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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCZ050-170900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            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                      71          87          68          84          65
TEMP                74 73 71 72 83 87 85 77 73 71 69 69 78 83 82 74 70 68 66 66
DEWPT               73 71 70 70 70 69 69 69 69 68 68 68 67 67 66 66 65 65 65 65
RH                  97 93 97 93 65 55 59 76 87 90 97 97 69 59 58 76 84 90 97 97
WIND DIR            SW  W  N  N NE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             1  0  0  0  2  3  3  2  3  4  4  4  5  6  6  5  5  5  6  8
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     50          30          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S  S     S  C  C  S                       S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                C  S  S     S  C  C  S                                   S
OBVIS                      F  F
HEAT INDEX                      87 91 89                   86 84
MAX HEAT                           91    91                86    87


DATE           09/19  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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      64    81      66    83      68    85      68    84
TEMP          80 71   66 65 80 73   67 67 82 74   69 69 84 75   70 69 83 75
DEWPT         66 64   65 63 65 65   65 65 65 67   68 68 69 69   68 66 67 66
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    SW      SW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    20      10    10      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  S  S                        S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S                        S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-170900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            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                      70          89          68          84          66
TEMP                74 73 71 71 83 88 88 79 74 71 69 69 80 84 84 76 71 69 67 67
DEWPT               73 72 71 71 70 69 70 70 69 69 69 69 68 68 67 67 67 67 67 67
RH                  97 97100100 65 54 55 74 84 93100100 67 59 57 74 87 93100100
WIND DIR            SW  W NW  N  N  N  E SE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  5  5  5  8
CLOUDS              OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     60          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S        S  C  C  S                                   S
TSTMS                C  S        S  C  C  S                                   S
OBVIS                      F  F
HEAT INDEX                      87 92 93                83 87 87
MAX HEAT                           92    94                87    87


DATE           09/19  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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          81      65    82      66    83      68    86      68    84
TEMP          81 73   67 66 81 75   68 67 82 75   70 69 85 77   71 69 84 76
DEWPT         67 67   67 65 67 67   67 67 68 69   69 69 70 70   70 68 68 70
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SE     S      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    30      10    20      10    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          C  C          S  S          C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-170900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            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                      74          85          71          81          68
TEMP                75 75 75 74 81 84 84 79 76 74 72 72 78 81 81 75 72 71 69 69
DEWPT               73 71 71 71 70 70 70 69 69 69 69 68 68 67 67 66 66 66 66 66
RH                  94 87 87 90 69 63 63 72 79 84 90 87 71 63 63 74 81 84 90 90
WIND DIR            SW  W  N  N NE  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             6  4  1  3  5  6  4  2  3  4  5  5  6  8  8  6  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     50          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.13           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  S     S  C  C  S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                C  C  S     S  C  C  S  S                                S
OBVIS                      F  F
HEAT INDEX                      85 88 88                   83 83
MAX HEAT                           88    90                84    83


DATE           09/19  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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          79      66    79      67    82      69    82      69    83
TEMP          79 73   69 68 79 74   70 69 81 75   72 71 82 76   73 70 82 76
DEWPT         66 65   66 64 66 66   65 65 66 68   68 68 69 69   69 67 68 67
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    20      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-170900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            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                      71          88          69          84          67
TEMP                74 73 72 72 81 85 85 78 75 73 70 69 79 83 83 75 72 70 68 68
DEWPT               73 72 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 69 69 69 68 68 67 67 67 66 66 66
RH                  97 97 97 97 69 61 61 76 84 87 97100 69 61 59 76 84 87 93 93
WIND DIR            SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             1  0  0  0  1  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  5  6  6  5  5  5  6  8
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     60          30          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S  S     S  C  C  S                       S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                C  S  S     S  C  C  S                                   S
OBVIS                      F  F
HEAT INDEX                      85 90 90                   86 86
MAX HEAT                           90    91                86    87


DATE           09/19  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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      65    81      66    82      68    85      68    83
TEMP          80 73   68 67 80 74   69 68 82 75   71 70 84 77   72 69 83 76
DEWPT         67 67   66 65 67 67   66 67 68 69   69 69 70 70   70 68 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SE    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      10    20      10    20      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-170900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            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                      69          87          65          84          63
TEMP                73 72 70 70 81 87 85 76 71 68 66 66 78 84 82 73 68 66 64 64
DEWPT               72 71 70 70 69 68 69 69 69 68 66 66 67 66 65 64 64 64 63 64
RH                  97 97100100 67 53 59 79 93100100100 69 55 56 73 87 93 97100
WIND DIR            SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  1  2  2  2  3  3  3  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S        S  C  C  S                                   S
TSTMS                C  S        S  C  C  S                                   S
OBVIS                      F  F
HEAT INDEX                      84 91 89                   86 84
MAX HEAT                           91    91                86    86


DATE           09/19  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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      62    81      64    83      66    86      66    84
TEMP          80 71   64 64 80 73   66 66 82 75   68 68 85 76   69 67 83 74
DEWPT         65 64   64 63 65 65   65 65 66 67   67 67 68 68   68 67 66 66
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      SE    SW      SW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20      10    20       5    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S                        S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S                        S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-170900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1032 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE           09/16/14      WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            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                      69          89          66          85          65
TEMP                73 72 70 70 81 87 89 79 73 69 67 67 79 84 85 76 71 68 66 66
DEWPT               72 71 70 69 68 68 68 68 67 66 66 66 66 65 65 64 64 64 64 65
RH                  97 97100 97 65 53 50 69 81 90 97 97 64 53 51 66 79 87 93 97
WIND DIR            SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE
WIND SPD             0  0  0  0  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  3  3  4  4  5
CLOUDS              B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     50          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  S           S  C
TSTMS                C  S           S  C
OBVIS                      F  F
HEAT INDEX                      84 91 93                   86 87
MAX HEAT                           91    93                86    87


DATE           09/19  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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      63    82      65    84      67    87      67    85
TEMP          82 74   65 64 80 73   67 66 83 76   69 68 85 77   70 68 84 76
DEWPT         64 65   64 63 63 65   66 66 67 68   67 67 67 68   68 66 66 67
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SE    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10       5    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S          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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