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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      74          88          74          87          74
TEMP                   75 74 76 82 85 84 80 77 76 75 76 81 86 86 80 77 76 74 75
DEWPT                  73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 74 74 74 73
RH                     94 97 90 74 67 70 82 90 90 94 87 74 63 65 79 90 94100 94
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                3  1  2  6 10 10  6  4  3  2  2  6 10  9  6  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          60          60          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.41        0.41        0.79        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
HEAT INDEX                      87 92 90 84             85 92 93 84
MAX HEAT                           92    92                92    94


DATE           08/04  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          87      74    86      73    89      74    90      74    92
TEMP          86 80   76 76 85 79   75 75 88 81   76 76 89 82   77 77 91 83
DEWPT         74 73   72 72 72 73   72 73 73 74   74 73 73 74   74 73 73 73
PWIND DIR         E      SE     S      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      40    50      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-030900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      74          89          74          88          74
TEMP                   76 74 75 83 86 85 80 77 76 75 76 82 87 87 79 76 76 74 75
DEWPT                  74 73 73 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 73
RH                     94 97 94 74 68 70 85 94 94 97 90 74 63 63 85 94 94100 94
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  1  2  5  9 11  6  3  2  1  1  5  9  9  5  3  2  3  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          60          40          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.28        0.11        0.55        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
HEAT INDEX                      90 94 93 85             87 94 94
MAX HEAT                           94    94                94    96


DATE           08/04  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          88      75    87      73    90      74    91      74    91
TEMP          87 81   77 77 86 80   75 75 89 82   77 76 90 82   77 76 90 83
DEWPT         74 74   73 73 73 73   73 73 72 74   73 73 74 74   74 73 74 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      30    50      20    30      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      79          84          76          83          76
TEMP                   79 79 79 82 84 83 81 79 78 77 78 81 82 82 80 79 78 76 77
DEWPT                  73 73 73 74 74 74 75 75 74 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 73
RH                     82 82 82 77 72 74 82 88 88 87 85 77 74 74 82 85 88 94 87
WIND DIR                S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD                6  3  4  8 11 11 10  9  6  5  4  8 12 12 10  8  6  6  8
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          60          60          70          50
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.39        0.47        0.76        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX                      88 91 90 87             86 87 87 84
MAX HEAT                           91    91    85          87    89    84


DATE           08/04  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          83      75    85      74    88      76    89      76    91
TEMP          82 79   76 76 84 79   76 76 87 82   78 78 88 82   78 78 90 83
DEWPT         74 73   72 73 72 72   73 73 73 73   74 73 74 74   74 73 74 73
PWIND DIR         E      SE     S       W    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      40    50      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-030900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      75          88          74          87          74
TEMP                   77 75 77 82 85 84 81 79 77 76 77 82 86 86 80 77 76 74 75
DEWPT                  73 73 73 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 73
RH                     87 94 87 77 70 72 82 88 90 94 87 74 65 65 82 90 94100 94
WIND DIR               SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD                2  0  2  5  8 10  5  3  2  1  2  4  8 10  6  4  3  4  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          60          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.33        0.26        0.68        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
HEAT INDEX                      88 93 91 87             87 93 93 84
MAX HEAT                           93    93    85          93    94


DATE           08/04  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          87      74    86      73    89      75    90      75    91
TEMP          86 80   76 76 85 79   75 75 88 82   77 77 89 82   77 77 90 83
DEWPT         75 74   72 72 73 74   73 73 73 74   74 73 73 74   74 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      40    50      20    30      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-030900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      73          89          72          88          72
TEMP                   74 73 76 81 85 84 80 77 75 74 75 82 87 87 78 75 74 72 73
DEWPT                  72 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 72 72
RH                     93 97 90 77 67 70 82 90 94 93 90 72 61 61 85 94 97100 97
WIND DIR               SE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  2  4  6  8  3  1  1  0  0  3  6  6  4  2  1  2  3
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     30          70          50          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.40        0.24        0.65        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  S  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  S  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
HEAT INDEX                      86 92 90 84             87 94 94
MAX HEAT                           92    92                94    95


DATE           08/04  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          88      72    87      73    89      73    90      73    92
TEMP          87 80   75 74 86 80   75 75 88 81   76 75 89 81   76 76 91 83
DEWPT         74 73   72 72 73 73   72 73 73 74   73 73 73 72   72 71 73 73
PWIND DIR        NE       E    SE      SW    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20    50      20    30      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S
TSTMS          L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-030900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1232 AM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      72          89          72          88          72
TEMP                   74 72 74 80 86 85 80 76 74 73 74 81 87 87 80 76 74 72 73
DEWPT                  72 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 72 72 73 73 74 74 73 72 71
RH                     93100 97 79 65 67 82 94 97100 93 74 63 63 82 94 97100 93
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E NE  N  N NE
WIND SPD                1  0  2  4  6  9  4  2  1  0  0  3  6  6  4  2  1  1  2
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          70          50          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.26        0.03        0.35        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  C  L  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  C  L  C  C  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L
HEAT INDEX                      84 93 92 84             85 94 94 84
MAX HEAT                           93    93                94    96


DATE           08/04  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14  THU 08/07/14  FRI 08/08/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          88      72    89      72    89      73    90      73    93
TEMP          87 80   75 74 88 80   75 74 88 81   76 75 89 81   76 76 92 83
DEWPT         73 73   72 72 72 73   72 73 71 73   71 72 72 70   69 69 72 73
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    SE      SW     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20    50      20    30      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          L  L    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    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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