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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

SCZ050-052100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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                      87          72          85          71          85
TEMP                   87 85 79 75 73 72 72 81 85 82 77 74 73 72 72 81 85 83 77
DEWPT                  70 71 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72
RH                     57 63 79 90 97 97 97 72 63 69 82 90 93 97 97 72 65 70 85
WIND DIR               NE NE  E NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                8  8  5  4  3  4  6  8  9  8  6  5  4  5  5  6  6  5  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.01        0.16        0.01        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    86      72    89      74    89      74    88
TEMP          73 73 86 78   73 73 88 80   76 75 89 80   76 75 88 80
DEWPT         71 71 72 73   72 72 73 73   73 73 73 74   74 72 73 74
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-052100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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          86          71          86
TEMP                   89 85 80 76 74 72 73 81 86 85 79 74 73 71 72 81 86 84 78
DEWPT                  69 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 71 70 70 71 71 71 72 72
RH                     52 61 74 85 90 97 93 72 61 63 79 90 90 97 97 72 61 67 82
WIND DIR                E  E  E NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                6  8  5  3  3  3  5  8  9  8  6  5  4  5  5  6  6  6  5
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0        0.11           0        0.10
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  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    87      72    89      73    89      73    89
TEMP          73 73 87 79   74 73 88 80   75 74 89 80   75 74 88 80
DEWPT         71 72 72 72   72 71 73 73   72 72 72 73   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E     E       S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-052100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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          73          83          72          84
TEMP                   85 84 79 76 75 74 74 81 83 82 78 76 75 73 73 81 84 83 78
DEWPT                  71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72
RH                     63 67 79 87 90 93 93 74 70 72 79 85 87 93 93 74 67 70 82
WIND DIR               NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD               10 11  9  8  6  6  9 11 11 11 10  8  6  6  6  8  8  6  5
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.03        0.16        0.05        0.12
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  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    85      74    85      75    87      76    87
TEMP          76 75 85 79   76 75 85 80   77 76 87 81   78 76 86 81
DEWPT         71 72 73 73   73 73 74 74   74 73 74 75   75 73 74 74
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    40      20    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-052100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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          72          85          72          85
TEMP                   88 86 80 76 74 73 73 80 85 83 78 76 74 72 73 80 85 84 78
DEWPT                  70 71 72 72 72 71 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72
RH                     55 61 77 87 93 93 97 74 63 67 79 85 90 97 93 74 65 67 82
WIND DIR               NE  E  E NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                6  8  5  5  5  4  6  8  9  9  8  5  5  5  6  6  8  6  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.13           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C


DATE          TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    86      72    88      74    89      74    88
TEMP          74 73 86 78   74 74 88 80   76 75 88 81   77 75 88 80
DEWPT         71 72 72 73   73 73 73 74   74 73 72 74   74 72 73 73
PWIND DIR         E    SE       S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-052100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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          70          85          70          86
TEMP                   89 86 80 74 72 71 71 80 85 83 76 73 71 70 71 81 86 84 76
DEWPT                  69 69 70 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 70 71 72 72 71
RH                     52 57 72 87 93 97 97 74 63 67 85 90 97100 97 72 63 67 85
WIND DIR               NE NE  E NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                8  8  4  3  3  3  5  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  4  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.10           0        0.13
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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    87      70    90      72    91      73    90
TEMP          71 71 87 77   72 72 89 80   74 73 90 81   75 74 89 81
DEWPT         70 71 72 72   71 71 72 73   72 72 72 72   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E    SE       S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      10    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-052100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1201 PM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

DATE             SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15            MON 09/07/15
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          71          87          70          87
TEMP                   89 87 79 75 73 72 72 81 86 86 78 74 71 71 71 80 86 86 78
DEWPT                  69 70 71 71 71 70 69 70 70 71 71 71 70 70 69 69 70 71 72
RH                     52 57 77 87 93 93 90 69 59 61 79 90 97 97 93 69 59 61 82
WIND DIR                E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD                8  9  3  1  1  2  3  6  9  8  5  3  3  4  5  8  8  6  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     50          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0        0.06           0        0.09
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  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15  FRI 09/11/15
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          70    87      71    90      72    91      72    89
TEMP          72 71 87 78   74 72 89 80   75 73 90 81   76 73 88 81
DEWPT         70 70 71 72   71 71 72 72   71 71 71 72   72 71 72 71
PWIND DIR         E     E       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      10    30      10    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          C  C          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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