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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            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                      53          76          61          83          63
TEMP                58 55 53 56 70 75 75 67 62 62 61 63 75 82 82 74 68 67 64 63
DEWPT               52 51 50 51 53 56 58 59 61 62 61 63 63 63 62 62 62 61 60 58
RH                  80 86 89 83 55 52 55 75 97100100100 66 53 51 66 81 81 87 84
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD             8  5  6  5  9 10  9  8  8  6  5  5  9 12 12 11 11 12 11 10
CLOUDS              CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  C


DATE           04/04  SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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      48    68      52    73      58    76      61    81
TEMP          72 66   53 50 67 61   55 55 72 66   61 60 75 69   64 63 80 73
DEWPT         52 42   37 37 39 44   47 50 54 56   57 58 61 62   63 63 64 64
PWIND DIR        NW       N     E       E    SE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C                                   S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C                                         S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ118-020900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            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                      57          78          62          84          62
TEMP                61 59 57 59 72 77 76 70 67 64 62 64 76 83 83 74 68 65 62 64
DEWPT               58 56 56 57 60 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 62 61 61 60 59 58
RH                  90 90 96 93 66 60 62 76 84 93100 93 62 49 49 64 78 84 90 81
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD             9  4  5  5  9 10  9  8  6  5  4  5  8 10 11 10 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS              FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C


DATE           04/04  SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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      51    69      54    73      60    79      61    81
TEMP          71 67   56 53 68 62   57 56 72 67   62 62 78 71   64 63 80 73
DEWPT         55 46   42 38 41 46   50 52 56 57   59 59 62 62   63 62 64 63
PWIND DIR        NW      NE     E       E     E      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  S                                S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  S                                      S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ050-020900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            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                      54          72          62          78          63
TEMP                58 56 54 56 67 71 71 66 63 63 62 63 73 78 78 72 68 67 64 64
DEWPT               53 52 52 52 54 56 58 59 61 62 62 63 63 63 63 62 62 62 60 58
RH                  83 86 93 86 63 59 63 78 93 97100100 71 60 60 71 81 84 87 81
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD            11 10 10  9 11 11  9  8  9  9  8  6 10 13 13 13 13 14 13 12
CLOUDS              CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  C


DATE           04/04  SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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      50    66      54    70      60    74      62    77
TEMP          69 65   54 52 65 61   56 56 69 66   62 62 73 69   64 64 76 71
DEWPT         53 44   38 38 40 45   48 51 54 56   58 59 61 62   63 63 64 64
PWIND DIR        NW       N     E       E    SE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 FW   CL FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40       5     5      10     5      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C                                   S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C                                         S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ048-020900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            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                      55          75          61          83          63
TEMP                59 57 56 58 69 75 74 66 65 63 62 64 76 82 82 72 68 66 63 67
DEWPT               56 53 54 54 57 59 61 62 62 62 62 62 63 63 62 62 61 61 60 58
RH                  90 86 93 86 66 58 64 87 90 97100 93 64 53 51 71 78 84 90 73
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD             9  5  6  5 10 11  9  6  6  6  6  6  9 11 11 11 11 11 11 10
CLOUDS              CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  C


DATE           04/04  SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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      50    67      54    72      60    76      61    79
TEMP          69 66   55 52 66 61   56 56 71 67   62 62 75 69   64 63 78 72
DEWPT         53 44   40 38 40 46   49 51 55 57   58 59 62 62   63 63 64 64
PWIND DIR        NW      NE     E       E    SE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C                                   S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C                                         S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-020900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            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                      53          77          61          84          62
TEMP                59 56 53 55 70 76 76 69 64 62 61 63 76 83 83 74 68 64 62 63
DEWPT               52 50 50 50 53 56 59 60 61 62 61 62 62 61 61 61 61 60 60 58
RH                  78 80 89 83 55 50 56 73 90100100 97 62 47 47 64 78 87 93 84
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD             6  3  4  3  8  9  8  6  6  6  5  6  9 11 10  9  9 10  9  9
CLOUDS              CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0          20          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S                                S  S  C
TSTMS                                  S                                S  S  C


DATE           04/04  SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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      47    70      50    73      57    78      60    83
TEMP          70 65   52 50 68 61   54 53 71 66   60 60 77 70   63 63 81 74
DEWPT         49 41   36 36 36 42   45 48 53 55   57 57 61 62   62 62 64 64
PWIND DIR        NW      NE     E       E    SE      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C                                   S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C                                         S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-020900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1028 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE           04/01/15      THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15            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                      58          79          61          85          61
TEMP                64 61 59 59 70 77 79 74 68 64 62 63 75 83 85 77 68 65 62 61
DEWPT               58 56 56 56 58 59 60 61 61 61 61 61 60 59 58 58 58 58 60 59
RH                  81 84 90 90 66 54 52 64 78 90 97 93 60 44 40 52 70 78 93 93
WIND DIR             E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD             6  4  4  4  8  8  6  5  5  5  5  5  9 11  9  5  8 11 10  9
CLOUDS              CL B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR                      5          30          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  S  S                          S  S  C
TSTMS                               S  C  S  S                          S  S  C


DATE           04/04  SUN 04/05/15  MON 04/06/15  TUE 04/07/15  WED 04/08/15
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      48    71      52    75      58    80      60    80
TEMP          68 65   53 51 69 63   56 55 73 68   61 61 78 71   64 62 79 73
DEWPT         51 40   38 37 38 43   46 49 54 56   57 58 62 63   63 62 64 64
PWIND DIR        NW      NE     E       E    SE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C                                   S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C                                         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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