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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

SCZ050-270900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/25/14      FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN
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          65          45          68          53
TEMP                   40 37 37 52 64 64 52 49 48 46 46 58 67 67 58 56 55 55 54
DEWPT                  39 37 37 43 45 46 48 48 47 46 46 51 54 55 56 56 55 55 54
RH                     96100100 71 50 52 86 96 96100100 77 63 65 93100100100100
WIND DIR               NW  N  N NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  3  4  3  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                 PF+PF+PF+


DATE           12/28  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
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          71      59    73      54    66      45    59      45    63
TEMP          69 62   62 59 71 63   58 54 65 56   49 45 59 51   48 45 60 50
DEWPT         63 62   61 59 63 60   58 54 54 50   47 44 47 47   46 44 50 50
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
GAZ118-270900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/25/14      FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN
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          65          46          68          56
TEMP                   41 37 37 51 63 64 53 50 49 48 47 59 67 67 60 58 57 58 57
DEWPT                  38 36 36 42 46 48 50 49 48 47 47 52 56 58 58 58 57 56 57
RH                     89 96 96 71 54 56 89 96 96 96100 78 68 73 93100100 93100
WIND DIR               NW  N  N  N NE  E  E NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                 PF+PF+PF+
WIND CHILL             38
MIN CHILL              38    36


DATE           12/28  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
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          73      59    73      56    68      46    63      46    65
TEMP          72 64   62 60 72 63   59 56 67 56   49 47 62 53   48 47 62 55
DEWPT         65 63   61 60 62 61   59 56 57 54   49 47 50 50   48 45 50 52
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      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 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      30    30      20    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ050-270900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/25/14      FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN
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                      43          64          48          66          56
TEMP                   48 44 47 53 62 63 54 53 51 50 49 59 66 65 60 59 58 58 57
DEWPT                  41 39 41 44 46 47 49 49 49 49 49 52 54 56 57 57 57 57 57
RH                     77 82 79 71 56 56 83 86 93 96100 78 65 73 90 93 96 96100
WIND DIR                N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD                2  2  1  5  4  5  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  4
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C


DATE           12/28  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
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          70      60    69      55    65      47    60      47    63
TEMP          68 63   64 60 69 62   59 55 63 57   51 47 60 53   51 47 60 54
DEWPT         64 63   62 60 63 61   59 55 55 51   48 46 49 49   48 46 51 53
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ048-270900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/25/14      FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN
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          64          46          67          55
TEMP                   39 35 36 53 63 63 53 51 50 48 47 59 67 66 58 57 58 57 58
DEWPT                  38 35 36 43 46 48 49 49 48 48 47 52 55 58 58 57 57 56 58
RH                     96100100 69 54 58 86 93 93100100 78 65 75100100 96 96100
WIND DIR               NW  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                 PF+PF+PF+
WIND CHILL             38
MIN CHILL              38    35


DATE           12/28  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
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          71      59    73      55    67      46    62      46    65
TEMP          70 63   62 59 72 62   58 56 66 56   49 46 61 53   48 46 62 56
DEWPT         64 63   62 59 62 61   58 56 56 53   49 46 49 49   48 44 51 52
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ043-270900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/25/14      FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN
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          65          43          67          51
TEMP                   36 34 34 51 63 64 51 47 45 43 44 55 65 66 57 54 53 53 52
DEWPT                  36 34 34 40 44 44 46 46 45 43 44 50 53 55 56 54 53 53 52
RH                    100100100 66 50 48 83 96100100100 83 65 68 96100100100100
WIND DIR               NW  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  3  3  2  1  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                 PF+PF+PF+


DATE           12/28  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
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          70      57    74      54    66      42    58      42    65
TEMP          68 61   60 57 71 62   57 54 66 55   47 43 58 49   45 42 60 52
DEWPT         63 61   60 57 62 59   57 53 54 49   45 42 46 45   43 40 49 49
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N    NE       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      20    10      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S                C  C

$$
GAZ099-270900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1217 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE           12/25/14      FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14            SUN
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                      33          64          44          66          53
TEMP                   36 33 34 49 60 63 51 48 46 45 45 54 63 65 59 56 55 54 54
DEWPT                  35 33 34 40 41 41 45 45 44 44 45 51 55 57 57 56 55 54 54
RH                     96100100 71 49 44 80 89 93 96100 90 75 75 93100100100100
WIND DIR                N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  E SE  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                 PF+PF+PF+
WIND CHILL             35
MIN CHILL              35    33    38


DATE           12/28  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15
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          71      57    72      54    67      44    62      44    65
TEMP          70 63   59 57 70 62   56 54 66 55   48 44 59 51   46 44 59 51
DEWPT         64 62   59 57 62 60   56 54 55 52   48 44 48 47   44 41 48 49
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       N     N       N    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      20    10      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S                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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