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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

SCZ050-031415-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      49          57          53          75          60
TEMP             64 56 57 55 53 54 56 57 55 54 54 53 54 66 73 73 67 63 62 60 60
DEWPT            56 53 50 50 49 49 51 52 53 54 54 53 54 58 59 59 59 60 60 59 58
RH               75 90 77 83 86 83 83 83 93100100100100 75 62 62 75 90 93 96 93
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          9 10 10 11 10  9  8  5  4  5  8  9 10 13 16 14 13 11 10 10 10
CLOUDS           B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          40          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
OBVIS                                        F  F  F  F             PF PF PF


DATE           03/05  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          65      34    49      36    53      42    57      47    64
TEMP          63 56   39 35 48 43   38 37 52 48   44 43 56 52   49 48 63 56
DEWPT         55 40   24 20 22 26   26 26 33 39   39 36 40 43   45 44 45 45
PWIND DIR         W       N    NE      NE     N       N     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20     0      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-031415-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      54          65          55          78          60
TEMP             66 60 57 57 57 61 64 64 60 58 57 56 56 69 76 76 69 63 61 61 61
DEWPT            59 58 56 54 54 55 56 57 57 57 57 56 56 59 60 60 60 61 61 60 59
RH               78 93 96 90 90 81 75 78 90 96100100100 70 58 58 73 93100 97 93
WIND DIR          W  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          2  3  8  8  6  5  5  5  6  6  8  8  8 11 13 12 10  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS           SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     30          20           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  C  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
OBVIS                F  F  F  F PF           F  F  F  F             PF PF PF


DATE           03/05  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          67      37    50      40    53      43    57      47    64
TEMP          65 58   43 38 49 45   42 41 52 48   45 44 56 52   49 48 63 57
DEWPT         58 46   29 22 28 30   31 32 35 40   40 38 41 43   44 45 44 46
PWIND DIR         W      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      20     5      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    S             S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-031415-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      50          54          53          67          60
TEMP             59 53 56 54 53 52 54 54 54 53 53 53 54 61 67 67 64 62 62 61 61
DEWPT            55 53 51 50 50 50 52 53 54 53 53 53 54 57 59 59 59 60 60 59 59
RH               87100 83 86 89 93 93 96100100100100100 87 75 75 84 93 93 93 93
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD         10 12 13 14 12 11 10  5  3  5 10 10 11 14 17 16 14 13 12 11 11
CLOUDS           B1 B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          40          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  C  C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
OBVIS                                    PF  F  F  F  F             PF PF PF


DATE           03/05  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          63      36    48      38    52      44    57      49    63
TEMP          62 55   40 37 47 43   40 39 51 48   46 45 56 53   51 50 62 56
DEWPT         56 41   25 23 25 28   29 29 36 41   42 38 42 45   46 46 46 47
PWIND DIR         W       N    NE      NE    NE       N     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      30     0      10    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C                   C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-031415-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      51          59          54          74          59
TEMP             61 59 58 56 55 56 58 59 57 56 55 55 55 66 72 72 66 62 60 59 60
DEWPT            57 56 53 52 52 53 54 55 56 56 55 55 55 58 60 60 60 60 60 59 58
RH               87 90 83 86 90 90 86 87 96100100100100 75 66 66 81 93100100 93
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          2  8  9  9  8  6  6  5  5  6  8  8  9 12 13 12 11 10 10  9  9
CLOUDS           SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
OBVIS                        PF PF           F  F  F  F             PF PF PF


DATE           03/05  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          66      36    49      38    53      42    57      47    64
TEMP          66 60   42 37 48 44   40 39 52 48   44 43 56 52   49 48 63 57
DEWPT         57 44   28 22 25 29   30 31 35 39   39 37 40 43   45 45 44 45
PWIND DIR         W      NE    NE      NE     N       N     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV OV B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20     0      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    S                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-031415-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      49          57          54          77          59
TEMP             66 60 58 56 54 54 56 57 56 55 55 54 55 68 76 76 69 63 61 59 65
DEWPT            57 56 52 50 49 49 51 52 53 54 55 54 55 58 60 60 60 60 61 59 58
RH               73 87 80 80 83 83 83 83 90 96100100100 70 58 58 73 90100100 78
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          6  8  8  8  6  6  5  4  4  5  6  6  8 12 14 12  9  8  9  8  8
CLOUDS           SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     50          40          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  C  C  C  C  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
OBVIS                                        F  F  F  F             PF PF PF


DATE           03/05  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          66      32    49      33    54      39    58      45    65
TEMP          65 60   37 33 48 42   36 34 52 47   42 40 56 52   47 46 63 56
DEWPT         53 40   23 17 20 24   24 24 31 36   35 33 39 42   44 44 43 43
PWIND DIR         W      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   OV B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20     0      10    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    S                   C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-031415-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
605 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

DATE           03/02/15      TUE 03/03/15            WED 03/04/15            THU
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      55          65          57          80          60
TEMP             67 60 59 58 58 61 64 64 61 60 59 58 58 71 77 80 73 66 65 62 66
DEWPT            60 59 57 55 54 58 59 59 59 59 59 58 58 60 61 59 58 60 61 61 60
RH               78 96 93 90 86 90 84 84 93 96100100100 68 58 49 59 81 87 97 81
WIND DIR          W  N  E  E  E SE SE SE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          3  1  5  6  5  5  6  5  5  5  8  6  6 12 14 11  8  9 12 11 10
CLOUDS           SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          30          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 S  C  C  C  C  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
OBVIS                        PF PF           F  F  F  F             PF PF PF


DATE           03/05  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          66      35    49      36    54      41    59      47    65
TEMP          61 55   40 36 48 43   38 37 53 48   43 42 58 53   49 48 64 56
DEWPT         52 39   27 19 23 26   26 28 33 37   36 38 41 45   45 45 44 45
PWIND DIR        NW      NE    NE      NE    NE       N     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60      20     0      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    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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