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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

SCZ050-032100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      65          55          76          59          70
TEMP          55 54 56 59 62 63 57 56 57 59 66 74 74 68 63 61 60 60 68 70 65 60
DEWPT         53 53 54 54 55 54 54 54 56 55 59 60 59 59 59 59 59 58 59 57 51 45
RH            93 96 93 83 78 72 90 93 96 87 78 62 59 73 87 93 96 93 73 63 60 58
WIND DIR      NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD       9  5  6  6  4  4  5  6  9  9 13 16 16 14 12 10 11 11 13 14 14 14
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN              S  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                              F+ F+  F                PF PF


DATE          FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          35    49      36    55      41    61      47    65
TEMP          42 35 46 42   39 37 50 50   44 42 59 55   50 47 64 57
DEWPT         31 24 22 28   28 31 37 42   41 41 43 50   46 47 47 47
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE     N       N    NW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-032100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      73          57          78          60          74
TEMP          57 57 63 70 72 65 59 57 58 58 66 75 77 70 65 62 61 61 71 73 69 64
DEWPT         55 55 58 57 58 58 56 56 57 57 60 61 59 59 60 59 59 59 59 59 55 49
RH            93 93 84 63 61 78 90 96 96 96 81 62 54 68 84 90 93 93 66 62 61 58
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD       5  4  5  9  9  4  6  6  6  8 11 13 13 11 10  9  9  9 11 12 13 14
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS          F  F                 F  F  F                PF PF


DATE          FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          38    50      39    55      43    62      47    66
TEMP          46 40 46 42   42 40 49 52   46 44 60 55   50 48 64 58
DEWPT         35 25 29 30   34 36 40 44   43 44 44 50   46 48 46 48
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE     N       N    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    10      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S             S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-032100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      62          55          69          59          67
TEMP          54 54 56 59 61 61 57 57 57 58 63 69 69 64 62 62 60 59 65 67 63 59
DEWPT         54 54 54 54 54 54 55 55 56 56 58 59 59 60 60 59 59 59 59 58 53 47
RH           100100 93 83 78 78 93 93 96 93 84 70 70 87 93 90 96100 81 73 70 64
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD      13  8  8  6  4  4  5  6 10 10 14 16 17 14 13 12 12 12 13 14 16 17
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN              S  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                            F F+ F+  F                PF PF


DATE          FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          37    49      39    55      45    60      49    64
TEMP          43 37 46 44   42 40 51 51   47 45 58 56   51 49 63 58
DEWPT         33 26 26 30   32 34 39 43   43 43 44 51   47 49 48 49
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE    NE       N    NW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        BZ    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-032100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      68          56          74          59          70
TEMP          56 55 59 66 68 60 57 57 57 58 65 72 73 67 63 61 60 60 67 70 68 62
DEWPT         55 55 58 56 58 56 56 55 57 56 59 60 60 59 59 59 58 58 59 58 54 47
RH            96100 96 70 70 87 96 93100 93 81 66 64 75 87 93 93 93 75 66 61 58
WIND DIR       E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW NW  N
WIND SPD       8  5  4  8  8  5  6  8  8  9 11 12 13 11 10  9  9  9 10 11 13 16
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN              S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS          F  F                 F  F  F                PF PF


DATE          FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          38    49      39    54      43    60      47    64
TEMP          45 38 45 44   41 39 47 50   45 44 58 54   50 48 63 57
DEWPT         36 25 26 30   33 34 39 44   42 44 43 50   46 47 46 47
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE    NE       N    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-032100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      62          54          78          60          72
TEMP          56 55 56 58 61 61 55 54 55 57 66 76 77 71 65 62 61 61 70 72 68 63
DEWPT         53 54 55 55 54 54 55 54 55 55 60 61 59 60 60 60 60 59 58 56 52 46
RH            90 96 96 90 78 78100100100 93 81 60 54 68 84 93 97 93 66 57 57 54
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD       5  5  5  6  4  3  4  5  6  6 11 12 12  9  8  8  8  9 11 12 13 13
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     40          10          10          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN              S  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        L  L  L  L  S
OBVIS                               F  F  F                PF PF


DATE          FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          34    48      34    54      40    61      45    65
TEMP          41 34 46 43   37 34 49 50   43 41 59 55   48 46 64 58
DEWPT         31 21 20 25   25 28 36 40   39 40 42 49   45 46 44 46
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE    NE       N     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-032100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
334 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

DATE             TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU 03/05/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
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                      73          58          80          62          70
TEMP          58 58 63 69 73 71 64 61 59 59 68 77 80 74 67 65 63 63 70 68 64 61
DEWPT         55 56 58 60 60 59 59 58 59 59 62 61 58 59 60 61 62 61 59 55 51 43
RH            90 93 84 73 64 66 84 90100100 81 58 47 59 78 87 97 93 68 63 63 51
WIND DIR       E SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N
WIND SPD       4  5  6  8  8  5  3  5  5  5 12 14 12  6  8 11 11 10 11 12 12 12
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          10          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                               F  F  F                PF PF


DATE          FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          36    49      38    54      42    62      47    66
TEMP          41 37 45 44   40 39 47 51   45 43 60 56   51 47 63 58
DEWPT         32 22 25 26   28 33 37 42   40 43 42 53   44 47 46 48
PWIND DIR         N    NE      NE    NE       N    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20     5      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                   S  S    S  S  S  S    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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