Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
000
FOUS52 KCHS 310710
PFMCHS

POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

SCZ050-312130-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE             SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14
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                      92          74          93          75          93
TEMP          74 76 85 91 89 81 79 77 75 76 87 92 91 82 79 76 75 77 87 92 91 83
DEWPT         74 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 75 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 72 73 74
RH           100 90 67 56 59 79 85 87 94 97 65 56 58 77 88 97100 94 65 52 56 74
WIND DIR      SE NE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       0  0  2  8 10  8  4  3  1  3  4  5  9  8  6  5  4  4  4  6  9  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S                       S  S                    S  S  S
TSTMS                   S                       S  S                    S  S  S
HEAT INDEX          92100 97 86             95102101 88             95100100 90
MAX HEAT              100   101               102   103    86         101   101


DATE          WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14
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          76    92      74    90      73    91      73    90
TEMP          77 77 92 83   75 76 90 81   75 75 90 81   74 75 90 81
DEWPT         74 75 74 74   74 74 73 73   72 72 71 72   72 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW     S       S     S       S     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      30    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-312130-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE             SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14
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                      93          73          93          75          93
TEMP          75 76 85 92 90 81 79 76 75 75 88 93 91 83 80 77 75 77 88 92 92 84
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 73 75 75 74 73 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 73 73
RH            97 94 70 54 58 82 88 94 94100 63 54 58 77 85 94100 90 61 54 54 70
WIND DIR       S  N  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SE SE  S
WIND SPD       0  0  2  5  9  5  2  1  1  2  2  4  9  8  5  4  3  3  2  3  6  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          10          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
TSTMS                   S  S  S                 S  S                    S  S  S
HEAT INDEX          93101 98 87             97103101 90 85          96101101 90
MAX HEAT              101   102               103   103    89         101   102


DATE          WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14
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          75    92      74    91      73    90      73    90
TEMP          77 77 91 83   75 75 90 83   75 75 90 82   75 74 90 81
DEWPT         74 73 73 73   73 73 72 72   72 72 71 72   71 71 71 72
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SE      SE    SE       S     S
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 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-312130-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE             SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14
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          80          89          77          89
TEMP          79 82 84 86 86 83 82 81 81 81 87 89 89 83 80 79 77 78 86 89 88 83
DEWPT         75 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 75 74 74 74 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 74 74
RH            88 79 72 68 68 77 79 82 79 82 65 61 61 77 85 88 94 91 68 59 63 74
WIND DIR       S  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  1  4 10 12 11  9  6  5  4  5  8 11 10  9  8  6  5  5  8 10 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S                 S        S  S
TSTMS             S  S                 S        S  S
HEAT INDEX       89 91 94 94 90 89 87 86 87 95 98 98 90 85          94 97 97 90
MAX HEAT         89    94    95    89    87    98    98    89          97    98


DATE          WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14
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          77    88      76    88      75    89      75    88
TEMP          79 78 88 82   77 77 88 82   77 76 88 82   76 77 88 81
DEWPT         74 75 74 74   74 74 73 73   73 73 72 72   73 72 71 72
PWIND DIR        SW     S       S     S       S    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-312130-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE             SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14
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                      91          74          92          76          92
TEMP          74 76 85 90 89 81 79 77 75 76 89 92 90 83 81 79 76 78 88 91 90 83
DEWPT         74 74 74 73 74 75 75 74 73 75 75 74 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 73 73 74
RH           100 94 70 58 61 82 88 90 94 97 64 56 62 77 82 88 97 91 63 56 58 74
WIND DIR       S  N  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SE  S
WIND SPD       0  0  2  5  9  6  3  2  1  2  3  4  6  5  5  5  4  3  3  4  6  6
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S                       S  S                    S  S  S
TSTMS                   S                       S  S                    S  S  S
HEAT INDEX          93 98 98 87             99102101 90 87          97100 98 90
MAX HEAT               98   100               102   102    89         100   101


DATE          WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14
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          76    90      75    91      74    90      74    90
TEMP          78 78 90 83   77 76 90 83   77 75 90 82   76 76 90 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 74   73 73 72 72   73 73 71 72   72 72 70 72
PWIND DIR         S     S       S    SE      SE    SE       S     S
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 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-312130-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE             SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14
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                      94          71          94          74          95
TEMP          70 72 85 93 91 80 77 75 73 73 88 94 93 84 78 76 74 76 88 94 93 84
DEWPT         70 72 72 70 71 74 74 73 72 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 75 73 72 72 73
RH           100100 65 47 52 82 90 94 97100 61 51 52 72 88 94100 97 61 49 51 70
WIND DIR       E  N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       0  0  2  4  6  5  0  0  0  2  1  2  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  3  5  6
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          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
TSTMS                      S                    S  S  S  S              S  S  S
HEAT INDEX          91 99 98 84             96103102 91             96102101 90
MAX HEAT               99   100               103   103    88         102   104


DATE          WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14
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          74    94      72    93      72    93      72    92
TEMP          76 76 93 84   74 74 92 83   74 74 91 83   74 74 92 82
DEWPT         74 73 72 73   73 73 72 72   72 72 69 71   71 71 69 71
PWIND DIR        SW     S       S     S       S    SE       S     S
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 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-312130-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
310 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE             SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14
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                      95          73          96          74          96
TEMP          73 74 87 94 92 82 79 77 75 75 88 94 95 86 80 77 74 76 88 94 95 86
DEWPT         73 74 73 71 71 74 75 73 72 75 73 72 73 75 75 74 74 74 73 72 72 72
RH           100100 63 47 51 77 88 87 90100 61 49 49 70 85 90100 94 61 49 48 63
WIND DIR      SW  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SE NE SE SE
WIND SPD       0  0  2  3  5  3  0  0  0  1  0  1  4  4  3  3  2  2  1  0  3  4
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.06           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  C              C  C  S  S              C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  C  C  C              C  C  S  S              C  C  C
HEAT INDEX          94101 99 88             96102105 95 85          96102104 92
MAX HEAT              101   103               102   106    90         102   105


DATE          WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14
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          74    95      73    93      72    93      72    92
TEMP          76 75 94 86   75 74 92 84   74 73 91 84   74 73 91 83
DEWPT         71 73 71 72   71 71 72 73   71 71 69 72   70 71 70 72
PWIND DIR         S    SE       S    SE      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    30      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  C  C    C  S  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

$$




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.