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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      45          60          55          63          57
TEMP                   50 47 46 54 59 58 56 57 60 61 60 59 61 60 59 58 59 62 63
DEWPT                  40 41 41 41 47 51 53 55 58 58 58 56 57 57 56 56 58 61 61
RH                     68 79 83 61 64 77 90 93 93 90 93 90 87 90 90 93 96 97 93
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S SW  W NW  N NE NE NE  E SE  S
WIND SPD                6  5  6  9  9  9  8  5  9  9  6  6  5  5  8  8  6  6  9
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          50          60          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.29        0.29        0.83
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                             S  S  C  L  L  L  L              L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  L  L              D
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           12/06  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          70      51    65      47    64      36    49      30    45
TEMP          68 64   57 51 64 54   51 47 63 53   42 36 48 39   35 30 45 40
DEWPT         65 59   52 50 52 51   47 47 45 40   35 27 21 23   20 19 19 24
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW       W    SW       W    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         80      20    10      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN                   S
RAIN SHWRS     D  L                        S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  C

$$
GAZ118-050900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      48          64          60          67          62
TEMP                   53 50 49 57 63 62 60 61 62 63 63 62 65 65 62 63 64 66 66
DEWPT                  43 43 43 45 51 56 57 58 60 61 60 62 62 62 61 61 62 64 64
RH                     69 77 80 64 65 81 90 90 93 93 90100 90 90 97 93 93 93 93
WIND DIR               NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW  W  N NE  E  E SE SE  S
WIND SPD                8  6  8  9  9  8  6  6  8  6  5  5  4  4  8  6  6  6 10
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          40          50          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.20        0.47        0.60
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                             S     C  C  C  C  C              L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  L  L              L
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           12/06  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          76      52    68      47    64      35    50      29    46
TEMP          73 65   57 52 66 57   51 47 63 53   42 35 48 39   33 29 45 41
DEWPT         68 61   53 50 53 53   48 46 47 40   31 24 21 23   19 19 22 25
PWIND DIR        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR         70      10     5      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     L  L                        S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  C

$$
SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      48          61          58          65          59
TEMP                   51 50 49 55 60 59 58 59 61 62 62 61 62 62 60 60 61 63 63
DEWPT                  42 43 43 44 49 53 55 58 59 60 60 59 58 59 58 58 60 62 62
RH                     71 77 80 66 67 80 90 96 93 93 93 93 87 90 93 93 97 97 97
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S SW SW NW NW NE NE NE  E SE  S
WIND SPD                9  9  9 10 11 10  8  9 10 11 10  6  6  5  9  9  8  9 10
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     10          50          60          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.24        0.29        0.75
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                                S  C  L  L  C  L              L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  L  L              D
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           12/06  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          71      53    65      49    64      37    50      33    45
TEMP          69 63   58 53 64 56   52 49 63 54   44 37 48 41   37 33 45 41
DEWPT         65 61   54 51 52 52   48 49 46 42   37 29 23 25   23 22 21 26
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW       W     W       W    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         80      20    10      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN                   S
RAIN SHWRS     D  D                        S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  C

$$
SCZ048-050900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      47          62          58          64          59
TEMP                   52 49 48 56 61 60 58 60 62 63 62 61 62 62 60 60 62 64 64
DEWPT                  42 42 42 43 49 54 56 57 59 60 59 59 59 59 58 58 60 63 62
RH                     69 77 80 62 65 81 93 90 90 90 90 93 90 90 93 93 93 97 93
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S SW SW NW  N NE NE  E  E SE  S
WIND SPD                8  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  8  6  6  5  5  5  6  6  5  8 10
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          50          60          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.24        0.42        0.73
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                             S  S  C  C  C  C  C              L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  L  L              L
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           12/06  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          73      52    66      48    64      36    50      31    46
TEMP          70 64   58 52 65 56   52 48 63 54   43 36 47 39   34 31 44 41
DEWPT         66 60   53 51 52 52   48 48 45 40   33 26 21 23   20 20 20 24
PWIND DIR        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW
POP 12HR         70      10    10      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     L  L                        S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  C

$$
SCZ043-050900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      44          59          52          59          56
TEMP                   49 46 45 52 58 57 53 55 57 58 56 55 58 58 57 57 58 60 62
DEWPT                  39 38 38 39 44 48 51 52 55 55 53 53 55 55 55 54 56 58 60
RH                     68 73 76 61 59 72 93 90 93 90 90 93 90 90 93 90 93 93 93
WIND DIR               NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  S SW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD                5  3  5  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  5  4  4  5  5  5  5  6  8
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          60          70          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.41        0.28        0.97
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                    S  S     S  S  C  L  L  L  L              L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  L  L              D
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           12/06  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          71      50    66      45    64      34    49      28    45
TEMP          68 64   55 50 64 54   49 45 62 52   41 34 47 38   33 28 44 39
DEWPT         64 58   51 48 51 51   46 45 43 38   32 24 17 20   18 18 17 22
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW      SW     W       W    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW
POP 12HR         80      10    10      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     D  L                        S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  C

$$
GAZ099-050900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1245 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
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                      46          59          55          61          59
TEMP                   53 49 47 52 57 57 56 57 57 57 57 56 59 60 59 60 61 62 65
DEWPT                  41 41 41 40 46 51 53 55 56 56 55 56 58 58 58 58 60 61 63
RH                     64 74 79 63 67 80 90 93 96 96 93100 96 93 96 93 97 97 93
WIND DIR                E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE  S
WIND SPD                6  5  8  9  8  6  6  4  3  3  4  4  4  5  5  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                      5          50          70          60          70
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.46        0.45        0.98
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                             C  C  C  L  L  L  L              L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  L  L              L
TSTMS                                                                         S


DATE           12/06  WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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          74      49    67      45    61      32    48      27    45
TEMP          73 63   55 49 65 55   49 45 60 50   38 32 46 37   31 27 44 38
DEWPT         66 59   51 48 52 51   45 44 44 37   28 21 18 21   17 17 19 24
PWIND DIR        SW      NW     W       W     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR         70      10     5      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     L  L                        S  S    S  S
TSTMS          S  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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