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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

DATE             THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT 04/04/15
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                      77          61          83          63          76
TEMP          56 58 71 76 76 68 63 62 61 63 75 82 82 74 68 67 64 63 71 74 75 65
DEWPT         50 54 55 54 57 58 60 61 61 63 63 63 62 62 62 61 60 61 57 51 48 48
RH            80 86 57 46 52 70 90 97100100 66 53 51 66 81 81 87 93 61 44 38 54
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
WIND SPD       8  6 12 13 12 10  8  6  5  8  9 17 12 17 12 12 11 14 10 12 16  9
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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          46    68      53    74      59    80      63    81
TEMP          50 48 67 60   54 56 73 67   61 61 79 70   65 63 80 73
DEWPT         37 37 39 44   47 50 54 56   57 58 61 62   63 63 64 64
PWIND DIR         N     E       E    SE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL FW FW   FW B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW SC B2 SC
POP 12HR         10    10      10    20      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                              S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-022100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

DATE             THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT 04/04/15
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                      78          62          84          62          76
TEMP          58 59 73 78 77 71 67 64 63 64 76 83 83 74 68 65 62 63 70 74 75 67
DEWPT         56 58 61 59 61 62 63 62 62 62 62 62 62 61 61 60 59 60 58 53 47 46
RH            93 96 66 52 58 73 87 93 97 93 62 49 49 64 78 84 90 90 66 48 37 47
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD       4  5 11 12 11 10  6  3  2  4  8 13 11 11 10 10 10 13  9 10 16 10
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 FW
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF


DATE          SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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          48    69      54    74      61    81      62    81
TEMP          52 49 68 62   56 57 74 68   63 62 80 72   65 63 80 73
DEWPT         42 38 41 46   50 52 56 57   59 59 62 62   63 62 64 63
PWIND DIR        NE     E       E    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC   SC B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10    10      10    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                              S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-022100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

DATE             THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT 04/04/15
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                      73          62          78          63          72
TEMP          58 59 69 72 72 66 64 63 62 63 73 78 78 72 68 67 64 63 71 71 71 64
DEWPT         52 54 55 55 58 59 61 61 61 63 63 63 63 62 62 62 61 62 59 53 50 49
RH            80 83 61 55 61 78 90 93 97100 71 60 60 71 81 84 90 97 66 53 47 58
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12 11 14 13 11 11 10  9  6  8 10 17 13 17 14 14 13 16 10 12 17 11
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 FW
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S


DATE          SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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          49    66      56    71      61    76      64    77
TEMP          52 51 65 59   57 58 71 65   63 62 75 68   66 64 77 70
DEWPT         38 38 40 45   48 51 54 56   58 59 61 62   63 63 64 64
PWIND DIR         N     E       E    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL FW FW   FW B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW SC B2 SC
POP 12HR         10    10      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                              S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-022100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

DATE             THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT 04/04/15
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                      77          61          83          63          76
TEMP          58 58 71 76 75 67 65 64 62 64 76 82 82 72 68 66 63 65 72 74 75 67
DEWPT         57 57 58 58 61 62 62 62 62 62 63 63 62 62 61 61 60 61 58 52 49 47
RH            96 96 63 54 62 84 90 93100 93 64 53 51 71 78 84 90 87 61 46 40 49
WIND DIR       E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
WIND SPD       6  5 10 11 10  6  5  4  3  6  9 11 11 11 11 11 11 12  9 12 16  9
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 FW
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF


DATE          SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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          47    67      54    73      60    79      62    79
TEMP          52 49 66 59   55 57 72 65   62 61 78 69   64 63 78 71
DEWPT         40 38 40 46   49 51 55 57   58 59 62 62   63 63 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE     E       E    SE       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   SC B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC B2 B1
POP 12HR         10    10      10    20      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                              S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-022100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

DATE             THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT 04/04/15
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                      79          61          84          62          76
TEMP          52 55 71 78 78 70 65 62 61 63 76 83 83 74 68 64 62 63 70 73 75 66
DEWPT         50 53 56 55 59 61 61 61 61 62 62 61 61 61 61 60 60 61 54 46 43 43
RH            93 93 59 45 52 73 87 97100 97 62 47 47 64 78 87 93 93 57 38 32 43
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  4  8 10  9  8  5  4  3  6  9 11 10 11  9 10  9 11 10  9 17 10
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 OV B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF


DATE          SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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          43    69      51    74      58    82      61    83
TEMP          48 45 67 60   52 54 74 67   59 59 81 72   64 62 82 75
DEWPT         36 36 36 42   45 48 53 55   57 57 61 62   62 62 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE     E       E    SE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL FW FW   SC B2 OV B2   B2 B2 B2 SC   SC SC B2 SC
POP 12HR          5    10      10    20      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                              S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-022100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
324 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

DATE             THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            SAT 04/04/15
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                      80          61          85          61          76
TEMP          58 59 71 78 80 74 68 64 62 63 75 83 85 77 68 65 62 62 67 72 75 68
DEWPT         56 59 61 59 60 60 62 62 61 61 60 59 58 58 58 58 60 60 55 48 42 41
RH            93100 71 52 51 62 81 93 97 93 60 44 40 52 70 78 93 93 65 42 31 37
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N
WIND SPD       4  3  6  8  5  5  4  4  2  5  9  9  9  6  8 11  9 10 11 13 17  8
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 OV B2 SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S                             S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                      S                                S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF


DATE          SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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          45    70      53    76      59    82      61    80
TEMP          51 46 66 62   55 54 73 70   62 60 80 76   64 61 79 74
DEWPT         38 37 38 43   46 49 54 56   57 58 62 63   63 61 64 64
PWIND DIR        NE     E       E    SE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL FW FW   B2 OV OV B2   B2 OV B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR          5    10      10    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS                         C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                              C  C    S  S  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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