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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

SCZ050-252100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE             THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
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                      60          37          65          46          67
TEMP                   57 59 51 44 41 39 38 53 64 64 52 49 48 47 47 58 67 66 59
DEWPT                  40 38 40 41 40 38 38 42 45 46 46 47 46 46 46 50 54 55 55
RH                     53 45 66 89 96 96100 66 50 52 80 93 93 96 96 75 63 68 87
WIND DIR                W NW  W NW  N NE  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N  E  S  S SW
WIND SPD                8  8  4  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  1
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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    71      59    73      54    66      45    59
TEMP          55 54 70 62   63 59 71 63   58 54 65 56   49 45 59 51
DEWPT         54 54 63 62   61 59 63 60   58 54 54 50   47 44 47 47
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
GAZ118-252100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE             THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
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                      60          36          65          47          68
TEMP                   56 59 49 43 41 39 38 52 63 64 52 50 49 48 48 58 67 67 58
DEWPT                  40 39 41 40 39 39 37 42 46 48 49 48 47 47 48 52 55 57 57
RH                     55 47 74 89 92100 96 69 54 56 89 93 93 96100 80 65 70 96
WIND DIR                W NW  W NW  N  N  N NE  E  E  E NE NE  N  N NE  E  E  N
WIND SPD                9  8  3  0  0  0  0  3  4  3  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  2
CLOUDS                 SC FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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    73      60    73      56    68      46    63
TEMP          56 56 72 64   62 60 72 63   59 56 67 56   49 47 62 53
DEWPT         55 56 63 63   61 60 62 61   59 56 57 54   49 47 50 50
PWIND DIR         E    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ050-252100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE             THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
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                      59          41          63          47          66
TEMP                   56 58 53 46 43 42 41 54 62 62 54 52 51 49 49 59 65 64 59
DEWPT                  41 40 41 43 43 41 40 43 46 47 48 48 49 49 48 51 54 55 56
RH                     57 51 64 89100 96 96 66 56 58 80 86 93100 96 75 68 73 90
WIND DIR                W NW NW NW  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N  E  S  S  S
WIND SPD                9  8  5  2  1  2  2  4  5  5  5  4  3  3  4  3  3  2  1
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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          56    70      60    69      55    65      47    60
TEMP          57 56 69 64   64 60 69 62   59 55 63 57   51 47 60 53
DEWPT         55 56 64 63   62 60 63 61   59 55 55 51   48 46 49 49
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ048-252100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE             THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
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                      61          38          64          47          67
TEMP                   56 58 51 44 42 40 40 53 63 63 53 51 50 49 48 59 66 66 59
DEWPT                  41 40 41 40 40 38 38 43 47 48 48 47 47 47 48 52 54 56 56
RH                     57 51 68 86 93 92 92 69 56 58 83 86 89 93100 78 65 70 90
WIND DIR                W NW  W NW  N  N  N NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  E SE NE  N
WIND SPD                9  8  3  0  0  0  0  2  4  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE          SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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    71      59    73      55    67      46    62
TEMP          57 56 70 63   63 59 72 62   58 56 66 56   49 46 61 53
DEWPT         55 56 63 63   62 59 62 61   58 56 56 53   49 46 49 49
PWIND DIR         E     S      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ043-252100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE             THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
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                      61          35          65          44          67
TEMP                   56 59 49 40 37 36 36 51 63 64 51 47 46 45 45 56 65 66 58
DEWPT                  39 38 40 39 37 36 36 40 43 45 45 45 44 44 45 50 53 54 54
RH                     53 45 71 96100100100 66 48 50 80 93 93 96100 80 65 65 86
WIND DIR                W NW  W NW  N NE  N NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  W  S SW  W
WIND SPD                9  8  3  0  0  0  0  1  2  2  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  1  1
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL FW CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C


DATE          SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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    70      57    74      54    66      42    58
TEMP          53 53 69 62   61 57 71 62   57 54 66 55   47 43 58 49
DEWPT         52 53 62 62   60 57 62 59   57 53 54 49   45 42 46 45
PWIND DIR         S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30      30    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S

$$
GAZ099-252100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1227 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE             THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
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                      59          35          64          44          65
TEMP                   55 57 49 41 38 36 36 50 61 63 51 47 45 45 44 53 62 65 57
DEWPT                  38 37 41 39 38 36 35 39 41 44 45 44 44 44 44 49 53 55 55
RH                     53 47 74 92100100 96 66 48 50 80 89 96 96100 86 72 70 93
WIND DIR                W NW NW NW NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E SE  E  E
WIND SPD                9  8  3  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  1
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C


DATE          SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
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    71      57    72      54    67      44    62
TEMP          53 53 69 63   59 57 70 62   56 54 66 55   48 44 59 51
DEWPT         53 53 64 62   59 57 62 60   56 54 55 52   48 44 48 47
PWIND DIR        SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30      30    30      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  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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