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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE           09/29/16      FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN
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                      69          85          67          84          69
TEMP          87 79 76 73 70 70 80 85 84 77 72 70 68 68 80 84 83 75 72 71 70 70
DEWPT         71 72 72 71 69 67 66 65 66 67 67 67 67 67 67 68 69 70 70 70 70 70
RH            59 79 87 93 97 90 62 51 55 71 84 90 97 97 65 59 63 84 93 97100100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW  S SW  S  E  E NE  E SE SE SE  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD       9  8  6  6  4  3  5  6  8  5  4  2  2  3  4  4  5  4  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S                    S  S              S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S                    S  S              S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX    93
MAX HEAT         95


DATE           10/02  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16
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          85      69    84      69    82      68    81      68    80
TEMP          85 76   72 70 83 76   72 70 81 75   70 69 80 74   70 69 79 73
DEWPT         70 71   69 69 69 70   69 68 68 68   68 66 67 67   67 66 65 65
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE           09/29/16      FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN
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                      65          85          64          85          68
TEMP          88 78 74 71 67 65 76 82 84 75 69 66 65 65 79 84 85 75 72 70 69 69
DEWPT         68 69 68 66 62 58 57 57 59 62 63 63 62 61 62 64 66 69 69 69 69 68
RH            52 74 82 84 84 78 52 43 43 64 81 90 90 87 56 51 53 82 90 97100 97
WIND DIR       S  S SW  W  W NW  W  W SW  S  W NW  N  N  E  S SE SE  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8  8  6  4  4  5  4  5  6  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  5  5  3  2  2  3
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                                           C
TSTMS          S  S                                                           C
HEAT INDEX    92
MAX HEAT         93


DATE           10/02  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16
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      69    85      69    83      69    82      68    82
TEMP          86 75   72 70 84 77   72 70 82 76   71 70 81 75   70 69 81 72
DEWPT         69 70   69 68 69 69   69 68 68 67   67 66 67 65   65 65 63 64
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      30    30      10    20      10    20       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE           09/29/16      FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN
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                      72          85          69          83          71
TEMP          85 79 77 74 72 72 80 84 83 77 74 72 70 70 80 83 82 76 74 72 72 72
DEWPT         72 73 73 72 70 69 67 67 67 68 69 68 68 68 68 69 70 71 71 71 71 71
RH            65 82 87 93 93 90 65 57 59 74 84 87 93 93 67 63 67 85 90 97 97 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W SW SW  S  S  S SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  E  N  N  N
WIND SPD      11 10 10  9  6  4  8 10 11  9  6  4  3  3  5  8  9  8  4  2  2  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S                 S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S                 S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX    91
MAX HEAT         94


DATE           10/02  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16
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          84      71    83      71    81      70    81      69    80
TEMP          84 77   73 72 82 77   73 72 80 75   72 71 80 75   71 70 79 74
DEWPT         71 71   70 70 70 71   70 69 69 69   68 67 68 68   67 66 65 66
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    30      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE           09/29/16      FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN
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                      66          84          66          84          69
TEMP          87 79 76 73 69 67 77 83 84 76 71 69 67 68 79 84 83 76 73 72 70 71
DEWPT         70 73 72 69 66 63 61 60 62 65 65 66 65 65 65 66 68 70 70 70 70 70
RH            57 82 87 87 90 87 58 46 48 69 81 90 93 90 62 55 61 82 90 93100 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W NW  W SW SW SW SE  E NE  N  E  S  S SE SE  E NE NE
WIND SPD       9  9  8  5  4  4  4  5  6  4  2  1  2  4  4  4  5  4  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S                                                        C
TSTMS          S  S  S                                                        C
HEAT INDEX    92
MAX HEAT         94


DATE           10/02  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16
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          85      70    84      70    82      69    81      68    80
TEMP          85 76   73 71 83 77   72 71 81 75   71 70 80 74   70 69 79 72
DEWPT         69 71   70 69 69 70   69 68 68 68   67 67 67 66   67 66 63 64
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    20      10    20       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE           09/29/16      FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN
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                      65          85          63          86          67
TEMP          88 78 73 70 66 66 77 83 85 75 69 66 64 65 80 85 85 77 71 70 69 69
DEWPT         67 70 70 68 65 62 60 59 60 62 64 64 63 62 63 64 67 69 69 69 68 68
RH            50 76 90 93 97 87 56 44 43 64 84 93 97 90 56 50 55 76 93 97 97 97
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W NW  W SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  E  S  S  S  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8  6  5  3  3  3  4  5  5  3  2  1  2  3  2  3  4  3  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S                                                        S
TSTMS          S  S  S                                                        S
HEAT INDEX    91
MAX HEAT         92


DATE           10/02  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16
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          87      68    85      68    83      68    81      67    81
TEMP          86 76   71 69 84 76   71 69 82 75   71 69 80 74   69 68 80 73
DEWPT         68 70   68 67 68 69   68 67 67 67   67 66 66 66   66 65 63 65
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      20    30      10    20       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C          S  S
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C          S  S

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
325 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DATE           09/29/16      FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN
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                      60          84          58          86          64
TEMP          89 78 70 66 61 61 75 81 83 74 66 62 60 60 76 84 85 75 69 66 65 66
DEWPT         58 58 57 56 55 53 53 53 55 56 57 57 55 54 54 55 58 62 63 63 63 64
RH            35 50 63 70 81 75 46 38 38 53 73 84 84 81 46 37 40 64 81 90 93 93
WIND DIR      SW SW  W NW NW NW  W  W SW SW NW  N  N  N NW SW  S  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8  5  5  4  4  4  5  6  6  3  2  3  3  3  4  4  4  2  1  2  3  3
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           10/02  MON 10/03/16  TUE 10/04/16  WED 10/05/16  THU 10/06/16
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          88      67    85      67    84      67    82      66    82
TEMP          87 75   70 68 84 75   70 68 83 75   70 68 81 74   69 67 81 72
DEWPT         64 65   68 67 67 69   68 67 66 66   66 65 65 65   65 64 62 62
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR         20      20    20       5    20       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S  S    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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