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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      91          75          92          74          91
TEMP                86 90 89 82 78 77 76 76 88 92 90 82 79 77 75 76 87 90 88 81
DEWPT               74 72 73 74 74 74 74 73 73 72 73 74 75 75 74 74 73 71 72 74
RH                  68 56 59 77 88 90 94 90 61 52 58 77 88 94 97 94 63 54 59 79
WIND DIR             W  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E SE SE
WIND SPD             4  4  6  5  3  1  1  3  4  5  6  5  4  2  0  1  3  4  8  5
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S                    S  S              S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                S  S  S                    S  S              S  S  C  C  S


DATE          SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    85      72    85      72    85      73    85
TEMP          76 74 85 78   74 73 84 78   74 73 85 79   74 74 84 79
DEWPT         73 73 71 72   71 71 73 72   71 72 72 71   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    50      30    50      30    50      30    50
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-022100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          74          93          75          93
TEMP                85 90 88 81 78 77 75 76 87 92 91 84 80 78 75 77 88 92 90 82
DEWPT               74 72 73 74 74 74 73 74 73 72 72 75 75 74 74 74 72 70 72 73
RH                  70 56 61 79 88 90 94 94 63 52 54 74 85 88 97 90 59 49 56 74
WIND DIR             W  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  E SE SE  S  S  W  W  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD             2  5  5  4  3  1  0  1  1  4  5  5  3  1  0  2  3  3  4  4
CLOUDS              B1 B2 B2 B2 SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          20          30          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.14           0           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  S  S     S  S  S  C  C                    C  C  S
TSTMS                C  C  C  S              S  C  C                    C  C  S


DATE          SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    87      72    85      72    85      72    86
TEMP          75 74 87 80   75 73 85 79   74 73 85 79   74 73 85 79
DEWPT         75 73 72 72   72 71 72 71   71 70 71 71   71 70 70 70
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      40    50      30    50
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      88          76          89          77          88
TEMP                84 88 87 82 80 79 77 77 86 89 88 83 80 78 77 78 85 88 86 82
DEWPT               75 73 73 74 75 75 74 74 73 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 74 74
RH                  74 61 63 77 85 88 90 90 65 61 63 74 85 91 94 91 70 61 68 77
WIND DIR             W  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E SE SE
WIND SPD             3  5  8  6  6  3  2  4  4  8  9  8  5  4  3  2  3  6 10  5
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S                    S  S        S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                S  S  S                    S  S        S  S  S  S  C  C  S


DATE          SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          76    84      74    83      74    84      74    84
TEMP          77 77 84 79   75 74 83 79   75 75 84 79   76 75 84 80
DEWPT         74 73 72 72   72 72 73 72   72 72 72 72   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      50    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-022100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      90          76          93          76          91
TEMP                84 89 88 82 79 77 76 76 87 92 91 84 81 78 77 77 87 91 89 82
DEWPT               74 72 73 74 75 75 74 73 73 73 73 75 75 75 74 75 73 71 72 74
RH                  72 57 61 77 88 94 94 90 63 54 56 74 82 91 90 94 63 52 57 77
WIND DIR            NW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S SE  S  S SW SW NW  N  E SE SE
WIND SPD             4  4  6  5  3  1  1  2  1  5  4  4  3  2  0  2  3  3  5  3
CLOUDS              SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C                    S  S              S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                S  C  C                    S  S              S  S  C  C  S


DATE          SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    85      73    84      73    85      73    86
TEMP          77 75 85 80   75 74 84 79   75 74 84 78   75 74 85 79
DEWPT         74 73 72 72   72 71 72 71   72 71 71 71   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      30    50      40    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-022100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      92          73          95          73          93
TEMP                84 91 91 81 77 76 74 75 88 94 93 83 78 76 74 74 87 92 90 81
DEWPT               74 71 72 74 74 74 73 73 73 71 71 72 73 73 73 73 72 70 70 73
RH                  72 52 54 79 90 94 97 94 61 47 49 70 85 90 97 97 61 49 52 77
WIND DIR            NW  S  S  S SW  W NW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  W  W NE NE  E SE
WIND SPD             3  3  3  5  2  0  0  1  3  3  2  3  2  0  0  0  2  3  4  5
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S                    S  C  S  S              C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S                    S  C  S  S              C  C  S


DATE          SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    86      71    86      71    86      71    86
TEMP          75 73 86 78   73 72 85 79   72 72 86 78   73 72 85 79
DEWPT         73 72 70 71   71 71 71 71   71 71 71 71   71 70 71 71
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    50      20    40      20    50      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-022100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1046 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE             WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      91          73          94          73          94
TEMP                84 91 89 81 77 75 74 74 87 93 93 83 77 75 73 75 87 93 91 82
DEWPT               76 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 72 74 74 73 72 73 72 69 69 72
RH                  77 56 59 79 90 97 97 97 63 51 51 74 90 94 97 94 61 46 49 72
WIND DIR             S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  W SW SW  W  W  N  N NE SE
WIND SPD             2  5  3  4  2  0  0  1  2  3  4  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  5
CLOUDS              OV B2 B2 B2 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          10          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C                    S  C  S  S              C  C  S
TSTMS                C  C  C                    S  C  S  S              C  C  S


DATE          SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    89      71    86      71    86      71    87
TEMP          75 73 88 80   74 72 86 79   73 72 85 78   73 72 86 79
DEWPT         74 72 70 71   71 70 70 71   70 70 70 71   70 69 69 71
PWIND DIR         E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      20    40      20    50      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          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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