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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE           07/27/16      THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT
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                      79          98          79          97          78
TEMP             90 84 81 79 80 91 97 97 89 83 81 79 80 91 97 95 88 82 81 79 80
DEWPT            75 76 75 74 74 73 71 72 74 76 75 74 73 73 71 72 74 75 75 74 74
RH               62 77 82 85 82 56 43 45 61 80 82 85 79 56 43 48 63 79 82 85 82
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD          9  8  6  6  6  8 11 13 10  9  9  6  8 10 12 12 10  8  5  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX      101 93         100105106 98 91         100105104 97
MAX HEAT        102    98         105   106    95         105   106    94


DATE           07/30  SUN 07/31/16  MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16
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          97      78    95      78    95      77    93      77    92
TEMP          97 89   81 81 94 86   81 80 93 86   81 80 92 85   79 79 91 84
DEWPT         72 75   75 75 73 75   75 75 73 75   75 75 74 75   75 75 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    40      30    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-280900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE           07/27/16      THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT
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                      77          98          78          98          77
TEMP             91 87 81 78 79 91 97 97 89 83 80 78 79 91 97 97 89 83 80 77 80
DEWPT            73 73 73 72 71 72 70 69 71 72 72 72 72 73 71 70 72 71 72 72 72
RH               56 63 77 82 77 54 42 40 56 70 77 82 79 56 43 42 57 67 77 85 77
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD          6  6  5  4  6  8  9 11  9  8  8  6  6 10 10 11  9  6  4  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX      100 94          99104103 95            100105104 96
MAX HEAT        105    98         104   104    91         105   105    94


DATE           07/30  SUN 07/31/16  MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16
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          98      77    96      77    96      77    95      77    94
TEMP          98 90   80 81 95 86   80 79 95 86   80 79 94 86   79 79 92 84
DEWPT         71 74   73 73 73 74   74 73 73 75   74 73 73 75   74 74 74 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      20    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE           07/27/16      THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT
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                      82          95          82          95          80
TEMP             88 86 83 82 82 90 94 94 88 84 83 82 82 90 94 93 87 84 82 81 82
DEWPT            76 77 77 76 75 75 74 74 76 77 77 76 75 74 74 74 76 77 77 76 75
RH               68 75 82 82 79 62 53 53 68 80 82 82 79 60 53 54 70 80 85 85 79
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD         12 11  9  8  9  9 12 16 13 12 12  9  9 10 13 16 13 11  9  6  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX       99 97 92      100104104 99 94 92       99103103 98 93 90
MAX HEAT        100    98    92   105   106    97         103   105    96


DATE           07/30  SUN 07/31/16  MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16
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          94      81    93      80    92      80    91      79    90
TEMP          94 87   82 83 92 86   82 81 92 86   82 81 90 85   81 80 89 84
DEWPT         75 76   76 76 75 76   76 76 75 76   76 76 75 77   76 76 75 75
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    20      30    40      30    40      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-280900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE           07/27/16      THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT
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                      79          98          80          97          79
TEMP             90 86 82 80 81 91 97 95 89 85 83 80 81 91 96 95 88 84 82 79 81
DEWPT            75 75 74 73 72 72 71 71 73 75 74 73 73 72 71 71 73 74 73 73 73
RH               62 70 77 79 74 54 43 46 59 72 74 79 77 54 45 46 61 72 74 82 77
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD          5  8  6  6  6  8 10 11  9  8  8  8  8 10 11 11  8  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX      101 95          99105103 97 94 90       99104103 96 91
MAX HEAT        107    99         105   105    95         104   104    93


DATE           07/30  SUN 07/31/16  MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16
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          97      78    95      78    95      78    93      77    93
TEMP          96 88   81 82 94 86   81 81 94 86   81 80 92 85   80 79 91 85
DEWPT         72 74   75 74 73 75   75 74 73 75   75 74 73 75   75 75 74 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    40      20    40      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-280900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE           07/27/16      THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT
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                      78          98          78          98          76
TEMP             91 87 80 78 80 91 97 97 89 82 80 78 79 91 98 96 89 82 79 76 79
DEWPT            73 74 73 72 73 73 70 69 71 73 72 71 72 72 70 69 72 72 73 72 73
RH               56 65 79 82 79 56 42 40 56 74 77 79 79 54 41 42 57 72 82 87 82
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD          4  3  3  4  6  8 10 11  6  5  5  5  4 10 11 11  6  3  4  3  3
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX      100 95         100104103 95             99105102 96
MAX HEAT        105    99         104   104    92         105   104    92


DATE           07/30  SUN 07/31/16  MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16
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          98      77    96      76    96      76    94      75    93
TEMP          97 89   80 80 95 86   79 79 95 86   79 78 93 84   78 78 92 84
DEWPT         70 73   74 74 71 73   75 75 71 74   75 74 72 74   75 74 71 73
PWIND DIR         W       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    40      30    50      40    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-280900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
631 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

DATE           07/27/16      THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT
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                      75          98          76          98          76
TEMP             92 86 78 75 77 90 96 98 91 82 79 76 78 90 96 97 90 82 78 76 78
DEWPT            71 72 71 72 72 72 69 68 70 71 72 72 73 72 71 70 72 72 72 72 74
RH               51 63 79 90 85 56 42 38 50 69 79 87 85 56 45 42 56 72 82 87 88
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  5  8 10 10  6  4  5  4  5  9 10 10  5  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX       99 92          97102104 97             97104104 97
MAX HEAT        103    98         102   104    92         104   105    94


DATE           07/30  SUN 07/31/16  MON 08/01/16  TUE 08/02/16  WED 08/03/16
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          98      75    97      76    97      76    95      75    94
TEMP          97 90   78 79 96 87   79 79 95 86   79 79 94 85   78 78 93 84
DEWPT         70 71   72 73 69 72   73 73 70 72   73 73 71 72   74 73 71 73
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      30    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  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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