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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      72          54          67          53          73
TEMP          55 55 66 70 70 64 60 58 56 56 64 66 66 62 58 56 54 55 65 72 72 65
DEWPT         44 45 42 43 44 47 50 51 52 52 54 57 55 57 55 55 53 54 53 54 52 54
RH            66 69 42 38 39 54 69 77 86 86 70 73 68 84 90 96 96 96 65 53 49 68
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E SE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NW  S  W
WIND SPD       4  9 10  5  6  5  4  4  5  9 11 10 10  8  6  6  6  9  8  4  5  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          70          80          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.20        0.44        0.08        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          55    72      52    77      57    81      60    81
TEMP          57 60 71 69   55 56 76 68   58 62 80 71   61 64 80 74
DEWPT         54 51 48 50   49 50 51 53   52 55 54 57   57 59 58 60
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW      SW     S       S    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         20     5       0     5       0     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S

$$
GAZ118-282100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      72          56          69          54          74
TEMP          59 60 67 71 71 66 63 61 60 58 65 68 69 64 59 56 55 55 67 72 74 67
DEWPT         57 53 50 49 52 53 55 56 56 55 57 59 55 56 55 54 53 53 52 53 51 52
RH            93 78 54 46 51 63 75 84 87 90 75 73 61 75 87 93 93 93 59 51 44 59
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N  N  N NW NW SW  W
WIND SPD       2  9 11 11 12  9  9  9 10 11 12 11 10  8  5  5  6  6  8  8  3  1
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          70          80          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.38        0.24        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  C  L  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  S


DATE          FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          55    73      53    78      58    81      62    82
TEMP          58 57 72 69   57 56 76 73   60 63 80 74   64 64 81 75
DEWPT         51 49 48 50   50 51 51 53   53 55 55 57   58 59 60 61
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NE       S     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$
SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      70          57          67          54          72
TEMP          58 59 64 69 69 64 61 59 58 58 64 67 66 63 60 58 55 56 64 70 71 66
DEWPT         46 46 44 43 46 49 51 53 53 53 56 58 57 58 56 56 54 54 54 55 55 56
RH            64 62 48 39 44 58 70 80 83 83 75 73 73 84 87 93 96 93 70 59 57 70
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NW  S SW
WIND SPD       9 10 12  9  8  6  8  8 10 12 13 11 11 10 10  8  9  9  6  2  3  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          60          80          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.16        0.41        0.07        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S


DATE          FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          56    71      54    74      59    77      62    77
TEMP          60 59 69 68   57 57 73 67   61 62 77 71   64 65 77 72
DEWPT         56 53 48 50   49 51 51 53   53 56 55 57   57 59 59 61
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW      SW     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5       0     5       0     5       5    10

$$
SCZ048-282100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      72          56          68          54          73
TEMP          58 57 65 70 70 65 62 61 59 58 64 67 67 62 59 57 55 55 66 71 72 66
DEWPT         54 49 46 45 49 50 53 54 55 54 55 58 56 56 54 55 53 53 52 53 52 52
RH            86 75 50 41 47 58 72 78 87 86 73 73 68 81 83 93 93 93 61 53 49 61
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW SW NW
WIND SPD       5 10 12 10  9  5  6  8  9 10 10  9  8  9  6  6  8  6  6  6  2  1
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          70          80          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.23        0.33        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  L  D  L  L  L  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          55    73      54    77      59    80      62    81
TEMP          60 57 72 69   57 58 76 69   60 64 80 72   63 66 80 73
DEWPT         52 50 48 51   50 51 51 53   54 55 55 57   58 60 59 61
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NE       S     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$
SCZ043-282100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      71          53          65          52          73
TEMP          54 53 65 71 70 64 59 57 55 54 61 64 64 61 56 53 52 54 65 71 72 64
DEWPT         46 43 40 42 44 48 50 51 52 52 53 56 53 55 53 53 51 52 51 51 49 51
RH            74 69 40 35 39 56 72 80 90 93 75 75 67 81 90100 96 93 60 49 44 63
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW SW  N
WIND SPD       4  8 11  5  6  2  3  4  5  8  9  8  8  8  5  4  5  6  5  6  3  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          70          80          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.25        0.39        0.07        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  D  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S


DATE          FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          53    72      51    77      55    82      58    83
TEMP          56 57 71 68   54 56 76 69   57 60 81 72   60 63 82 74
DEWPT         53 49 47 50   48 49 49 52   51 53 53 55   56 57 58 59
PWIND DIR         N    NW       N    NW      SW     S       S    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5       0     5       0     5       5    10

$$
GAZ099-282100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
426 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

DATE             TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU 04/30/15
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                      71          57          66          52          72
TEMP          57 57 65 70 70 65 62 60 59 57 62 65 66 62 56 54 53 53 61 71 71 65
DEWPT         57 51 49 50 51 54 54 54 54 54 56 56 54 56 55 53 52 52 50 50 49 51
RH           100 80 56 49 51 68 75 81 83 90 81 73 65 81 96 96 96 96 67 47 46 60
WIND DIR       E NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW SW NW
WIND SPD       3 11 13 11 10  9  8  9  9 10  9  8  9 10  4  3  3  4  6  6  3  3
CLOUDS        B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          70          80          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.47        0.22        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    C  C  C  L  D  L  C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S


DATE          FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          53    72      52    77      56    81      58    82
TEMP          54 54 69 69   55 56 74 74   60 59 79 76   61 62 81 76
DEWPT         49 48 47 50   48 50 50 53   51 54 53 56   55 58 57 60
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW      SW     S      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$

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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