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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE           12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED
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                      58          72          52          64          40
TEMP                   59 58 60 64 70 67 61 59 56 54 53 58 63 62 52 47 45 43 41
DEWPT                  58 58 59 61 61 61 59 58 56 54 51 52 50 49 47 44 41 39 36
RH                     96100 96 90 73 81 93 96100100 93 80 62 62 83 89 86 86 82
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  4  4  6  4  3  4  5  6  8  9  9 10  8  9  9  9 10
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.26        0.15           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                  F+ F+ F+  F
WIND CHILL                                                                38 35
MIN CHILL                                                                    35
DENSE FOG               Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/31  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
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          55      36    57      40    59      48    69      53    67
TEMP          53 46   40 37 56 48   43 40 58 51   50 49 67 58   56 53 66 58
DEWPT         36 35   37 35 38 41   42 38 45 48   50 49 57 57   56 53 54 54
PWIND DIR        NE       N     N       N    NE       E     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     0      10    20      20    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE           12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED
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                      59          73          55          66          44
TEMP                   64 61 60 65 71 68 63 61 59 57 56 60 65 64 55 50 48 46 44
DEWPT                  61 60 58 62 63 63 62 61 59 57 54 56 54 53 51 48 45 43 40
RH                     90 97 93 90 76 84 97100100100 93 87 68 67 86 93 89 89 86
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  4  5  6  4  2  2  1  3  4  6  8  9  5  6  8  9  9
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.25        0.12           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                  F+ F+  F                PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                                                                   39
MIN CHILL                                                                    39


DATE           12/31  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
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          57      39    59      42    61      51    71      53    69
TEMP          56 48   43 40 57 49   45 43 60 53   53 52 69 59   56 53 68 58
DEWPT         39 38   40 38 41 43   43 41 46 49   53 51 59 58   56 53 56 56
PWIND DIR         N       N     N       N    NE       E     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      10    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE           12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED
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                      60          68          54          62          42
TEMP                   61 60 60 63 67 65 61 60 57 56 55 58 61 60 52 48 46 44 43
DEWPT                  60 59 58 60 61 61 59 58 56 55 53 53 51 50 48 45 42 40 38
RH                     97 96 93 90 81 87 93 93 96 96 93 83 70 69 86 89 86 86 82
WIND DIR               SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  3  8  6  8  5  4  5  6  9 11 11 12 11 10 11 12 13 14
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.21        0.19           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                  F+ F+ F+  F
WIND CHILL                                                                37 36
MIN CHILL                                                                    36
DENSE FOG               Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/31  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
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          52      40    56      44    59      51    67      55    65
TEMP          51 47   43 41 55 50   47 44 59 54   54 53 66 59   59 55 65 59
DEWPT         38 37   39 38 40 43   43 41 47 50   52 52 58 58   59 55 56 56
PWIND DIR         N       N     N       N    NE       E     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    20      20    20      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S  S  S    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE           12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED
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                      58          72          54          65          42
TEMP                   60 59 60 64 69 67 62 61 57 56 54 59 64 63 53 49 46 45 43
DEWPT                  59 59 58 61 62 62 61 60 57 56 53 54 53 52 50 47 44 42 39
RH                     96100 93 90 78 84 97 97100100 96 83 67 67 89 93 93 89 86
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                1  1  4  4  5  3  2  2  2  4  5  6  9  9  6  8  9 10 10
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.26        0.14           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                  F+ F+  F                PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                                                                   37
MIN CHILL                                                                    37


DATE           12/31  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
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          55      40    57      42    60      50    69      53    67
TEMP          53 47   42 40 56 49   46 43 59 52   52 52 67 59   57 53 67 58
DEWPT         38 37   39 37 41 44   43 41 46 50   51 51 59 58   57 53 54 54
PWIND DIR         N       N     N       N    NE       E     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5       5     0      10    10      20    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE           12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED
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                      58          70          50          64          38
TEMP                   61 59 59 63 69 66 60 58 54 53 51 57 63 62 51 46 43 41 39
DEWPT                  58 58 58 60 61 61 59 57 54 53 50 51 50 49 47 44 40 38 35
RH                     90 96 96 90 76 84 96 96100100 96 80 62 62 86 93 89 89 85
WIND DIR                S  S SW  W  W  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                0  0  2  2  4  3  2  3  3  4  5  6  8  8  4  5  6  6  8
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          50          50           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.32        0.06           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    C  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                  F+ F+  F
WIND CHILL                                                             39 36 33
MIN CHILL                                                              39    33


DATE           12/31  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
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          54      35    56      39    58      46    70      51    68
TEMP          53 45   39 36 55 47   41 39 56 50   48 47 67 58   54 51 66 57
DEWPT         34 34   36 32 37 39   40 35 43 46   48 46 56 56   54 51 52 52
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NW      NW    NE       E     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     0      10    20      20    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1221 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

DATE           12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14            WED
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                      58          69          51          66          42
TEMP                   61 59 60 63 68 66 61 59 55 53 52 58 65 64 54 49 47 45 43
DEWPT                  61 59 58 61 63 63 61 59 55 53 51 54 52 51 50 47 44 42 40
RH                    100100 93 93 84 90100100100100 96 86 63 63 86 93 89 89 89
WIND DIR                N SW  W SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  2  2  4  3  1  2  2  3  4  5  6  5  4  5  6  6  6
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          50          40           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.36        0.03           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    C  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS                  PF F+ PF                PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                                                                   39
MIN CHILL                                                                    39


DATE           12/31  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
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          57      37    57      40    59      48    70      51    68
TEMP          56 47   41 38 55 47   42 40 57 52   49 48 67 59   55 51 66 57
DEWPT         38 37   37 35 37 40   40 38 43 47   49 48 56 58   55 51 55 55
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NW       N     E       E     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     0      10    20      20    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  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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