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FOUS52 KCHS 232252  
PFMCHS  
 
POINT FORECAST MATRICES  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
SCZ050-240900-  
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC  
32.91N 80.03W ELEV. 45 FT  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
DATE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI  
EST 3HRLY 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
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 39 60 35 58 34  
TEMP 64 55 49 43 39 51 58 59 48 44 42 38 36 47 55 56 44 39 38 37 36  
DEWPT 41 40 38 34 33 35 34 34 35 34 33 30 27 27 26 27 30 31 31 31 31  
RH 43 57 66 70 79 54 40 39 60 68 70 73 69 45 32 32 57 73 76 79 82  
WIND DIR W W W NW NW N W W W NW NW N N N N NE E NE NE NE NE  
WIND SPD 12 8 6 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 8 6 5 3 3 3 4 4  
CLOUDS FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
WIND CHILL 39 36 38 33 30 37 36 33 32  
MIN CHILL 35 38 30 34 36 31  
 
DATE 01/26 SAT 01/27/18 SUN 01/28/18 MON 01/29/18 TUE 01/30/18  
EST 6HRLY 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
 
MAX/MIN 61 45 66 53 67 46 59 39 58  
TEMP 60 50 46 46 65 59 54 53 66 58 50 46 57 48 42 39 55 48  
DEWPT 37 42 44 45 51 53 54 53 57 57 50 43 40 40 36 32 34 37  
PWIND DIR E E E SE S SW NW N N  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT GN LT GN LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL  
POP 12HR 0 5 10 40 70 60 10 0 0  
RAIN L L  
RAIN SHWRS C C L L  
 

 
GAZ118-240900-  
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA  
32.12N 81.20W ELEV. 50 FT  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
DATE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI  
EST 3HRLY 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
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 39 61 35 59 35  
TEMP 61 54 49 42 39 48 58 60 48 44 42 38 36 48 56 57 45 39 38 37 37  
DEWPT 33 36 35 34 32 33 34 33 34 31 30 29 28 28 27 27 31 32 32 32 32  
RH 35 50 58 73 76 56 40 36 58 60 62 70 72 46 32 31 58 76 79 82 82  
WIND DIR W W NW NW NW NW W W W NW NW N N NE NE NE E NE NE NE NE  
WIND SPD 11 8 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 6 6 5 5 8 6 5 3 3 3 3 4  
CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
WIND CHILL 38 35 38 34 31 37 36 34 33  
MIN CHILL 35 37 38 30 34 36 31  
 
DATE 01/26 SAT 01/27/18 SUN 01/28/18 MON 01/29/18 TUE 01/30/18  
EST 6HRLY 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
 
MAX/MIN 63 47 68 53 69 46 59 38 59  
TEMP 61 52 48 47 67 60 56 53 68 59 51 46 58 49 42 39 57 49  
DEWPT 40 44 45 47 52 54 54 53 58 57 50 43 40 40 36 32 35 37  
PWIND DIR E E E SE S W NW N NE  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT GN LT GN LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL  
POP 12HR 0 5 10 40 70 50 10 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS C C L L C C  
 

 
SCZ050-240900-  
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC  
32.78N 79.94W ELEV. 10 FT  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
DATE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI  
EST 3HRLY 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
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 41 59 39 55 38  
TEMP 60 53 51 44 42 51 58 58 48 45 43 41 39 47 54 54 45 41 40 39 39  
DEWPT 50 43 40 35 34 36 36 36 37 36 34 31 29 28 28 29 31 32 33 33 33  
RH 69 69 66 70 73 56 44 44 65 70 70 67 67 47 36 38 58 70 76 79 79  
WIND DIR W W NW NW NW N NW SW W NW NW N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE  
WIND SPD 11 9 6 6 6 5 3 5 6 6 9 9 9 10 8 6 4 4 5 5 6  
CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
WIND CHILL 37 38 35 33 38 37 35 34  
MIN CHILL 36 39 38 32 33 36 33  
 
DATE 01/26 SAT 01/27/18 SUN 01/28/18 MON 01/29/18 TUE 01/30/18  
EST 6HRLY 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
 
MAX/MIN 60 46 64 54 66 47 57 40 56  
TEMP 59 50 47 47 64 58 54 54 65 57 50 47 56 48 43 40 54 48  
DEWPT 39 43 46 46 52 54 54 54 58 57 50 45 41 41 38 34 35 39  
PWIND DIR E E SE SE S SW NW N NE  
WIND CHAR GN LT LT LT GN GN GN GN LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL  
POP 12HR 0 5 10 40 70 60 10 0 0  
RAIN L L  
RAIN SHWRS C C L L  
 

