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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

SCZ050-290900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      50          74          56          71          54
TEMP                   53 52 52 62 71 71 64 63 61 59 58 63 70 70 61 60 59 57 54
DEWPT                  50 51 52 57 59 61 61 61 60 58 58 60 61 61 60 58 55 54 52
RH                     89 96100 84 66 71 90 93 97 96100 90 73 73 97 93 87 90 93
WIND DIR                N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  9  6  3  3  3  3  5  6  9  8  5  4  3  4  4
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                                     F  F  F  F PF


DATE           12/30  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          63      42    55      39    56      41    58      46    63
TEMP          62 53   47 42 54 47   42 39 55 47   44 41 57 50   48 46 62 54
DEWPT         50 45   42 39 38 39   37 36 39 41   41 37 42 47   48 46 49 49
PWIND DIR        NW       N    NE      NE    NW      NW     N      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     0       5    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-290900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      52          75          57          72          55
TEMP                   53 53 53 64 73 73 64 62 61 60 58 63 72 72 63 61 59 57 55
DEWPT                  50 51 53 58 60 62 62 62 60 58 58 61 62 64 63 60 57 56 54
RH                     89 93100 81 64 68 93100 97 93100 93 71 76100 97 93 96 96
WIND DIR                S  S  N SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  6  5  2  2  2  2  4  8  8  6  4  3  1  3  4
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                  PF PF                 F  F  F PF


DATE           12/30  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          64      45    58      41    58      44    61      47    65
TEMP          64 55   48 45 56 49   44 42 56 49   46 44 59 52   50 48 64 56
DEWPT         52 48   45 43 43 43   41 39 40 43   42 40 43 48   50 48 54 53
PWIND DIR        NW       N    NE       N    NW      NW     N      SE     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     5       5    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                                       S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-290900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      53          69          57          67          56
TEMP                   57 57 57 61 66 66 63 62 62 61 59 63 67 67 63 61 60 58 56
DEWPT                  51 52 53 57 59 61 61 61 60 59 58 61 61 61 60 58 56 55 53
RH                     80 83 86 87 78 84 93 97 93 93 96 93 81 81 90 90 87 90 90
WIND DIR                N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NW NW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  2  9  8  8  5  6  6  8  8 10  9  6  5  4  5  5
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                                     F  F  F  F PF


DATE           12/30  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          61      45    56      42    56      44    60      48    63
TEMP          61 54   49 45 54 49   46 43 55 50   47 44 59 53   51 49 62 55
DEWPT         51 47   43 41 40 41   39 38 40 43   42 40 44 49   50 49 50 51
PWIND DIR        NW       N    NE       N    NW      NW     N      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10      10     5       5     5       5    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-290900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      51          74          57          71          54
TEMP                   52 53 53 64 71 71 63 62 61 59 58 63 70 69 62 61 60 57 55
DEWPT                  49 51 53 57 60 62 62 61 60 58 58 60 62 62 61 59 56 55 53
RH                     89 93100 78 68 73 97 97 97 96100 90 76 78 97 93 87 93 93
WIND DIR                S  S  N  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW NW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  8  5  3  2  3  3  5  8  9  8  4  3  1  3  4
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                     PF              F  F  F  F PF


DATE           12/30  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          63      44    57      41    57      43    59      47    65
TEMP          63 54   48 44 54 49   44 42 55 49   46 44 59 52   49 48 63 56
DEWPT         51 47   44 42 42 43   39 38 41 44   41 39 43 48   49 48 52 51
PWIND DIR        NW       N    NE       N    NW      NW     N      SE     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     0       5    10      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                                       S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-290900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      49          74          55          69          51
TEMP                   53 50 49 60 71 71 64 61 60 58 56 61 69 69 61 58 57 55 53
DEWPT                  50 50 49 55 58 60 61 61 59 57 56 60 61 61 60 57 54 53 51
RH                     89100100 84 63 68 90100 96 96100 97 76 76 97 96 90 93 93
WIND DIR                W  W  N  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  8  5  0  0  1  1  3  5  6  5  3  2  1  2  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                                              F PF


DATE           12/30  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          62      39    55      36    57      39    56      43    65
TEMP          62 52   45 40 52 45   39 37 55 47   42 39 56 48   45 44 62 55
DEWPT         49 45   41 37 38 38   35 32 37 40   39 35 40 44   45 44 46 48
PWIND DIR        NW       N    NE      NE    NW      NW     N      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5       5     0       0     0      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-290900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1203 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE           12/27/14      SUN 12/28/14            MON 12/29/14            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      52          74          57          70          52
TEMP                   56 54 53 60 71 72 64 61 60 59 58 63 70 70 63 59 58 56 53
DEWPT                  55 53 51 57 60 62 63 61 60 59 57 61 63 64 62 59 56 55 53
RH                     96 96 93 90 68 71 97100100100 96 93 78 81 97100 93 96100
WIND DIR                S  S  N SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  8  8  0  0  1  1  3  5  5  4  3  2  1  2  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10           5          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                                             PF PF


DATE           12/30  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          63      42    57      38    57      40    56      45    65
TEMP          63 53   46 42 54 47   42 39 55 48   43 40 55 50   47 45 61 53
DEWPT         49 47   43 41 40 41   37 35 37 40   39 38 40 44   47 45 44 46
PWIND DIR        NW      NE    NE       N    NW      NW    NE      SE     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5       5     0       0     0      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S    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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