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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCZ050-170800-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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          71          88          69          83
TEMP                   83 82 77 74 73 71 72 83 87 86 77 73 71 69 69 78 82 82 74
DEWPT                  74 73 73 72 70 70 70 70 69 69 70 69 68 67 67 67 66 66 66
RH                     74 74 87 93 90 97 93 65 55 57 79 87 90 93 93 69 58 58 76
WIND DIR                W  S  S SW  W NW  N NE  E SE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD                5  9  3  1  0  0  0  1  3  5  2  1  2  3  4  6  8  8  5
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.21           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S        S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             90 87                87 91 90                   84 84
MAX HEAT               93    90                91    92                84    85
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE          FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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    80      64    81      66    83      68    85
TEMP          67 66 79 71   66 65 80 73   67 67 82 74   69 69 84 75
DEWPT         66 66 65 64   63 63 65 65   65 65 65 67   68 68 69 69
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20    30      20    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S                        S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S                        S  S

$$
GAZ118-170800-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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          71          89          68          83
TEMP                   84 81 77 75 73 72 72 83 88 88 79 74 71 69 69 79 83 82 75
DEWPT                  73 73 73 73 71 70 70 70 69 68 70 70 69 67 68 67 67 68 69
RH                     70 77 87 94 93 93 93 65 54 52 74 87 93 93 97 67 59 63 82
WIND DIR               NW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD                3  4  3  1  0  0  0  1  3  5  1  1  2  2  3  5  8  6  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR                     70          40          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.64           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 L  C  C  S        S  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                      L  C  C  S        S  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             90 86                87 92 92                   86 85
MAX HEAT               90    92                92    94                86    86
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE          FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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      65    82      66    83      68    86
TEMP          69 67 81 73   67 66 81 75   68 67 82 75   70 69 85 77
DEWPT         68 67 66 67   65 65 67 67   67 67 68 69   69 69 70 70
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20      10    30      10    20      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S          C  C          S  S          C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S          S  S          S  S          C  C

$$
SCZ050-170800-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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                      83          73          85          72          79
TEMP                   81 80 78 76 75 73 74 82 85 84 78 76 74 72 72 78 79 79 75
DEWPT                  74 73 73 72 71 70 70 71 70 69 71 71 69 68 68 68 68 67 67
RH                     79 79 85 87 87 90 87 69 61 61 79 85 84 87 87 71 69 67 76
WIND DIR                W  S SW SW  W NW  N NE  E SE  E NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD                5 10  5  3  1  1  1  4  6  9  2  1  3  4  6  9 10 10  6
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.29           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  S  S     S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             86 84                86 90 88
MAX HEAT               89    87                90    90
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE          FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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          68    78      66    79      67    82      69    82
TEMP          71 69 78 73   69 68 79 74   70 69 81 75   72 71 82 76
DEWPT         67 66 65 65   64 64 66 66   65 65 66 68   68 68 69 69
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    30      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ048-170800-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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          71          88          69          83
TEMP                   84 82 77 75 74 72 73 82 87 86 78 75 72 70 69 78 82 81 75
DEWPT                  73 73 73 72 71 70 70 70 70 69 71 71 69 68 68 67 67 68 69
RH                     70 74 87 90 90 93 90 67 57 57 79 87 90 93 97 69 61 65 82
WIND DIR               NW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD                4  6  3  1  1  0  0  2  3  4  1  1  3  3  3  6  8  6  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          40          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   0.48           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 L  C  C  S     S  S  C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                      L  C  C  S     S  S  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S  S
HEAT INDEX             90 87                86 92 90                   85 84
MAX HEAT               93    90                92    92                85    86
FLASH FLOOD             A  A


DATE          FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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    80      65    81      66    82      68    85
TEMP          69 68 79 73   68 67 80 74   69 68 82 75   71 70 84 77
DEWPT         68 67 67 67   64 65 67 67   66 67 68 69   69 69 70 70
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      10    20      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C          S  S          S  S          S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-170800-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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          69          87          65          83
TEMP                   85 84 77 73 72 70 71 82 87 85 76 71 69 66 66 78 82 82 74
DEWPT                  72 72 72 71 70 69 69 69 68 67 69 69 67 66 66 66 66 67 67
RH                     65 67 85 93 93 97 93 65 53 55 79 93 93100100 67 58 61 79
WIND DIR                W SW  S SW  W  W  N NW NW NW  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD                3  4  2  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  1  2  3  3  3  5  8  6  5
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          20          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  S  S           S  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
TSTMS                      C  S  S           S  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             91 90                85 91 88                   84 85
MAX HEAT               92    91                91    91                84    85


DATE          FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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    80      62    81      64    83      66    86
TEMP          66 64 80 71   64 64 80 73   66 66 82 75   68 68 85 76
DEWPT         66 64 65 64   62 63 65 65   65 65 66 67   67 67 68 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    20      10    20       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS           S  S          S  S                        S  S
TSTMS                S  S          S  S                        S  S

$$
GAZ099-170800-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1251 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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          69          89          66          84
TEMP                   83 85 78 74 71 70 70 81 88 88 78 72 69 67 67 77 82 84 76
DEWPT                  72 72 72 71 70 69 68 69 68 67 68 67 65 64 64 64 65 66 67
RH                     70 65 82 90 97 97 93 67 52 50 71 84 87 90 90 64 56 55 74
WIND DIR               NW  W SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW NW  N  N  N NE NE NE
WIND SPD                2  3  2  0  0  0  0  2  4  5  1  1  3  2  2  4  6  6  4
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S              S  C              S  S  S  S
TSTMS                      C  C  S              S  C              S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                 PF
HEAT INDEX             88 91                84 92 91                   84 86
MAX HEAT               88    91                92    93                84    86


DATE          FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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    83      63    82      65    84      67    87
TEMP          68 66 81 75   65 64 80 73   67 66 83 76   69 68 85 77
DEWPT         66 66 65 65   63 63 63 65   66 66 67 68   67 67 67 68
PWIND DIR        NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    20      10    10       5    10      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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