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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

SCZ050-232100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      91          76          94          74          91
TEMP                   90 90 84 79 77 76 78 87 92 92 84 80 78 74 77 83 89 88 82
DEWPT                  74 73 74 74 75 75 75 73 71 72 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 73
RH                     60 58 72 85 94 97 91 63 51 52 70 79 85 97 85 70 57 59 74
WIND DIR                W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                4 10  8  8  6  5  5 10 13 14  6  4  5  5  5  8 10 11  5
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S                    C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S                    C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             99 98 91             94 99100 90 84          88 96 95 87
MAX HEAT               99    98    86          99   102    87          96    97


DATE          SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    93      76    94      77    94      75    89
TEMP          77 77 92 85   79 79 93 86   80 80 93 85   78 78 88 80
DEWPT         74 74 73 75   74 75 73 74   74 74 74 74   74 71 68 70
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      20    30      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-232100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      92          75          95          74          91
TEMP                   89 91 84 79 77 76 77 87 93 92 85 80 78 74 77 83 89 88 83
DEWPT                  72 73 74 74 74 74 74 72 70 71 72 73 73 73 73 72 71 72 73
RH                     57 56 72 85 90 94 90 61 47 51 65 79 85 97 87 70 56 59 72
WIND DIR               SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD                5 10  8  6  5  5  4 10 12 12  5  3  3  2  3  6  9  8  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S                 S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S                 S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             96100 91             94 99 99 91 84          88 95 95 89
MAX HEAT               96   100    88          99   102    88          95    99


DATE          SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    93      76    94      76    94      76    91
TEMP          77 77 92 85   79 79 93 85   79 79 93 85   79 79 90 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 75   74 74 73 74   73 74 74 75   74 73 70 71
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         20    40      10    20      20    20      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-232100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      89          78          89          77          87
TEMP                   87 87 84 81 79 78 79 86 89 88 84 81 79 77 78 83 86 87 82
DEWPT                  74 74 74 75 75 75 75 73 72 73 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 74
RH                     65 65 72 82 88 91 88 65 57 61 72 79 85 87 85 72 65 63 77
WIND DIR                W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD                6 12 10 10 10 10 10 11 14 16 12 11 10  9  9 11 12 12 10
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C                       S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C                       S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             95 95 91 87          93 96 96 91 86          89 93 94 88
MAX HEAT               96    96    88          96    97    90          93    94


DATE          SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          77    89      78    90      79    88      77    85
TEMP          79 79 88 84   80 80 89 85   81 81 87 83   79 78 84 80
DEWPT         74 75 73 75   75 75 73 75   75 75 74 75   74 72 69 71
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      20    20      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-232100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      91          77          94          74          91
TEMP                   88 90 85 81 79 77 79 87 92 91 85 81 79 74 78 83 88 88 83
DEWPT                  72 73 75 75 75 75 75 73 72 72 73 74 73 73 73 72 72 73 74
RH                     59 58 72 82 88 94 88 63 52 54 67 79 82 97 85 70 59 61 74
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD                4  9  6  6  6  6  5 10 12 13  6  4  4  3  4  8 10  9  4
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S                 S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S                 S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             95 98 94 87          94100 99 92 86          88 95 96 90
MAX HEAT               95    98    90         100   102    90          95    96


DATE          SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    93      77    94      77    93      77    89
TEMP          77 77 92 85   79 80 93 86   80 80 92 85   79 79 88 81
DEWPT         74 75 74 75   74 75 73 75   73 74 74 75   74 72 69 71
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      20    20      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-232100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      93          74          94          72          91
TEMP                   89 92 85 79 76 75 78 87 92 92 84 80 76 72 76 83 89 89 82
DEWPT                  71 72 74 74 74 74 74 72 71 71 72 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 73
RH                     56 52 70 85 94 97 88 61 51 51 67 79 90100 87 70 57 57 74
WIND DIR               SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                3  6  4  4  4  4  3  9 12 12  4  1  1  1  2  5  9  9  2
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04           0        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  S              S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  C  S              S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             95100 93             94 99 99 90 84          88 96 96 87
MAX HEAT               95   100    88          99   101    87          96    97


DATE          SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    93      74    94      76    94      74    90
TEMP          75 76 92 84   77 78 93 85   79 79 93 84   77 77 89 80
DEWPT         73 74 73 74   74 74 72 74   72 73 73 74   73 70 66 69
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      20    40      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ099-232100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
154 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      93          74          94          73          91
TEMP                   90 92 87 80 77 74 76 87 92 93 86 79 77 73 76 82 89 89 84
DEWPT                  73 72 73 73 73 74 74 72 70 70 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 73
RH                     58 52 63 79 87100 94 61 49 47 63 82 87100 87 72 57 57 70
WIND DIR                S SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD                4  8  4  3  3  3  2 10 12 12  4  1  1  0  1  4  8  8  2
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  S                 C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  C  S                 C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
HEAT INDEX             98100 94 84          94 98 99 92             87 96 96 90
MAX HEAT               98   101    90          98   100    88          96    97


DATE          SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    94      75    94      76    94      75    91
TEMP          76 77 93 85   78 78 93 85   79 79 93 85   78 78 90 81
DEWPT         72 74 72 73   72 74 72 73   73 74 73 73   72 71 67 70
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   SC FW SC B1   SC SC B1 B2   B2 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C          S  S    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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