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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

SCZ050-040900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          94          74          88          71
TEMP                78 77 75 77 90 94 91 83 79 77 75 75 84 88 87 80 76 74 72 72
DEWPT               74 74 74 74 73 71 72 73 74 73 72 72 72 71 71 71 70 70 69 69
RH                  88 90 97 90 58 47 54 72 85 87 90 90 67 57 59 74 82 87 90 90
WIND DIR             S SW SW  W  W  E SE SE  S  E NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD             4  2  2  3  3  3  5  5  2  1  3  6  9 10  9  8  5  6  5  8
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 OV
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.04        0.12           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  S     C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  C
TSTMS                               S  C  S     C  C  C  C  C  C              S
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           09/06  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15
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          85      72    85      72    86      73    88      74    89
TEMP          84 78   74 73 84 78   74 73 86 78   75 74 88 80   76 75 89 81
DEWPT         69 71   71 71 72 72   71 71 73 72   72 72 72 73   73 72 73 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SW     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B2 SC SC
POP 12HR         50      20    50      20    40      20    40      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ118-040900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          95          73          90          71
TEMP                79 77 75 77 89 95 92 83 79 76 74 74 85 90 86 80 77 74 72 72
DEWPT               74 74 74 73 71 70 70 72 74 74 73 72 73 71 71 72 71 71 69 70
RH                  85 90 97 87 56 45 49 70 85 94 97 93 67 54 61 77 82 90 90 93
WIND DIR             S  S SW  W NW  N SE SE SE  E NE  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  N  N
WIND SPD             2  1  1  2  3  3  5  3  1  1  0  3  6  8  9  5  3  4  2  5
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0        0.27           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S              S  C  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                S              S  C  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  S  S        S
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           09/06  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15
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          86      71    85      71    87      72    88      73    90
TEMP          85 79   73 72 84 78   73 73 87 80   74 73 88 80   75 74 89 82
DEWPT         70 71   71 69 71 71   70 69 71 72   71 71 71 73   72 71 72 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SW     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 OV SC SC
POP 12HR         50      40    50      20    40      20    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ050-040900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          89          77          85          74
TEMP                79 78 76 77 87 89 88 83 80 79 78 78 83 85 85 80 77 75 74 74
DEWPT               75 75 75 74 74 73 73 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 71 72 71 71 70 70
RH                  88 91 97 90 65 59 61 74 82 85 85 82 70 65 63 77 82 87 87 87
WIND DIR            SW SW  W  W  W SE SE SE  S  E NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             5  3  3  4  3  5  9  6  5  2  5 11 11 12 12 11  9 11  9 11
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 OV
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.04        0.09        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S     C  C  C  C  S  S        C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S     C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S


DATE           09/06  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15
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          83      73    84      74    85      75    87      76    87
TEMP          82 78   75 74 83 79   75 75 84 79   76 76 86 81   77 77 87 82
DEWPT         70 71   72 72 73 72   72 72 73 73   72 72 73 74   74 73 74 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E       E     E      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B2 SC SC
POP 12HR         50      40    50      30    40      20    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ048-040900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          94          74          88          72
TEMP                79 78 76 77 89 94 91 83 79 77 75 75 84 88 87 81 77 74 73 72
DEWPT               74 74 74 74 72 71 72 73 75 74 73 74 73 71 71 71 70 71 69 70
RH                  85 88 94 90 57 47 54 72 88 90 94 97 70 57 59 72 79 90 87 93
WIND DIR             S SW SW  W NW NE SE SE SE SE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  N  N
WIND SPD             3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  2  1  2  4  8  9  9  6  4  5  3  6
CLOUDS              B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.01        0.21           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C        S  S  C
TSTMS                               S  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C              S
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           09/06  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15
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          85      72    85      73    87      74    88      75    89
TEMP          84 79   75 73 84 78   75 74 86 80   75 75 88 81   77 76 88 82
DEWPT         69 71   72 71 71 71   72 71 72 72   72 72 71 73   73 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SW     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 OV SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    50      30    40      20    30      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ043-040900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          88          69
TEMP                78 76 75 76 89 95 92 82 77 76 74 74 83 88 87 80 74 72 70 70
DEWPT               74 73 73 73 71 68 67 72 74 73 72 73 72 70 69 70 70 69 67 69
RH                  88 90 94 90 56 42 44 72 90 90 93 97 70 55 55 72 87 90 90 97
WIND DIR             S SW SW SW NW  N  E SE  S  E NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD             3  2  1  1  2  4  3  3  0  0  1  3  6  8  6  4  3  3  2  5
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.01        0.20           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C              C
TSTMS                               S  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C              S
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           09/06  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15
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          85      70    86      71    87      72    89      73    91
TEMP          84 78   72 71 85 79   73 72 86 78   74 73 89 81   75 74 90 82
DEWPT         68 71   71 70 71 71   71 70 72 72   71 71 70 72   72 72 71 73
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       N     E      SW     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B2 SC SC
POP 12HR         40      10    50      10    40      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-040900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1000 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DATE           09/03/15      FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN
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          72          91          70
TEMP                80 77 75 75 88 95 93 83 77 75 73 73 85 91 89 80 75 73 72 71
DEWPT               73 72 72 72 72 70 69 73 73 72 72 72 74 72 71 72 70 70 68 70
RH                  79 85 90 90 59 45 46 72 87 90 97 97 70 54 56 77 84 90 87 97
WIND DIR             W SW SW SW NW NW  N  E SE  E  E NE  E  E NE  E  E  N  N NE
WIND SPD             3  2  1  1  2  3  3  2  0  0  0  2  4  6  6  4  3  1  1  3
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.06        0.27        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S              S  C  C  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C        C
TSTMS                S              S  C  C  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C        S
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           09/06  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15  THU 09/10/15
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      70    86      70    88      72    89      72    91
TEMP          87 79   73 71 86 78   72 71 87 80   73 73 89 80   74 73 90 81
DEWPT         70 71   70 70 70 71   70 70 69 71   70 71 70 71   70 71 71 72
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       E    NE       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B2 OV SC SC
POP 12HR         40      10    50      10    40      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          C  C          C  C          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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