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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE             SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON 08/04/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      88          74          87          73          87
TEMP          74 77 83 87 84 80 77 76 74 76 83 86 85 80 76 75 73 76 84 86 84 80
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 72 74 73 72 72 72 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
RH            97 87 72 63 67 82 87 87 93 87 72 65 70 82 90 94100 90 70 65 70 79
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E SE SE SE  S  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD       1  2  2  4  8  3  2  2  2  2  5  6  6  5  4  3  4  5  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          60          70          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.50        0.40        0.44        0.16        0.60
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          89 94 90 84             89 93 93 84             90 93 90 84
MAX HEAT               94    94    84          93    94                93    93


DATE          TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    88      73    92      73    93      74    93
TEMP          74 75 88 81   74 76 91 82   75 76 92 83   75 77 93 84
DEWPT         72 73 73 73   72 73 73 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 74 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    40      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-022100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE             SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON 08/04/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      89          74          88          73          88
TEMP          74 75 83 87 87 81 77 75 74 76 84 88 86 80 77 75 74 76 85 88 86 80
DEWPT         73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74
RH            97 94 74 65 65 79 90 94 97 94 70 61 68 82 87 94 97 90 67 61 68 82
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E SE SE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD       1  2  2  4  8  3  2  2  2  2  4  6  6  5  3  2  3  4  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          60          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.21        0.41        0.14        0.46
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          90 95 95 86             90 96 94 84             92 96 94 84
MAX HEAT               95    97    84          96    96                96    96


DATE          TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    89      73    93      73    94      74    94
TEMP          75 75 88 82   75 76 92 84   76 76 93 85   76 76 93 85
DEWPT         73 73 73 73   73 73 73 73   73 73 73 74   74 73 74 74
PWIND DIR        NE     E      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    40      20    30      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE             SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON 08/04/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      84          76          83          75          83
TEMP          79 79 83 84 83 80 79 77 76 77 81 83 83 79 77 76 75 77 82 83 83 80
DEWPT         73 73 74 73 73 74 73 73 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74
RH            82 82 74 70 72 82 82 87 87 87 77 74 74 85 90 90 94 87 74 72 72 82
WIND DIR       S  S SE  E SE SE  S  S SE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  4  8  4  4  4  4  3  5  8  8  5  4  4  5  6  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          60          70          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.42        0.61        0.45        0.22        0.58
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          90 90 89 84             86 90 90                87 89 89 84
MAX HEAT               90    90    84          90    90                89    89


DATE          TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          75    85      75    89      75    90      76    90
TEMP          76 77 85 81   76 77 89 82   77 76 90 83   78 78 90 83
DEWPT         73 73 73 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 73 74   75 74 74 74
PWIND DIR         S    SE       W    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    40      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-022100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE             SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON 08/04/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      88          74          87          74          87
TEMP          75 77 83 87 85 81 78 76 74 77 83 86 85 80 77 76 74 76 84 86 86 80
DEWPT         73 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74
RH            94 87 72 65 70 79 88 90 97 87 72 65 70 82 87 90 97 90 70 65 68 82
WIND DIR      SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  E  E  E
WIND SPD       0  1  2  4  6  3  2  2  2  2  4  5  5  5  4  3  4  5  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        OV OV B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          60          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.37        0.33        0.41        0.15        0.53
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          89 95 93 86             89 93 93 84             90 93 94 84
MAX HEAT               95    95    84          93    94                93    94


DATE          TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    88      73    92      73    93      75    93
TEMP          75 76 88 82   75 76 91 84   77 76 92 84   78 78 92 85
DEWPT         73 73 73 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 73 74   74 74 74 74
PWIND DIR         E     E      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    40      20    30      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-022100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE             SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON 08/04/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      89          72          88          72          88
TEMP          73 75 82 87 86 80 76 74 73 75 83 88 86 79 75 73 72 75 85 88 87 81
DEWPT         72 72 73 72 72 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 73 73
RH            97 90 74 61 63 79 90 93 97 90 70 59 65 82 94 97100 90 65 59 63 77
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE SE  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD       0  2  3  4  6  2  1  2  2  1  3  4  5  4  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          60          70          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.49        0.18        0.40        0.07        0.55
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          87 94 92 84             88 95 93                91 95 94 86
MAX HEAT               94    95                95    96                95    96


DATE          TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    89      72    93      72    94      73    94
TEMP          73 74 89 81   73 75 92 83   75 75 93 84   75 76 94 84
DEWPT         72 72 73 73   72 72 73 73   73 73 72 72   73 72 73 74
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    40      20    30      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-022100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
332 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE             SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON 08/04/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      89          72          88          72          88
TEMP          72 74 80 87 87 82 76 73 72 74 83 88 88 81 75 73 72 74 83 88 88 81
DEWPT         72 72 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 73 73 72 73 73 72 71 71 71 72 72 72 73
RH           100 93 82 65 65 77 94100100 97 72 59 61 77 90 93 97 90 70 59 59 77
WIND DIR       E  E NE  N  E NE NE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N NE NE  E
WIND SPD       0  2  4  5  5  4  4  3  1  0  2  4  5  4  2  1  1  2  3  4  4  3
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          50          70          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.08        0.27           0        0.27
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  L  C  C  S  S  S  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C  L  C  C  S  S  S  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          84 95 95 88             89 95 96 86             88 95 95 86
MAX HEAT               95    97    84          95    96                95    95


DATE          TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          71    90      72    94      72    95      73    95
TEMP          73 73 90 83   74 74 92 86   75 74 94 86   75 75 94 86
DEWPT         71 72 72 73   71 72 72 72   71 72 71 71   71 70 71 73
PWIND DIR        NE     E      SW     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    40      20    20      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          S  S

$$

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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