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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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                      56          77          66          90          57
TEMP                   57 57 60 70 76 76 69 67 68 67 68 80 88 88 84 64 60 57 57
DEWPT                  49 51 54 58 62 65 66 67 66 66 68 69 64 55 56 58 49 46 46
RH                     75 80 81 66 62 69 90100 93 97100 69 45 33 38 81 67 67 67
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  2  3  9 11 12 10  9 10 11 11 13 17 16 12 11 10  9  8
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     10          90          40          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.68           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  L  D  C                       C  S
TSTMS                            S  L  L  C                       C  S


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          73      55    71      58    69      57    71      56    77
TEMP          71 66   57 57 70 64   59 59 69 65   60 59 69 64   58 58 76 70
DEWPT         45 51   49 46 48 52   53 55 58 59   60 57 55 55   52 52 53 55
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE       E     E       N    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       5    20      30    60      50    30       5     0
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-260900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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                      62          81          67          91          61
TEMP                   62 62 65 74 80 80 74 71 70 68 69 82 90 89 85 81 70 61 61
DEWPT                  50 53 59 63 65 66 67 66 66 66 68 69 62 55 54 56 58 53 47
RH                     65 72 81 69 60 62 79 84 87 93 97 65 39 32 35 42 66 75 60
WIND DIR               SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  2  3  9 11 10 10 11 11 11 12 16 18 16 11  8 11 10  8
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      5          90          40           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.46           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          C  D  C
TSTMS                               C  L  C


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          75      59    73      61    71      58    74      57    76
TEMP          72 68   61 61 72 68   63 62 71 67   61 59 69 65   60 59 75 71
DEWPT         50 54   54 50 52 55   58 59 62 61   60 57 55 55   52 52 54 56
PWIND DIR        NE      NE     E       E     E       W    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 OV B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       5    20      50    60      40    20       5     0
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                      S  S

$$
SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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                      61          76          67          90          58
TEMP                   61 61 63 69 74 75 69 69 71 67 69 80 88 88 85 66 60 58 58
DEWPT                  51 52 56 60 63 65 67 69 68 67 69 69 65 55 56 58 48 45 46
RH                     70 72 78 73 69 71 93100 90100100 69 47 33 37 75 64 62 64
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                4  5  4  9 11 13 13 11 11 11 12 14 16 16 14 13 12 11  9
CLOUDS                 B1 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     10          90          50          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.62        0.10           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  D  C                       C  S
TSTMS                            S  C  L  C                       C  S


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          72      57    70      60    69      59    69      58    74
TEMP          69 66   60 58 69 65   63 60 69 66   62 60 67 64   60 59 74 69
DEWPT         45 51   50 48 48 52   54 56 58 60   60 58 56 55   53 53 54 55
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE       E     E       N    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       5    20      30    60      50    30       5     0
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                      S  S

$$
SCZ048-260900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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                      61          79          67          91          59
TEMP                   61 62 65 71 76 78 70 71 72 68 69 82 90 89 85 81 63 60 59
DEWPT                  53 55 58 62 64 66 67 67 66 66 69 69 63 55 55 55 55 46 44
RH                     75 78 78 73 66 67 90 87 81 93100 65 41 32 36 41 75 60 57
WIND DIR               SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  2  3  6  9 10 10  9 10 10 11 13 16 14 12  9 11 10  9
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          90          40           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.55           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  D  C                          S
TSTMS                            S  C  L  C                          S


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          74      57    72      60    69      58    72      58    76
TEMP          71 67   59 60 71 64   61 61 68 65   61 59 69 65   61 59 75 70
DEWPT         48 53   52 48 50 53   56 57 60 60   60 57 55 55   53 53 54 55
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    NE       E     E       N    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       5    20      50    60      50    30       5     0
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                      S  S

$$
SCZ043-260900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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          76          65          90          56
TEMP                   58 58 61 69 75 76 68 67 68 67 67 79 87 88 84 64 60 56 56
DEWPT                  50 51 54 59 63 65 66 66 66 66 67 69 64 57 55 59 50 46 47
RH                     75 77 78 70 66 69 93 97 93 97100 72 46 35 37 84 69 69 72
WIND DIR                S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD                2  1  2  6  9  9  6  6  8 10 10 13 17 14 11 12 10  8  6
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     10          90          40           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.94           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  L  D  C                       S  S
TSTMS                            C  L  L  C                       S  S


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          73      54    71      56    68      56    72      54    76
TEMP          71 67   57 56 70 63   58 57 67 64   58 57 68 62   57 57 75 71
DEWPT         47 51   48 45 48 52   53 55 58 59   57 55 54 54   51 52 53 55
PWIND DIR         N      NE    NE       E     E       N    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       5    20      30    60      50    30       5     0
RAIN SHWRS                   S  S    C  C  L  L    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-260900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
117 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

DATE           04/24/15      SAT 04/25/15            SUN 04/26/15            MON
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                      60          80          66          89          60
TEMP                   60 60 62 69 76 80 75 68 69 67 68 80 87 87 82 77 68 60 60
DEWPT                  52 54 58 62 65 66 67 66 66 67 68 69 62 57 57 56 57 54 48
RH                     75 81 87 78 69 62 76 93 90100100 69 43 36 43 48 68 81 64
WIND DIR                S SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N NE
WIND SPD                2  2  4  8 11 13 14 14 13 13 14 18 20 17  9  5 14  9  9
WIND GUST                                                  31
CLOUDS                 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR                     10          90          30           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.60           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  D  L  C
TSTMS                            S  L  C  C


DATE           04/27  TUE 04/28/15  WED 04/29/15  THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15
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          74      56    71      58    69      56    71      56    76
TEMP          72 69   58 57 70 67   60 59 68 65   58 56 67 63   57 57 73 73
DEWPT         50 54   50 47 51 54   57 58 60 59   57 54 53 54   51 52 54 55
PWIND DIR        NE       E     E       E    NE       N    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0      10    30      50    60      40    20       5     0
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  L  L    C  C  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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