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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
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                      76          93          74          91          73
TEMP          89 83 79 78 77 77 87 91 90 82 78 76 75 76 87 90 89 81 77 75 73 76
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73
RH            61 74 88 91 94 94 65 58 60 77 88 94 97 94 63 56 57 77 87 94100 90
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD      10  8  5  4  2  3  5  8  9  6  5  4  2  2  4  6  9  6  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07           0        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                            S  C  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    98 90             95101 99 88             94 97 96 86
MAX HEAT         99    87         101   102    84          97    99


DATE           09/05  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          90      74    90      73    90      73    89      72    88
TEMP          90 81   75 76 90 80   75 75 89 80   74 75 88 79   74 73 87 79
DEWPT         71 72   73 73 71 72   73 73 72 73   73 72 72 71   71 70 70 71
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-030900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
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                      75          93          74          90          74
TEMP          83 81 80 78 77 76 87 92 91 83 79 77 75 76 86 90 90 83 78 75 74 75
DEWPT         74 75 76 75 75 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
RH            74 82 88 91 94 94 63 54 56 74 85 90 94 90 65 58 58 72 85 94 97 94
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  E SE SE SE  E  E NE
WIND SPD       6  6  4  3  2  2  4  6  9  6  5  3  2  1  4  6  9  6  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                    S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    90 87 86          94101100 90             93 98 98 89
MAX HEAT         92    87         101   101    86          98    98    86


DATE           09/05  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          90      74    90      74    90      74    90      74    89
TEMP          90 82   76 76 89 82   76 75 89 82   77 75 89 81   76 75 89 81
DEWPT         71 72   73 73 72 72   73 73 73 74   74 73 72 73   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         E       S     S       S     S       S    SE      SE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
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                      79          89          76          88          75
TEMP          86 82 82 80 79 80 86 88 88 82 80 78 76 77 85 88 87 81 79 77 75 77
DEWPT         76 76 76 75 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 73 73 73 74 74
RH            72 82 82 85 88 85 68 63 61 77 82 88 94 90 67 59 61 77 82 87 97 90
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD      11 11 10  9  5  4  8 10 10  9  8  6  4  3  6  9 11  8  6  4  3  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S                 S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    96 89 89 85    85 94 97 96 88 84          92 95 94 86
MAX HEAT         98    89    85    97    96    86          95    95    84


DATE           09/05  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          87      76    87      75    87      75    87      74    86
TEMP          87 81   77 77 87 81   77 76 87 80   76 75 86 80   76 75 86 80
DEWPT         72 73   73 73 71 72   73 74 73 73   73 73 72 72   72 71 71 71
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-030900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
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                      76          92          75          90          74
TEMP          88 81 81 79 77 77 86 89 89 83 80 78 76 77 86 90 89 82 80 77 75 76
DEWPT         74 76 75 76 75 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74
RH            63 85 82 91 94 90 68 61 61 77 82 88 94 90 68 60 59 77 82 90 97 94
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD       9  8  6  5  3  2  3  5  6  5  4  4  3  2  4  5  6  5  4  3  2  2
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0        0.07           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S                    S  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    97 87 87          94 98 98 90 84          94 99 97 88 84
MAX HEAT         99    87          98    99    88          99    98    86


DATE           09/05  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          89      75    89      74    89      74    89      73    88
TEMP          89 82   77 76 89 81   77 76 89 81   77 75 88 81   75 74 88 81
DEWPT         71 73   73 74 71 72   73 73 72 74   74 73 73 72   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         E       S     S       S     S       S    SE      SE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    40      40    40      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-030900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
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                      74          93          73          93          71
TEMP          88 81 79 77 75 76 86 93 91 82 78 75 73 75 87 92 91 83 76 73 71 74
DEWPT         73 74 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 72 72 71 73
RH            61 79 88 94100 94 65 52 56 77 85 94100 94 61 52 54 72 87 97100 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD       8  6  4  3  2  2  2  3  5  4  3  2  1  2  2  4  5  4  3  2  2  3
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14           0        0.08           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S              S  C  C  C  S           C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  S              S  C  C  C  S           C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    96 86             93102100 88             94100 99 89
MAX HEAT         97    84         102   102    84         100   100    84


DATE           09/05  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          92      72    91      72    90      72    90      70    89
TEMP          91 82   74 74 91 82   74 73 90 81   74 73 89 80   73 71 89 79
DEWPT         71 72   72 72 70 71   72 72 72 73   73 72 72 71   71 69 70 72
PWIND DIR         E       S     S       S    SW       S     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    20      20    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  C    C  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  C    C  S  S  S    S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-030900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
311 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08
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                      74          95          73          93          72
TEMP          85 81 80 77 75 76 87 94 94 85 80 76 74 74 85 91 92 84 78 74 73 74
DEWPT         73 74 75 74 74 75 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72
RH            67 79 85 90 97 97 63 51 51 67 79 90 97 93 65 54 54 70 85 97100 93
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE  E  E NE
WIND SPD       5  3  4  3  1  1  2  3  5  4  3  3  2  2  2  4  6  4  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     40          40          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14           0        0.09           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S           S  C  C  C  S           C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  S           S  C  C  C  S           C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX    92 86 85          94103103 92 84          91 99101 90
MAX HEAT         94    85         103   105    89          99   101    87


DATE           09/05  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
EDT 6HRLY     14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          92      73    91      73    91      73    91      72    90
TEMP          92 83   75 74 90 83   75 74 90 82   75 74 89 82   74 73 89 81
DEWPT         70 72   71 73 70 71   72 72 71 72   72 72 72 73   71 70 71 73
PWIND DIR         E      SE     S       S    SW       S    SE       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      30    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  C    C  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  C    C  S  C  C    C     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  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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