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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE             THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT 10/04/14
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                      87          64          85          67          78
TEMP          64 65 80 85 84 73 69 67 65 66 80 85 82 75 73 72 70 68 75 77 77 67
DEWPT         62 62 64 62 63 64 65 65 65 65 66 67 68 69 70 70 68 65 59 52 48 44
RH            93 90 58 46 49 73 87 93100 97 62 55 63 82 90 93 93 90 58 42 36 43
WIND DIR       E NW  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       0  1  4  4  5  5  3  2  1  2  6  9 13 10 10 10  9  8 11 16 14  9
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          70          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.32           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                              S  C  C
OBVIS         PF PF                   PF PF
HEAT INDEX          82 86 85                82 88 85
MAX HEAT               86    86                88    88


DATE          SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          50    72      51    78      57    80      59    82
TEMP          55 51 70 60   53 53 76 66   60 58 79 69   62 61 81 70
DEWPT         41 40 43 45   46 48 51 55   57 58 61 63   62 61 62 63
PWIND DIR        NW     W      SW    SW       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
GAZ118-022100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE             THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT 10/04/14
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                      87          64          85          66          77
TEMP          64 64 79 85 84 74 70 68 66 66 80 85 82 78 75 72 69 66 73 77 76 66
DEWPT         63 62 65 63 63 65 66 66 66 66 67 68 70 72 71 70 67 63 57 51 47 45
RH            97 93 62 48 49 74 87 93100100 65 57 67 82 87 93 93 90 57 40 36 47
WIND DIR       E NW  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       0  1  4  8  8  5  3  2  2  2  5  8 10  9  8  9  8  8 13 16 17  8
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          40          70           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.33           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  C  C  C
OBVIS         PF PF                   PF PF
HEAT INDEX             86 85                82 88 86
MAX HEAT               86    86                88    89


DATE          SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          50    72      53    78      59    81      61    82
TEMP          55 51 70 62   56 55 76 67   63 61 80 70   64 62 81 71
DEWPT         40 40 43 45   45 48 52 56   58 60 61 62   62 61 63 64
PWIND DIR        NW     W      SW     S      SE     S       S     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE             THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT 10/04/14
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                      83          68          83          69          79
TEMP          70 70 80 83 82 75 73 71 69 69 80 83 82 76 75 74 72 69 74 77 78 69
DEWPT         63 64 64 63 64 66 65 66 66 66 67 67 68 69 70 70 68 65 59 53 49 45
RH            78 81 58 51 55 74 76 84 90 90 65 59 63 79 84 87 87 87 59 43 36 42
WIND DIR       E NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       0  3  6  8  8  6  5  4  3  2  6 11 14 11 12 13 11 10 12 16 14 10
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          70          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.32           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                              S  C  C
HEAT INDEX          82 84 83                82 86 85
MAX HEAT               84    84                86    86


DATE          SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          53    71      55    76      61    79      63    81
TEMP          58 54 70 63   58 57 75 68   64 62 78 71   66 64 79 72
DEWPT         42 40 43 46   47 49 52 56   58 59 62 63   62 61 63 64
PWIND DIR        NW    SW      SW    SW       S     S      SW     N
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
SCZ048-022100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE             THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT 10/04/14
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                      87          65          85          67          78
TEMP          65 65 79 84 83 75 71 68 66 66 81 84 82 77 76 73 70 67 73 77 76 67
DEWPT         63 63 66 64 64 66 66 66 65 65 68 69 70 70 71 70 68 64 58 52 47 44
RH            93 93 64 51 53 74 84 93 97 97 65 61 67 79 85 90 93 90 59 42 36 43
WIND DIR       E NW  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       0  1  4  5  5  4  4  3  2  2  5  8  9  8  9 10  8  9 13 16 16  9
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          70           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.30           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  C  C
OBVIS         PF PF                   PF PF
HEAT INDEX             85 84                84 88 86
MAX HEAT               85    86                88    88


DATE          SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          51    72      53    78      59    80      62    82
TEMP          57 53 70 63   57 56 76 69   64 62 80 71   65 63 81 72
DEWPT         39 40 42 45   46 49 51 56   58 60 61 62   62 62 63 63
PWIND DIR        NW     W      SW     S      SE     S      SW     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
SCZ043-022100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE             THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT 10/04/14
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                      88          62          85          65          77
TEMP          62 62 78 86 85 73 68 65 63 64 79 85 82 75 73 70 67 65 73 77 75 64
DEWPT         60 61 64 61 60 62 64 64 63 63 66 68 69 69 70 69 67 62 55 49 44 42
RH            93 97 62 43 43 68 87 97100 97 64 57 65 82 90 97100 90 53 37 33 45
WIND DIR       E NW  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       0  0  3  3  4  3  2  2  1  1  4  8  9  6  8  8  6  8 12 14 14  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          70           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.38           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S
OBVIS          F  F                   PF PF
HEAT INDEX             86 85                   88 85
MAX HEAT               86    87                88    88


DATE          SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          48    72      50    78      56    81      59    83
TEMP          53 49 70 60   53 52 77 66   59 57 80 69   62 60 82 70
DEWPT         38 39 41 44   44 46 49 54   56 57 60 61   60 60 61 62
PWIND DIR        NW     W      SW    SW       S     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0       0     5      10    10      10    10

$$
GAZ099-022100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
311 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

DATE             THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT 10/04/14
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                      88          63          85          63          75
TEMP          64 64 79 86 86 74 69 66 64 64 79 84 84 78 74 70 67 63 72 75 74 62
DEWPT         62 62 67 62 61 64 65 65 64 64 68 70 71 72 70 68 65 61 54 47 43 42
RH            93 93 67 45 43 71 87 97100100 69 63 65 82 87 93 93 93 53 37 33 48
WIND DIR      SE  W  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  W  W NW
WIND SPD       0  0  3  4  4  3  2  1  0  3  5  8  9  5  6  8  6  8 13 17 16  6
CLOUDS        FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0          10          60          60           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.33        0.40           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  C  C  L  L  C  C
TSTMS                                           C  C  C  C
OBVIS          F  F                   PF PF
HEAT INDEX             86 86                   88 89
MAX HEAT               86    87                88    89


DATE          SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          48    72      50    78      57    81      59    83
TEMP          53 49 70 59   53 52 76 66   60 58 79 69   62 60 81 71
DEWPT         37 36 41 44   42 44 47 53   55 56 58 60   59 59 61 61
PWIND DIR        NW     W      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0       0     0       5    10      10    10

$$

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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