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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

SCZ050-240900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            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                      61          73          63          79          67
TEMP          71 67 65 63 62 62 69 72 72 68 66 65 64 65 74 78 77 73 70 69 68 68
DEWPT         63 61 59 58 57 58 60 62 62 62 61 61 61 62 64 68 70 70 70 69 68 68
RH            76 81 81 84 84 87 73 71 71 81 84 87 90 90 71 71 79 90100100100100
WIND DIR      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12 10 12 14 13 12 13 13 11  9  8  6  5  6 10  9  9  4  6  6  8  8
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          40          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.06           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S


DATE           09/26  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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          80      66    79      66    82      67    82      66    82
TEMP          79 73   68 67 78 72   68 68 81 74   70 69 81 74   69 68 81 74
DEWPT         70 67   66 65 67 67   67 66 68 68   67 67 68 68   67 65 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-240900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            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                      63          77          64          79          67
TEMP          74 68 67 66 64 64 72 76 75 70 68 66 65 66 74 78 77 73 70 69 68 69
DEWPT         66 64 61 58 57 57 59 62 63 62 62 62 62 62 65 68 69 70 69 69 68 69
RH            76 87 81 75 78 78 64 62 66 76 81 87 90 87 74 71 76 90 97100100100
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      13 11 12 12 11 11 13 14 12 10  8  6  5  6  9  8  9  6  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           09/26  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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          82      67    81      68    83      69    83      68    83
TEMP          81 74   70 68 80 74   70 70 82 76   71 70 82 75   71 70 82 75
DEWPT         71 71   67 66 68 69   68 68 70 71   69 68 69 69   68 66 65 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-240900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            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                      64          73          67          79          71
TEMP          73 69 68 66 65 65 70 72 72 70 69 68 67 68 75 78 78 75 73 72 72 72
DEWPT         64 62 61 60 58 58 60 63 63 62 62 61 61 62 65 69 70 70 70 69 69 69
RH            73 78 78 81 78 78 71 73 73 76 78 78 81 81 71 74 76 84 90 90 90 90
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD      16 14 17 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 12 12 10 13 12 13 13 11  9  9 11 10
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.21        0.07           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C


DATE           09/26  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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          80      68    79      69    81      69    81      69    82
TEMP          79 74   70 69 78 74   71 70 80 75   71 70 80 75   71 70 81 75
DEWPT         70 67   67 66 67 68   68 67 69 69   68 68 68 68   67 66 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      30    30      30    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-240900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            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                      62          74          63          80          68
TEMP          73 70 68 66 64 63 70 73 73 68 66 65 64 65 74 79 78 74 71 70 69 69
DEWPT         65 63 61 59 57 57 60 62 63 63 62 62 61 62 65 68 70 71 70 69 69 69
RH            76 78 78 78 78 81 71 68 71 84 87 90 90 90 74 69 76 90 97 97100100
WIND DIR      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      13 12 12 13 11 11 13 14 12 10  8  6  5  8 10  9 10  6  8  8  9 10
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S


DATE           09/26  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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          81      68    80      68    82      69    83      68    83
TEMP          80 74   70 69 79 74   70 69 81 75   71 70 82 75   71 70 82 75
DEWPT         71 69   67 66 67 68   68 68 69 69   69 68 68 68   68 66 65 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    30      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-240900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            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                      59          75          61          79          65
TEMP          71 66 63 61 59 61 70 74 73 68 65 63 62 63 73 78 77 72 69 67 66 67
DEWPT         60 59 57 56 56 56 58 60 61 61 61 60 60 61 64 66 68 69 69 67 66 67
RH            68 78 81 84 90 84 66 62 66 78 87 90 93 93 73 67 74 90100100100100
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      11 10 10 11  9 10 12 12 11  9  6  5  4  5  9  9  9  4  5  6  6  8
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S     S  C  C  S  S  S  S        S


DATE           09/26  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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          81      64    80      65    82      65    83      65    83
TEMP          80 72   67 66 79 72   68 67 81 73   68 67 82 74   68 67 82 73
DEWPT         68 66   64 63 65 66   65 65 68 68   66 66 67 67   66 64 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-240900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
327 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE           09/23/14      WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14            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                      60          78          63          80          65
TEMP          76 71 67 63 61 62 72 77 76 70 67 66 64 65 74 79 78 72 69 68 66 67
DEWPT         64 64 60 56 53 53 55 58 59 61 61 60 59 60 63 64 64 66 66 66 66 67
RH            66 79 78 78 75 72 55 52 56 73 81 81 84 84 69 60 62 81 90 93100100
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      11 10 10 10  8  9 14 17 13 10  8  6  5  6 11 11 10  5  5  6  6  8
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S                 S  S              S


DATE           09/26  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14  TUE 09/30/14
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          82      65    81      66    83      67    83      66    84
TEMP          81 73   68 67 80 73   69 68 82 75   70 69 82 74   69 68 83 74
DEWPT         69 68   64 64 66 67   66 65 69 70   67 67 68 68   66 64 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    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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