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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SCZ050-290900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            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          92          76          93          77
TEMP          91 84 79 76 75 77 87 92 90 85 81 78 76 79 88 92 91 85 81 77 77 78
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 74 75 75 76 75 75 74 73 74 75 75 75 75 75
RH            58 72 88 97100 94 65 54 60 72 82 94 97 88 63 54 58 72 82 94 94 91
WIND DIR       E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E SE SE  E  E NE NE NE  E SE  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       8  8  5  2  1  3  4  8 11  8  4  1  1  2  3  5  9  6  4  2  0  0
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S                                            S  S  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           07/31  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15
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          90      75    88      76    88      76    89      76    88
TEMP          90 81   78 78 87 82   78 78 87 82   78 78 88 82   78 78 87 82
DEWPT         74 75   75 75 74 74   74 73 72 71   74 73 72 73   73 74 75 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    50      40    50      50    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-290900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            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          94          76          94          76
TEMP          92 85 80 76 74 76 88 93 92 86 81 78 76 78 88 93 93 85 80 78 76 78
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 74 75 73 72 73 75 75 75 76 75 74 73 73 75 74 74 75 75
RH            54 70 82 94100 97 61 51 54 70 82 91100 91 63 52 52 72 82 88 97 91
WIND DIR       E SE SE  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  E SW  E  E  E SE  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       8  8  5  2  0  2  3  6 10  9  3  1  1  2  3  5  8  5  2  2  1  2
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0        0.17           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                 S  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S                 S  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           07/31  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15
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      75    90      76    89      75    89      76    89
TEMP          91 82   78 78 89 83   78 78 88 82   77 77 88 82   78 78 88 83
DEWPT         73 74   75 74 72 73   73 72 71 71   73 72 71 72   73 73 71 74
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-290900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            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                      78          89          77          90          78
TEMP          87 83 80 78 78 79 85 88 87 83 81 79 77 78 86 89 89 83 82 79 78 79
DEWPT         75 75 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 76 76 76 75 75 74 74 74 75 76 76 75 75
RH            68 77 85 91 94 91 72 66 68 80 85 91 94 91 68 61 61 77 82 91 91 88
WIND DIR       E SE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E SE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD       8  8  5  3  3  4  5 10 13 10  5  2  2  3  3  6 11  8  5  4  2  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           07/31  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15
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          88      76    87      77    87      77    88      78    87
TEMP          87 81   78 78 86 82   79 78 86 82   79 79 87 83   80 79 86 82
DEWPT         75 75   76 75 74 74   75 73 72 72   74 74 73 73   75 74 74 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     S      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      50    50      50    50      50    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-290900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            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                      75          93          76          92          77
TEMP          91 85 80 78 75 79 88 92 91 86 81 78 77 78 87 92 91 85 81 80 77 79
DEWPT         74 74 75 75 75 75 73 72 73 75 76 76 76 75 74 73 74 75 75 75 75 75
RH            58 70 85 91100 88 61 52 56 70 85 94 97 91 65 54 58 72 82 85 94 88
WIND DIR       E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       8  8  4  2  1  3  3  6  9  8  4  2  1  2  3  5  8  6  2  2  1  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          20          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S                    S  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S                    S  S                    S  S  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           07/31  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15
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          90      76    89      76    88      76    89      76    89
TEMP          90 82   78 79 88 82   78 78 87 82   78 78 88 82   78 78 88 83
DEWPT         74 74   76 74 73 73   74 73 72 71   73 72 71 72   73 74 73 74
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-290900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            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          95          75          95          76
TEMP          94 86 79 76 74 77 88 94 94 87 80 77 75 77 88 94 93 86 80 78 76 78
DEWPT         71 72 73 75 74 75 72 70 72 74 75 75 75 76 73 72 73 74 75 75 75 75
RH            47 63 82 97100 94 59 46 49 65 85 94100 97 61 49 52 68 85 91 97 91
WIND DIR       E SE SE  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD       6  8  4  1  1  2  3  5  6  9  4  1  1  2  2  3  5  4  3  1  0  0
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                 S  S                    C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S                 S  S                    C  C  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           07/31  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15
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      73    89      75    89      75    90      75    89
TEMP          92 83   76 76 88 82   77 77 88 82   77 77 89 82   77 77 88 82
DEWPT         73 75   75 74 74 73   73 73 73 70   72 72 71 72   72 74 74 74
PWIND DIR        SW       W     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    50      40    50      40    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-290900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
315 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

DATE           07/28/15      WED 07/29/15            THU 07/30/15            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          96          76          94          77
TEMP          95 88 80 76 74 75 89 96 95 88 82 79 77 77 88 94 93 87 81 79 77 78
DEWPT         69 71 73 74 74 75 73 72 73 74 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 75 76 76 76
RH            43 57 79 94100100 59 46 49 63 79 88 94 94 63 53 54 65 82 91 97 94
WIND DIR      NE NE  E SE  E  E  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S NW  E SW SE  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD       5  4  3  3  1  2  0  3  4  3  3  2  1  1  2  3  4  3  4  4  2  2
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14           0        0.09           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S              C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S              C  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
OBVIS                      F PF


DATE           07/31  SAT 08/01/15  SUN 08/02/15  MON 08/03/15  TUE 08/04/15
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      74    90      75    89      75    89      75    89
TEMP          92 83   77 77 89 82   77 77 88 82   77 77 88 82   77 77 88 81
DEWPT         73 74   75 75 72 74   73 72 70 71   71 72 72 74   72 74 73 73
PWIND DIR        SW      SE     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    50      30    50      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$

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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