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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

SCZ050-272100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      91          65          92          71          92
TEMP          67 69 80 88 88 79 73 69 68 71 87 92 91 81 74 72 71 74 88 91 90 82
DEWPT         62 63 62 60 58 62 63 63 63 64 62 62 62 65 67 67 68 69 68 68 68 70
RH            84 81 54 39 36 56 71 81 84 79 43 37 38 58 79 84 90 84 52 47 49 67
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  S SW  W  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  6  9  6  5  1  0  1  2  3  4  5  8  6  4  1  0  0  4  9  9  8
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          81 88                   87 93 92 83             92 95 94 86
MAX HEAT               88    88                93    94                96    97


DATE          SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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          74    93      73    92      74    92      73    93
TEMP          75 76 91 83   75 76 92 82   75 75 92 82   75 76 92 82
DEWPT         73 74 72 73   74 74 74 74   75 75 74 75   74 74 72 74
PWIND DIR         S    SE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    30      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-272100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      91          64          93          69          92
TEMP          69 70 81 88 88 79 71 68 66 69 87 92 91 81 74 70 69 72 87 91 91 83
DEWPT         64 64 62 59 59 63 64 64 64 65 64 61 62 68 67 68 67 69 70 67 67 72
RH            84 81 53 38 38 58 79 87 93 87 46 36 38 65 79 93 93 90 57 45 45 70
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  E  S SW  W  W  W SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  5  9  6  4  2  1  1  1  2  3  4  6  5  3  1  0  0  4  8  8  8
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          82                      88 92 92 84             92 94 94 88
MAX HEAT               87    88                93    94                97    99


DATE          SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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          74    94      73    93      75    92      74    93
TEMP          76 76 93 84   76 75 92 84   77 76 92 83   77 75 92 82
DEWPT         74 74 74 75   75 75 74 75   75 74 73 75   74 74 74 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    30      20    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-272100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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          68          90          72          88
TEMP          74 72 80 86 86 80 77 74 71 73 86 89 89 81 77 74 73 75 86 88 87 82
DEWPT         65 65 63 62 62 64 65 65 64 64 63 64 63 67 67 68 69 70 70 69 70 71
RH            74 79 56 45 45 58 67 74 79 73 46 44 42 63 71 82 87 84 59 54 57 69
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NE  S SW  W  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  S SE SE  S
WIND SPD      10 10 10  5  2  2  1  2  3  4  4  6 10  9  8  5  3  2  5 10 12  9
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          81 86 86 82             87 90 90 83             91 92 92 86
MAX HEAT               86    87                91    91    83          93    93


DATE          SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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          76    89      76    90      77    90      76    88
TEMP          77 78 88 83   78 78 89 83   78 78 90 83   78 77 88 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   74 75 74 74   75 75 74 75   75 75 73 74
PWIND DIR         S    SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    30      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-272100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      91          66          92          71          92
TEMP          67 70 80 87 87 80 74 71 68 71 86 91 90 81 77 73 71 74 88 91 89 83
DEWPT         64 64 62 59 59 63 64 65 65 66 64 64 65 68 68 69 68 71 70 70 69 73
RH            90 81 54 39 39 56 71 81 90 84 48 41 44 65 74 87 90 90 55 50 52 72
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  E  S SW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       5  6  8  6  2  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  6  4  3  2  0  0  4  8  8  6
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          81       81             87 93 92 84             93 97 94 89
MAX HEAT               86    87                94    94                98    98


DATE          SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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          74    92      74    92      75    91      75    92
TEMP          77 77 92 83   77 76 91 83   77 77 91 83   77 77 91 83
DEWPT         74 75 74 75   75 75 75 75   75 75 74 75   74 75 74 75
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    30      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-272100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      92          62          93          67          94
TEMP          63 67 80 88 89 80 71 67 65 69 86 93 93 81 73 69 67 71 87 93 92 83
DEWPT         62 62 61 58 56 61 63 63 63 63 62 61 60 64 66 67 66 68 68 67 66 70
RH            97 84 52 36 33 52 76 87 93 81 45 35 33 56 79 93 97 90 53 43 43 65
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NE SE SW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  S SE
WIND SPD       3  4  8  6  4  1  0  1  1  2  3  3  3  3  2  1  0  0  3  6  6  5
CLOUDS        CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
HEAT INDEX          81       81             86 93 93 83             91 97 95 87
MAX HEAT               87    88                94    94                97    99


DATE          SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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    94      72    93      72    93      72    93
TEMP          73 74 93 83   74 74 93 83   74 74 93 82   74 74 93 82
DEWPT         73 74 72 74   74 74 73 74   74 74 72 74   73 74 72 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-272100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
312 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      92          63          94          68          95
TEMP          66 67 81 89 92 82 71 67 64 67 85 91 94 84 75 70 68 71 87 92 94 86
DEWPT         63 63 62 58 55 60 61 62 63 64 63 58 57 62 64 65 65 68 67 65 62 69
RH            90 87 53 35 29 47 71 84 97 90 48 33 29 48 69 84 90 90 52 41 35 57
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N  N NE SE SW SW  W SW SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  8  8  6  1  0  1  1  1  1  2  3  3  2  1  0  0  3  5  4  6
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
HEAT INDEX          82       82             86       85             90 94 95 90
MAX HEAT               88    90                90    93    81          94    99


DATE          SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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    95      73    94      73    94      73    95
TEMP          75 75 94 85   75 74 93 84   75 74 93 84   74 75 94 84
DEWPT         71 73 71 73   73 74 71 73   72 73 68 71   71 73 71 74
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S    SW       S    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      20    40      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

$$

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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