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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

SCZ050-291315-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE           09/28/16      THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            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                      72          87          68          84          65
TEMP             78 75 74 73 73 81 86 85 77 74 72 69 69 79 83 83 74 70 67 65 66
DEWPT            72 73 72 71 71 72 70 71 72 71 69 67 65 64 63 65 66 65 64 64 64
RH               82 94 93 93 93 74 59 63 85 90 90 93 87 60 51 55 76 84 90 97 93
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  W NW  W SW  S  S  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD         10  6  6  5  4  6  8 10  8  6  6  4  4  4  5  6  5  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          20           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S                          S
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S                          S
HEAT INDEX                         91 90
MAX HEAT         90                91    92


DATE           10/01  SUN 10/02/16  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16
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      66    83      67    82      69    81      70    81
TEMP          83 72   69 67 82 75   70 68 81 75   71 70 80 75   72 71 80 76
DEWPT         65 69   66 66 66 68   67 67 67 69   68 67 68 68   68 68 69 69
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S    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    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-291315-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE           09/28/16      THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            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          87          64          84          62
TEMP             78 75 74 72 72 81 86 86 78 73 69 66 65 76 82 83 73 68 65 63 64
DEWPT            71 71 71 70 70 70 67 67 68 66 64 60 57 56 56 58 60 61 61 60 60
RH               79 87 90 93 93 69 53 53 71 79 84 81 75 50 41 43 64 78 87 90 87
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW  W  W SW  S  W NW  N NE
WIND SPD          8  4  5  3  4  6  8  9  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  2  2  2  3  4
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          20          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           10/01  SUN 10/02/16  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16
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          84      66    84      67    84      69    82      70    83
TEMP          84 74   69 67 83 75   70 68 83 76   72 70 81 76   72 71 82 79
DEWPT         63 68   65 65 66 68   67 67 67 68   68 67 68 68   68 68 69 68
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR          5      10    20      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                        S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-291315-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE           09/28/16      THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            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                      74          85          69          84          67
TEMP             79 77 76 75 75 81 85 83 77 75 73 71 70 79 83 83 76 72 70 68 69
DEWPT            74 74 74 72 72 73 71 72 72 72 71 69 67 66 65 66 68 67 66 65 66
RH               85 90 94 90 90 77 63 70 85 90 93 93 90 64 55 57 76 84 87 90 90
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W  S  S  S SW  W  N  N
WIND SPD         12 10 10  9  6  8 10 13 12 10  9  6  5  5  8 10  9  6  3  3  4
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C                          S
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C                          S
HEAT INDEX                         90
MAX HEAT                           90    91


DATE           10/01  SUN 10/02/16  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16
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      68    82      69    81      70    80      71    81
TEMP          82 74   70 69 81 75   71 70 80 75   72 71 79 75   73 72 80 77
DEWPT         67 70   66 67 67 69   69 68 69 70   69 68 68 69   69 69 69 69
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    20      20    20      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-291315-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE           09/28/16      THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            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                      72          86          66          84          64
TEMP             78 76 75 73 73 81 86 85 78 74 72 68 66 76 82 83 73 69 67 65 66
DEWPT            74 73 72 71 71 71 69 70 70 69 67 63 59 59 59 62 64 64 63 63 63
RH               88 90 90 93 93 72 57 61 76 84 84 84 78 56 46 49 73 84 87 93 90
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W NW  W SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
WIND SPD          9  5  6  3  4  5  8  8  8  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         90 90
MAX HEAT         92                90    91


DATE           10/01  SUN 10/02/16  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16
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      67    83      68    83      69    82      70    82
TEMP          83 73   70 68 82 75   71 69 82 76   71 70 81 76   72 71 81 78
DEWPT         64 69   66 66 66 68   68 68 67 69   69 68 67 68   68 68 68 68
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 SC   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10      10    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    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  S  S

$$
SCZ043-291315-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE           09/28/16      THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            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                      70          87          64          84          61
TEMP             78 74 73 71 71 80 86 86 76 72 68 66 64 76 83 83 72 67 64 62 63
DEWPT            73 72 71 70 70 70 67 68 69 69 67 62 57 56 57 59 61 61 60 60 60
RH               85 93 93 97 97 72 53 55 79 90 97 87 78 50 41 44 68 81 87 93 90
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W NW  W SW SW  W  N  E NE  N
WIND SPD          6  4  4  2  2  5  6  6  5  4  3  2  3  4  5  5  3  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          20          20           5           0
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
TSTMS                C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           10/01  SUN 10/02/16  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16
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          84      64    84      66    83      68    82      69    82
TEMP          83 73   67 65 83 74   69 67 82 75   71 69 81 75   71 70 81 77
DEWPT         61 68   64 64 64 67   66 65 65 68   67 66 66 67   68 67 67 67
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS                        S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-291315-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
602 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

DATE           09/28/16      THU 09/29/16            FRI 09/30/16            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                      68          87          59          83          58
TEMP             78 73 71 69 69 80 86 86 76 69 65 62 60 74 81 82 72 65 61 60 60
DEWPT            71 71 70 68 68 66 61 61 61 59 56 54 53 52 52 54 56 56 55 54 54
RH               79 93 97 97 97 62 43 43 60 70 73 75 78 46 37 38 57 73 81 81 81
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD          6  4  3  2  2  6  9  9  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  3  2  2  3  4
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          10           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  S
TSTMS             C  S


DATE           10/01  SUN 10/02/16  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16
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      63    85      65    84      67    83      69    84
TEMP          83 75   66 64 83 74   68 66 83 75   70 68 82 76   71 70 83 77
DEWPT         56 62   62 62 62 66   66 65 64 67   67 66 66 67   68 67 66 66
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0      10    10      10    20      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                      S  S          S  S

$$

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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