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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
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                      65          92          67          92          71
TEMP                73 70 67 69 85 91 92 81 73 70 67 68 85 91 91 81 75 74 71 72
DEWPT               62 63 63 63 62 59 60 64 68 68 64 65 66 66 67 69 71 72 71 72
RH                  68 78 87 81 46 34 34 56 84 93 90 90 53 44 45 67 87 93100100
WIND DIR            SW SW  W NW  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             1  0  0  0  4  6  9  6  2  1  0  1  4  5 10  4  2  2  1  0
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
HEAT INDEX                      86    92 83             87 94 94 84
MAX HEAT                           90    92                94    95


DATE           08/30  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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          93      73    92      74    92      73    93      73    91
TEMP          91 82   75 76 92 82   75 75 92 82   75 76 92 82   75 75 91 81
DEWPT         71 73   74 74 74 74   75 75 74 75   74 74 72 74   74 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW       S     S
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   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    30      30    40      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-280900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
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          92          66          93          72
TEMP                73 69 66 68 85 91 92 81 72 69 66 67 86 92 92 82 76 75 72 73
DEWPT               63 63 63 63 63 59 60 65 68 67 65 66 67 67 67 71 73 73 72 72
RH                  71 81 90 84 48 34 34 58 87 93 97 97 53 44 44 69 90 94100 97
WIND DIR            SE  S SW  W  W  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  3  5  8  5  1  0  0  0  3  5  9  3  1  1  1  0
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX                      86    92 83             89 96 96 86
MAX HEAT                           90    92                96    96


DATE           08/30  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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          93      73    93      75    92      74    93      74    92
TEMP          93 83   76 75 92 84   77 76 92 83   77 75 92 82   77 75 91 82
DEWPT         72 74   75 75 74 75   75 74 73 75   74 74 74 74   74 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    40      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
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                      71          88          72          88          77
TEMP                76 72 73 75 84 87 87 81 77 75 72 73 84 87 86 81 80 80 77 78
DEWPT               66 65 65 65 63 61 62 66 69 69 66 67 68 68 68 71 72 72 71 72
RH                  71 79 76 71 49 42 43 60 76 82 81 81 59 53 55 72 77 77 82 82
WIND DIR            SW SW  W NW  W  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  1  3  4 10 12 11  6  5  4  2  3  9 12  9  5  5  4  2
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                      85 87 87 83             87 91 89 85 84 84
MAX HEAT                           87    88                91    91    84


DATE           08/30  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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      76    90      77    90      76    88      76    89
TEMP          88 82   78 78 89 83   78 78 90 83   78 77 88 82   78 77 89 82
DEWPT         72 74   74 75 74 74   75 75 74 75   75 75 73 74   75 74 73 75
PWIND DIR         S       S     S       S     S      SW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      20    30      30    30      20    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ048-280900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
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                      65          91          67          92          73
TEMP                74 71 67 69 85 90 91 81 73 70 67 68 85 91 91 82 77 76 73 74
DEWPT               63 64 64 64 63 61 62 67 69 68 65 66 67 68 68 71 73 73 72 73
RH                  69 79 90 84 48 38 38 63 87 93 93 93 55 47 47 69 87 90 97 97
WIND DIR             S SW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW SE SE SE  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD             1  0  0  0  3  5  8  5  1  0  0  0  3  4  8  3  2  2  1  0
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
HEAT INDEX                      86 90 92 83             88 95 95 86
MAX HEAT                           90    92                95    96    84


DATE           08/30  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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          93      74    92      75    91      75    92      74    91
TEMP          92 83   77 76 91 83   77 77 91 83   77 77 91 83   78 76 91 82
DEWPT         72 74   75 75 75 75   75 75 74 75   74 75 74 75   74 74 74 74
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW      SE     S
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   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      20    30      30    40      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-280900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
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          93          64          94          68
TEMP                72 67 64 66 84 92 93 82 72 67 64 65 84 93 93 84 75 71 68 69
DEWPT               61 61 61 61 61 58 58 62 66 66 63 64 64 64 64 67 70 71 68 69
RH                  68 81 90 84 46 32 31 51 81 97 97 97 51 38 38 57 84100100100
WIND DIR             S SW  W  W  W  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  3  4  5  3  0  0  0  0  4  3  6  2  0  0  0  0
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
HEAT INDEX                      84       83             85 95 95 87
MAX HEAT                           91    92                95    96    83


DATE           08/30  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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          94      72    93      72    93      72    93      73    92
TEMP          93 83   74 74 93 83   74 74 93 82   74 74 93 82   75 74 92 82
DEWPT         70 72   74 74 73 74   74 74 72 74   73 74 72 74   73 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S    SW       S    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         20      20    40      30    40      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-280900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
959 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
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          94          64          95          72
TEMP                71 66 64 66 85 93 94 84 73 67 64 65 86 94 94 85 78 75 72 73
DEWPT               61 60 60 62 62 55 53 60 63 63 62 63 63 63 63 68 71 71 70 71
RH                  71 81 87 87 46 28 25 44 71 87 93 93 46 36 36 57 79 87 93 93
WIND DIR            NE  S SW  W  W  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  3  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  3  3  5  2  0  0  0  0
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX                      86       84             87 95 95 88
MAX HEAT                           91    92    81          95    96    85


DATE           08/30  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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          95      73    94      73    94      73    95      73    94
TEMP          94 85   75 74 93 84   75 74 93 84   74 75 94 84   75 74 93 84
DEWPT         69 73   73 74 71 73   72 73 68 71   71 73 71 74   70 72 70 72
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       S    SW       S    SW      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         30      20    40      20    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    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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