046  
FOUS52 KCHS 181925  
PFMCHS  
 
POINT FORECAST MATRICES  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
SCZ050-190900-  
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC  
32.91N 80.03W ELEV. 45 FT  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
DATE 09/18/19 THU 09/19/19 FRI 09/20/19 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 78 60 81 63  
TEMP 81 75 70 67 63 62 72 78 77 71 67 65 62 62 74 81 80 73 69 66 64 65  
DEWPT 59 58 58 57 56 57 58 58 57 58 59 58 58 59 63 62 63 64 66 64 63 63  
RH 47 55 66 70 78 84 61 50 50 63 75 78 87 90 69 53 56 73 90 93 97 93  
WIND DIR NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 10 5 5 9 10 11 13 14 14 10 9 8 9 9 10 11 10 6 4 3 4 4  
CLOUDS SC SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 5 0 5 10 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
 
DATE 09/21 SUN 09/22/19 MON 09/23/19 TUE 09/24/19 WED 09/25/19  
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 85 65 86 66 88 69 89 70 89  
TEMP 85 75 68 67 85 76 69 67 87 78 72 71 88 79 73 71 88 79  
DEWPT 62 63 64 63 63 65 65 65 66 68 69 68 68 71 71 70 72 74  
PWIND DIR E E SE SW S S W SW S  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 5 5 10 10 10 10  
 

 
GAZ118-190900-  
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA  
32.12N 81.20W ELEV. 50 FT  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
DATE 09/18/19 THU 09/19/19 FRI 09/20/19 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 64 81 62 83 64  
TEMP 81 75 71 69 66 64 74 80 79 73 68 66 64 64 76 82 82 74 70 68 66 65  
DEWPT 64 61 60 60 59 58 58 59 59 60 61 61 60 60 62 62 65 65 67 66 65 65  
RH 56 62 68 73 78 81 57 49 50 64 78 84 87 87 62 51 56 74 90 93 97100  
WIND DIR E E E NE NE NE NE NE NE E NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 11 6 5 6 8 10 11 14 14 10 9 8 8 9 10 12 11 8 5 3 4 4  
WIND GUST 21  
CLOUDS B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 5 5 10 20 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
RAIN SHWRS S S S S S  
 
DATE 09/21 SUN 09/22/19 MON 09/23/19 TUE 09/24/19 WED 09/25/19  
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 86 65 87 66 91 70 91 70 90  
TEMP 86 75 67 66 87 77 68 67 90 80 73 70 90 80 74 71 89 81  
DEWPT 62 64 64 64 62 64 65 65 63 66 67 66 65 69 70 68 68 71  
PWIND DIR E E E S E S W SW SW  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC  
POP 12HR 5 0 5 5 5 10 10 10 10  
 

 
SCZ050-190900-  
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC  
32.78N 79.94W ELEV. 10 FT  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
DATE 09/18/19 THU 09/19/19 FRI 09/20/19 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 64 78 67 79 70  
TEMP 79 75 72 69 66 65 73 77 77 73 70 69 68 67 75 79 79 75 73 71 70 70  
DEWPT 60 59 59 58 58 58 60 60 61 61 61 60 61 61 64 64 65 65 66 64 64 64  
RH 52 58 64 68 75 78 64 56 58 66 73 73 78 81 69 60 62 71 79 79 81 81  
WIND DIR NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 12 9 10 12 13 14 16 17 18 14 12 11 11 12 13 13 13 10 8 5 6 6  
WIND GUST 26 27  
CLOUDS SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 5 0 10 10 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
 
DATE 09/21 SUN 09/22/19 MON 09/23/19 TUE 09/24/19 WED 09/25/19  
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 72 82 71 84 72 84 73 87  
TEMP 81 77 73 72 82 76 72 71 83 78 74 73 84 79 75 74 86 79  
DEWPT 63 64 65 63 65 65 66 66 67 69 70 69 70 72 72 71 73 73  
PWIND DIR E E SE SW S S SW SW SW  
WIND CHAR GN LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 5 5 10 10 10 10  
 

