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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED
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                      42          60          35          54          31
TEMP          59 50 48 48 47 43 51 58 59 52 46 42 38 35 43 52 54 45 41 38 34 31
DEWPT         34 37 39 40 40 41 42 41 38 37 35 32 30 28 28 29 29 30 31 28 27 23
RH            39 61 71 74 76 93 71 53 45 56 65 67 73 75 55 41 38 55 67 67 75 72
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD       8  5  5  5  5  6 13 17 18 12 13 11 11  9 11 12 13  6  5  6  6  9
CLOUDS        CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL
POP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S
WIND CHILL                   39                36 31 28 37          37 33 28 23
MIN CHILL                    39                36    28    30          33    23


DATE           01/28  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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          50      33    59      42    57      38    54      41    55
TEMP          48 40   34 34 57 51   46 43 56 47   42 38 52 48   42 41 53 49
DEWPT         22 26   27 28 33 38   42 40 38 36   35 32 36 37   38 36 38 36
PWIND DIR         N      NE    SW       W     N       N    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       5    10      10     5

$$
GAZ118-260900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED
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                      42          60          34          57          33
TEMP          60 51 50 48 48 42 51 59 58 50 44 39 36 35 44 55 56 48 43 39 36 33
DEWPT         30 36 38 38 42 42 42 40 36 34 32 30 29 28 30 33 32 32 33 30 28 26
RH            32 56 63 68 80100 71 49 44 54 62 70 75 75 57 43 40 54 67 70 72 75
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       8  5  4  6  6  8 16 21 20 14 13 12 12 11 14 16 16 10 10  9 10  6
WIND GUST                          32 31
CLOUDS        CL CL FW B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                   37             37 31 28 27 37          37 33 29 27
MIN CHILL                    37    38          31    27    29          33    26


DATE           01/28  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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          53      35    60      43    60      42    57      44    56
TEMP          50 43   36 36 58 52   47 43 58 50   44 42 55 51   45 44 53 49
DEWPT         24 26   29 31 35 39   43 43 42 41   38 37 39 41   41 38 39 38
PWIND DIR         N      NE    SW      SW    NW       N    NE      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       5    10      10     5

$$
SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED
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                      45          59          37          53          34
TEMP          53 51 50 50 49 45 50 57 59 52 47 43 39 37 43 52 53 47 43 40 36 34
DEWPT         36 38 40 41 41 42 42 40 38 37 35 33 30 28 28 29 29 31 31 29 27 23
RH            52 61 68 71 74 89 74 53 45 56 63 67 70 70 55 41 39 53 62 64 69 64
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD       9  9  9  9 10  8 12 16 16 12 13 12 11 10 11 12 12  8  6  9  9 11
CLOUDS        CL CL CL SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S
WIND CHILL                                     36 32 30 37          39 34 29 26
MIN CHILL                                      36    30    31          34    26


DATE           01/28  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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          49      37    57      45    56      41    54      42    55
TEMP          48 43   38 37 55 51   48 45 55 49   44 41 52 50   44 43 53 50
DEWPT         22 26   28 28 35 40   42 41 38 37   36 34 38 39   40 38 39 37
PWIND DIR         N       N    SW       W     N       N    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       5    10      10     5

$$
SCZ048-260900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED
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                      42          59          35          55          34
TEMP          59 51 49 50 48 43 49 58 58 51 45 40 37 36 44 53 55 48 44 40 37 34
DEWPT         35 38 40 38 40 41 42 40 36 35 33 31 29 29 30 32 31 32 33 30 27 25
RH            40 61 71 63 74 93 77 51 44 54 62 70 72 75 57 44 40 54 65 67 67 69
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD       9  6  6  8  8  8 14 18 19 13 14 12 12 11 13 13 14  9  9  8 10  8
CLOUDS        CL CL FW B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                   38             38 33 29 28 37          39 35 30 27
MIN CHILL                    38    38          33    28    29          35    27


DATE           01/28  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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          51      35    59      43    59      41    55      42    56
TEMP          48 42   37 36 57 51   47 43 58 50   44 41 54 49   44 43 52 49
DEWPT         23 26   29 30 35 39   42 42 40 39   37 35 38 39   39 37 38 37
PWIND DIR         N      NE     W      SW    NW       N    NE      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       5    10      10     5

$$
SCZ043-260900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED
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                      40          59          34          55          32
TEMP          60 50 48 46 45 41 49 58 58 50 44 39 37 34 44 53 54 46 41 38 35 32
DEWPT         29 34 37 38 38 40 41 40 37 35 33 30 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 27 26 23
RH            31 54 65 73 76 96 74 51 45 56 65 70 70 78 53 39 38 53 67 64 69 69
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD       8  5  4  5  5  5 11 17 17 11 12 10  9  8 11 12 12  5  5  6  5  5
CLOUDS        CL CL FW B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL
POP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S
WIND CHILL                   37             38 32 30 27 38          37 33 30 26
MIN CHILL                    37    38          32    27    30          33    26


DATE           01/28  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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          51      30    59      40    58      36    54      39    55
TEMP          48 41   33 31 57 51   44 40 56 47   40 37 52 47   40 39 52 49
DEWPT         22 25   26 27 32 38   40 39 37 36   33 31 34 36   36 34 34 36
PWIND DIR         N      SE    SW      SW     N      NE    NE       N     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       5    10      10     5

$$
GAZ099-260900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
320 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

DATE           01/25/15      MON 01/26/15            TUE 01/27/15            WED
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                      40          56          35          56          34
TEMP          61 51 48 46 43 40 48 55 55 48 41 38 36 36 45 54 55 48 42 39 35 34
DEWPT         34 37 37 39 40 40 42 39 36 34 32 29 30 30 33 34 34 33 33 29 28 28
RH            36 59 65 76 89100 80 55 49 58 70 70 79 79 62 46 45 56 70 67 75 78
WIND DIR      SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD      11  6  6  8  8  6 16 19 19 14 12 12 10  8 12 14 16  8 10  8  8  4
CLOUDS        CL CL SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                38 35             34 30 29 30 39          36 33 28 30
MIN CHILL                    35    36          30    28    32          33    28


DATE           01/28  THU 01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15
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          53      32    60      42    58      38    55      41    54
TEMP          50 42   35 33 57 53   45 42 55 47   41 38 51 48   42 41 51 48
DEWPT         26 29   28 29 35 39   42 40 40 39   36 33 36 39   37 36 35 36
PWIND DIR         N      SE    SW       W    NW      NE    NE      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       5    10      10     5

$$

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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