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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      68          49          59          54          75
TEMP                   65 68 62 57 56 54 52 51 58 59 57 54 55 56 55 67 73 74 68
DEWPT                  50 52 52 52 50 48 47 47 51 52 54 54 55 56 55 58 60 60 59
RH                     58 57 70 83 80 80 83 86 77 78 90100100100100 73 64 62 73
WIND DIR                W NW  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                8  5  8 10 10 10 10 10  8  5  3  5  8  8  9 14 17 17 12
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          50          60          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.03           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      L  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  C  C                                S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF PF           F  F  F  F


DATE          THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          60    65      34    49      36    53      42    57
TEMP          63 60 65 51   40 35 48 43   38 37 52 48   44 43 56 52
DEWPT         60 58 52 38   24 20 22 26   26 26 33 39   39 36 40 43
PWIND DIR        SW     W       N    NE      NE     N       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    60      20     0      10    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           L  L    C                   C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-022100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      69          54          68          56          78
TEMP                   64 69 62 58 56 56 55 57 66 67 62 58 58 58 57 69 76 77 70
DEWPT                  53 56 57 56 56 55 53 53 56 57 58 58 58 58 57 60 60 60 60
RH                     67 63 84 93100 96 93 86 70 70 87100100100100 73 58 56 71
WIND DIR                W  W NW  E  E  E  E NE  E SE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD                6  4  0  3  5  5  4  6  5  5  5  6  6  6  6 12 14 14  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          30           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  S
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  C
OBVIS                                 PF PF PF           F  F  F  F


DATE          THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          60    65      37    50      40    53      43    57
TEMP          63 60 65 52   42 38 49 45   42 41 52 48   45 44 56 52
DEWPT         60 59 54 45   29 22 28 30   31 32 35 40   40 38 41 43
PWIND DIR         S     W      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    50      20     5      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           C  C    S             S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      64          50          56          53          67
TEMP                   61 63 60 57 55 53 51 53 55 56 55 54 55 56 54 61 66 66 64
DEWPT                  50 52 52 51 50 48 48 48 52 53 54 54 55 56 54 57 58 59 59
RH                     67 67 75 80 83 83 89 83 90 90 96100100100100 87 75 78 84
WIND DIR                W  N  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                6  3  9 11 12 12 13 16 11  6  3  5 10 10 11 16 18 18 14
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          50          50          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.03           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C                                S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF PF       PF  F  F  F  F


DATE          THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          60    63      36    48      38    52      44    57
TEMP          61 60 63 51   41 37 47 43   40 39 51 48   46 45 56 53
DEWPT         60 59 52 39   25 23 25 28   29 29 36 41   42 38 42 45
PWIND DIR        SW     W       N    NE      NE    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    60      30     0      10    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS           L  L    C                   C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ048-022100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      68          52          61          55          74
TEMP                   64 67 61 58 57 56 54 54 60 61 58 56 57 57 56 66 72 73 67
DEWPT                  52 55 57 55 53 52 51 50 54 55 56 56 56 57 56 59 60 60 60
RH                     65 65 87 90 86 86 90 86 81 81 93100 96100100 78 66 64 78
WIND DIR                W SW  N  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD                6  3  0  4  6  6  6  8  6  4  4  5  8  8  8 12 14 14 10
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          40          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C                                S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF PF           F  F  F  F


DATE          THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          59    65      36    49      38    53      42    57
TEMP          62 59 65 52   42 37 48 44   40 39 52 48   44 43 56 52
DEWPT         60 59 55 43   28 22 25 29   30 31 35 39   39 37 40 43
PWIND DIR         S     W      NE    NE      NE     N       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    60      20     0      10    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           L  L    S                   C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-022100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      70          49          58          55          77
TEMP                   65 70 64 59 57 55 53 51 57 58 57 55 55 56 56 68 75 76 69
DEWPT                  51 54 54 55 53 50 47 46 51 52 53 55 55 56 56 59 60 60 60
RH                     60 57 70 87 86 83 80 83 80 80 86100100100100 73 60 58 73
WIND DIR                W NW NE NE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                6  5  3  6  6  6  6  8  5  4  3  4  6  6  6 13 16 16  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          50          60          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.03           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      L  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  C  C                                S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF PF           F  F  F  F


DATE          THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          59    65      32    49      33    54      39    58
TEMP          62 59 65 50   38 33 48 42   36 34 52 47   42 40 56 52
DEWPT         60 59 53 39   23 17 20 24   24 24 31 36   35 33 39 42
PWIND DIR         S     W      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    60      20     0      10    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           L  L    S                   C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-022100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1017 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE             MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      70          56          67          58          80
TEMP                   65 70 64 59 58 57 57 58 65 66 63 61 59 58 59 71 78 78 71
DEWPT                  53 56 58 57 57 56 55 55 58 58 59 59 59 58 59 60 60 59 58
RH                     65 61 81 93 96 96 93 90 78 75 87 93100100100 68 54 52 63
WIND DIR                W  W  W  W  E  E SE  E SE SE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD                6  4  2  1  2  2  3  5  5  5  4  5  6  5  6 12 14 14  6
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          40          40          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C
OBVIS                                 PF PF PF           F  F  F  F


DATE          THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          60    64      35    49      36    54      41    59
TEMP          64 60 64 51   41 36 48 43   38 37 53 48   43 42 58 53
DEWPT         61 59 49 40   27 19 23 26   26 28 33 37   36 38 41 45
PWIND DIR        SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    60      20     0      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           L  L    S                   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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