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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      58          80          61          80          62
TEMP                65 61 59 62 77 80 79 73 65 62 61 65 77 80 79 72 65 63 62 65
DEWPT               57 57 57 59 57 55 56 56 57 57 58 58 59 59 60 60 61 61 62 62
RH                  75 87 93 90 50 42 45 55 75 84 90 78 54 49 52 66 87 93100 90
WIND DIR             E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD             3  3  2  3  8 10  9  6  5  4  5  6 10 11 10  8  8 10 11 12
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C


DATE           05/07  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          79      64    79      66    81      66    83      66    84
TEMP          78 67   71 65 78 74   67 68 80 74   68 68 83 75   68 69 84 77
DEWPT         63 63   63 62 64 65   64 65 66 67   66 66 67 67   67 68 68 68
PWIND DIR         N      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    40      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
GAZ118-050900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      59          80          62          81          62
TEMP                66 61 59 62 76 80 79 73 67 63 62 65 76 80 80 74 67 64 62 67
DEWPT               58 58 58 59 58 57 57 57 58 58 58 58 59 59 59 59 60 60 60 61
RH                  75 90 96 90 54 45 47 57 73 84 87 78 56 49 49 59 78 87 93 81
WIND DIR             E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             3  3  2  3 10 12 11  9  8  6  6  8 10 12 10  8  6  8  9 11
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C


DATE           05/07  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          80      64    80      65    81      66    84      67    84
TEMP          79 68   67 66 79 74   67 67 80 75   68 68 83 76   69 69 83 77
DEWPT         61 62   63 62 64 65   64 64 66 67   66 66 68 67   68 67 68 69
PWIND DIR         N      NW    NW       N    NE       S     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      30    30      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      63          77          63          78          64
TEMP                67 64 63 65 75 77 76 72 67 64 63 66 76 78 77 72 67 65 64 66
DEWPT               58 58 58 59 58 57 57 58 58 59 59 59 60 60 61 61 61 62 62 62
RH                  73 81 84 81 55 50 52 61 73 84 87 78 58 54 58 68 81 90 93 87
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD             5  5  4  5  9 11 10  8  6  5  6  9 11 13 11 10 11 12 13 14
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C


DATE           05/07  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          76      65    76      67    78      67    79      67    81
TEMP          76 67   72 67 76 71   68 68 78 73   69 69 79 73   69 69 81 76
DEWPT         63 64   64 63 64 65   65 65 66 67   66 67 67 67   68 68 69 68
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW      NE    NE      NE    NE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 SC   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    30      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
SCZ048-050900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      59          80          62          81          63
TEMP                66 62 60 64 77 79 79 73 67 63 62 66 77 80 80 74 67 65 63 63
DEWPT               59 58 58 60 58 57 57 57 58 58 58 58 59 59 59 59 59 60 60 60
RH                  78 87 93 87 52 47 47 57 73 84 87 75 54 49 49 59 75 84 90 90
WIND DIR             E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             4  3  2  3  9 11 10  8  6  6  6  8 10 11 10  8  6  8  9 11
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C


DATE           05/07  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          79      65    78      66    80      67    82      67    83
TEMP          74 71   70 65 77 71   68 68 79 73   69 69 82 75   69 69 82 76
DEWPT         61 62   63 62 63 64   64 64 66 67   66 66 67 67   68 68 68 69
PWIND DIR         N      NW    NW       N    NE      NE     E       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    30      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
SCZ043-050900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      55          82          59          82          60
TEMP                62 58 56 59 77 82 82 74 65 61 59 63 77 81 81 73 64 62 60 65
DEWPT               56 55 55 57 55 53 53 54 54 55 55 56 56 57 57 58 58 59 59 60
RH                  81 90 96 93 47 37 37 50 68 81 87 78 48 44 44 59 81 90 96 84
WIND DIR             E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD             2  2  1  2  6  9  8  5  4  4  4  5  8 10  8  5  5  6  8 10
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C


DATE           05/07  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          80      62    79      64    82      65    84      65    86
TEMP          79 79   68 64 79 74   66 66 81 75   67 67 83 77   67 68 85 78
DEWPT         60 61   62 61 63 64   63 63 65 66   64 65 66 67   66 66 67 68
PWIND DIR         N       N     N      NE    NE      NE    NE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    30      20    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
GAZ099-050900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1028 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

DATE           05/04/15      TUE 05/05/15            WED 05/06/15            THU
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                      58          82          59          82          61
TEMP                65 62 59 61 76 81 82 75 66 62 59 61 74 81 82 76 66 62 61 64
DEWPT               58 58 57 58 56 54 54 55 55 55 55 56 56 56 57 57 58 58 58 58
RH                  78 87 93 90 50 39 38 50 68 78 87 84 53 42 43 52 75 87 90 81
WIND DIR             E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             3  3  2  2 10 11 10  6  5  5  4  5  9 11 10  6  5  5  6  9
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S


DATE           05/07  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15
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          81      63    81      65    83      66    85      66    88
TEMP          80 76   64 66 78 78   66 67 81 79   68 68 84 79   68 68 87 80
DEWPT         58 59   60 61 61 63   63 63 63 66   65 65 65 66   66 67 67 68
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW       N    NE       E    NE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      30    20      10    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    C  C  S  S                        S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                                  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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