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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI
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          90          74          92          74
TEMP          87 80 77 75 74 75 86 90 89 82 77 76 75 76 88 92 90 83 79 76 75 75
DEWPT         72 74 74 74 74 73 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 73 74 74 73 73 73
RH            61 82 90 97100 94 65 56 59 77 90 94 97 90 59 52 58 74 85 90 94 94
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  W NW
WIND SPD       6  3  2  2  2  1  3  4  8  6  3  1  1  2  3  4  5  5  4  2  1  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S           S        S  S                    S  S              C
TSTMS                               S  S                    S  S              C


DATE           09/04  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
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      73    86      72    86      72    85      73    83
TEMP          89 80   75 74 86 78   74 73 85 77   74 73 85 77   75 73 83 77
DEWPT         72 73   72 72 72 72   71 71 72 71   70 71 71 71   71 70 71 71
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    50      30    50      30    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-020900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI
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          90          74          93          74
TEMP          87 81 77 76 75 76 85 90 89 81 78 76 74 76 86 92 90 83 79 77 74 76
DEWPT         71 74 74 74 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 74 73 73 72 71 72 74 74 73 73 73
RH            59 79 90 94 94 90 65 56 59 79 88 94 97 90 63 51 56 74 85 87 97 90
WIND DIR      SE SE  S SW  W NW SW SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  S  E SE  S  S SW  W NW
WIND SPD       5  3  2  2  1  1  3  4  6  4  2  1  1  1  2  3  4  4  3  1  1  1
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S     S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S              C  C              C
TSTMS                         S  S  C  C  S  S              C  C              C


DATE           09/04  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
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          90      72    87      72    86      71    85      72    84
TEMP          90 81   74 74 87 80   74 73 86 79   74 72 85 78   74 73 84 77
DEWPT         71 73   72 71 72 72   71 70 72 71   70 69 70 71   70 69 69 69
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    50      30    50      40    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI
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                      75          88          75          90          75
TEMP          85 80 78 76 75 76 85 88 86 82 79 77 76 77 86 89 88 82 80 78 76 77
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 74 75 75 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74
RH            67 82 88 94 97 94 67 61 68 77 88 94 94 87 65 59 63 77 82 88 94 90
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W NW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW
WIND SPD       9  5  4  4  3  2  4  6  9  8  5  3  2  3  5  6  8  6  5  3  2  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S        S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                               S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/04  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
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          87      75    84      74    84      74    83      74    82
TEMP          87 81   77 76 84 79   76 75 84 78   76 75 83 78   76 75 82 78
DEWPT         73 73   73 73 73 72   72 72 72 72   71 71 71 71   72 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    50      40    50      40    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-020900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI
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          90          75          92          75
TEMP          87 80 78 76 75 76 85 89 88 81 79 76 75 76 86 91 90 83 80 77 76 76
DEWPT         72 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 73 74 75 75 74 73 72 72 73 75 75 74 74 74
RH            61 82 88 94 97 90 65 57 61 79 88 97 97 90 63 54 58 77 85 90 94 94
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W NW SW SE  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW
WIND SPD       6  3  3  3  3  1  2  4  6  4  2  2  1  1  2  4  5  4  3  2  1  1
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S     S  S        S  S                    S  S              C
TSTMS                               S  S                    S  S              C


DATE           09/04  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
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      74    86      73    85      73    85      73    84
TEMP          89 82   77 75 86 80   75 74 85 79   75 74 84 78   75 73 84 77
DEWPT         71 74   73 73 72 72   72 71 71 71   71 70 70 71   71 70 69 71
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      30    50      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-020900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI
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          92          73          94          73
TEMP          90 80 76 74 72 73 85 91 91 82 77 75 74 75 87 93 92 83 78 75 74 74
DEWPT         70 73 74 73 72 72 71 71 72 74 75 74 73 72 71 70 72 73 73 72 73 72
RH            52 79 94 97100 97 63 52 54 77 94 97 97 90 59 47 52 72 85 90 97 93
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  W  S  S  S SW NW
WIND SPD       4  5  2  2  1  0  1  3  4  6  4  1  0  1  3  3  2  3  2  1  0  0
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    S  S                    S  S              C
TSTMS                               S  S                    S  S              C


DATE           09/04  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
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          91      72    87      71    87      71    86      71    84
TEMP          91 81   74 73 87 79   73 73 87 78   73 72 86 78   72 72 84 77
DEWPT         70 72   72 71 71 71   71 70 70 70   70 70 69 70   70 69 69 70
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    40      20    40      20    40      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-020900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
340 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            FRI
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                      73          92          73          93          73
TEMP          90 82 77 75 73 75 86 91 91 82 78 75 74 74 86 92 91 83 78 75 74 74
DEWPT         72 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 73 74 74 74 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 73 73 73
RH            56 77 90 97100 90 63 54 56 77 88 97 97 97 63 52 56 74 88 94 97 97
WIND DIR      NE SE  E  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  N  E  S SW SW  W NW
WIND SPD       2  3  3  3  1  1  2  3  4  2  2  2  1  1  3  3  1  2  2  1  1  1
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          40          10          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                 S  C  C                    C  C              C
TSTMS                            S  C  C                    C  C              C


DATE           09/04  SAT 09/05/15  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15
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          92      72    88      71    87      70    86      70    85
TEMP          91 81   75 73 88 81   73 72 87 79   72 71 86 77   72 71 85 75
DEWPT         69 71   71 71 71 72   70 70 70 71   69 69 69 70   69 68 68 70
PWIND DIR        NE      SE     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    50      20    50      20    40      10    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    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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