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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            TUE
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                      71          87          72          84          71
TEMP                   73 73 73 84 87 85 78 76 74 73 73 81 84 82 76 74 73 72 72
DEWPT                  72 71 70 70 70 71 71 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 70
RH                     97 93 90 63 57 63 79 87 90 93 93 72 65 69 85 87 90 93 93
WIND DIR               SE NE  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  8  8  8  5  4  4  5  8  9  8  5  3  2  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                  S                    S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF PF
HEAT INDEX                         92 90
MAX HEAT                           92    93


DATE           09/27  WED 09/28/16  THU 09/29/16  FRI 09/30/16  SAT 10/01/16
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      66    80      64    78      63    79
TEMP          85 76   72 71 83 75   69 68 80 72   67 66 77 70   66 64 78 74
DEWPT         71 72   71 69 68 67   65 62 62 62   60 61 61 61   59 60 65 66
PWIND DIR         E       S     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC FW   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         50      40    40      20    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS          S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S                              S  S

$$
GAZ118-260900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            TUE
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          87          72          85          71
TEMP                   74 74 73 82 86 86 79 76 74 73 73 81 85 83 78 75 72 71 72
DEWPT                  71 71 71 70 70 71 72 72 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 69 69
RH                     90 90 93 67 59 61 79 87 90 93 93 72 61 65 76 84 93 93 90
WIND DIR                E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  8  8  8  5  3  3  4  8 10  9  5  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S     S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         91 91                   90
MAX HEAT                           91    93                90    90


DATE           09/27  WED 09/28/16  THU 09/29/16  FRI 09/30/16  SAT 10/01/16
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      70    85      67    83      65    80      64    81
TEMP          86 77   73 72 84 76   70 68 81 73   68 66 79 71   66 65 80 76
DEWPT         71 72   70 68 69 68   65 63 63 63   60 60 62 61   59 60 65 66
PWIND DIR         E       S    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      30    40      20    10      10    10      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S                              C  C
TSTMS          S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S                              C  C

$$
SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            TUE
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                      73          86          74          83          72
TEMP                   77 78 74 83 86 84 79 77 76 75 74 81 83 81 77 75 74 73 73
DEWPT                  72 72 72 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71
RH                     85 82 93 67 61 67 79 85 87 90 93 74 67 72 82 87 90 93 93
WIND DIR                E NE  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD                1  1  2  8  9 10 10  8  6  6  8 10 11  9  6  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS                 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.14           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S     S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S     S              S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         91 90
MAX HEAT                           91    91


DATE           09/27  WED 09/28/16  THU 09/29/16  FRI 09/30/16  SAT 10/01/16
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      72    83      68    80      66    78      66    79
TEMP          84 77   73 72 82 75   70 69 79 73   69 67 78 72   68 66 78 75
DEWPT         72 72   71 70 69 68   66 64 63 63   62 62 62 62   61 62 67 67
PWIND DIR         E       S     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    BZ
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      40    50      30    10      10    10      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C                              C  C
TSTMS          S  S    C  C  C  C    C  C                              C  C

$$
SCZ048-260900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            TUE
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          87          72          84          71
TEMP                   74 74 73 82 86 85 79 77 75 73 73 81 84 83 77 76 73 72 72
DEWPT                  72 71 71 71 70 71 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 70
RH                     93 90 93 69 59 63 79 85 90 97 93 72 65 67 82 85 93 97 93
WIND DIR                E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  6  8  8  5  4  4  4  8  9  8  5  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S              S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX                         91 90
MAX HEAT                           91    91


DATE           09/27  WED 09/28/16  THU 09/29/16  FRI 09/30/16  SAT 10/01/16
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    85      67    82      65    79      64    79
TEMP          85 77   73 72 84 76   70 69 80 73   68 66 78 71   67 65 78 75
DEWPT         71 72   71 69 68 68   66 64 62 63   61 61 61 61   60 60 65 66
PWIND DIR         E       S     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40      30    40      20    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS          S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S                              S  S

$$
SCZ043-260900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            TUE
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                      70          89          70          85          69
TEMP                   73 72 71 83 88 88 78 75 72 71 71 81 85 84 76 73 72 70 70
DEWPT                  72 71 70 68 68 69 70 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 69 69
RH                     97 97 97 61 52 54 76 87 97 97 97 69 61 63 82 90 93 97 97
WIND DIR                S  E  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  5  6  5  4  3  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.10           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF PF
HEAT INDEX                         92 92                   90
MAX HEAT                           92    94                90    90


DATE           09/27  WED 09/28/16  THU 09/29/16  FRI 09/30/16  SAT 10/01/16
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    84      65    82      63    79      62    80
TEMP          85 76   72 71 83 75   69 67 81 72   66 64 78 70   65 63 79 73
DEWPT         70 71   70 68 67 66   64 61 60 62   60 58 59 60   58 58 64 65
PWIND DIR        SE      SE     E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         50      30    30      20    10       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS          S  S    C  C  C  C    S  S                              S  S

$$
GAZ099-260900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1219 AM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            TUE
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                      70          89          70          86          69
TEMP                   73 72 71 82 88 88 80 75 72 71 71 81 86 85 77 73 71 70 70
DEWPT                  71 71 70 69 68 69 70 71 71 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 69 69 69
RH                     93 97 97 65 52 54 72 87 97 97 97 69 59 63 82 93 93 97 97
WIND DIR               SE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  6  6  4  3  3  3  4  5  8  6  5  4  2  2  2
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.05           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C              C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S              S  S
HEAT INDEX                         92 92                   91 90
MAX HEAT                           92    94                91    91


DATE           09/27  WED 09/28/16  THU 09/29/16  FRI 09/30/16  SAT 10/01/16
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      64    83      63    80      62    81
TEMP          87 76   71 70 84 74   67 66 81 73   66 65 79 70   65 63 80 74
DEWPT         69 71   69 67 66 65   62 60 60 61   59 58 59 61   58 57 63 65
PWIND DIR        NE       S    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      10    10       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C                                      S  S
TSTMS          S  S    C  C  C  C                                      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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