 
SCZ048-190900-  
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC  
32.48N 80.72W ELEV. 37 FT  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
DATE 09/18/19 THU 09/19/19 FRI 09/20/19 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 79 62 82 66  
TEMP 82 76 73 70 66 64 72 78 78 72 69 67 64 64 74 81 81 75 72 70 68 67  
DEWPT 61 60 59 58 58 57 58 59 60 60 61 61 60 59 63 63 65 66 67 67 65 65  
RH 49 58 62 66 75 78 61 52 54 66 76 81 87 84 69 54 58 74 84 90 90 93  
WIND DIR NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E NE NE NE NE NE E E E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 10 6 6 9 10 11 12 14 16 11 10 9 9 10 11 12 11 8 6 4 5 5  
WIND GUST 23  
CLOUDS B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 5 0 10 10 5  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
 
DATE 09/21 SUN 09/22/19 MON 09/23/19 TUE 09/24/19 WED 09/25/19  
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 85 67 87 68 89 71 89 70 90  
TEMP 85 76 71 69 86 77 71 69 88 79 73 72 89 80 74 71 88 81  
DEWPT 63 65 65 64 65 66 66 66 66 68 70 68 68 71 72 70 71 73  
PWIND DIR E E SE S SE S W SW SW  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 5 5 5 10 10 10 10  
 

 
SCZ043-190900-  
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC  
32.91N 80.67W ELEV. 98 FT  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
DATE 09/18/19 THU 09/19/19 FRI 09/20/19 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 79 58 83 60  
TEMP 80 74 69 66 63 61 72 78 78 70 65 62 60 60 74 82 82 73 67 64 61 62  
DEWPT 57 58 57 56 56 55 57 58 58 59 58 57 56 56 61 61 62 64 65 64 61 62  
RH 45 57 66 70 78 81 59 50 50 68 78 84 87 87 64 49 51 73 93100100100  
WIND DIR NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 8 5 5 6 8 9 11 12 12 6 6 6 6 8 9 9 8 5 3 2 3 3  
CLOUDS SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 5 0 0 5 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
 
DATE 09/21 SUN 09/22/19 MON 09/23/19 TUE 09/24/19 WED 09/25/19  
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 86 61 88 62 89 67 91 69 90  
TEMP 86 73 64 63 87 75 65 64 89 78 70 68 90 80 72 71 90 79  
DEWPT 61 63 63 62 63 64 64 64 64 67 67 66 66 69 69 68 70 70  
PWIND DIR E E SE S W S W SW N  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC  
POP 12HR 0 0 0 5 5 10 10 10 10  
 

 
GAZ099-190900-  
METTER-CANDLER GA  
32.40N 82.06W ELEV. 197 FT  
325 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
DATE 09/18/19 THU 09/19/19 FRI 09/20/19 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 83 59 86 61  
TEMP 85 75 70 67 63 61 74 81 82 73 67 64 62 62 77 84 85 76 69 65 62 63  
DEWPT 63 60 58 57 57 56 53 51 51 56 57 57 56 56 58 57 59 63 66 65 62 63  
RH 48 60 66 70 81 84 48 35 34 55 70 78 81 81 52 40 41 64 90100100100  
WIND DIR E E E E NE NE NE NE NE E NE NE NE NE NE E E E E E NE NE  
WIND SPD 9 8 5 4 5 9 12 13 12 6 5 6 6 8 10 10 10 5 4 2 4 2  
CLOUDS B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW  
POP 12HR 5 0 5 10 0  
QPF 12HR 0 0 0 0 0  
SNOW 12HR 00-00 00-00 00-00  
RAIN SHWRS S  
TSTMS S  
 
DATE 09/21 SUN 09/22/19 MON 09/23/19 TUE 09/24/19 WED 09/25/19  
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 88 61 90 63 91 66 92 69 91  
TEMP 87 77 66 63 88 78 67 65 89 81 70 68 90 83 74 70 89 82  
DEWPT 59 62 63 61 59 62 63 61 61 63 64 63 62 64 65 65 66 66  
PWIND DIR E E SE S E S W W W  
WIND CHAR LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT LT  
AVG CLOUDS FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC  
POP 12HR 5 0 5 5 5 10 10 10 10  
 

 
 
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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