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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

SCZ050-292100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
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          73          89          74          89
TEMP                   88 84 78 76 75 74 75 85 89 87 81 78 76 75 75 84 88 88 82
DEWPT                  74 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 75
RH                     63 70 85 90 90 93 94 67 59 61 77 85 90 94 97 72 61 61 79
WIND DIR               NE  E  E  E NE NE  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                9 10  5  3  3  3  4  8  9  8  6  4  3  3  5  9  8  8  4
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.02           0           0        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             97 90                92 97 94                91 96 96
MAX HEAT               97    95                97    97                96    97


DATE          THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16
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    90      74    87      71    86      70    87
TEMP          75 75 90 81   76 75 87 80   74 72 85 79   71 71 87 79
DEWPT         73 73 72 74   73 73 72 72   70 68 66 67   66 67 67 68
PWIND DIR         N    SW       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         20    30      40    40      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-292100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
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                      90          73          89          74          89
TEMP                   90 86 80 77 74 74 74 84 89 88 82 77 75 74 75 84 89 89 81
DEWPT                  73 73 74 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73
RH                     58 65 82 87 97 93 97 70 57 59 74 87 90 93 94 70 59 59 77
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD               11 11  8  5  4  4  5 10 12 12  8  4  4  4  5  9  9  8  5
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             98 93                90 96 95                90 97 97
MAX HEAT               99    97                96    96                97    97


DATE          THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16
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    90      73    89      72    87      70    87
TEMP          75 74 90 81   75 74 88 81   75 73 86 80   72 71 86 80
DEWPT         73 73 73 74   72 72 73 73   71 69 69 68   66 67 68 69
PWIND DIR         N     S      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      40    40      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    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
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
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                      86          75          87          76          87
TEMP                   86 84 80 78 77 76 76 84 86 86 81 79 78 77 77 84 87 87 82
DEWPT                  75 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 75
RH                     70 72 79 85 87 90 90 72 65 65 77 82 88 90 90 72 65 65 79
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD               12 13 10  6  4  4  6 10 10 10  8  6  6  6  9 12 11 11  8
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          40          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.04           0           0        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             95 91                91 93 93                91 95 95
MAX HEAT               95    94                94    94                95    95


DATE          THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16
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    88      76    86      75    84      73    85
TEMP          77 77 88 82   77 77 86 80   76 75 84 79   74 74 85 80
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   75 74 73 72   71 69 68 67   67 68 69 69
PWIND DIR         N    SW      SE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         20    30      40    40      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  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
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
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          89          74          89
TEMP                   88 84 80 77 76 74 76 84 88 87 81 78 76 75 76 84 88 87 82
DEWPT                  74 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 74
RH                     63 70 82 90 94 97 90 70 59 63 77 85 90 94 94 72 61 63 77
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD               11 12  9  6  4  4  5  9 10 10  6  5  5  5  6  9  9  8  6
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.03           0           0        0.17
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             97 90                90 95 94                91 96 94
MAX HEAT               97    94                95    95                96    96


DATE          THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16
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    90      74    88      72    86      71    86
TEMP          77 76 90 82   78 76 87 81   76 74 85 81   74 73 86 80
DEWPT         74 74 72 74   74 73 72 72   71 70 67 68   67 67 67 68
PWIND DIR         N     S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         20    30      40    40      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-292100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
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          89          72          89
TEMP                   89 85 77 75 74 73 74 84 89 88 81 76 74 73 74 84 89 89 82
DEWPT                  73 72 72 73 73 72 72 74 72 72 72 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 73
RH                     59 65 85 94 97 97 93 72 57 59 74 90 97 97 97 70 57 57 74
WIND DIR               NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD                9  9  4  3  2  2  4  8  8  8  4  3  3  3  4  6  6  6  3
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.22           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             97 91                91 96 95                90 96 96
MAX HEAT               97    97                96    96                96    96


DATE          THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16
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    91      72    87      70    87      68    86
TEMP          74 74 90 81   75 73 87 80   72 71 86 80   71 70 86 79
DEWPT         73 72 71 73   72 72 71 71   70 68 64 66   66 66 64 67
PWIND DIR        NE     S      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      40    40      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-292100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1250 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
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                      91          72          91          72          91
TEMP                   91 88 81 76 74 73 74 84 90 90 84 78 75 73 74 85 91 90 83
DEWPT                  72 72 73 73 73 72 72 74 71 70 72 72 72 72 72 73 72 72 74
RH                     54 59 77 90 97 97 93 72 54 52 67 82 90 97 93 67 54 56 74
WIND DIR               NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD               10 11  6  4  3  3  4  8 10 10  5  3  3  2  3  9  8  8  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.16           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S           S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             99 95                91 96 96 90             92 99 97 90
MAX HEAT               99    99                96    98                99    99


DATE          THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16
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    92      73    90      71    88      68    89
TEMP          76 74 92 84   75 74 90 83   75 72 87 80   71 69 88 81
DEWPT         73 72 71 73   72 72 71 72   71 69 66 67   66 66 65 67
PWIND DIR         S    SE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      30    40      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  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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