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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

SCZ050-060900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE           05/05/15      WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI
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          81          62          79          64
TEMP             72 66 64 62 63 77 81 80 74 67 63 62 65 74 79 78 73 68 66 64 65
DEWPT            58 60 60 59 60 59 58 59 59 59 59 60 60 60 60 61 61 62 63 62 62
RH               61 81 87 90 90 54 46 49 59 75 87 93 84 62 52 56 66 81 90 93 90
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          8  3  3  2  5  9 11 10  9  8  6  6  8 10 12 10  8 10 11 11  9
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/08  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15
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      66    82      67    83      68    85      69    86
TEMP          78 73   67 69 81 76   68 70 83 76   70 70 84 77   70 71 85 78
DEWPT         63 64   64 64 67 67   67 67 67 69   68 68 68 68   67 67 68 68
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE     E      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-060900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE           05/05/15      WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI
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          62          80          62
TEMP             73 68 65 63 64 75 80 81 75 68 64 62 65 75 80 80 73 68 65 62 65
DEWPT            60 62 61 61 62 60 60 59 59 59 59 60 60 60 59 59 60 61 62 61 61
RH               64 81 87 93 93 60 51 47 58 73 84 93 84 60 49 49 64 78 90 97 87
WIND DIR          E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW
WIND SPD         10  4  4  4  6 10 13 12 10  8  6  6  8  9 10  9  6  8  9  8  8
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/08  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15
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      66    83      66    85      67    85      68    85
TEMP          80 75   68 68 83 76   68 68 85 77   69 69 85 78   70 70 85 79
DEWPT         63 63   64 62 67 66   66 66 67 68   68 67 68 68   67 67 68 69
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE       N     E       S    SW       S    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 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      10    20      20    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-060900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE           05/05/15      WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI
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          78          64          78          65
TEMP             70 69 67 67 67 76 77 78 74 68 66 64 66 73 77 77 73 70 67 65 66
DEWPT            60 62 61 61 61 61 60 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 61 62 63 63 63 63
RH               71 78 81 81 81 60 56 56 64 78 84 90 84 66 58 58 68 78 87 93 90
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD         11  8  6  8  8 11 14 13 11 11 11 11 11 13 13 12 10 12 13 13 11
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/08  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15
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          77      67    79      68    80      69    81      69    82
TEMP          76 72   69 69 78 74   70 70 80 75   70 70 81 75   71 71 82 76
DEWPT         64 64   65 65 67 67   67 67 67 69   68 69 68 69   68 68 68 68
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE     E       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-060900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE           05/05/15      WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI
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          81          63          79          64
TEMP             71 68 66 64 64 76 80 80 75 69 66 63 66 73 78 79 74 69 66 65 65
DEWPT            60 62 61 60 61 60 59 59 59 60 60 60 61 60 60 60 61 62 63 62 62
RH               68 81 84 87 90 58 49 49 58 73 81 90 84 64 54 52 64 78 90 90 90
WIND DIR          E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD         10  4  4  3  5  9 12 11  9  8  6  6  6  9 10  9  6  8  9  9  8
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/08  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15
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      67    82      67    83      68    84      69    84
TEMP          78 74   69 68 81 75   69 69 83 75   70 71 84 76   71 71 84 78
DEWPT         63 63   64 64 66 66   67 67 67 68   68 68 68 68   68 68 68 69
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE     E       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      10    30      20    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-060900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE           05/05/15      WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI
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          82          60          81          62
TEMP             73 66 63 61 61 76 82 82 74 66 62 60 63 74 79 81 75 67 64 62 65
DEWPT            55 58 58 57 59 58 57 57 57 57 58 58 59 58 58 59 60 61 61 61 61
RH               53 75 84 87 93 54 43 43 55 73 87 93 87 57 49 47 60 81 90 97 87
WIND DIR         SE NE NE  N NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          8  2  2  2  3  6  9  9  6  5  4  4  4  8 10  9  6  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/08  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15
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      65    84      65    85      67    86      68    87
TEMP          79 76   67 67 83 78   67 68 85 77   69 69 85 78   70 70 86 80
DEWPT         62 63   62 63 66 66   65 65 67 68   67 67 67 68   66 67 68 69
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE    NE      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-060900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
642 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

DATE           05/05/15      WED 05/06/15            THU 05/07/15            FRI
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                      59          83          61          83          62
TEMP             75 66 63 60 60 75 81 83 77 67 64 61 63 76 81 83 77 67 63 62 64
DEWPT            56 58 59 58 60 57 56 57 58 58 58 59 59 58 56 57 59 58 58 59 61
RH               52 75 87 93100 54 42 41 52 73 81 93 87 54 42 41 54 73 84 90 90
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          8  3  2  2  4  8 10  9  6  4  3  3  4  8 11  9  6  5  5  5  5
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           05/08  SAT 05/09/15  SUN 05/10/15  MON 05/11/15  TUE 05/12/15
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      65    85      66    87      67    88      69    88
TEMP          81 77   67 67 84 79   68 68 86 81   70 69 87 81   71 70 87 81
DEWPT         61 61   63 63 64 65   65 65 64 68   67 68 66 68   67 67 68 68
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE       E    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR         20       5    20      10    20      10    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S          S  S          S  S          C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S          S  S          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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