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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      32          67          55          64          31
TEMP                   36 35 36 55 65 65 55 56 57 58 61 61 58 56 49 43 38 34 31
DEWPT                  25 28 31 37 41 46 50 52 53 54 54 56 46 39 34 30 26 25 23
RH                     64 75 82 51 41 50 83 86 86 86 78 84 64 53 56 60 62 69 72
WIND DIR               SE  E  N SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5 12 14 11 11 16 19 20 20 21 23 14 10  9  6  5
WIND GUST                                            31 32 33 35
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW CL CL CL CL FW
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          80           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.19        0.15           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   C  C  L  D  D  S


DATE           02/03  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          50      39    60      45    58      36    49      32    47
TEMP          47 43   39 40 58 51   48 46 56 52   44 38 46 43   34 32 44 43
DEWPT         27 32   35 37 46 48   47 45 46 42   33 29 28 28   26 20 27 30
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0    20      50    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-020900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      36          68          56          64          31
TEMP                   37 36 39 56 67 67 57 56 57 58 61 61 59 56 48 43 37 34 31
DEWPT                  31 33 35 41 45 47 50 51 52 53 54 55 44 37 32 30 27 26 24
RH                     79 89 85 57 45 49 77 83 83 83 78 81 57 49 54 60 67 72 75
WIND DIR               NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5 12 13 11 10 12 18 18 18 21 21 14 10  8  5  5
WIND GUST                                               28 33 33
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          80           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.15        0.13           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  C  C  D  L


DATE           02/03  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          51      40    61      46    60      37    52      32    50
TEMP          49 45   41 41 58 52   49 46 57 51   45 42 45 44   37 32 47 46
DEWPT         29 34   38 39 47 49   48 46 47 43   35 31 31 30   28 23 27 30
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       N    NW       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0    20      50    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      38          61          55          62          33
TEMP                   39 38 40 54 61 60 55 56 58 59 62 60 58 57 49 44 39 35 33
DEWPT                  27 31 35 40 43 47 51 53 54 54 54 57 48 40 35 32 28 27 25
RH                     62 76 82 59 51 62 86 90 86 83 75 90 69 53 58 62 64 72 72
WIND DIR               SE  E NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD                1  2  2  5 12 14 12 12 17 24 24 24 23 24 20 18 14 13 11
WIND GUST                                                  33
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          80           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.17        0.14           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   C  C  L  D  D  S


DATE           02/03  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          48      41    59      47    58      39    50      35    46
TEMP          46 44   42 42 58 53   52 47 56 53   45 39 46 44   37 35 44 43
DEWPT         29 34   38 39 47 49   49 47 47 43   36 32 30 30   29 24 28 31
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NW     N       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       5    20      50    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-020900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      35          66          55          64          31
TEMP                   37 36 39 56 65 64 55 55 57 57 61 61 58 56 49 43 38 34 31
DEWPT                  30 32 34 40 44 47 50 51 52 53 53 55 45 37 33 30 27 26 24
RH                     75 85 82 55 46 54 83 86 83 86 75 81 62 49 54 60 64 72 75
WIND DIR                E NE  N SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5 12 14 11 11 13 19 19 20 21 21 14 10  9  8  6
WIND GUST                                               32 33 33
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          80           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.17        0.13           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  C  L  D  D


DATE           02/03  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          51      40    60      47    59      38    51      33    48
TEMP          48 44   41 41 58 51   50 47 56 52   46 41 46 46   37 33 45 45
DEWPT         28 33   38 39 46 48   48 46 46 42   36 32 31 31   29 24 27 31
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NW       N     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0    20      50    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-020900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      30          67          55          62          28
TEMP                   32 32 33 53 65 66 56 55 56 57 60 60 58 55 47 41 35 31 29
DEWPT                  23 25 28 34 39 44 48 50 52 53 53 54 42 35 31 28 25 23 21
RH                     69 75 82 48 38 45 74 83 86 86 78 81 55 47 53 59 66 72 72
WIND DIR                S NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5 12 14 11 10 13 18 19 19 20 21 12  8  5  4  4
WIND GUST                                               29 32 33
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV SC FW CL CL CL CL FW
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          80           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.24        0.15           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   C  C  L  D  L


DATE           02/03  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          51      36    59      44    58      35    49      31    48
TEMP          48 43   37 37 57 51   46 45 55 50   43 37 45 43   35 32 45 44
DEWPT         25 29   34 36 44 46   45 43 44 40   33 28 26 27   25 19 23 28
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE      NE     N       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0    20      40    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-020900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1217 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      35          68          55          58          29
TEMP                   35 35 37 53 65 68 60 55 56 56 58 57 54 52 45 39 34 31 29
DEWPT                  29 30 32 37 41 44 47 49 51 53 54 52 39 32 29 27 25 24 22
RH                     78 82 82 54 41 42 62 80 83 90 86 83 57 46 53 62 69 75 75
WIND DIR               SE  E NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5 12 11  9  9 13 17 18 19 23 21 12  8  5  4  4
WIND GUST                                               29 35 33
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV SC CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          80          80           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.30        0.12           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   C  C  L  D  L


DATE           02/03  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          51      38    59      45    58      36    50      31    49
TEMP          48 44   40 39 56 52   47 45 55 50   42 39 45 43   35 31 45 44
DEWPT         26 31   36 37 44 47   46 44 45 43   34 30 29 29   27 20 26 31
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NW    NW       N     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0    20      40    30      20    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  C  C    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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