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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

SCZ050-142100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

DATE             MON 07/14/14            TUE 07/15/14            WED 07/16/14
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          76          93          73          91
TEMP                90 94 94 86 80 78 76 78 88 93 90 83 78 75 73 76 85 90 88 82
DEWPT               75 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 72 71 70 71
RH                  62 51 51 68 82 88 90 85 61 52 58 72 88 94100 90 65 54 55 69
WIND DIR             W  W  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD             8  9 12 11 10  8  5  5  9 11 13 10  9  9  8  6  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     30          10          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.22        0.48        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  S              S  S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                   C  S              S  S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C
HEAT INDEX         101103103 94 84          96102 98 89             91 96 93 86
MAX HEAT              105   103    90         102   102    86          96    96


DATE          THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14  SUN 07/20/14
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          71    90      71    89      72    89      73    89
TEMP          73 75 90 82   73 74 88 81   75 75 88 81   75 76 88 81
DEWPT         70 70 68 70   71 72 71 72   73 73 72 73   73 73 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SE    SE       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-142100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

DATE             MON 07/14/14            TUE 07/15/14            WED 07/16/14
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          75          94          73          91
TEMP                89 94 94 86 80 78 75 78 88 94 92 86 79 76 73 76 85 90 89 82
DEWPT               73 72 73 73 73 73 72 73 74 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 72 71 71 71
RH                  59 49 51 65 79 85 90 85 63 51 54 68 82 90100 90 65 54 56 69
WIND DIR             W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD             8  8 10  9  8  5  5  2  9 10 11 10  9  9  8  8  6  5  6  6
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.24        0.34        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S              S  S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S              S  S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C
HEAT INDEX          97102103 93 84          97103101 94             91 96 95 86
MAX HEAT              102   103    91         103   103    90          96    98


DATE          THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14  SUN 07/20/14
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          71    91      72    91      73    91      73    90
TEMP          73 75 91 83   74 75 90 82   76 76 90 82   76 76 89 82
DEWPT         71 71 69 72   73 73 72 73   73 73 72 74   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW    SW       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-142100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

DATE             MON 07/14/14            TUE 07/15/14            WED 07/16/14
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          78          91          75          89
TEMP                89 92 91 86 82 80 78 79 87 91 88 83 80 77 75 77 84 88 87 83
DEWPT               75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 72 71 71 71
RH                  64 56 58 68 77 82 88 85 65 56 61 74 82 90 94 87 67 57 59 67
WIND DIR             W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD             9 11 14 13 13 12  9  9 11 13 16 14 12 11 10  8  6  4  8  8
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     30          20          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.19        0.47        0.26
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C                 S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C                 S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          99102101 94 88 84       95100 96 90 84          90 94 93 88
MAX HEAT              102   102    92    84   100   100    88          95    95


DATE          THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14  SUN 07/20/14
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          73    89      74    87      75    88      75    87
TEMP          76 76 89 83   76 76 86 81   77 77 87 82   77 77 86 81
DEWPT         71 71 69 71   72 73 71 72   73 73 72 73   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW     S      SE    SE       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-142100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

DATE             MON 07/14/14            TUE 07/15/14            WED 07/16/14
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          76          93          74          90
TEMP                89 94 93 87 82 80 77 79 88 93 91 85 80 76 74 76 85 90 88 83
DEWPT               74 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 74 73 74 74 74 74 73 73 72 71 71 72
RH                  61 51 52 65 74 79 87 82 63 52 58 70 82 94 97 90 65 54 57 70
WIND DIR             W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD            10  8 10  9  8  6  5  5  9 10 11 11 10  9  9  8  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.23        0.40        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S              S  S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S              S  S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  C  C
HEAT INDEX          98103102 95 87 84       97102101 93 84          91 96 94 88
MAX HEAT              103   103    93         102   103    90          96    96


DATE          THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14  SUN 07/20/14
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          72    90      73    89      74    89      74    89
TEMP          75 75 90 83   76 76 88 82   76 77 88 82   76 77 88 82
DEWPT         70 71 70 72   73 73 72 73   73 74 72 74   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW    SW       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-142100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

DATE             MON 07/14/14            TUE 07/15/14            WED 07/16/14
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          74          93          71          91
TEMP                88 94 94 86 78 76 74 77 86 93 90 83 76 73 71 74 85 90 89 82
DEWPT               77 71 72 73 72 72 72 72 73 72 72 73 73 73 71 73 71 70 69 70
RH                  70 47 49 65 82 87 93 85 65 51 56 72 90100100 97 63 52 52 67
WIND DIR             W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD             6  8  9  8  6  5  2  2  8  9  9  6  6  5  5  5  5  4  4  3
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          60          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.25        0.40        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S           S  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                      S  S           S  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX         100101102 93             93101 97 89             90 96 94 86
MAX HEAT              103   104    89         101   101    86          96    96


DATE          THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14  SUN 07/20/14
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          69    91      69    90      70    90      71    90
TEMP          71 73 91 82   71 73 89 80   73 74 89 81   74 74 89 81
DEWPT         68 69 67 70   71 72 70 72   72 72 71 72   72 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SE     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-142100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1000 AM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

DATE             MON 07/14/14            TUE 07/15/14            WED 07/16/14
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                      97          74          94          72          92
TEMP                89 95 96 89 81 77 74 77 88 94 94 86 79 75 72 74 84 90 91 83
DEWPT               75 70 71 71 72 71 72 73 74 71 70 72 73 73 72 72 71 68 65 67
RH                  64 45 45 56 74 82 93 87 63 47 46 63 82 94100 93 65 49 42 59
WIND DIR             W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W SW
WIND SPD             6  8 10  8  5  4  3  2  8  9  9  6  6  6  6  5  6  5  4  3
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          60          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.28        0.23        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S           S  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                      S  S           S  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
HEAT INDEX          99102104 95 85          97101100 92             89 94 93 86
MAX HEAT              102   105    91         101   100    88          94    95


DATE          THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14  SUN 07/20/14
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          68    93      70    92      71    91      72    91
TEMP          71 71 92 84   73 74 91 82   74 75 90 82   75 75 90 82
DEWPT         68 69 64 67   70 71 68 70   71 72 69 71   71 72 70 71
PWIND DIR         W     W       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S          S  S          C  C    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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