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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      47          40          51          47          65
TEMP                      46 46 42 45 44 41 38 46 51 51 48 47 47 48 55 63 64 58
DEWPT                     33 35 34 34 36 38 38 42 44 45 46 47 46 47 50 54 55 54
RH                        60 65 73 65 73 89100 86 77 80 93100 96 96 83 72 73 86
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE
WIND SPD                  16 14 12 17 13 11  9  8  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS                    B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.11           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  S  C  C              C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          50    64      59    77      59    66      37    53
TEMP          54 51 62 60   60 60 75 69   64 59 63 56   41 38 50 46
DEWPT         50 49 56 60   59 59 61 61   59 56 54 46   38 30 29 33
PWIND DIR        NE     E       S    SW      SW     W       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      30    50      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ118-282100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      48          41          54          48          69
TEMP                      46 46 45 47 47 43 40 47 54 52 48 48 49 49 57 66 69 61
DEWPT                     36 38 38 37 38 38 40 44 47 48 48 48 47 48 51 55 56 56
RH                        68 73 76 68 71 82100 89 77 86100100 93 96 80 68 63 84
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  E
WIND SPD                  14 10 13 12  9 12  9  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  3  1
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          60          40          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.12        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  C  L  L              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE          TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          55    67      58    77      59    66      38    54
TEMP          57 55 65 61   60 59 75 69   62 59 62 58   42 38 51 49
DEWPT         56 54 58 61   59 59 61 61   59 56 54 47   38 31 30 36
PWIND DIR         E     E       S     S      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20      10    10      30    50      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S                  C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      46          41          53          49          64
TEMP                      46 46 44 46 47 43 41 49 53 52 51 51 50 49 55 62 63 58
DEWPT                     34 36 37 36 39 41 41 44 45 47 48 48 48 48 51 54 55 54
RH                        63 68 76 68 74 93100 83 74 83 89 89 93 96 86 75 75 86
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  N NE
WIND SPD                  19 24 17 19 18 13 11  9  6  4  4  5  5  5  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.11           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  S  C  C              C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          52    64      59    73      58    65      39    53
TEMP          56 52 60 61   61 61 72 68   64 59 61 57   42 39 50 47
DEWPT         51 50 57 60   59 59 61 61   59 56 54 47   39 32 31 35
PWIND DIR        NE     E       S    SW      SW     W       N     N
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      10    10      30    50      40    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C                  C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ048-282100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      47          41          53          47          66
TEMP                      47 47 47 49 49 42 40 47 53 50 48 47 48 48 55 63 65 58
DEWPT                     34 36 35 35 37 37 40 44 46 47 47 47 47 47 50 54 55 55
RH                        60 65 63 58 63 82100 89 77 89 96100 96 96 83 72 70 90
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  N  E
WIND SPD                  16 13 13 13 11 11  9  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          70          40          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  C  L  C              C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          53    66      58    74      59    66      38    53
TEMP          56 53 64 59   60 60 73 68   63 59 62 56   42 38 50 47
DEWPT         54 52 57 59   59 58 61 61   59 56 54 46   39 31 29 35
PWIND DIR        NE     E       S     S      SW    SW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      10    10      30    50      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C                  C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ043-282100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      48          38          48          44          66
TEMP                      48 45 41 42 42 40 35 43 48 47 45 44 44 45 55 64 66 59
DEWPT                     33 33 33 33 34 34 35 39 42 43 44 44 44 45 49 53 54 54
RH                        56 62 73 70 73 79100 86 80 86 96100100100 80 67 65 83
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W  N NE
WIND SPD                  12 11 11 12 10 10  8  6  5  4  4  3  3  3  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS                    B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          40          40          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.08           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C  C  C              C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE          TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          50    65      58    77      59    65      36    53
TEMP          52 50 61 60   59 59 75 70   64 60 61 55   39 37 50 46
DEWPT         51 48 55 59   59 58 61 61   58 56 51 44   37 29 27 32
PWIND DIR        NE     E       S    SW      SW     W       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         30    30      20    20      30    50      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ099-282100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
122 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE             SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      49          39          50          45          70
TEMP                      48 46 43 43 42 43 37 44 50 49 47 46 47 47 56 66 69 64
DEWPT                     34 38 37 35 35 35 37 41 43 44 45 45 45 46 51 55 57 57
RH                        58 73 79 73 76 73100 89 77 83 93 96 93 96 83 68 66 78
WIND DIR                  NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W NW NW
WIND SPD                  12 13 10  9  9 12 10  8  6  4  3  2  2  3  5  6  4  2
CLOUDS                    B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          50          40          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.07        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  C  C  C              C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE          TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          54    68      59    78      59    64      36    54
TEMP          56 55 64 65   63 60 76 75   64 60 60 58   41 36 51 49
DEWPT         56 54 58 61   59 59 62 62   59 57 49 44   37 29 28 34
PWIND DIR        NE    SE       S    SW      SW     W       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20      10    20      30    50      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S          S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C
TSTMS                                      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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