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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

SCZ050-292100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      92          72          91          73          91
TEMP          71 71 86 91 90 81 76 74 72 75 87 91 89 81 77 75 73 76 87 90 90 82
DEWPT         68 69 69 69 69 71 72 72 71 73 72 71 72 73 73 73 73 74 73 72 73 73
RH            90 93 57 49 50 72 87 93 97 94 61 52 57 77 87 94100 94 63 56 58 74
WIND DIR      SW  W  W NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       0  2  3  5  5  5  5  4  3  2  5  8 10  8  5  3  1  1  3  6  9  8
CLOUDS        CL CL FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          90 96 95 85             94 98 96 86             94 97 98 87
MAX HEAT               96    96                98    98    84          98    99


DATE          MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14
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    91      75    92      76    93      75    92
TEMP          77 77 90 82   77 77 92 83   78 78 92 82   76 77 92 82
DEWPT         74 75 73 74   75 74 71 74   74 73 71 73   74 73 72 74
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     C  C

$$
GAZ118-292100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      93          72          90          74          91
TEMP          70 69 86 92 92 82 77 74 72 74 87 90 89 82 78 76 74 76 87 90 90 83
DEWPT         68 68 69 67 67 71 72 72 72 74 73 72 73 73 74 74 74 75 74 73 73 73
RH            93 97 57 44 44 69 85 93100100 63 56 59 74 88 94100 97 65 58 58 72
WIND DIR       S SE SW SW  S  S  S SE SE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       0  1  3  4  5  5  5  4  3  2  4  6 10  8  4  2  2  2  3  6  8  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  S
HEAT INDEX          90 96 96 86             94 97 97 87             95 98 98 89
MAX HEAT               96    97    84          97    98    84          98   100


DATE          MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14
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    91      75    92      75    92      74    91
TEMP          77 77 91 83   77 76 91 83   77 76 91 82   76 75 91 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   74 73 73 74   73 73 73 73   74 73 72 74
PWIND DIR         S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S
TSTMS          S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S

$$
SCZ050-292100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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          78          89          75          89
TEMP          75 73 84 88 87 82 80 78 78 78 86 89 88 82 79 77 75 77 86 89 88 83
DEWPT         70 70 70 70 70 72 73 73 72 74 72 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74
RH            84 90 63 55 57 72 79 85 82 88 63 57 61 74 85 90 97 90 68 59 61 74
WIND DIR      SW  W  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  5  9 12 10  8  5  2  1  3  6 11 10
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          88 93 92 87 84          92 96 96 87             94 97 96 90
MAX HEAT               93    93    85          96    96    86          97    97


DATE          MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14
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          77    89      77    90      78    90      77    90
TEMP          78 78 88 82   79 78 89 83   79 79 90 83   78 78 89 82
DEWPT         75 75 73 74   75 75 72 75   74 74 72 74   74 74 73 74
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S
TSTMS                S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S

$$
SCZ048-292100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      92          73          90          75          90
TEMP          71 70 85 90 89 83 79 77 74 76 88 90 88 82 80 77 75 77 88 90 89 83
DEWPT         69 69 70 69 70 72 73 73 72 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 75 75 74 73 73 74
RH            93 97 61 50 54 70 82 87 93 94 61 58 61 77 82 90100 94 63 58 59 74
WIND DIR      SW  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD       0  1  2  3  4  4  3  3  2  1  4  6  8  6  4  3  2  2  3  5  6  5
CLOUDS        CL CL FW SC SC FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          90 95 94 88             96 98 96 88 84          97 98 97 90
MAX HEAT               95    95    85          98    98    86          98    98


DATE          MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14
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          76    91      76    91      76    91      76    91
TEMP          78 78 91 83   78 77 91 84   78 78 91 83   78 77 91 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 74   74 74 73 74   74 73 73 74   74 73 72 74
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S
TSTMS                S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S    S     S  S

$$
SCZ043-292100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      94          70          93          73          93
TEMP          68 68 85 92 92 82 76 72 70 73 87 93 92 84 78 74 73 75 88 92 92 84
DEWPT         65 68 69 65 66 70 71 72 70 72 71 70 71 72 72 73 73 74 73 72 72 72
RH            90100 59 41 43 67 85100100 97 59 47 51 67 82 97100 97 61 52 52 67
WIND DIR       S  E  W NW NW  N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S
WIND SPD       0  1  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  1  2  4  8  5  4  2  1  1  2  3  5  5
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           0          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  S
OBVIS         PF PF
HEAT INDEX          89 94 95 86             93 99 99 90             96100100 90
MAX HEAT               94    96                99    99    85         100   101


DATE          MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14
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    93      74    95      75    94      74    94
TEMP          75 76 93 83   76 76 94 84   76 76 93 83   76 76 94 84
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   73 73 71 72   73 72 71 73   73 72 71 73
PWIND DIR         S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20    30      30    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  C    C     S  S    S     C  C    C     C  C
TSTMS          S     C  C    C     S  S    S     C  C    C     C  C

$$
GAZ099-292100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
316 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE             FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14
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                      95          71          94          74          94
TEMP          68 68 86 93 95 85 77 73 71 73 86 93 93 85 79 75 74 75 87 92 93 85
DEWPT         65 67 68 63 62 67 70 71 71 72 71 70 71 72 73 73 74 74 73 72 72 72
RH            90 97 55 37 34 55 79 93100 97 61 47 49 65 82 94100 97 63 52 51 65
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       0  1  4  5  6  6  5  4  3  2  3  4  5  5  3  2  2  2  2  2  4  3
CLOUDS        CL CL CL FW SC SC CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S              C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S              C  C  C
OBVIS         PF PF
HEAT INDEX          89 94 96 88             91 99100 91             94100101 91
MAX HEAT               94    96    85          99   101    87         100   102


DATE          MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14
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    95      74    95      74    95      73    95
TEMP          76 76 94 85   76 75 94 85   76 75 93 85   75 75 94 84
DEWPT         72 72 69 70   72 72 69 70   71 72 69 72   71 72 69 72
PWIND DIR         S    SW       S    SW       S    SW       S    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30    30      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     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

$$

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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