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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

SCZ050-302100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      91          71          89          72          87
TEMP          70 73 86 89 87 81 75 72 71 74 85 89 87 80 75 74 72 75 84 87 85 80
DEWPT         67 67 66 65 66 67 69 68 69 68 69 69 69 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72
RH            90 81 51 45 50 63 82 87 93 82 59 52 55 72 87 90 97 87 65 59 63 77
WIND DIR       N NE  E  E  E SE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       0  1  5  8  6  5  4  2  3  4  6  8  9  8  5  4  4  4  6  8  9  6
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S                 S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                        S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          88 91 89 83             89 94 91 83             89 93 90 84
MAX HEAT               92    91                94    94                93    93


DATE          SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          72    86      72    85      73    86      73    88
TEMP          74 75 86 79   73 74 85 78   74 75 86 80   74 76 88 80
DEWPT         72 73 73 72   73 73 73 74   73 72 72 72   72 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    50      50    50      50    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-302100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      91          72          90          72          89
TEMP          72 73 86 90 89 82 76 74 72 75 86 89 88 81 77 74 72 75 85 89 88 82
DEWPT         67 68 67 65 66 68 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 71 71 72 72 72 72 71 71 72
RH            84 84 53 44 47 63 82 87 93 84 59 54 55 72 82 93100 90 65 56 57 72
WIND DIR       N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD       0  1  3  5  5  5  4  3  2  4  6  9 10  8  5  4  3  4  5  8  9  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S           S     S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                  S     S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          89 92 92 85             91 94 93 85             91 95 94 87
MAX HEAT               92    92    83          94    94    83          95    95


DATE          SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          72    88      72    87      73    88      73    89
TEMP          75 75 88 80   74 74 87 81   74 75 87 81   74 75 88 81
DEWPT         72 73 73 74   74 73 73 74   73 73 72 73   72 72 72 73
PWIND DIR         E    SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30    50      50    50      50    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-302100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      86          74          87          74          87
TEMP          73 77 84 86 85 81 78 76 74 76 84 87 85 81 77 76 74 76 84 87 85 81
DEWPT         69 68 67 67 67 68 69 69 69 69 69 70 70 71 71 72 71 71 71 72 72 72
RH            87 74 57 53 55 65 74 79 84 79 61 57 61 72 82 87 90 85 65 61 65 74
WIND DIR       N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       1  3  6  9  9  9  6  5  5  6 10 11 12 11  9  8  5  5  8 11 12 10
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.23
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S              S  S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     S  S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          87 89 88 84             88 92 90 85             89 94 91 85
MAX HEAT               89    89    83          92    92                94    94


DATE          SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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    86      73    84      74    85      74    86
TEMP          76 76 86 80   75 75 84 79   75 76 84 80   76 76 86 81
DEWPT         72 73 73 73   73 73 73 74   73 73 72 72   72 73 73 73
PWIND DIR        SE    SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   OV OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    50      50    50      50    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-302100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      90          73          89          73          88
TEMP          72 75 85 89 88 82 77 75 73 76 86 89 87 81 77 75 73 76 85 88 86 82
DEWPT         68 68 68 66 67 68 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73
RH            87 79 57 47 50 63 79 84 90 82 59 54 57 72 85 90 97 87 65 59 63 74
WIND DIR       N NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       0  1  4  5  6  5  4  2  2  4  6  8  9  8  5  4  3  4  4  6  8  5
CLOUDS        FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S        S  S  S  S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          88 92 91 85             91 94 92 85             91 95 92 87
MAX HEAT               92    92    83          94    94    83          95    95


DATE          SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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    86      73    86      73    87      74    88
TEMP          75 76 86 80   75 75 86 80   75 75 86 81   76 76 87 81
DEWPT         72 73 73 74   74 73 73 75   73 73 73 73   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR         E    SE       S     S       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    50      50    50      50    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-302100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      91          69          90          70          88
TEMP          68 70 84 90 89 80 74 71 69 73 86 90 88 81 74 72 70 74 84 88 86 80
DEWPT         66 66 66 64 65 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 71 71
RH            93 87 55 42 45 67 82 90 97 84 55 49 54 67 87 93100 87 63 55 61 74
WIND DIR       N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       0  1  4  5  4  3  2  1  2  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  3  4  4  5  6  4
CLOUDS        FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S                 S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                        S  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          86 91 91 83             89 94 92 84             88 93 91 83
MAX HEAT               91    92                94    94                93    93


DATE          SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          70    86      71    86      71    87      72    88
TEMP          72 73 86 79   72 73 86 79   72 73 86 80   73 74 88 80
DEWPT         71 72 73 73   72 72 73 74   72 72 72 72   72 72 73 73
PWIND DIR         E    SE       S    SE       S    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    50      50    50      50    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-302100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
336 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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          70          92          71          90
TEMP          68 69 84 90 91 83 75 71 70 72 84 91 91 84 76 73 71 74 83 89 89 82
DEWPT         64 66 67 64 64 67 68 69 68 70 68 68 68 69 70 71 71 73 71 69 71 72
RH            87 90 57 42 41 59 79 93 93 93 59 47 47 61 82 93100 97 67 52 56 72
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD       0  1  3  4  4  3  2  2  2  3  4  6  8  5  3  2  2  3  5  6  6  5
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                        S  S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          87 91 93 86             87 95 95 88             88 94 95 87
MAX HEAT               91    93    83          95    96    85          94    95


DATE          SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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          71    89      71    86      72    88      71    88
TEMP          73 73 89 83   72 73 86 80   73 74 87 81   73 73 87 82
DEWPT         70 72 71 73   72 73 73 74   72 72 71 72   71 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE       S     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    50      40    50      40    50      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  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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