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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

SCZ050-062100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      43          30          59          38          67
TEMP                      42 40 36 33 30 29 47 56 58 48 42 40 39 40 58 65 67 57
DEWPT                     30 29 27 25 24 21 23 25 29 32 35 36 35 34 33 34 36 39
RH                        62 64 69 72 78 72 38 30 33 54 76 85 85 79 39 31 32 51
WIND DIR                   N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE  E  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                   8  4  2  2  1  0  1  2  3  4  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  4
CLOUDS                    B2 B2 SC FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
FREEZE                              W  W  W


DATE          MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          48    62      50    64      52    67      53    70
TEMP          51 48 60 56   52 51 61 57   53 54 66 61   54 54 68 65
DEWPT         44 45 47 50   51 50 55 54   53 53 57 56   54 54 58 58
PWIND DIR        SW    NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      40    40      30    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-062100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      47          32          61          39          68
TEMP                      45 44 40 36 32 31 47 57 60 50 44 42 41 41 58 66 67 58
DEWPT                     34 33 32 30 28 27 27 28 32 36 37 37 36 35 35 37 38 41
RH                        65 65 73 79 85 85 45 33 35 58 76 82 82 79 42 34 34 53
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE  S SW SW  W SW  S  S SE
WIND SPD                   8  4  3  2  1  0  1  3  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  3  4  4
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
FREEZE                                 W  W


DATE          MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          49    62      52    67      53    70      54    71
TEMP          52 49 61 58   53 52 65 60   54 55 69 63   57 55 69 65
DEWPT         47 46 48 52   52 51 58 56   54 54 58 58   57 55 57 59
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    40      40    40      30    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-062100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      42          33          57          41          65
TEMP                      42 41 39 36 33 35 47 55 57 49 45 43 42 42 57 63 64 57
DEWPT                     32 30 27 25 25 22 24 26 30 34 37 38 37 35 35 35 37 40
RH                        67 65 62 64 72 59 40 32 35 56 73 82 82 76 43 35 37 53
WIND DIR                   N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE  E  S  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD                  10  6  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS                    OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
FREEZE                              W  W  W


DATE          MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          49    61      52    63      54    65      54    67
TEMP          53 49 58 56   54 52 61 59   55 55 64 60   55 54 66 64
DEWPT         46 46 47 51   52 52 56 55   55 54 57 56   55 54 57 58
PWIND DIR        SW    NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      30    40      30    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-062100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      45          32          58          39          67
TEMP                      44 42 39 36 33 32 47 55 58 48 43 42 40 41 58 65 66 58
DEWPT                     33 33 30 28 27 23 25 28 32 36 38 38 36 35 35 37 39 42
RH                        65 70 70 72 78 69 42 35 37 63 82 86 85 79 42 35 37 55
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S SE
WIND SPD                   9  5  4  3  2  1  2  3  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
FREEZE                              W  W  W


DATE          MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          48    61      51    65      53    67      54    69
TEMP          52 49 59 56   52 51 62 57   53 55 66 61   56 55 68 64
DEWPT         47 46 47 51   51 50 57 55   53 53 57 57   56 55 57 58
PWIND DIR        SW    NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    40      40    40      30    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-062100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      44          28          60          36          69
TEMP                      44 41 37 33 28 27 46 56 60 49 42 39 38 38 57 66 68 58
DEWPT                     33 31 29 27 25 22 24 26 29 31 33 35 34 33 33 34 35 38
RH                        65 67 72 78 88 81 42 31 31 50 70 85 85 82 40 30 29 47
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE  N  E NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                   8  3  1  1  0  0  0  1  2  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  3
CLOUDS                    B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
FREEZE                           W  W  W  W


DATE          MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          46    62      49    64      51    68      51    71
TEMP          50 46 60 56   50 49 61 58   51 53 66 61   53 52 69 66
DEWPT         42 44 45 49   50 49 53 53   51 51 55 55   53 52 57 57
PWIND DIR        SW    NE      NE     N      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      40    40      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-062100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
144 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      47          31          62          38          70
TEMP                      46 44 39 34 31 30 46 57 62 51 44 41 40 40 57 67 70 60
DEWPT                     33 32 31 30 29 30 29 30 33 35 36 36 36 36 35 35 37 40
RH                        60 62 73 85 92100 51 35 33 54 73 82 85 85 43 30 30 47
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E SE SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                   9  3  1  1  1  0  0  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2
CLOUDS                    B2 SC SC FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
FREEZE                              W  W  W


DATE          MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          49    62      51    66      53    69      54    71
TEMP          52 49 60 59   52 51 63 63   54 54 67 64   57 55 69 67
DEWPT         45 46 47 51   50 50 55 55   54 53 57 57   56 55 59 58
PWIND DIR         E    NE       E    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 OV B2   OV OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    50      40    50      30    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  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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