57 56 54 52 52 52 51 48 46 42 41 37 39 37 39
RH            97 97 87 81 81100 97 93 96 96 86 70 70 93 89 89 86 89 65 55 49 71
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       0  0  6  6  2  1  3  4  4  5  5  8  8  5  8  9  9  8 10  9  6  5
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          60          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.19           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  L  L  C  C  C
OBVIS          F  F
WIND CHILL                                                       39
MIN CHILL                                                        39    39


DATE          THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          39    60      42    59      44    64      53    70
TEMP          43 40 57 50   44 43 58 51   46 45 63 55   55 53 69 60
DEWPT         38 36 37 39   39 38 41 46   46 45 57 55   55 53 61 58
PWIND DIR         N     N       N     N      NE     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-292100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      70          53          59          42          52
TEMP          60 62 65 65 65 64 61 59 56 54 54 58 58 53 50 47 44 42 46 51 52 48
DEWPT         59 61 62 62 63 63 60 58 55 53 49 49 47 46 44 40 38 36 36 37 37 37
RH            96 97 90 90 93 97 97 96 96 96 83 72 67 77 80 76 79 79 68 59 56 65
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N
WIND SPD       3  4  8  9  4  3  5  6  6  9  9  9 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 11 10 10
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          60          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.22           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  L  L  C  C  C
OBVIS         F+ F+
WIND CHILL                                                    38 35
MIN CHILL                                                        34    36
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          41    57      44    57      46    63      55    67
TEMP          44 41 56 51   47 44 57 52   49 47 62 57   57 55 67 61
DEWPT         38 37 37 39   38 38 40 45   48 47 56 57   57 55 61 59
PWIND DIR         N     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-292100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      70          53          61          42          55
TEMP          59 61 65 69 65 63 60 58 56 54 55 60 60 52 50 47 44 42 46 52 54 47
DEWPT         59 59 62 64 64 63 59 56 55 53 51 51 51 49 46 43 40 39 36 38 35 38
RH           100 93 90 84 97100 96 93 96 96 86 72 72 89 86 86 86 89 68 59 48 71
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       1  1  6  6  3  2  4  5  5  5  6  6  8  5  6  9  9  9 10  9  8  6
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     70          50          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.17           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  L  C  C  C  C
OBVIS          F  F
WIND CHILL                                                    39 36
MIN CHILL                                                        36    37


DATE          THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          40    58      42    58      44    63      53    70
TEMP          42 40 56 49   45 43 57 50   46 45 62 55   56 55 68 61
DEWPT         37 35 36 39   38 38 41 47   46 45 56 55   56 55 61 57
PWIND DIR         N     N       N     N      NE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-292100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      67          50          60          38          54
TEMP          59 62 64 67 66 60 57 55 53 52 52 59 59 50 47 44 41 38 43 52 54 45
DEWPT         58 60 63 64 62 59 56 52 53 51 48 49 48 46 43 39 37 35 35 35 34 36
RH            96 93 97 90 87 96 96 90100 96 86 69 67 86 86 82 85 89 73 52 46 70
WIND DIR       S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       0  0  5  5  3  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  5  6  6  6  6  9  8  6  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          40          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  L  C  C  S
OBVIS         F+ F+
WIND CHILL                                                    36 33 38
MIN CHILL                                                        33    33
DENSE FOG      Y  Y


DATE          THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          34    57      35    56      40    62      51    70
TEMP          38 35 55 46   39 36 54 47   43 41 60 53   52 52 68 60
DEWPT         37 33 34 36   35 33 37 42   43 41 54 53   52 52 60 55
PWIND DIR        NE    NW      NW     N      NE     E       E     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-292100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
308 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE             MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED 12/31/14
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      67          52          63          42          57
TEMP          59 62 64 66 65 60 58 57 55 53 54 61 63 53 49 47 45 42 47 55 56 47
DEWPT         59 61 63 64 62 59 57 54 53 51 51 52 52 51 47 45 42 40 37 40 37 40
RH           100 97 97 93 90 96 96 90 93 93 90 72 67 93 93 93 89 93 68 57 49 76
WIND DIR      SW  N SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NE NE  N NE NE NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD       0  0  4  4  3  3  4  4  4  3  5  6  4  4  5  4  6  5 10  8  6  4
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          40           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.25           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  L  C  C  S
OBVIS          F  F
WIND CHILL                                                       38
MIN CHILL                                                        38    38


DATE          THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          37    58      40    57      43    63      51    70
TEMP          41 37 55 47   42 40 55 49   44 43 61 56   53 52 68 61
DEWPT         37 31 33 37   34 35 37 45   44 43 54 56   53 52 60 55
PWIND DIR        NE    NW       N    NE       E     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  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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