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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
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                      92          74          93          75          92
TEMP                   91 91 84 79 76 75 77 87 92 90 84 80 78 76 78 87 91 89 84
DEWPT                  73 74 76 76 75 74 75 76 74 75 76 77 76 75 75 76 74 74 75
RH                     56 58 77 91 97 97 94 70 56 62 77 91 94 97 91 70 58 61 74
WIND DIR                E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E NE  N NE  E SE  S
WIND SPD                8  8  8  3  1  0  0  6 10  9  5  2  0  0  0  4  8  9  4
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          20           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S                    S  S  S
TSTMS                                           S  S                    S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF                PF PF


DATE          FRI 07/31/15  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15
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          75    90      75    88      76    88      76    89
TEMP          78 78 89 82   78 78 87 82   78 78 87 82   78 78 88 82
DEWPT         75 75 74 75   75 75 74 74   74 73 72 71   74 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-282100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
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                      93          74          94          75          93
TEMP                   92 92 85 80 76 74 76 88 93 91 85 80 78 76 78 87 92 90 84
DEWPT                  73 73 75 76 75 74 75 75 73 74 75 76 76 75 76 75 74 75 75
RH                     54 54 72 88 97100 97 66 52 58 72 88 94 97 94 68 56 62 74
WIND DIR                E  E SE SE SE  E  E NE  E  E SE SE SW NW  N NE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                8  8  9  3  0  0  0  5  9 10  6  3  0  0  0  4  8  9  6
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S                 C  C  S  S              C  C  S
TSTMS                      S  S                 C  C  S  S              C  C  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF                PF PF


DATE          FRI 07/31/15  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15
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          74    92      75    90      76    89      75    89
TEMP          77 77 91 83   78 78 89 83   78 78 88 82   77 77 88 82
DEWPT         74 75 72 74   75 74 72 73   73 72 71 71   73 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
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                      87          78          88          77          88
TEMP                   87 87 83 80 78 78 78 85 87 86 83 80 79 78 79 85 87 86 82
DEWPT                  75 75 76 77 76 76 75 77 76 76 77 77 76 75 75 75 75 75 76
RH                     68 68 80 91 94 94 91 77 70 72 82 91 91 91 88 72 68 70 82
WIND DIR                E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE  N NE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                9  8  8  4  3  3  2  8 12 11  6  4  2  0  3  6 10 10  6
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S                       S  S  S
TSTMS                                           S                       S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF


DATE          FRI 07/31/15  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15
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          76    87      76    87      77    87      77    88
TEMP          78 78 87 82   78 78 86 82   79 78 86 82   79 79 87 83
DEWPT         76 75 74 76   76 75 74 74   75 73 72 72   74 74 73 73
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW     S      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      50    50      50    50
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-282100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
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                      93          75          92          76          92
TEMP                   92 91 85 80 78 75 78 87 91 89 84 80 78 77 79 87 91 89 84
DEWPT                  73 74 75 76 76 75 75 75 73 74 75 77 76 76 76 76 75 75 75
RH                     54 58 72 88 94100 91 68 56 61 74 91 94 97 91 70 60 64 74
WIND DIR                E  E SE SE  E  E NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  N  N NE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                6  8  8  4  0  0  0  5  9  9  5  3  0  0  0  4  8  8  5
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S                    S  S  S
TSTMS                                           S  S                    S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF                PF PF


DATE          FRI 07/31/15  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15
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          75    91      76    89      76    88      76    89
TEMP          78 78 90 83   78 79 88 82   78 78 87 82   78 78 88 82
DEWPT         75 75 73 75   76 74 73 73   74 73 72 71   73 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-282100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
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                      95          74          95          74          94
TEMP                   94 94 86 79 76 74 77 88 94 92 85 80 77 75 78 88 93 91 84
DEWPT                  70 71 75 75 75 74 75 74 71 71 74 75 76 75 76 76 74 73 75
RH                     46 47 70 88 97100 94 63 47 51 70 85 97100 94 68 54 56 74
WIND DIR                E  E SE SE SE  E NE NE NE  E SE SE  E NE NE NE SE SE  S
WIND SPD                5  6  8  4  0  0  0  4  8  8  5  2  0  0  0  3  4  6  4
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.12           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S                 C  C                    C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S                 C  C                    C  C  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF                PF PF


DATE          FRI 07/31/15  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15
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          73    92      73    89      75    89      75    90
TEMP          76 76 91 82   76 76 88 82   77 77 88 82   77 77 89 82
DEWPT         75 75 73 75   75 74 74 73   73 73 73 70   72 72 71 72
PWIND DIR         S    SW       W     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    60      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S     C  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-282100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
115 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE             TUE 07/28/15            WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15
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                      96          74          96          75          95
TEMP                   95 95 88 80 76 74 75 89 95 93 86 81 78 76 79 89 94 92 85
DEWPT                  69 69 73 74 74 74 75 74 72 71 75 76 76 75 75 77 75 73 74
RH                     43 43 61 82 94100100 61 48 49 70 85 94 97 88 68 54 54 70
WIND DIR               NE NE NE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE
WIND SPD                6  5  4  0  0  0  0  3  6  5  4  3  0  0  0  3  6  6  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.33           0        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S              C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S              C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S
OBVIS                                 PF PF


DATE          FRI 07/31/15  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15
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          74    93      74    90      75    89      75    89
TEMP          77 77 92 83   77 77 89 82   77 77 88 82   77 77 88 82
DEWPT         74 75 72 74   75 75 72 74   73 72 70 71   71 72 72 74
PWIND DIR         S     S      SE     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    50      40    50      40    50      30    50
RAIN SHWRS     S     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S     C  C    C  C  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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