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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

SCZ050-272100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      75          52          72          57          73
TEMP             56 65 73 74 68 60 57 54 55 67 71 71 64 59 58 58 59 69 72 72 67
DEWPT            49 48 47 46 47 48 47 46 47 44 45 47 49 51 53 54 56 59 61 61 60
RH               77 54 40 37 47 64 69 74 74 43 39 42 58 75 83 86 90 70 68 68 78
WIND DIR          N  N  N  W  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SW
WIND SPD          5  8  9  8  5  5  5  6  9  8  5  8  5  4  4  8 10 12 11 13  4
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          40          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.19        0.39
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S


DATE          THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15
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          59    73      54    76      54    78      57    80
TEMP          61 60 72 65   57 59 74 72   55 61 77 71   58 64 79 72
DEWPT         58 54 55 54   52 50 49 51   49 50 50 52   51 53 55 57
PWIND DIR         W    NW      NW    NW       N     N      SE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         50    30      10    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-272100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      77          54          72          59          77
TEMP             62 67 74 76 69 62 60 57 57 68 71 72 67 63 61 59 61 71 76 76 71
DEWPT            53 51 51 50 51 53 52 51 49 49 50 52 54 56 57 59 60 62 63 62 59
RH               72 56 44 40 53 72 75 80 75 51 47 49 63 78 87100 97 73 64 62 66
WIND DIR          N  N  N SE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SW  W
WIND SPD          8  6  6  9  6  3  2  4  9 10 10 10  8  9 10  9  8  9  8 11  9
CLOUDS           B2 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          40          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.48        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE          THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15
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          58    72      54    77      56    79      59    80
TEMP          61 59 71 65   57 56 73 74   58 61 78 73   61 62 79 73
DEWPT         56 54 55 52   51 49 50 51   51 51 50 52   51 53 55 58
PWIND DIR         W    NW      NW    NW       N     E      SE     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40    20      10     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ050-272100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      74          54          70          59          73
TEMP             56 64 70 72 68 62 60 56 56 65 70 70 66 64 63 59 61 69 73 73 69
DEWPT            51 52 50 49 51 50 47 46 47 45 46 48 50 52 54 55 57 60 62 62 61
RH               83 65 49 44 54 65 62 69 72 48 42 45 56 65 72 87 87 73 68 68 76
WIND DIR          N  N  N SE NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SW
WIND SPD          8  8  8  9  5  5  6  9 11  9  6  8  6  6  8 11 12 13 12 13  5
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          40          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.18        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S


DATE          THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15
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          60    70      56    74      56    75      59    77
TEMP          64 60 69 65   59 58 72 70   57 62 75 69   60 63 77 71
DEWPT         58 55 56 55   53 51 49 51   49 51 50 53   52 55 56 58
PWIND DIR         W    NW      NW    NW       N    NE      SE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         50    30      10     5       5     5       5     0
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-272100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      76          53          71          59          74
TEMP             58 66 73 75 69 62 59 57 57 66 70 70 63 62 60 59 61 69 73 73 68
DEWPT            51 51 50 49 52 51 50 47 48 46 47 49 52 54 56 57 59 61 63 62 59
RH               77 58 44 40 55 67 72 69 72 48 44 47 67 75 87 93 93 76 71 68 73
WIND DIR          N  N  N SE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  W
WIND SPD          8  8  6  6  2  3  4  6  9  9  8  8  6  5  8  8  9  9  6  8  6
CLOUDS           B2 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.29        0.28
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S


DATE          THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15
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          58    72      54    77      57    78      59    80
TEMP          62 59 71 65   59 56 74 73   58 64 77 72   60 63 80 71
DEWPT         57 54 55 53   52 49 49 52   50 52 50 52   51 53 55 58
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       N    NE      SE     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40    20      10     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ043-272100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      75          51          72          56          69
TEMP             56 64 72 75 69 60 56 54 54 66 71 71 63 58 57 56 57 65 69 69 65
DEWPT            50 48 47 46 47 49 47 44 45 43 44 47 49 51 53 54 54 57 59 59 58
RH               80 56 41 36 45 67 72 69 71 43 38 42 60 77 86 93 90 75 70 70 78
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E NE  N
WIND SPD          4  6  8  2  2  2  3  4  6  6  4  3  3  2  3  5  9 11  8  9  5
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          50          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.23        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S


DATE          THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15
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    72      52    77      53    79      54    81
TEMP          58 57 71 63   55 56 74 73   54 60 78 72   55 60 80 73
DEWPT         55 53 53 51   50 48 49 51   48 50 48 51   50 51 54 56
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       N    NW      SE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         50    30      10     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-272100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
732 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      76          56          71          57          72
TEMP             58 65 72 76 72 63 59 57 57 64 69 71 66 60 59 58 58 66 71 72 67
DEWPT            52 53 51 50 52 53 52 50 47 47 49 51 53 55 56 56 56 59 61 60 58
RH               80 65 48 40 49 70 78 77 69 54 49 49 63 84 90 93 93 78 71 66 73
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NW
WIND SPD          8  8  3  3  1  1  2  5  9  9  9  9  8  8  9 10 10 11  5  6  6
CLOUDS           B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          40          70          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.51        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S


DATE          THU 04/30/15  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15
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      53    75      53    78      56    80
TEMP          58 56 70 64   54 54 70 73   56 57 76 73   59 59 78 75
DEWPT         54 53 53 51   49 49 49 50   48 50 50 52   50 53 54 56
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       S     E
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40    20      10     5       0     5       5     0
RAIN SHWRS     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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