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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            SAT
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          93          76          92          75
TEMP                   76 75 77 88 93 91 85 80 78 77 77 86 91 90 83 80 78 76 77
DEWPT                  75 75 75 75 73 74 76 76 76 75 75 74 73 74 75 75 75 74 74
RH                     97100 94 66 52 58 75 88 94 94 94 68 56 60 77 85 91 94 90
WIND DIR                E NE  N NE  E SE  S SW SW  W NW  N  E  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                1  2  3  3  6  9  6  4  3  2  4  5  6  9  6  5  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.23        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/01  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15
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      75    89      76    90      76    90      77    91
TEMP          90 82   77 78 88 82   78 78 89 83   78 78 89 83   79 79 90 85
DEWPT         72 73   74 74 72 72   74 74 72 73   74 74 73 74   75 75 70 74
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    40      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-310900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            SAT
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          95          75          92          75
TEMP                   77 75 77 89 94 92 85 79 77 76 77 86 92 90 84 80 77 76 77
DEWPT                  75 75 75 75 72 73 75 75 75 75 76 75 73 73 73 73 74 74 74
RH                     94100 94 64 49 54 72 88 94 97 97 70 54 58 70 79 90 94 90
WIND DIR                S  E NE NE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  N  E  S  S  S SW SW  W
WIND SPD                1  1  2  3  6  9  5  3  3  3  4  5  5  6  5  4  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.15        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/01  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15
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      75    90      76    90      76    91      77    93
TEMP          91 83   77 78 89 83   78 78 89 83   78 78 90 84   79 79 92 85
DEWPT         71 73   74 73 71 72   74 73 70 72   74 74 70 74   74 74 68 73
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    40      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-310900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            SAT
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          89          78          88          79
TEMP                   79 77 79 87 89 89 84 81 79 78 78 85 88 88 83 81 80 79 79
DEWPT                  75 75 75 76 75 75 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 75 75 75 75
RH                     88 94 88 70 64 64 77 85 91 94 94 75 66 68 80 82 85 88 88
WIND DIR               NE NE  N NE SE SE  S  S SW  W NW  N SE  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD                3  3  4  5  9 10  8  6  6  4  5  6  8 11  9  9  6  5  5
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/01  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15
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          86      77    87      77    88      78    88      78    89
TEMP          86 81   79 78 86 82   79 79 87 83   80 79 87 83   80 80 88 84
DEWPT         74 75   75 74 73 72   74 74 73 74   75 74 73 74   76 75 72 74
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SW     S       S     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      50    50      40    40      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-310900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            SAT
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                      76          93          76          92          75
TEMP                   79 76 79 88 93 91 85 81 79 77 78 86 91 90 84 81 79 76 78
DEWPT                  77 76 75 74 72 74 75 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 75 74
RH                     94100 88 63 51 58 72 85 88 94 91 70 58 60 72 79 85 97 88
WIND DIR               SE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  E  S  S  S  W  W  W
WIND SPD                1  1  2  4  6  8  5  4  3  3  4  5  5  8  5  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S     S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S     S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/01  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15
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      75    89      76    91      76    91      77    92
TEMP          89 82   77 78 88 82   78 78 90 83   78 78 90 84   79 79 91 85
DEWPT         71 74   75 74 72 72   74 73 70 73   74 74 71 74   75 75 69 74
PWIND DIR        SE       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    40      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-310900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            SAT
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          95          74          93          73
TEMP                   76 74 77 89 95 92 86 79 76 74 75 86 92 92 84 78 76 73 75
DEWPT                  74 74 75 74 72 72 75 76 75 74 74 74 72 72 74 74 74 73 73
RH                     94100 94 61 48 52 70 91 97100 97 68 52 52 72 88 94100 94
WIND DIR               SE  E NE NE NE SE  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE  S  S  W  W  W
WIND SPD                0  1  2  2  4  5  3  3  3  2  3  4  5  5  3  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          40          20          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.33        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                            S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/01  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15
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      74    91      75    93      75    93      76    95
TEMP          90 82   76 77 90 83   78 78 92 84   78 78 92 84   79 79 94 87
DEWPT         68 71   73 73 71 72   73 73 69 72   73 74 70 73   75 75 66 72
PWIND DIR         E       S    SE       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    40      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-310900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1228 AM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/29/15      THU 07/30/15            FRI 07/31/15            SAT
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          96          76          93          74
TEMP                   77 75 76 90 95 95 87 81 78 76 78 87 93 91 85 79 77 75 76
DEWPT                  74 74 74 76 73 72 76 75 75 75 76 76 74 73 73 73 74 74 74
RH                     90 97 94 64 49 48 70 82 91 97 94 70 54 56 67 82 90 97 94
WIND DIR                S SE  E NE  E SE  S  S  S SW NW  N  E SE  S  S SW  W NW
WIND SPD                2  2  1  2  4  4  3  3  3  2  4  5  6  6  4  2  1  1  1
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          40          40          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.30        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S        S  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S        S  C  C  C  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/01  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15  WED 08/05/15
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      74    91      75    92      75    93      75    95
TEMP          91 85   77 77 90 83   78 77 91 83   78 78 92 84   78 78 94 86
DEWPT         69 70   74 73 70 71   72 73 70 71   72 74 69 71   72 74 66 67
PWIND DIR         E      SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      30    40      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    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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