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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
127 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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          81          58          81          60
TEMP                   61 60 60 74 80 78 71 65 63 60 62 77 81 80 72 65 61 60 63
DEWPT                  58 59 60 58 56 55 58 60 59 58 59 57 55 56 57 58 58 59 59
RH                     90 96100 57 44 45 63 84 87 93 90 50 41 44 59 78 90 96 87
WIND DIR               SE  E NE  E SE SE SE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                2  0  0  4  9  9  5  3  2  2  4  8 11  9  5  5  5  5  6
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/06  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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      61    83      64    81      65    85      66    86
TEMP          80 74   63 66 82 74   67 67 80 74   68 69 84 76   69 70 85 77
DEWPT         57 59   59 59 60 61   61 61 63 64   63 63 65 66   65 66 66 68
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       N     N      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      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 FW B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                           S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

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

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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          81          59          81          60
TEMP                   61 60 60 74 80 78 71 65 63 61 63 76 81 80 74 67 62 60 63
DEWPT                  54 54 57 58 57 60 60 60 60 60 60 58 57 57 58 58 59 59 60
RH                     78 81 90 57 45 54 68 84 90 97 90 54 44 45 57 73 90 96 90
WIND DIR               SE  E NE  E  E SE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                2  0  0  6 10 10  6  3  3  3  8 11 13 12 10  8  8  8 10
CLOUDS                 CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/06  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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      61    84      64    82      65    85      66    86
TEMP          80 75   64 67 83 75   67 67 81 74   68 69 84 76   69 70 85 77
DEWPT         58 60   60 60 60 61   61 61 63 63   64 64 66 66   65 64 67 68
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N    NE       W    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    20      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S          S  S          S  S

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

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      64          76          64          78          62
TEMP                   66 67 67 73 75 75 71 67 68 66 64 76 78 78 73 67 63 62 65
DEWPT                  60 59 61 59 58 57 59 60 59 59 60 59 57 58 59 60 60 60 60
RH                     81 75 81 62 55 54 66 78 73 78 87 56 48 50 62 78 90 93 84
WIND DIR               SE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                3  2  2  6 10  9  6  5  4  4  6 10 11 10  8  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/06  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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      63    79      65    79      66    81      67    81
TEMP          78 73   65 66 78 73   67 68 78 73   68 69 80 75   69 70 80 75
DEWPT         59 60   60 60 61 62   62 62 63 64   64 64 65 66   65 66 67 68
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                           S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

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

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      57          80          60          81          60
TEMP                   60 58 58 73 79 78 71 66 63 62 65 77 80 79 73 67 63 61 64
DEWPT                  58 58 58 58 58 59 58 59 59 59 60 58 56 57 58 59 59 60 60
RH                     93100100 59 49 52 63 78 87 90 84 52 44 47 59 75 87 97 87
WIND DIR                S  E NE  E SE SE SE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                2  1  1  5  9  9  5  3  3  2  6  9 11 10  8  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/06  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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      62    83      65    81      66    84      67    85
TEMP          80 74   65 67 82 75   68 68 80 74   68 69 83 76   70 70 84 77
DEWPT         57 59   60 59 59 61   61 61 63 64   64 64 66 66   65 65 67 68
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N    NE       W    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      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 FW B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

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

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      53          82          56          82          58
TEMP                   56 54 54 74 80 79 70 64 60 58 61 77 82 81 74 64 60 58 61
DEWPT                  55 54 54 55 54 57 56 57 57 57 58 56 53 53 54 55 57 58 58
RH                     96100100 51 41 47 61 78 90 96 90 48 37 38 50 73 90100 90
WIND DIR               SE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  5  6  5  2  1  0  3  6  9  8  5  4  4  4  5
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/06  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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          82      59    84      62    82      64    85      65    87
TEMP          81 74   61 65 83 74   66 66 81 74   67 68 84 76   68 69 86 77
DEWPT         56 58   57 58 59 60   60 60 62 64   62 62 64 65   64 64 66 67
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE     N      NE    NE      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      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 FW B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      10    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S                        S  S

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

DATE           05/03/15      MON 05/04/15            TUE 05/05/15            WED
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                      53          83          57          82          59
TEMP                   58 54 54 74 81 80 71 65 62 59 61 74 80 82 76 66 62 59 61
DEWPT                  54 51 53 57 54 54 58 59 58 57 59 57 55 55 55 56 57 58 58
RH                     86 90 96 55 39 41 63 81 87 93 93 55 42 40 48 70 84 96 90
WIND DIR                S SE  E SE  E  E SE SE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD                0  0  0  3  6  6  5  3  0  0  3  6 10  9  6  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/06  THU 05/07/15  FRI 05/08/15  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15
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          83      60    84      63    85      66    86      67    88
TEMP          81 77   63 65 83 75   66 67 84 76   69 70 85 77   70 71 87 79
DEWPT         55 57   58 59 58 60   59 61 61 62   62 63 63 65   62 63 64 67
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                             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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