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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

SCZ050-130900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
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          95          75
TEMP             80 76 75 73 76 87 91 90 83 78 76 74 78 88 94 92 85 80 78 76 79
DEWPT            71 72 72 72 73 71 71 71 71 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 74 74 75 74 74
RH               74 87 90 97 90 59 52 54 67 85 90 97 88 61 51 54 70 82 91 94 85
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          8  5  1  0  0  4  6  8  8  5  4  3  6  8  9  9  9  9  6  5  8
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                      C  C  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX       83             93 98 96 88             96103101 93 84
MAX HEAT         92                98    98    85         103   103    90
COAST FLOOD       Y


DATE           07/15  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
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          93      74    89      72    90      73    90      74    90
TEMP          91 82   76 77 88 81   75 75 89 82   76 76 89 82   76 77 89 82
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 72 73   72 72 71 72   72 72 72 73   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      50    50      30    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-130900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
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          74          95          74
TEMP             79 76 75 73 75 87 92 91 84 78 76 74 77 89 94 93 86 80 77 75 77
DEWPT            71 72 73 73 73 73 72 72 74 74 74 74 75 74 73 73 74 74 74 73 74
RH               77 87 94100 94 63 52 54 72 88 94100 94 61 51 52 68 82 90 94 90
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  E NE  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6  4  0  0  0  3  5  8  9  8  5  3  5  8 10 11 11 10  8  6  9
CLOUDS           SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                      C  C  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      94100 99 91             98103102 94 84
MAX HEAT         88               100   100    88         103   105    91


DATE           07/15  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
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          93      73    90      72    90      73    92      73    91
TEMP          92 84   75 76 89 81   75 75 89 82   76 76 91 83   76 76 90 82
DEWPT         73 74   73 73 72 73   72 72 71 72   73 73 72 73   73 73 72 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B2 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      30    40      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ050-130900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
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                      77          91          75          93          77
TEMP             80 78 77 77 79 86 89 89 84 80 78 76 79 87 91 90 85 82 80 78 80
DEWPT            71 72 72 73 73 71 71 71 72 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 74 75 75 75 74
RH               74 82 85 87 82 61 56 56 67 79 85 90 85 63 56 58 70 79 85 91 82
WIND DIR         SE  S  S SE  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          8  5  3  2  0  4  8 11 10  8  8  6  8 10 11 13 13 12 11 10 10
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08           0        0.08        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                      C  C  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX       83             91 95 95 90 84          94100 98 93 89 85    84
MAX HEAT         89                95    95    87         100   101    91    84
COAST FLOOD       Y


DATE           07/15  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
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      76    88      74    88      75    88      76    89
TEMP          90 83   78 78 87 81   76 77 87 82   77 77 87 82   78 78 88 83
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 72 73   73 72 71 72   73 73 72 73   73 73 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      50    50      30    40      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-130900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
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          92          74          95          76
TEMP             80 77 76 74 77 88 91 90 84 80 77 75 78 89 94 92 86 82 79 77 79
DEWPT            71 72 72 73 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
RH               74 85 87 97 90 61 54 58 72 82 90 97 91 61 53 56 68 77 85 90 85
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  E NE  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6  4  1  0  0  3  6  8  9  8  6  4  6  8  9 10 11 10  9  6  9
CLOUDS           SC SC B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                      C  C  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX       83             96 99 98 91 84          98105102 94 88
MAX HEAT         91                99   100    90         105   105    93
COAST FLOOD       Y


DATE           07/15  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
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      75    89      73    90      74    90      74    89
TEMP          91 84   77 78 88 81   75 76 89 82   76 77 89 82   76 77 88 82
DEWPT         73 74   74 73 72 73   72 72 70 72   73 72 71 73   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      50    50      30    40      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ043-130900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
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          93          71          95          73
TEMP             80 76 74 72 74 87 92 91 84 77 74 72 76 88 94 93 86 79 76 74 77
DEWPT            71 71 72 72 72 72 71 71 72 73 73 72 74 73 73 72 74 73 73 73 73
RH               74 85 93100 93 61 51 52 67 87 97100 94 61 51 51 68 82 90 97 87
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  E  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          5  3  0  0  0  3  5  6  5  4  3  2  5  6  6  8  6  6  5  4  6
CLOUDS           SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S        S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                      S  S        S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX       83             94 99 98 90             96103101 94
MAX HEAT         88                99    99    85         103   104    91


DATE           07/15  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
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          93      73    90      71    91      71    91      72    91
TEMP          92 83   74 76 89 81   74 75 90 81   74 75 90 82   75 75 90 82
DEWPT         72 74   73 72 71 72   71 71 69 71   72 72 71 72   72 72 71 71
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      20    30      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-130900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
554 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/12/14      SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14            TUE
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          95          72          97          74
TEMP             79 75 73 72 75 87 93 95 88 80 77 74 78 89 95 96 89 81 77 75 77
DEWPT            72 72 72 72 73 73 71 70 72 73 73 73 74 74 71 70 72 73 73 73 74
RH               79 90 97100 94 63 49 45 59 79 87 97 88 61 46 43 57 77 87 94 90
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          5  3  0  0  0  2  3  4  5  5  3  2  4  5  6  6  6  5  4  4  6
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08           0        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        C  S              S  S  S           S  S  S  S              C
TSTMS             C  S              S  S  S           S  S  S  S              C
HEAT INDEX                      94100102 95 84          98103103 96 86
MAX HEAT         92               100   102    91         103   104    93


DATE           07/15  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14  SAT 07/19/14
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          93      73    90      70    91      72    92      72    92
TEMP          92 85   75 76 89 80   73 74 90 82   75 76 91 82   75 76 91 82
DEWPT         72 74   72 72 71 72   69 70 68 71   71 71 70 71   71 71 70 71
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W      SW     W      SW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    40      20    40      10    30      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  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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