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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

SCZ050-212100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      82          52          72          47          72
TEMP             59 71 80 81 75 70 67 58 52 64 71 71 60 55 52 49 48 63 70 71 59
DEWPT            59 56 54 53 53 52 51 47 44 43 44 44 44 44 44 43 42 43 44 45 46
RH              100 59 41 38 46 53 56 67 74 46 38 38 55 66 74 80 80 48 39 39 62
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD          0  4  6  6  4  3  6  9 10 10 10  8  6  6  6  6  5  6  6  5  4
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX             80
MAX HEAT               80    80


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          49    76      51    75      53    76      55    76
TEMP          52 50 74 62   54 53 74 64   57 54 76 64   57 56 76 66
DEWPT         46 46 47 49   48 47 49 51   51 49 52 54   53 52 55 58
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
GAZ118-212100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      82          52          73          48          73
TEMP             59 69 80 80 75 71 66 60 52 64 71 72 60 55 52 50 49 64 71 72 60
DEWPT            59 56 54 53 53 51 51 49 46 45 45 45 45 45 44 43 43 43 44 46 47
RH              100 63 41 39 46 49 58 67 80 50 39 38 58 69 74 77 80 46 38 39 62
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW
WIND SPD          0  5  6  6  3  3  5  8  9  9  8  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  3  2
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
OBVIS           PF+
HEAT INDEX             80 80
MAX HEAT               80    80


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          49    76      51    76      53    77      55    78
TEMP          52 51 74 63   54 53 74 65   57 54 76 65   58 56 77 67
DEWPT         47 47 47 50   49 48 49 52   52 50 52 55   55 54 58 60
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
SCZ050-212100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      81          54          72          50          71
TEMP             65 72 79 80 76 72 67 61 55 64 69 70 61 58 55 51 50 62 69 71 61
DEWPT            62 59 54 54 53 51 51 47 45 44 45 45 45 45 45 44 44 44 45 46 46
RH               90 64 42 41 45 48 56 60 69 48 42 41 56 62 69 77 80 52 42 41 58
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD          1  5  6  8  5  4  9 11 12 12 11 10  9  9  9  9  8  8  6  6  5
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX                80
MAX HEAT                     80


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          51    74      54    75      56    76      58    76
TEMP          56 53 73 64   57 55 73 66   60 57 75 67   61 59 75 68
DEWPT         47 47 47 50   49 49 51 53   53 51 54 55   55 54 56 60
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
SCZ048-212100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      82          53          73          48          73
TEMP             60 71 80 81 76 72 66 60 53 64 71 71 61 56 53 50 50 62 71 72 61
DEWPT            60 56 53 53 53 51 50 49 45 44 44 45 45 45 44 43 43 43 45 46 47
RH              100 59 39 38 45 48 56 67 74 48 38 39 56 66 71 77 77 50 39 39 60
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW
WIND SPD          0  5  6  8  3  3  6  9 10 10  9  8  6  6  6  6  6  6  5  4  3
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
OBVIS           PF+
HEAT INDEX             80
MAX HEAT               80    80


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          50    75      52    76      53    77      55    77
TEMP          54 52 74 63   56 54 74 65   58 55 76 66   59 57 77 66
DEWPT         47 48 48 50   49 49 50 52   52 51 53 55   55 54 57 59
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
SCZ043-212100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      82          50          72          45          73
TEMP             57 71 80 80 74 67 65 56 50 64 71 71 59 53 49 47 46 62 71 72 59
DEWPT            57 54 54 52 50 50 49 46 43 42 43 43 43 43 43 41 41 42 44 45 45
RH              100 55 41 38 43 54 56 69 77 45 36 36 55 69 80 79 83 48 38 38 60
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD          0  5  6  8  3  3  5  8  6  6  8  6  4  4  4  4  3  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX             80 80
MAX HEAT               80    80


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          46    76      49    76      51    78      52    78
TEMP          50 48 74 61   52 50 74 63   55 52 76 64   56 53 77 66
DEWPT         45 45 46 48   46 46 48 50   49 47 51 52   52 49 53 56
PWIND DIR         W    NW      NW     N      NW    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
GAZ099-212100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
638 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      82          48          74          45          75
TEMP             55 72 80 81 73 68 63 54 49 64 72 73 58 53 50 47 47 63 72 74 59
DEWPT            52 54 52 50 48 50 49 46 44 43 43 43 43 42 41 41 41 42 44 45 45
RH               90 53 38 34 41 52 60 74 83 46 35 34 57 66 71 79 79 46 37 35 60
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD          0  5  8  9  4  3  5  6  5  6  6  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX             80
MAX HEAT               80    81


DATE          FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          47    77      50    77      51    78      53    78
TEMP          50 48 75 62   53 51 75 64   56 52 76 65   57 54 76 66
DEWPT         44 44 44 47   45 46 45 48   47 48 50 53   51 51 52 56
PWIND DIR         W    NW       N     N       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$

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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