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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

SCZ050-212100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
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                      52          44          57          50          65
TEMP                47 50 49 46 47 48 47 45 50 56 56 53 52 51 51 51 57 64 64 61
DEWPT               43 44 45 44 44 46 46 45 49 51 52 51 51 51 51 51 55 58 59 59
RH                  86 80 86 93 89 93 96100 96 83 86 93 96100100100 93 81 84 93
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E
WIND SPD            10 10 10  8  9  8  8  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  3  4  6  6  5
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          80          70          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.20        0.13        0.06        0.33
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  L  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  S
OBVIS                           PF PF PF PF             PF PF PF PF


DATE          WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
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          58    70      43    57      38    61      45    64
TEMP          59 59 69 56   48 44 56 47   42 39 59 53   48 46 62 54
DEWPT         59 59 64 54   46 38 36 38   38 36 41 45   44 43 45 46
PWIND DIR        SE    SW      SW     W       W    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    90      40     5       0     0      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  D  D    C  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S

$$
GAZ118-212100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
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                      52          46          60          53          67
TEMP                49 49 50 50 49 49 47 47 53 59 59 56 55 54 54 54 60 66 66 63
DEWPT               46 48 48 47 46 46 46 47 50 53 55 55 54 54 53 54 58 61 61 61
RH                  89 96 93 89 89 89 96100 89 80 87 96 96100 96100 93 84 84 93
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD             9  9  9  8  8  6  5  4  4  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  5  6  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          90          70          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.27        0.13        0.14        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        L  L  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                S  S  S  S
OBVIS                           PF PF PF PF             PF PF PF PF


DATE          WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
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    70      42    57      39    61      46    65
TEMP          61 61 69 56   48 43 56 48   43 40 59 53   49 47 63 55
DEWPT         61 60 64 53   45 38 37 39   38 37 41 44   44 45 46 47
PWIND DIR        SE    SW       W     W       W    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B2 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    90      30     0       0     0      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  D  D    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-212100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
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                      52          47          58          52          63
TEMP                48 51 50 49 51 53 53 48 52 57 57 55 54 53 53 53 57 62 63 61
DEWPT               44 45 47 45 46 48 48 48 51 53 53 53 52 52 52 53 56 59 60 60
RH                  86 80 89 86 83 83 83100 96 86 86 93 93 96 96100 96 90 90 97
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD            12 12 12 11 12 12 10  9  8  5  6  6  6  5  4  4  5  8  6  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          80          70          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.21        0.14        0.07        0.33
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  L  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  S
OBVIS                           PF PF PF PF             PF PF PF PF


DATE          WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
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    70      45    57      41    61      48    64
TEMP          60 60 69 57   50 46 56 49   44 42 59 54   51 49 62 55
DEWPT         60 60 64 54   46 39 38 39   39 39 43 46   46 45 46 47
PWIND DIR        SE    SW      SW     W      NW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN    BZ      BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    90      40     5       0     0      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  D  D    C  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S

$$
SCZ048-212100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
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                      52          45          59          52          65
TEMP                47 50 50 49 47 47 46 46 52 58 58 55 54 53 53 53 58 64 64 62
DEWPT               45 46 47 46 46 46 46 46 50 52 53 53 53 52 52 53 57 60 60 60
RH                  93 86 89 89 96 96100100 93 80 83 93 96 96 96100 96 87 87 93
WIND DIR            NE NE  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD            10  9 10  8  9  8  9  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  4  3  4  6  6  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          80          70          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.25        0.12        0.11        0.36
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  D  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  S
OBVIS                           PF PF PF PF             PF PF PF PF


DATE          WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
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    70      43    57      40    61      46    64
TEMP          60 60 69 56   48 44 56 48   43 41 59 53   49 47 62 54
DEWPT         60 60 64 53   46 38 37 39   39 38 41 45   44 45 46 47
PWIND DIR        SE    SW      SW     W       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B2 B1 FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    80      30     5       0     0      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  D  D    C  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-212100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
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                      51          43          55          48          64
TEMP                46 49 48 44 44 44 43 44 49 54 54 51 50 49 49 49 56 62 63 60
DEWPT               42 42 43 42 41 42 43 43 47 49 50 49 49 49 49 49 54 57 59 59
RH                  86 77 83 93 89 93100 96 93 83 86 93 96100100100 93 84 87 96
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E
WIND SPD             8  9  8  6  6  6  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  5  5  5
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          80          60          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.19        0.09        0.08        0.36
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  C  C  L  D  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  D  D  D
OBVIS                           PF PF PF PF             PF PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                            39
MIN CHILL                                39


DATE          WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
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          57    69      41    56      35    61      42    64
TEMP          58 58 68 55   47 42 55 45   39 37 58 51   46 43 62 53
DEWPT         58 58 63 52   44 37 35 37   37 34 40 43   41 41 44 46
PWIND DIR        SE     S      SW     W       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B2 SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    90      30     5       0     0      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  D  D    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS                S  S

$$
GAZ099-212100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
903 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE             SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
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                      51          44          58          51          65
TEMP                48 48 48 48 47 46 44 45 51 57 57 54 53 52 52 52 58 64 64 61
DEWPT               46 47 47 47 46 46 44 45 49 51 52 52 52 52 51 52 55 59 59 59
RH                  93 96 96 96 96100100100 93 80 83 93 96100 96100 90 84 84 93
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E
WIND SPD             8  6  8  5  6  4  4  2  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  5
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          90          70          50          80
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.18        0.08        0.14        0.41
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  C  L  L  D  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        L  L  D  D  D
OBVIS                           PF PF PF PF             PF PF PF PF


DATE          WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
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          57    67      39    56      35    61      43    63
TEMP          59 58 66 53   45 40 54 45   39 37 58 52   47 44 61 53
DEWPT         59 58 61 51   39 36 36 37   36 34 39 43   43 43 45 46
PWIND DIR        SE    SW       W     W       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2   B2 SC FW FW   FW FW CL FW   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    90      20     0       0     0      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  D  D    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS                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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