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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

SCZ050-010930-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI
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                      63          85          65          85          66
TEMP                69 67 64 64 79 84 84 74 71 68 65 67 81 85 83 74 70 68 66 67
DEWPT               66 65 62 62 64 64 64 65 65 65 65 66 65 65 65 67 67 67 66 67
RH                  90 93 93 93 60 51 51 74 81 90100 97 58 51 55 79 90 97100100
WIND DIR             W NW  N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S  E NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  3  4  6  5  3  1  1  3  4  6  9  6  4  3  2  2
CLOUDS              CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                     PF PF
HEAT INDEX                         85 85                83 87 85
MAX HEAT                           85    86                87    87


DATE           10/03  SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
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          83      66    79      57    75      57    80      59    83
TEMP          83 73   70 66 78 68   61 58 75 65   60 59 78 69   62 61 82 71
DEWPT         69 69   68 65 59 56   53 52 51 55   57 58 58 60   61 61 61 65
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW       N     E       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40      50    20       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S
TSTMS          S  C    C  S

$$
GAZ118-010930-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI
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                      63          86          66          86          68
TEMP                70 67 64 64 80 85 84 76 72 69 68 68 81 85 85 76 73 71 69 69
DEWPT               68 67 63 63 66 67 67 68 68 68 68 67 67 68 68 69 69 69 68 69
RH                  93100 97 97 62 55 57 76 87 97100 97 63 57 57 79 87 93 97100
WIND DIR            SW NW  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE  E NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  3  4  8  6  4  2  2  3  5  8 10  5  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS              CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                  PF  F  F
HEAT INDEX                      82 88 87                83 88 88
MAX HEAT                           88    88                88    89


DATE           10/03  SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
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      66    80      58    77      59    80      62    83
TEMP          84 75   72 66 79 70   62 59 77 69   62 61 79 71   65 63 82 73
DEWPT         71 71   69 63 56 57   52 53 53 58   58 59 59 62   62 62 61 66
PWIND DIR         S       W    NW      NW     E      SE    SE      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40      40    10       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S
TSTMS          S  C    C

$$
SCZ050-010930-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI
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                      67          82          68          81          69
TEMP                72 71 68 68 79 82 82 75 73 70 68 70 80 81 81 75 73 71 69 70
DEWPT               67 65 61 61 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 67 67 67 67 68
RH                  84 81 78 78 62 58 58 74 79 87 93 87 62 60 60 76 81 87 93 93
WIND DIR            NW  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD             2  1  0  0  4  5  9  6  4  2  2  4  6  9 11  8  5  4  3  3
CLOUDS              CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                     PF PF
HEAT INDEX                         84 84                82 83 83
MAX HEAT                           84    84                83    83


DATE           10/03  SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
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          80      68    78      60    75      61    79      63    81
TEMP          80 74   72 68 77 70   64 61 75 68   64 62 77 71   66 64 80 73
DEWPT         69 69   68 65 60 57   54 53 52 56   57 58 58 61   62 62 62 65
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW       N     E       S     S      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30      50    20       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S
TSTMS          S  C    C  S

$$
SCZ048-010930-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI
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                      63          85          65          85          68
TEMP                69 67 64 64 79 84 83 75 73 69 67 67 80 84 83 75 73 71 69 69
DEWPT               68 66 62 62 65 66 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 68 68 69 68 68 68 69
RH                  97 97 93 93 62 55 59 76 81 93100100 65 59 61 82 84 90 97100
WIND DIR             W NW  N  N  N NE  E SE SE SE  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  3  4  5  5  4  2  2  3  4  5  6  4  4  4  3  3
CLOUDS              CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                     PF PF
HEAT INDEX                         86 86                82 87 86
MAX HEAT                           86    86                87    87


DATE           10/03  SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
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          83      66    79      59    76      60    80      62    83
TEMP          83 75   72 66 78 71   63 60 76 69   63 61 79 71   67 64 82 73
DEWPT         71 71   69 64 59 58   53 54 52 57   58 59 59 63   62 63 62 66
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW       N     E      SE    SE      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40      40    10       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S
TSTMS          S  C    C

$$
SCZ043-010930-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI
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          86          63          86          64
TEMP                68 65 61 61 79 85 84 75 70 66 64 65 80 86 84 75 70 67 65 66
DEWPT               67 65 61 61 64 65 65 65 65 65 64 65 65 65 66 67 67 67 65 66
RH                  97100100100 60 51 53 71 84 97100100 60 50 55 76 90100100100
WIND DIR            NE NW  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S SE NE  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  2  3  3  4  3  1  1  1  2  3  5  4  3  2  1  2
CLOUDS              CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                  PF  F  F
HEAT INDEX                         87 86                82 88 86
MAX HEAT                           87    87                88    88


DATE           10/03  SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
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      64    79      54    76      55    81      58    83
TEMP          84 74   70 64 78 68   58 56 75 65   57 57 79 69   61 60 82 71
DEWPT         70 70   68 64 58 55   51 51 50 54   55 57 58 61   60 60 60 64
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW       N     E       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40      40    10       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S
TSTMS          S  C    C

$$
GAZ099-010930-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
938 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE           09/30/14      WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI
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                      62          87          66          87          66
TEMP                67 65 63 63 78 85 86 77 72 68 67 67 80 86 86 77 72 69 67 67
DEWPT               67 65 63 63 64 65 65 66 66 67 67 67 66 67 68 69 68 67 67 67
RH                 100100100100 62 51 50 69 81 97100100 62 53 55 76 87 93100100
WIND DIR             S  E NE  N  E  E  E SE SE  S SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  2  3  4  3  2  2  1  1  2  4  6  3  2  3  3  3
CLOUDS              CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                  PF  F  F
HEAT INDEX                         87 88                82 89 89
MAX HEAT                           87    88                89    90


DATE           10/03  SAT 10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14
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      63    79      55    77      57    81      60    83
TEMP          83 74   69 63 77 69   59 56 75 68   60 58 79 70   63 61 81 73
DEWPT         71 71   66 57 52 52   47 48 50 54   54 55 57 61   60 59 59 63
PWIND DIR         S       W    NW      NW     E      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         50      40    10       5     5       0     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  S
TSTMS          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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