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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE           04/27/15      TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU
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                      52          72          55          73          56
TEMP          74 70 63 59 54 55 66 70 70 64 60 58 56 57 67 72 71 65 61 59 57 57
DEWPT         46 48 48 48 47 45 45 45 47 49 51 53 54 55 58 60 60 59 58 57 55 54
RH            37 45 58 67 77 69 47 41 44 58 72 83 93 93 73 66 68 81 90 93 93 90
WIND DIR      NW NW  N NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD       8  3  2  5  5  6  9  5  5  5  5  5  9 10 10  9  8  9 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0          20          60          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.24        0.27        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                S  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S


DATE           04/30  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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      54    76      54    78      57    80      59    80
TEMP          70 64   57 59 74 72   55 61 77 71   58 64 79 72   60 67 79 73
DEWPT         54 53   52 50 49 51   49 50 50 52   51 53 55 57   57 59 57 58
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       N     N      SE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         30      10    10       5     5       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C

$$
GAZ118-280900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE           04/27/15      TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU
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          72          59          76          56
TEMP          76 74 66 62 58 58 67 71 71 66 63 61 60 61 71 75 74 67 62 60 58 58
DEWPT         49 52 53 53 52 50 49 50 52 54 55 57 58 59 61 62 61 59 58 56 54 53
RH            39 46 63 72 80 75 52 47 51 65 75 87 93 93 71 64 64 75 87 87 86 83
WIND DIR      NW  N NE NW NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD       6  2  0  1  6  9 10 10 10  9  9 10 11 11 11  9 10 12 11 10 10  9
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          40          70          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.60        0.21        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                              S  S  S  S  S


DATE           04/30  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          71      54    77      56    79      59    80      61    81
TEMP          70 63   57 56 73 74   58 61 78 73   61 62 79 73   62 64 79 76
DEWPT         53 50   51 49 50 51   51 51 50 52   51 53 55 58   59 59 58 59
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       N     E      SE     E      SE     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         20      10     5       5     5       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S

$$
SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE           04/27/15      TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU
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                      54          70          57          74          56
TEMP          72 69 64 60 56 56 65 69 69 64 61 59 58 59 68 72 72 66 61 59 57 58
DEWPT         47 50 50 49 47 46 46 46 48 50 52 54 55 57 59 61 61 60 60 58 57 55
RH            41 51 60 67 72 69 50 44 47 60 72 83 90 93 73 68 68 81 97 96100 90
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD       5  2  2  9  9 10 11  8  8  6  8  9 11 12 10  9  8 11 12 12 12 12
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0          20          60          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.23        0.27        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                S  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S


DATE           04/30  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          69      56    74      56    75      59    77      61    76
TEMP          69 63   59 58 72 70   57 62 75 69   60 63 77 71   62 66 76 71
DEWPT         55 54   53 51 49 51   49 51 50 53   52 55 56 58   58 59 57 59
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       N    NE      SE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV SC   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         30      10     5       5     5       5     0       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C

$$
SCZ048-280900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE           04/27/15      TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU
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                      55          71          58          73          55
TEMP          75 69 65 61 57 57 66 70 70 65 62 61 59 60 69 72 72 65 61 59 57 58
DEWPT         48 51 51 51 50 48 47 48 49 51 54 56 57 58 60 62 62 59 58 56 54 53
RH            38 53 60 70 77 72 50 45 47 60 75 84 93 93 73 71 71 81 90 90 90 83
WIND DIR      NW NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD       6  1  0  4  6  8 10  8  8  6  6  8 10 10  9  8  9 11 12 12 11 10
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0          30          70          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.34        0.24        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                              S  S  S  S  S


DATE           04/30  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          71      54    77      57    78      59    80      61    80
TEMP          70 64   59 56 74 73   58 64 77 72   60 63 80 71   62 66 80 74
DEWPT         53 51   52 49 49 52   50 52 50 52   51 53 55 58   58 59 57 60
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       N    NE      SE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV SC   SC SC FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         30      10     5       5     5       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C

$$
SCZ043-280900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE           04/27/15      TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU
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                      52          72          53          70          54
TEMP          75 74 67 59 54 54 65 71 70 64 59 57 55 55 65 68 68 63 59 57 55 56
DEWPT         43 47 48 48 46 44 44 44 46 48 51 53 53 54 56 59 59 57 56 55 53 52
RH            32 38 50 67 74 69 46 38 42 56 75 86 93 96 73 73 73 81 90 93 93 86
WIND DIR      NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E NE  E  E NE NE  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD       6  3  2  6  5  6  8  5  4  3  5  4  8 10 10 10 10 11 11 10  9  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      0          20          70          70          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.28        0.29        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                              S  S  S  S  S


DATE           04/30  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          71      52    77      53    79      54    81      57    82
TEMP          70 62   55 56 74 73   54 60 78 72   55 60 80 73   58 64 81 75
DEWPT         52 51   50 48 49 51   48 50 48 51   50 51 54 56   56 57 56 57
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       N    NW      SE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         30      10     5       5     5       5     5       5    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C                                                    S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
GAZ099-280900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
244 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE           04/27/15      TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15            THU
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          71          57          70          53
TEMP          76 76 68 63 58 57 66 70 70 65 62 60 59 59 67 70 69 63 58 56 54 55
DEWPT         47 52 52 52 50 48 49 49 51 54 55 55 56 56 58 59 59 58 55 53 52 52
RH            36 43 57 67 75 72 54 47 51 68 78 84 90 90 73 68 70 84 90 90 93 90
WIND DIR      NW  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E NE  E  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND SPD       6  2  0  2  6  8 12 10 10  9 11 12 11 11 10 10 14 11  9  6  6  5
CLOUDS        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          50          70          80          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03        0.59        0.18        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                        S  S  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           04/30  FRI 05/01/15  SAT 05/02/15  SUN 05/03/15  MON 05/04/15
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          71      53    75      53    78      56    80      58    81
TEMP          70 63   54 54 70 73   56 57 76 73   59 59 78 75   61 61 79 76
DEWPT         51 49   49 49 49 50   48 50 50 52   50 53 54 56   56 58 57 59
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       S     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         20      10     5       0     5       5     0       5    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                                    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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