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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

SCZ050-172100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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                      87          69          84          67          81
TEMP                   86 85 78 74 71 70 70 80 83 82 75 71 69 68 68 78 81 80 73
DEWPT                  71 71 71 70 69 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 66 66 66 65 65 65 66
RH                     61 63 79 87 93 93 93 67 59 61 76 87 90 93 93 64 58 60 79
WIND DIR                E  E SE  E  N  N  N NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE
WIND SPD                5  6  3  2  3  3  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  5  6  9 11 11  9
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  S  S           S  S              C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  C                 S  S              S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             91 90                83 86 85                   83 82
MAX HEAT               91    91                86    87                83    83


DATE          SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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          65    81      66    83      68    85      68    83
TEMP          67 66 80 73   68 67 82 74   69 69 84 75   70 69 83 74
DEWPT         66 66 67 66   66 66 66 67   68 68 66 67   68 68 66 67
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      SW    SW       W     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      10    10      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C                        S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S                        S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-172100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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                      89          69          84          68          82
TEMP                   87 87 79 74 71 70 70 81 84 83 75 72 70 69 69 78 81 80 74
DEWPT                  71 71 71 70 70 69 69 68 68 69 70 70 69 68 68 67 67 68 68
RH                     59 59 77 87 97 97 97 65 59 63 84 93 97 97 97 69 63 67 82
WIND DIR                N  N SE  S SW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD                4  4  2  1  1  2  3  4  4  5  4  3  3  4  5  8  9  8  8
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S                                S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S                                   S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             93 93                84 87 87                   83 83
MAX HEAT               93    94                87    88                83    85


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

$$
SCZ050-172100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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                      85          72          81          70          79
TEMP                   83 83 79 77 75 73 73 79 81 81 76 74 72 71 71 77 79 78 74
DEWPT                  72 72 71 70 69 68 68 68 67 67 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 66 66
RH                     70 70 77 79 82 84 84 69 63 63 76 82 87 87 87 71 67 67 76
WIND DIR                E  E SE NE  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD               10  9  3  3  3  3  4  5  6  8  6  5  5  6  9 12 14 14 12
CLOUDS                 SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.01           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  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  C              S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             88 88                   83 83
MAX HEAT               88    90                83    83


DATE          SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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          67    79      67    81      69    82      69    81
TEMP          70 69 79 74   70 69 81 75   72 71 82 76   72 71 81 76
DEWPT         66 67 67 67   66 66 67 68   68 68 67 68   69 68 67 67
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      SW    SW      SW     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    10      10    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S                S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S                S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-172100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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                      88          70          84          69          81
TEMP                   85 85 78 75 72 70 71 80 84 82 76 74 72 70 70 78 80 79 74
DEWPT                  72 71 71 70 70 69 69 69 68 69 69 69 68 68 68 67 67 68 68
RH                     65 63 79 84 93 97 93 69 59 65 79 84 87 93 93 69 65 69 82
WIND DIR               NE NE  E NE NW  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                2  3  2  1  1  2  3  4  5  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  9 10  9
CLOUDS                 SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S              S  S              C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  C  S                 S  S              S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             91 90                83 87 85                   82
MAX HEAT               91    92                87    87                82    83


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

$$
SCZ043-172100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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                      88          66          84          65          81
TEMP                   86 86 78 72 69 67 67 79 84 83 74 70 68 66 66 77 81 80 72
DEWPT                  71 70 70 69 68 67 67 67 66 67 67 67 66 66 66 66 65 65 65
RH                     61 59 76 90 97100100 67 55 59 79 90 93100100 69 58 60 79
WIND DIR               NE NE  E  E NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                1  1  1  1  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  5  8  9  9  8
CLOUDS                 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          20          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S                                S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S                                   S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             91 91                   86 86                   83 82
MAX HEAT               91    93                86    86                83    83


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

$$
GAZ099-172100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
144 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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          67          85          67          84
TEMP                   87 89 80 73 70 68 68 79 85 85 77 72 69 68 68 78 83 83 75
DEWPT                  70 70 69 69 68 68 67 66 65 66 68 68 67 67 67 66 65 66 67
RH                     57 54 69 87 93100 97 64 51 53 74 87 93 97 97 67 55 57 76
WIND DIR               NW NW  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD                3  3  1  2  3  1  0  2  3  4  4  3  3  4  5  6  8  8  6
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             92 94 83                87 87                   85 85
MAX HEAT               92    94                87    87                85    86


DATE          SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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          64    82      65    85      67    87      67    86
TEMP          66 65 80 74   67 66 83 75   69 68 85 78   70 68 84 76
DEWPT         65 65 65 66   66 66 67 68   67 67 66 68   67 66 64 67
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE     N      SW    SW      SW     N
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         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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