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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

SCZ050-070900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT
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          75          65          77          68
TEMP             72 65 65 64 65 73 74 73 70 67 66 65 66 70 76 76 72 69 68 68 68
DEWPT            57 59 58 57 60 62 63 63 64 64 64 64 64 65 65 66 66 66 66 66 66
RH               59 81 78 78 84 68 69 71 81 90 93 97 93 84 69 71 81 90 93 93 93
WIND DIR          E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD          9  8  8  9 12 16 16 13 12 12 12 13 14 16 14 12 11 10  9 10 11
CLOUDS           FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.17        0.11        0.14        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS             K


DATE           05/09  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15  WED 05/13/15
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      68    84      68    84      70    86      70    85
TEMP          79 74   69 70 83 76   69 70 84 78   73 71 86 78   71 71 84 80
DEWPT         66 66   67 67 69 69   68 68 70 69   68 69 68 69   68 69 68 67
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW       W    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         40      20    30      20    30      20    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S

$$
GAZ118-070900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT
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          78          64          82          67
TEMP             73 68 65 63 65 75 78 75 71 66 64 64 65 74 80 81 75 72 69 67 70
DEWPT            60 60 60 58 59 59 59 60 62 61 61 61 61 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 65
RH               64 76 84 84 81 58 52 60 73 84 90 90 87 69 58 56 69 76 84 90 84
WIND DIR          E NE  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  4  4  5  9 14 14 12 10  9 10 11 12 12 11 11 10 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS           SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  S  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/09  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15  WED 05/13/15
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      67    86      67    86      69    87      69    86
TEMP          81 74   69 69 85 78   69 69 86 79   71 70 86 78   71 70 85 80
DEWPT         66 65   66 67 67 68   67 67 68 68   68 67 68 69   68 67 67 66
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW      SW     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      20    20      10    20      10    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ050-070900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT
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          74          65          76          68
TEMP             70 67 66 64 66 70 73 73 70 68 66 65 66 70 75 75 71 70 69 68 69
DEWPT            61 60 60 59 60 62 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 66
RH               73 78 81 84 81 76 73 73 81 87 93 97 93 84 74 74 84 87 90 93 90
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD         11 11 11 13 14 18 18 16 14 16 17 17 17 17 16 13 12 10 10 11 12
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.32        0.14        0.15        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  S


DATE           05/09  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15  WED 05/13/15
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          78      69    80      69    81      71    83      70    82
TEMP          77 72   70 70 80 74   71 71 81 77   73 72 82 77   72 71 81 78
DEWPT         67 67   67 67 69 69   68 68 70 69   69 69 69 69   68 69 69 68
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      30    30      20    20      20    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ048-070900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT
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          76          64          79          67
TEMP             71 68 67 64 66 74 75 74 71 66 65 64 65 71 77 78 73 69 69 67 69
DEWPT            61 60 60 59 59 60 60 62 63 63 62 62 63 64 65 65 65 65 65 65 65
RH               71 76 78 84 78 62 60 66 76 90 90 93 93 79 67 64 76 87 87 93 87
WIND DIR          E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD          8  6  8  9 11 14 14 13 11 11 11 12 13 13 12 12 11 11 10 10 10
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.01        0.04        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  S


DATE           05/09  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15  WED 05/13/15
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      68    84      69    84      70    85      70    84
TEMP          79 73   70 69 83 76   71 71 84 77   72 72 85 78   71 71 84 79
DEWPT         66 66   67 67 68 68   68 68 69 69   68 68 68 69   69 68 67 67
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW      SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      20    30      10    30      10    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C          C  C    S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S

$$
SCZ043-070900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT
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          77          64          79          67
TEMP             75 68 65 62 64 76 74 74 72 66 64 64 66 72 78 79 76 70 69 67 69
DEWPT            57 58 58 57 58 59 59 61 62 62 62 62 62 63 64 64 64 64 65 65 65
RH               54 70 78 84 81 56 59 64 71 87 93 93 87 73 62 60 66 81 87 93 87
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD          5  4  5  6 10 13 13 12 10 10 10 11 12 12 12 11 10 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS           SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          40          40          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.05        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  S


DATE           05/09  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15  WED 05/13/15
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      67    85      67    87      69    88      69    86
TEMP          81 76   69 70 84 78   69 69 86 79   72 71 87 79   71 71 85 80
DEWPT         65 66   67 66 68 68   67 67 68 69   67 67 68 69   68 68 67 65
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW       W    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      20    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          S  S          S  S    S  S

$$
GAZ099-070900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
618 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

DATE           05/06/15      THU 05/07/15            FRI 05/08/15            SAT
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          82          63          84          65
TEMP             77 69 63 61 63 79 82 81 75 67 64 63 65 76 82 84 79 69 66 65 68
DEWPT            58 59 59 58 58 56 55 56 58 59 60 60 60 61 61 62 62 62 62 62 63
RH               52 70 87 90 84 45 40 42 55 75 87 90 84 60 49 48 56 78 87 90 84
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          4  3  3  4  5 11 13 11  8  6  5  6  9 12 13 10  6  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS           SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          10          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S              S


DATE           05/09  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15  WED 05/13/15
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          84      67    88      68    89      69    89      69    88
TEMP          82 79   69 70 86 82   71 70 88 82   71 71 88 82   71 71 86 82
DEWPT         64 65   65 66 65 67   66 67 65 67   66 67 67 68   68 67 65 63
PWIND DIR         N       N     N       S    SW      SW    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      10    20      10    30      10    30      20    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S          C  C          C  C    S  S
TSTMS                        S  S          S  S          S  S    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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