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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

SCZ050-192100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      82          68          81          67          85
TEMP          71 71 79 81 79 74 72 70 69 69 77 81 80 74 71 69 68 68 78 84 84 76
DEWPT         69 68 69 68 67 67 68 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 66 65 64 64 64
RH            93 90 72 65 67 79 87 90 93 93 71 63 65 79 87 93 97 93 64 51 51 66
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW
WIND SPD       3  5 10 13 12 10  9  9  9 10 11 11  9  6  6  6  6  6  5  4  3  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          40          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.05        0.05           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             84                      83 82                   85 85
MAX HEAT               84    84                83    83                85    86


DATE          MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
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          68    85      64    80      64    79      65    79
TEMP          71 70 84 74   68 66 79 72   67 66 78 72   67 66 78 72
DEWPT         64 63 66 66   64 62 64 64   62 60 62 62   63 62 65 65
PWIND DIR        SW     N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    20      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S     S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  S    S     S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-192100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      82          69          81          67          85
TEMP          71 71 79 81 80 75 73 71 70 70 77 81 81 75 72 70 68 68 78 83 84 77
DEWPT         69 69 70 70 69 70 69 69 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 67 66 66 65 65 64
RH            93 93 74 69 69 84 87 93 93 93 74 65 63 76 84 90 97 93 67 55 53 64
WIND DIR       N NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW SW
WIND SPD       2  2  5 10  9  6  6  8  6  8 10 11 10  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  3  2
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     50          40          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.01        0.15        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             85 83                   84 83                   85 86
MAX HEAT               85    85                84    84                85    87


DATE          MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
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          68    87      65    82      65    80      65    81
TEMP          71 70 86 76   69 67 81 73   68 67 79 72   68 67 80 73
DEWPT         63 63 66 68   66 64 64 65   64 63 63 64   63 63 65 66
PWIND DIR        SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         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  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-192100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      81          69          80          69          84
TEMP          74 73 79 80 79 76 74 72 70 70 77 80 79 75 73 71 69 70 78 83 83 76
DEWPT         69 69 69 69 68 70 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 66 66 65 64 64
RH            84 87 72 69 69 82 82 87 93 93 71 65 67 76 81 87 93 87 67 55 53 66
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW
WIND SPD       5 10 13 16 16 14 16 14 13 14 14 13 12 11 10  9  9  9  6  4  3  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 OV OV OV B2 OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     50          50          50          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.15        0.09           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             83                      82                      85 84
MAX HEAT               83    83                82    82                85    85


DATE          MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
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          70    84      67    79      67    78      67    79
TEMP          74 71 83 75   70 68 78 73   69 68 77 72   69 68 78 73
DEWPT         64 63 66 66   65 64 64 65   64 62 63 64   64 64 65 66
PWIND DIR         W     N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         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  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-192100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      82          69          81          68          85
TEMP          71 72 77 80 79 76 74 72 70 70 78 81 80 76 73 71 69 69 78 84 84 77
DEWPT         70 70 71 70 69 69 69 68 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 67 67 66 65 64 64
RH            97 93 82 72 72 79 84 87 93 93 71 65 65 74 81 87 93 93 67 53 51 64
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW
WIND SPD       1  3  6  9  9  6  6  8  8  9 10 10  9  8  6  6  6  6  5  4  3  2
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     50          40          40          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.04        0.12           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             83                      84 82                   86 85
MAX HEAT               83    83                84    84                86    86


DATE          MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
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          69    85      66    81      66    80      65    80
TEMP          73 71 84 75   69 68 80 73   69 67 79 72   68 67 79 73
DEWPT         63 63 66 67   66 64 64 65   64 63 63 63   63 63 65 66
PWIND DIR        SW     N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         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

$$
SCZ043-192100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      83          65          82          66          86
TEMP          70 69 78 82 80 74 70 68 66 66 77 82 81 74 70 68 66 67 78 85 85 76
DEWPT         67 67 69 68 67 66 67 66 66 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 65 65 63 62 62 63
RH            90 93 74 63 65 76 90 93100 97 69 58 60 76 87 93 97 93 60 46 46 64
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW
WIND SPD       2  3  6  9  8  5  5  6  8  9 10 10  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF PF
HEAT INDEX             85 82                   84 83                   86 86
MAX HEAT               85    85                84    84                86    86


DATE          MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
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          66    86      62    81      62    79      62    80
TEMP          69 68 85 74   66 64 80 71   65 64 78 70   65 64 79 71
DEWPT         62 62 65 65   63 61 62 62   61 59 60 60   61 60 63 64
PWIND DIR        SW     N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S
TSTMS                S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-192100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
338 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
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                      85          66          83          66          87
TEMP          69 69 78 82 83 76 71 68 67 67 76 82 83 74 70 68 66 67 78 85 87 77
DEWPT         69 69 70 69 69 69 69 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 66 65 65 65 63 62 63 63
RH           100100 76 65 63 79 93 97100100 74 61 59 79 87 90 97 93 60 46 45 62
WIND DIR       N NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  W  S
WIND SPD       1  2  5  9  6  4  3  6  5  5 11 12  9  4  3  3  3  3  4  5  3  2
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF PF
HEAT INDEX             85 87                   85 86                   86 88
MAX HEAT               85    88                85    86                86    88


DATE          MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
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          67    87      64    81      63    80      63    81
TEMP          70 69 86 75   68 66 80 72   66 65 79 71   66 65 80 72
DEWPT         61 62 65 67   63 62 62 64   61 60 60 61   61 61 62 64
PWIND DIR        SW    NW      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    20      20    20      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S    S     S  S
TSTMS                S  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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