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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            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          91          74          92          73
TEMP          90 83 79 77 76 77 86 90 89 82 78 76 74 75 88 91 89 82 77 75 74 74
DEWPT         74 75 75 75 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 72 72 74 73 72 72 72
RH            60 77 88 94 94 90 65 58 59 77 88 94100 97 61 54 57 77 87 90 93 93
WIND DIR      SE  S  S SW  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  E SE SE  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD       6  5  4  3  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  2  1  2  2  3  5  4  2  2  3  5
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                 S  C  C  S                 C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS          S                 S  C  C  S                 C  C  C  C  S  S  C


DATE           09/05  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15
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      72    85      72    85      73    85      74    88
TEMP          85 79   74 73 84 78   74 73 85 79   74 74 84 79   75 75 88 79
DEWPT         71 71   71 71 73 72   71 72 72 71   72 71 71 72   72 72 72 73
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E       N     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    50      30    50      30    50      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ118-030900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            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                      74          91          73          93          73
TEMP          87 80 77 77 75 76 86 90 90 82 79 76 74 75 88 93 90 82 77 74 73 74
DEWPT         75 75 75 74 74 73 72 72 73 74 74 74 74 73 72 70 72 73 74 74 73 73
RH            68 85 94 90 97 90 63 56 58 77 85 94100 94 59 47 56 74 90100100 97
WIND DIR       E SE SE SE  E  N NE  E  E  E  S SW  W  W  N NE  E SE  E  E NE  N
WIND SPD       6  5  3  1  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  1  1  2  2  3  5  4  3  1  2  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          30          10          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0        0.10           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C                    C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C                    C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/05  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15
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      72    85      72    85      72    86      73    87
TEMP          86 80   75 73 85 79   74 73 85 79   74 73 85 79   75 74 86 79
DEWPT         71 72   72 71 72 71   71 70 71 71   71 70 70 70   70 71 70 73
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      NE     E      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      30    50      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-030900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            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                      76          88          75          89          74
TEMP          89 83 80 78 77 77 85 88 87 81 79 77 76 76 86 89 87 81 78 77 75 75
DEWPT         75 75 76 76 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 74 73 73 73 73
RH            64 77 88 94 90 90 70 61 65 79 85 90 94 94 68 59 63 79 85 87 94 94
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NE SE SE SE  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8  6  5  5  4  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  2  3  3  5  8  4  3  3  5  8
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    C  C                    C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS          S                    C  C                    C  C  C  C  S  S  C


DATE           09/05  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15
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      74    83      74    84      74    84      76    86
TEMP          84 79   75 74 83 79   75 75 84 79   76 75 84 80   77 77 86 80
DEWPT         71 72   72 72 73 72   72 72 72 72   72 72 72 72   72 72 73 74
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E     E       N     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    50      50    50      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ048-030900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            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          90          74          92          74
TEMP          89 82 80 77 76 77 86 90 89 82 79 77 75 76 87 92 89 83 79 76 74 75
DEWPT         75 75 76 75 74 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 75 75 73 71 73 74 74 74 74 73
RH            64 79 88 94 94 90 65 56 59 77 85 90100 97 63 51 59 74 85 94100 94
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  W NW NE SE SE SE  S SW  W NW  N  E SE SE  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       5  4  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  3  5  4  3  2  3  5
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0        0.08           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S        S  C  C                    C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S        S  C  C                    C  C  C  C  S  S  C


DATE           09/05  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15
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      73    84      73    85      73    86      74    88
TEMP          85 80   75 74 84 79   75 74 84 78   75 74 85 79   76 75 88 80
DEWPT         71 72   72 71 72 71   72 71 71 71   72 71 71 72   71 71 71 73
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      NE     E      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      30    50      40    50      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C

$$
SCZ043-030900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            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                      74          93          72          93          72
TEMP          91 82 78 76 75 76 86 92 92 82 77 75 73 74 88 93 91 82 76 74 73 73
DEWPT         72 74 74 74 73 73 72 71 72 73 73 73 73 73 71 69 71 73 72 72 71 71
RH            54 77 88 94 94 90 63 51 52 74 87 94100 97 57 46 52 74 87 93 93 93
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  W NW  N NE  E  S  S SW  W  W NW  N  E SE  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD       4  4  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  3  3  4  3  1  3  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                 S  C  C  S                 C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS          S                 S  C  C  S                 C  C  C  C  S  S  C


DATE           09/05  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15
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      71    86      71    86      71    86      72    89
TEMP          86 79   73 72 85 79   72 72 86 78   73 72 85 79   74 73 88 80
DEWPT         70 71   71 71 71 71   71 71 71 71   71 70 71 71   70 71 71 72
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       S     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      20    40      20    50      20    40      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C          C  C

$$
GAZ099-030900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
319 PM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

DATE           09/02/15      THU 09/03/15            FRI 09/04/15            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                      73          93          73          94          72
TEMP          88 80 77 75 74 74 86 92 92 85 78 76 74 75 87 93 91 83 78 75 73 73
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 72 71 71 73 73 73 73 73
RH            63 82 90 94 97 97 65 54 54 70 88 90 97 94 61 49 52 72 85 94100100
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S  W  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SW NW  N  N  N  E  E SE NE NE
WIND SPD       4  3  2  1  1  1  2  3  3  2  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S           S  S  S                 C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S           S  S  S                 C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           09/05  SUN 09/06/15  MON 09/07/15  TUE 09/08/15  WED 09/09/15
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          88      71    86      71    86      71    87      72    86
TEMP          88 80   74 72 86 79   73 72 85 78   73 72 86 79   73 73 86 76
DEWPT         70 71   71 70 70 71   70 70 70 71   70 69 69 71   69 71 70 70
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       S     E
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      20    40      20    50      20    40      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C
TSTMS          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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