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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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                      70          81          69          83          69
TEMP                   71 71 71 77 80 79 76 71 71 69 71 78 83 81 77 72 71 69 72
DEWPT                  69 69 70 70 71 70 69 69 69 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 69 70
RH                     93 93 97 79 74 74 79 93 93100 93 76 65 69 79 93 97100 93
WIND DIR               NE  N  N  N  E  E  E  E  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                9  9  9 13 27 28 28 26 19  6  8  8  9  8  5  4  4  4  5
WIND GUST                          40 41 41 37 29
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                    100          70          60          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.85        0.80        0.16        0.30           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              D  D  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TROP STORM              W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W


DATE           05/31  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16  SAT 06/04/16
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      70    87      71    88      72    87      72    84
TEMP          85 79   72 74 86 79   73 75 88 80   73 75 87 80   74 75 84 79
DEWPT         69 70   69 70 69 70   70 71 70 70   70 71 72 73   71 72 71 73
PWIND DIR         N      NW    SE       S    SE       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40      20    40      20    30      20    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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                      68          83          67          87          69
TEMP                   68 68 68 76 82 83 77 72 68 67 69 80 87 87 80 74 70 69 72
DEWPT                  66 65 67 67 66 66 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 68 69 69 69 69 69
RH                     93 90 97 74 58 57 71 84 97100 93 65 52 53 69 84 97100 90
WIND DIR                N  N NW NW  N NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  N NW SW  W  N
WIND SPD               10 11 12 17 20 18 14 12 10  8  9 10 11  9  5  3  3  3  4
WIND GUST                          31 28
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          40          20          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.02        0.03        0.07           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           05/31  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16  SAT 06/04/16
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      71    88      71    89      72    88      73    87
TEMP          88 81   73 73 87 81   73 74 89 82   74 74 88 81   74 75 87 82
DEWPT         67 69   69 70 69 70   70 71 70 71   71 71 70 72   71 71 69 73
PWIND DIR        NE       S     E       S    SE       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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          79          71          81          71
TEMP                   72 71 71 76 78 78 75 72 71 71 72 77 81 80 76 73 72 71 73
DEWPT                  70 70 70 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 69 70 70 70 71 70 70 70 70
RH                     93 97 97 85 79 76 84 93 97 97 90 79 69 72 85 90 93 97 90
WIND DIR               NE NE  N  N  E  E SE  S SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                9  9 11 19 32 32 32 29 23 11 10 10 10  9  8  6  6  6  8
WIND GUST                          42 42 42 40
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                    100          70          50          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.79        0.53        0.13        0.31           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TROP STORM              W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W


DATE           05/31  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16  SAT 06/04/16
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          82      72    85      73    86      73    85      74    83
TEMP          82 78   74 75 85 79   75 76 85 80   75 76 85 80   75 76 82 79
DEWPT         70 71   70 71 70 71   71 71 70 71   71 72 72 73   72 72 72 73
PWIND DIR        NW       W     S       S    SE       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    20      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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                      69          78          68          85          69
TEMP                   70 69 69 72 77 77 74 71 70 68 71 78 84 83 77 73 72 70 72
DEWPT                  68 67 67 68 68 68 68 67 68 67 68 68 68 69 69 69 69 69 70
RH                     93 93 93 87 74 74 82 87 93 97 90 71 59 63 76 87 90 97 93
WIND DIR                N  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD               10 10 13 27 29 29 29 25 11  9  8  9 10  8  5  4  3  3  4
WIND GUST                       40 42 42 42 36
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     80          60          50          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.87        0.48        0.10        0.15           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TROP STORM              W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W


DATE           05/31  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16  SAT 06/04/16
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      71    86      72    88      72    87      73    85
TEMP          86 80   73 74 86 80   74 75 87 80   75 75 87 80   75 76 85 80
DEWPT         68 69   70 70 69 71   71 71 70 71   71 72 71 73   71 71 70 73
PWIND DIR        NE       S     E       S    SE       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    30      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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                      68          78          67          84          68
TEMP                   69 68 70 74 78 77 75 70 68 68 70 77 84 84 79 72 70 68 71
DEWPT                  68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 68 69 68 69 68 68 68 69
RH                     97100 93 82 71 74 79 93 97 97 90 74 61 59 72 87 93100 93
WIND DIR               NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                9  9  8 12 20 27 27 25 18  9  9  8  9  6  4  3  3  3  3
WIND GUST                          31 40 40 36 28
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                    100          80          60          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.85        1.25        0.17        0.16           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              D  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S


DATE           05/31  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16  SAT 06/04/16
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      69    88      69    89      70    87      71    87
TEMP          86 81   70 72 87 81   71 72 88 80   72 73 87 80   73 74 87 80
DEWPT         68 68   68 69 68 70   69 70 69 71   70 71 72 73   70 71 69 72
PWIND DIR         N       W    NE      SE    SE       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    40      20    30      20    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
100 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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                      67          85          65          90          69
TEMP                   69 67 67 77 83 85 81 71 68 65 69 81 88 90 83 75 71 69 71
DEWPT                  66 65 67 66 65 64 65 65 65 65 66 65 65 65 66 66 67 68 68
RH                     90 93100 69 55 50 58 81 90100 90 58 47 44 57 74 87 97 90
WIND DIR                N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD                6  8  9 12 16 13 10  9  9  8  9  8  9  8  5  3  3  2  2
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  C  C  S           S  S  S  S              C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  S           S  S  S  S              S


DATE           05/31  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16  SAT 06/04/16
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          91      70    91      71    91      71    90      72    91
TEMP          90 83   72 73 91 83   73 73 91 84   73 73 90 84   74 74 91 85
DEWPT         65 67   67 68 65 68   69 70 67 70   70 70 67 70   69 69 63 69
PWIND DIR        NE       E    NE      SE     S      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30      20    30      20    40      20    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  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

$$




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