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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

SCZ050-130900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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          89          71          91          74
TEMP                   74 74 76 84 88 87 82 76 73 72 76 86 90 89 82 78 76 74 78
DEWPT                  73 73 73 71 70 70 71 71 71 71 72 72 71 71 72 73 73 74 74
RH                     97 97 90 65 55 57 69 85 93 97 87 63 54 56 72 85 90100 88
WIND DIR                E  E NE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  8 10  6  3  2  0  1  4  8  9  8  6  4  4  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  C  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  C  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      89 93 92 86             92 96 95 87
MAX HEAT                           93    93    83          96    96    84


DATE           07/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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          92      76    92      76    89      74    90      73    90
TEMP          92 85   77 79 92 83   79 78 88 82   76 77 89 82   76 76 89 82
DEWPT         73 73   75 74 74 75   75 74 73 73   73 72 71 72   72 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      30    50      30    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S

$$
GAZ118-130900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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          89          71          92          74
TEMP                   77 75 75 84 88 85 79 75 74 71 75 87 92 91 84 78 76 74 77
DEWPT                  74 73 73 72 71 71 72 73 72 71 73 72 71 72 73 74 74 74 74
RH                     90 94 94 67 57 63 79 94 93100 94 61 51 54 70 88 94100 90
WIND DIR                E NE  N  E  E  E SE  E SE  S NW SW SE SE  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  8  8  5  2  0  0  1  3  5  9  8  6  5  4  4
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          40          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.21           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      90 94 90                94 99 99 90
MAX HEAT                           94    94                99    99    87


DATE           07/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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          93      75    92      75    90      73    91      73    91
TEMP          93 85   76 77 92 84   78 78 89 82   76 76 90 82   76 76 90 82
DEWPT         72 73   74 73 73 75   74 73 73 73   72 72 71 72   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      30    50      30    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S

$$
SCZ050-130900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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                      79          88          73          89          76
TEMP                   80 81 80 85 87 86 82 79 76 74 77 86 88 88 82 80 78 76 79
DEWPT                  74 73 73 71 70 70 71 71 71 71 72 72 71 71 72 73 73 74 74
RH                     82 77 79 63 57 59 69 77 85 90 85 63 57 57 72 79 85 94 85
WIND DIR               SE  E NE  E SE SE SE  S SE  S  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD                5  5  3  5  9 10  8  5  4  3  2  4  8 10  9  8  6  5  5
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX             84 86 84 90 92 91 86             92 94 94 87 84
MAX HEAT               84    86    92    92    85          95    94    85


DATE           07/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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          91      78    89      77    88      76    89      75    89
TEMP          90 85   80 80 89 83   79 79 87 82   78 78 88 82   77 78 88 82
DEWPT         73 74   76 74 74 75   75 74 73 73   73 72 71 72   72 72 71 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      30    50      30    40      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-130900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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          89          72          91          75
TEMP                   76 74 76 84 88 87 79 78 75 73 77 88 91 90 84 80 77 75 78
DEWPT                  74 73 73 72 71 72 72 72 72 72 74 73 72 73 74 74 74 75 75
RH                     94 97 90 67 57 61 79 82 90 97 90 61 54 58 72 82 90100 91
WIND DIR                E  E NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE NW SW SE  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  8  9  6  4  3  1  1  3  6  9  8  6  5  4  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.27        0.18           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      90 94 94                96 99 98 91 84
MAX HEAT                           94    94                99   100    88


DATE           07/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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          93      76    91      76    89      74    90      74    90
TEMP          93 85   78 78 91 84   78 78 88 82   76 77 89 82   76 77 89 82
DEWPT         72 73   74 73 73 75   74 73 72 73   72 72 70 72   72 71 72 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      30    50      30    40      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C          S  S

$$
SCZ043-130900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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          91          70          93          72
TEMP                   72 71 74 85 90 89 82 76 72 70 74 86 93 92 85 77 74 72 76
DEWPT                  72 71 72 71 70 70 71 71 71 70 72 72 71 71 72 73 73 72 74
RH                    100100 93 63 52 54 69 85 97100 93 63 49 51 65 87 97100 94
WIND DIR                E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  5  5  6  5  0  0  0  1  2  4  6  6  5  4  3  4
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      90 96 94 86             92100 99 91
MAX HEAT                           96    96    83         100   100    87


DATE           07/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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          94      75    93      74    90      72    91      72    92
TEMP          94 86   76 77 93 84   77 77 89 81   75 75 90 82   75 76 91 82
DEWPT         71 72   74 73 72 74   74 73 71 72   72 71 69 71   71 71 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    50      30    50      20    30      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C          S  S

$$
GAZ099-130900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1255 AM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE           07/11/14      SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON
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          92          72          93          74
TEMP                   72 71 73 85 91 91 83 78 73 72 74 86 93 93 86 79 75 74 76
DEWPT                  72 71 72 72 71 70 72 72 72 71 74 73 72 71 72 73 73 74 74
RH                    100100 97 65 52 50 70 82 97 97100 65 51 49 63 82 94100 94
WIND DIR                E  E NE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD                0  0  0  4  5  6  6  0  0  0  1  1  3  5  5  5  4  4  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  C  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                            S  C  C  S           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX                      91 98 97 88             93101100 92
MAX HEAT                           98    99    85         101   101    88


DATE           07/14  TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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          95      75    92      74    91      71    92      71    93
TEMP          94 87   77 77 92 85   77 77 90 81   74 75 91 82   74 75 92 82
DEWPT         71 72   73 74 72 74   74 73 71 72   71 71 68 70   70 70 69 69
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    50      30    40      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    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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