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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      68          90          70          88          71
TEMP                   73 70 72 85 89 87 80 74 72 70 73 85 88 86 80 75 73 71 74
DEWPT                  67 66 66 66 65 66 67 68 68 68 68 69 68 68 69 70 71 71 71
RH                     81 87 81 53 45 50 65 82 87 93 84 59 52 55 69 84 93100 90
WIND DIR                E  N NE  E  E SE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  6  8  5  3  3  2  3  6  8  9  6  5  3  3  4
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S              C
TSTMS                                                       S  S              C
HEAT INDEX                      87 91 89 82             89 92 89 83
MAX HEAT                           92    91                92    92


DATE           08/01  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          88      72    88      72    88      73    89      73    89
TEMP          87 80   73 74 87 80   75 74 87 80   75 75 88 81   76 75 88 81
DEWPT         70 71   72 72 72 73   73 72 72 72   71 72 70 72   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    50      50    50      40    50      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

$$
GAZ118-310900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      67          91          71          90          72
TEMP                   74 69 71 86 90 88 81 76 73 71 74 86 90 88 81 76 73 72 74
DEWPT                  67 67 66 67 65 66 68 69 69 69 70 70 68 69 71 71 71 71 73
RH                     79 93 84 53 44 48 65 79 87 93 87 59 49 54 72 85 93 97 97
WIND DIR                N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  4  6  4  3  3  2  3  5  9  9  6  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S              C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S              C
HEAT INDEX                      89 92 90 84             91 94 92 85
MAX HEAT                           92    92                94    94


DATE           08/01  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          88      72    89      72    89      73    90      73    90
TEMP          88 81   74 74 88 80   75 74 88 81   76 75 89 81   76 75 89 82
DEWPT         71 73   72 73 73 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       S    SE      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    50      40    50      40    50      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

$$
SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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          86          73          86          74
TEMP                   75 73 74 83 86 85 80 77 75 73 75 84 86 85 81 77 76 74 76
DEWPT                  70 69 68 68 67 67 68 69 69 69 69 69 69 69 70 71 71 71 72
RH                     84 87 82 61 53 55 67 76 82 87 82 61 57 59 69 82 85 90 87
WIND DIR                E  N NE  E  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD                2  1  2  6  9 10  8  6  5  5  6  9 11 11 11 10  6  4  5
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          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
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      86 89 88 83             88 90 89 85
MAX HEAT                           89    89                90    90    83


DATE           08/01  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          86      77    85      77    85      78    86      78    86
TEMP          86 81   77 78 84 81   78 78 85 81   79 79 85 82   79 79 86 82
DEWPT         71 72   72 72 72 73   73 72 72 72   72 73 71 72   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR         E       E    SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    50      50    50      40    50      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

$$
SCZ048-310900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      69          89          72          89          73
TEMP                   74 71 73 84 88 87 80 76 74 72 75 86 89 86 82 77 75 73 76
DEWPT                  68 67 66 67 66 67 68 69 69 69 70 70 69 69 71 71 71 71 72
RH                     82 87 79 57 48 52 67 79 84 90 84 59 52 57 69 82 87 93 87
WIND DIR               NE  N  N  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  5  6  4  3  2  2  3  5  8  9  6  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S              C
TSTMS                                                       S  S              C
HEAT INDEX                      87 90 90 83             91 94 90 86
MAX HEAT                           90    90                94    92    83


DATE           08/01  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          88      73    88      73    88      74    89      74    89
TEMP          87 82   75 75 87 80   75 75 87 81   76 76 88 81   76 76 88 82
DEWPT         71 73   73 73 73 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 73 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       S     S       S    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40      40    50      50    50      40    50      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

$$
SCZ043-310900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      65          90          68          90          69
TEMP                   71 68 70 84 89 87 80 74 70 69 72 85 90 88 80 74 71 69 73
DEWPT                  65 64 65 66 64 64 67 67 68 67 68 69 67 68 69 69 70 69 71
RH                     81 87 84 55 44 46 65 79 93 93 87 59 47 52 69 84 97100 93
WIND DIR                N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E NE  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  3  4  3  2  1  2  2  5  6  6  5  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S              C
TSTMS                                                       S  S              C
HEAT INDEX                      86 90 88 82             89 93 92 83
MAX HEAT                           90    90                93    93


DATE           08/01  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          88      69    87      69    87      70    88      70    88
TEMP          87 81   71 72 86 78   72 72 86 78   73 73 87 79   73 73 87 79
DEWPT         70 71   71 72 72 72   72 72 72 72   71 72 70 72   72 73 72 72
PWIND DIR         E      NE     E       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40      30    50      40    50      40    50      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

$$
GAZ099-310900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1225 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/29/14      WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI
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                      66          92          69          92          70
TEMP                   70 69 69 83 90 91 83 75 71 69 72 85 91 91 84 76 72 70 73
DEWPT                  63 63 64 64 61 60 65 67 68 68 69 70 67 67 69 70 70 70 72
RH                     78 81 84 53 38 36 55 76 90 97 90 61 45 45 61 82 93100 97
WIND DIR                N  N NE NE NE NE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  1  3  2  1  2  2  2  4  6  8  6  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0          10           5          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S              C
TSTMS                                                       S  S              C
HEAT INDEX                      84 90 91 85             90 94 94 88
MAX HEAT                           90    92    82          94    95    85


DATE           08/01  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          90      69    89      69    89      70    90      70    90
TEMP          89 81   71 72 88 79   72 72 88 79   73 73 89 80   73 73 89 80
DEWPT         70 72   71 72 71 72   71 72 72 73   71 72 70 72   71 72 70 72
PWIND DIR         E      NE     E       S    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      30    50      40    50      40    50      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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