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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SCZ050-162100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE             WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14
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                      63          41          69          51          68
TEMP          41 41 51 58 62 58 49 46 41 45 58 66 68 60 55 53 52 53 61 66 67 62
DEWPT         33 30 26 28 28 35 38 38 36 39 42 44 45 47 48 49 50 50 51 52 52 52
RH            73 65 37 32 27 42 66 73 82 79 55 45 43 62 77 86 93 89 70 61 59 70
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      17 17 17 14 16 12 11 12 14 14 13 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 11 11 11
WIND GUST     27
CLOUDS        SC FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                              S  S  C  C  S
WIND CHILL    32 32                   33 38
MIN CHILL        32    39                33


DATE          SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
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          52    75      53    75      54    76      57    75
TEMP          55 54 73 66   57 56 74 65   56 56 75 65   59 59 75 67
DEWPT         53 52 51 52   51 49 53 54   52 52 55 56   56 56 57 57
PWIND DIR         N     N       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10       5     0       5    10      10    20
RAIN           S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S

$$
GAZ118-162100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE             WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14
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                      63          44          69          54          68
TEMP          42 43 53 60 63 58 51 47 45 47 62 67 69 65 59 56 55 56 63 67 68 64
DEWPT         34 32 29 30 29 38 40 42 41 42 45 47 48 49 50 52 53 53 54 54 54 54
RH            73 65 39 32 27 47 66 83 86 83 54 49 47 56 72 86 93 90 72 63 61 70
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      14 14 16 17 16 11  9 10 12 14 16 17 16 13 12 10 11 12 12 12 11 10
CLOUDS        SC FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S
WIND CHILL    34 36                   39
MIN CHILL        34                      39


DATE          SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
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          53    75      54    77      56    77      58    77
TEMP          55 55 73 67   58 56 76 69   58 58 76 69   61 60 76 70
DEWPT         54 52 52 53   52 51 53 55   54 54 55 56   57 55 56 57
PWIND DIR         N     N       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10       5     0       5    10      10    20
RAIN           S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S

$$
SCZ050-162100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE             WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14
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                      61          44          66          54          66
TEMP          44 43 50 56 59 58 54 53 45 48 58 65 66 61 57 55 54 55 61 65 66 62
DEWPT         36 33 28 29 31 37 40 42 41 43 44 45 47 48 50 51 51 52 52 53 53 53
RH            73 67 42 35 34 45 59 66 86 83 59 48 50 62 77 86 90 90 72 65 63 72
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      20 19 19 17 20 16 16 17 18 17 16 16 16 14 14 16 16 16 14 14 13 13
CLOUDS        SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C  C
WIND CHILL    36 35                   37
MIN CHILL        35    37                37


DATE          SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
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          54    72      56    72      56    73      59    72
TEMP          57 56 71 65   59 57 71 65   58 58 72 66   61 60 72 66
DEWPT         54 53 52 52   52 51 53 54   53 53 55 56   57 56 56 57
PWIND DIR         N     N       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    10       5     0       5    10      10    20
RAIN           C  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S

$$
SCZ048-162100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE             WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14
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                      63          44          68          55          68
TEMP          43 42 51 57 62 59 52 49 46 48 61 67 68 64 59 57 55 56 63 67 68 64
DEWPT         34 31 29 31 31 37 39 41 41 41 44 46 48 48 50 51 52 52 53 54 54 54
RH            70 65 42 37 31 44 61 74 83 77 53 47 49 56 72 80 90 86 70 63 61 70
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      17 17 17 14 17 11 10 10 12 14 16 16 14 13 12 11 12 13 13 13 12 11
CLOUDS        B1 FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                              C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S
WIND CHILL    35 34
MIN CHILL        34    39


DATE          SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
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          53    73      55    75      56    75      58    75
TEMP          56 55 72 66   60 57 74 68   59 58 74 68   61 60 74 68
DEWPT         53 52 52 53   52 51 52 55   53 53 54 56   57 55 56 57
PWIND DIR         N     N      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10       5     0       5    10      10    20
RAIN           S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S

$$
SCZ043-162100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE             WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14
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                      63          37          69          50          68
TEMP          40 40 52 59 63 57 44 41 38 42 58 66 68 61 54 51 50 52 61 66 68 62
DEWPT         32 28 24 25 25 32 34 35 35 35 39 42 44 45 46 47 47 48 49 51 51 51
RH            73 62 33 27 23 38 68 79 89 76 49 42 42 56 74 86 89 86 65 58 54 67
WIND DIR       N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      14 14 16 13 13  9  8  9 11 12 12 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 11 11 10  9
CLOUDS        SC FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                              S  S  C  C  S
WIND CHILL    32 32             39 35 31 35
MIN CHILL        32    37          35    31


DATE          SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
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          51    75      51    76      52    77      56    76
TEMP          53 53 74 66   55 54 74 66   55 55 76 67   59 58 76 68
DEWPT         51 50 51 51   50 49 51 53   51 51 54 55   56 55 56 56
PWIND DIR         N     N      NE    NE      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10       5     0       5    10      10    20
RAIN           S
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S

$$
GAZ099-162100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
321 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE             WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14
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                      65          42          70          53          69
TEMP          42 41 52 60 64 58 47 43 43 44 57 66 70 65 58 54 53 54 60 66 69 65
DEWPT         32 30 26 24 25 34 35 36 38 39 41 43 45 47 49 50 50 50 51 51 52 53
RH            67 65 36 25 22 40 63 76 82 82 55 43 41 52 72 86 89 86 72 58 55 65
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      12 13 16 12 11  9  8  9 11 13 14 14 12  9  8  8  9 10 10 10  9  8
CLOUDS        SC CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                                              S  S  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S
WIND CHILL    35 33                38 37 37
MIN CHILL        33    38          38    36


DATE          SAT 04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14
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          51    76      52    76      53    77      56    78
TEMP          55 53 74 68   55 54 74 68   56 55 74 70   59 58 76 71
DEWPT         51 50 51 52   50 51 52 54   53 53 55 57   56 56 56 57
PWIND DIR        NE     N      NE    NE       E     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    10       0     0       5    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                       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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