Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
000
FOUS52 KCHS 161921
PFMCHS

POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SCZ050-170900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      40          68          49          67          52
TEMP          61 54 49 46 41 45 57 66 68 60 54 52 50 51 60 65 66 61 56 54 52 54
DEWPT         31 35 38 38 37 39 42 45 46 47 49 49 49 49 50 52 52 51 52 52 51 51
RH            32 48 66 73 85 79 57 47 45 62 83 89 96 93 69 63 61 70 86 93 96 90
WIND DIR       E  E NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      14 12  9 11 12 14 13 12 11 10 10 11 11 12 11 11 11 11 10 10 11 12
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
WIND CHILL                34 38
MIN CHILL                    33


DATE           04/19  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          73      53    75      54    76      57    75      58    76
TEMP          72 65   56 56 74 65   56 56 75 65   59 59 75 67   60 60 76 67
DEWPT         50 51   52 49 53 54   52 52 55 56   56 56 57 57   58 56 57 58
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20       5     0       5    10      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                      S  S

$$
GAZ118-170900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      44          69          53          68          52
TEMP          62 56 52 49 45 47 60 66 68 64 59 57 54 54 63 66 67 63 58 54 52 54
DEWPT         34 39 41 41 42 42 45 48 49 50 51 52 52 52 53 54 54 53 52 52 50 51
RH            35 53 66 74 89 83 58 52 51 60 75 83 93 93 70 65 63 70 80 93 93 90
WIND DIR       E  E NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      13 11  9  9 11 13 14 14 13 12 11 11 11 12 13 13 11 10 10 10 10 11
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      5          10          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.20           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
WIND CHILL                39
MIN CHILL                    39


DATE           04/19  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          73      54    77      56    77      58    77      59    76
TEMP          72 67   58 56 76 69   58 58 76 69   61 60 76 70   62 60 76 69
DEWPT         51 53   53 51 53 55   54 54 55 56   57 55 56 57   57 55 56 58
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20       5     0       5    10      10    20       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                      S  S

$$
SCZ050-170900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      44          67          52          67          53
TEMP          58 54 53 51 45 48 58 65 67 62 58 55 53 54 61 64 66 62 59 56 54 56
DEWPT         34 37 40 42 41 42 44 46 47 49 50 50 50 51 51 53 53 53 53 53 52 53
RH            40 52 61 71 86 80 59 50 49 62 75 83 89 90 70 67 63 72 80 90 93 90
WIND DIR       E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      18 16 14 16 17 18 16 14 13 13 13 14 14 16 14 14 13 13 12 12 12 13
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          30          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
WIND CHILL                38
MIN CHILL                    38


DATE           04/19  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          71      56    72      56    73      59    72      60    75
TEMP          70 64   59 57 71 65   58 58 72 66   61 60 72 66   62 62 74 67
DEWPT         51 52   53 51 53 54   53 53 55 56   57 56 56 57   58 57 57 58
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30       5     0       5    10      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  S                                      S  S

$$
SCZ048-170900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      43          68          53          68          53
TEMP          60 55 52 50 46 48 61 66 67 64 59 56 54 54 63 66 66 63 59 55 53 55
DEWPT         35 38 40 40 41 41 45 48 49 50 51 51 51 51 52 54 53 53 52 53 51 52
RH            39 53 63 68 83 77 56 52 52 60 75 83 90 90 67 65 63 70 78 93 93 90
WIND DIR       E  E NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      13 11 10 11 12 14 14 13 12 12 11 11 12 13 13 13 12 11 10 10 11 12
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      5          10          30          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S


DATE           04/19  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          72      55    75      56    75      58    75      60    75
TEMP          71 66   59 57 74 68   59 58 74 68   61 60 74 68   63 61 74 68
DEWPT         52 53   53 51 52 55   53 53 54 56   57 55 56 57   57 56 57 59
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20       5     0       5    10      10    20       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                      S  S

$$
SCZ043-170900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      38          69          47          68          50
TEMP          61 55 46 43 38 42 57 66 69 61 53 51 48 49 60 66 66 60 55 52 50 52
DEWPT         29 33 35 35 36 35 39 42 43 45 47 47 47 47 49 50 50 50 50 51 49 50
RH            29 43 65 73 92 76 51 42 39 56 80 86 96 93 67 56 56 69 83 96 96 93
WIND DIR      NE  E NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12  9  5  8 10 12 11 10  9  8  8  8  9 10 11 11 10 10  8  8  8 10
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
WIND CHILL             38 31 35
MIN CHILL              38    31


DATE           04/19  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          74      51    76      52    77      56    76      57    76
TEMP          73 65   55 54 74 66   55 55 76 67   59 58 76 68   59 59 76 68
DEWPT         49 51   51 49 51 53   51 51 54 55   56 55 56 56   56 55 56 57
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20       5     0       5    10      10    20       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S                                         S  S

$$
GAZ099-170900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
320 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      42          69          51          68          51
TEMP          63 57 49 44 43 44 56 65 69 65 57 53 52 52 58 64 67 64 58 54 52 52
DEWPT         28 35 36 36 38 37 39 41 42 46 49 49 49 49 50 50 50 50 51 50 48 48
RH            26 43 61 73 82 76 53 41 37 50 75 86 89 89 75 60 54 60 77 86 86 86
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12  9  6  8 10 11 12 12 11  9  8  8  9 10 11 12 11 10  9  8  8  9
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S
WIND CHILL             39 37 38
MIN CHILL              39    36


DATE           04/19  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          75      52    76      53    77      56    78      58    78
TEMP          73 68   56 54 74 68   56 55 74 70   59 58 76 71   60 59 76 71
DEWPT         46 50   51 51 52 54   53 53 55 57   56 56 56 57   56 57 56 56
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       E     E       S    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       0     0       5    20      20    20       5    10
RAIN SHWRS                                 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

$$




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.