 
SCZ048-240900-  
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC  
32.48N 80.72W ELEV. 37 FT  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
DATE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI  
EST 3HRLY 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
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 39 60 36 57 36  
TEMP 61 52 49 43 40 50 58 58 47 44 42 39 37 47 54 56 44 39 39 38 37  
DEWPT 39 38 37 34 33 35 35 35 36 33 32 30 28 28 28 28 32 32 33 31 32  
RH 44 59 63 70 76 56 42 42 65 65 67 70 70 47 36 34 62 76 79 76 82  
WIND DIR W W NW NW NW NW NW W W NW NW N N N NE NE E NE NE NE NE  
WIND SPD 12 8 6 5 5 5 4 5 5 8 8 6 6 8 6 5 3 3 3 4 5  
CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
WIND CHILL 39 36 39 37 34 32 37 37 34 32  
MIN CHILL 35 38 37 30 34 37 32  
 
DATE 01/26 SAT 01/27/18 SUN 01/28/18 MON 01/29/18 TUE 01/30/18  
EST 6HRLY 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
 
MAX/MIN 61 45 65 52 67 45 58 39 58  
TEMP 60 50 46 47 64 56 53 52 65 56 51 46 56 48 41 39 57 48  
DEWPT 39 44 45 46 52 54 53 52 57 56 50 43 41 40 36 32 34 39  
PWIND DIR E E E SE S W NW N NE  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT GN LT GN LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL  
POP 12HR 0 5 10 40 70 60 10 0 0  
RAIN L L  
RAIN SHWRS C C L L  
 

 
SCZ043-240900-  
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC  
32.91N 80.67W ELEV. 98 FT  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
DATE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI  
EST 3HRLY 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
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 38 61 34 58 33  
TEMP 62 52 48 41 38 50 59 60 49 44 41 37 35 47 55 57 44 39 37 35 34  
DEWPT 30 34 36 33 32 34 33 33 34 32 30 28 27 26 26 26 29 30 30 29 29  
RH 30 50 63 73 79 54 37 36 56 62 65 70 72 43 32 30 55 70 75 78 82  
WIND DIR W W W NW NW NW W W W NW NW N N NE N NE NE NE NE NE NE  
WIND SPD 10 6 5 4 3 3 4 6 4 5 5 4 4 6 5 5 2 2 2 2 3  
CLOUDS FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
WIND CHILL 38 36 37 33 31 31  
MIN CHILL 36 39 37 30 34 37 30  
 
DATE 01/26 SAT 01/27/18 SUN 01/28/18 MON 01/29/18 TUE 01/30/18  
EST 6HRLY 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
 
MAX/MIN 62 43 67 52 67 45 59 37 59  
TEMP 59 50 44 44 64 58 54 52 65 57 50 45 57 47 41 38 56 49  
DEWPT 34 41 43 44 51 53 53 52 57 56 50 42 39 39 35 32 33 37  
PWIND DIR E E E SE S W NW N N  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL  
POP 12HR 0 5 10 40 70 50 10 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS C C L L C C  
 

 
GAZ099-240900-  
METTER-CANDLER GA  
32.40N 82.06W ELEV. 197 FT  
551 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018  
 
DATE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI  
EST 3HRLY 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07  
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 38 59 34 59 34  
TEMP 59 49 46 41 38 47 56 59 48 44 41 37 34 47 55 58 45 40 38 36 35  
DEWPT 31 34 36 33 32 34 33 32 32 31 30 29 28 29 28 28 30 30 31 30 30  
RH 34 56 68 73 79 60 42 36 54 60 65 72 78 49 35 32 55 67 76 79 82  
WIND DIR W W NW NW NW NW W W NW NW NW N N NE NE NE E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 10 5 5 5 4 5 5 8 6 6 5 4 4 6 5 4 2 3 2 3 4  
CLOUDS CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
WIND CHILL 37 34 37 33 30 38 33 31  
MIN CHILL 34 36 37 30 33 37 31  
 
DATE 01/26 SAT 01/27/18 SUN 01/28/18 MON 01/29/18 TUE 01/30/18  
EST 6HRLY 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19  
UTC 6HRLY 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00  
 
MAX/MIN 63 46 67 55 68 45 59 38 60  
TEMP 60 54 49 47 65 61 57 55 66 58 50 46 57 49 42 39 57 49  
DEWPT 37 43 45 46 52 55 56 55 58 57 50 43 41 40 37 34 35 38  
PWIND DIR E E E SE S W NW N NE  
WIND CHAR LT LT GN LT LT LT GN LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL  
POP 12HR 0 5 20 50 70 50 10 0 0  
RAIN SHWRS S S C C L L C C  
 

 
 
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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