weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Point Forecast Matrices
NWS Homepage
This page is being discontinued on March 12, 2014.
The same data is available at this site. Please update your bookmarks.
Thank you, and we apologize for the inconvenience.
Please send an email to SR-SRH.Webmaster@noaa.gov with any concerns.


Current Version
Previous Version:    01  02  03  04  05  06  07  08  
[Printable]
154
FOUS52 KCHS 290541
PFMCHS

POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      72          89          69          88          70
TEMP                   77 73 73 81 87 88 81 75 72 69 72 85 88 86 80 74 72 70 73
DEWPT                  70 67 66 65 64 64 65 65 64 65 65 63 62 63 65 66 67 68 69
RH                     79 81 79 58 46 45 58 71 76 87 79 48 42 46 60 76 84 93 87
WIND DIR               NW  N  N  N NW NW NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                5  5  6  6  5  3  3  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  4
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX                      83 88 89 83             86 88 87 82
MAX HEAT               83          88    89                88    89


DATE           07/31  FRI 08/01/14  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14
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          87      71    86      70    86      70    86      71    87
TEMP          87 79   74 73 85 78   73 72 85 78   73 72 85 78   73 73 86 79
DEWPT         66 69   70 70 69 70   70 70 70 71   71 71 70 72   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE     E       E    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 OV   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    40      40    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      73          91          68          89          71
TEMP                   77 74 74 83 89 90 82 75 71 68 71 85 89 88 81 76 73 72 74
DEWPT                  70 68 66 65 64 64 65 65 65 65 66 65 64 65 67 68 68 69 69
RH                     79 82 76 55 44 42 56 71 81 90 84 51 44 47 63 76 84 90 84
WIND DIR                W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                5  5  6  6  6  8  1  0  1  2  3  4  5  5  5  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX                      85 90 91 84             87 90 90 83
MAX HEAT                           90    93    82          90    91


DATE           07/31  FRI 08/01/14  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14
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          89      72    88      71    88      71    88      72    89
TEMP          88 81   75 74 87 79   74 73 87 79   74 73 87 80   75 74 88 81
DEWPT         67 70   70 71 70 71   70 71 70 71   72 72 72 73   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE       E     E       E     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    40      40    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      73          87          71          87          75
TEMP                   79 75 75 81 85 86 81 77 74 72 75 84 87 86 81 77 75 75 76
DEWPT                  73 68 67 66 65 66 66 66 66 66 66 64 63 64 65 67 68 69 69
RH                     82 79 76 60 51 51 60 69 76 81 74 51 45 48 58 71 79 82 79
WIND DIR               NW  N  N  N  N  S  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                4  6  8  5  2  2  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  6  5  4  4  5
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX                      83 87 88 83             85 88 87 83
MAX HEAT               88          87    89    82          88    88    82


DATE           07/31  FRI 08/01/14  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14
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      76    84      73    84      73    84      74    85
TEMP          85 80   77 77 83 78   75 75 83 78   75 75 83 79   76 76 84 80
DEWPT         67 69   70 70 70 71   70 70 70 71   72 72 70 72   72 72 72 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E      SE    SE      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      40    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      74          90          70          88          72
TEMP                   78 75 75 82 87 89 83 77 74 71 73 86 88 86 80 77 74 72 75
DEWPT                  71 67 66 65 64 65 65 65 65 65 66 65 64 65 66 67 67 68 69
RH                     79 76 74 56 46 45 55 67 74 81 79 50 45 50 62 71 79 87 82
WIND DIR                N NW  N NW NW  W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                4  5  6  6  6  5  2  1  2  2  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  4
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
HEAT INDEX                      84 88 91 85             88 89 88 82
MAX HEAT               84          88    91    83          89    89


DATE           07/31  FRI 08/01/14  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14
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          87      73    87      71    87      71    87      72    88
TEMP          87 80   75 75 86 79   74 73 86 79   74 73 86 79   74 74 87 80
DEWPT         67 70   70 71 70 71   70 71 70 72   71 72 72 73   72 72 73 72
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE     E       E    SE      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         30      20    40      40    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      71          90          67          89          69
TEMP                   76 72 72 82 88 89 81 74 70 68 71 84 89 86 79 73 71 69 72
DEWPT                  74 65 64 63 63 63 63 63 63 63 64 63 62 63 65 66 66 67 68
RH                     94 79 76 53 43 42 54 69 78 84 79 49 41 46 62 79 84 93 87
WIND DIR                N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                1  4  5  6  6  6  3  2  1  2  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
HEAT INDEX                      83 89 90 82             85 89 87
MAX HEAT                           89    91                89    89


DATE           07/31  FRI 08/01/14  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14
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      69    86      68    86      68    86      69    87
TEMP          88 80   72 71 85 77   71 71 85 77   71 71 85 77   72 72 86 78
DEWPT         65 68   69 69 69 70   69 69 70 71   70 71 71 72   71 71 72 71
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE       E    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20      20    40      30    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
140 AM EDT TUE JUL 29 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      72          91          67          91          68
TEMP                   75 72 73 84 90 91 83 75 70 68 70 83 89 90 83 75 71 68 71
DEWPT                  73 65 66 65 64 63 63 62 60 62 63 61 60 61 64 65 66 67 68
RH                     94 79 79 53 42 40 51 64 71 81 78 47 38 38 53 71 84 97 90
WIND DIR                W  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  W  S SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                2  4  5  6  6  6  3  2  2  1  2  1  1  2  3  3  3  2  2
CLOUDS                 FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
HEAT INDEX                      86 91 92 84             83 89 90 84
MAX HEAT                           91    92    81          89    91    82


DATE           07/31  FRI 08/01/14  SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14
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          89      69    88      69    88      69    88      70    89
TEMP          89 81   72 72 87 78   72 72 87 78   72 72 87 79   73 73 88 80
DEWPT         65 68   68 69 68 70   69 70 69 71   70 72 70 72   70 71 70 71
PWIND DIR        SE       E    NE       E    NE      NE     E       S     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         20      20    40      30    40      40    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  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

$$





U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE