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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

SCZ050-230900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
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          65          59          72          51
TEMP          48 48 49 50 50 51 57 62 64 60 60 60 60 60 66 70 70 67 66 62 57 51
DEWPT         47 47 47 49 49 51 54 59 62 60 60 60 60 60 66 66 64 63 61 57 53 47
RH            96 96 93 96 96100 90 90 93100100100100100100 87 81 87 84 84 86 86
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE  E  E  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       4  5  6  5  5  2  2  6  6  5  5  6  8 12 11 17 16 14 12 14 11 12
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     80          90          90          90          60
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.21        0.82        0.97        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN           D  D  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF  F  F  F  F  F  F             PF PF


DATE           12/25  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
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          58      38    62      44    64      45    58      40    59
TEMP          58 50   42 39 60 53   48 45 62 54   49 46 57 49   44 41 57 51
DEWPT         40 40   38 36 41 44   44 43 49 47   44 41 41 41   37 36 37 43
PWIND DIR         W      NW     W      SW     W       W    NW       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW CL CL FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S                S  S

$$
GAZ118-230900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
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                      49          68          61          72          50
TEMP          49 49 51 52 52 54 60 64 66 62 61 61 61 61 66 71 70 66 65 60 55 50
DEWPT         49 48 50 51 51 53 57 64 65 62 61 61 61 61 66 66 65 63 61 55 48 46
RH           100 96 96 96 96 96 90100 97100100100100100100 84 84 90 87 84 77 86
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       6  5  5  4  3  3  3  6  6  4  4  6  9  9 10 13 16 11  9 10 12 11
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     40          90          90          90          50
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.27        1.12        0.82        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN           L  C  C  C  C  S  C
RAIN SHWRS                          C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S              S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF  F  F  F  F  F  F             PF PF


DATE           12/25  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
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          58      40    60      47    64      47    59      42    60
TEMP          58 50   43 40 58 53   50 48 62 55   50 48 58 50   45 43 58 52
DEWPT         40 42   38 37 41 43   45 45 50 49   46 42 42 41   35 39 41 45
PWIND DIR         W       W    SW      SW     W       W    NW       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ050-230900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
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                      50          67          61          71          53
TEMP          48 50 51 52 52 55 60 63 65 62 62 63 63 61 66 69 69 67 66 63 58 53
DEWPT         47 47 48 51 51 53 56 62 64 62 62 63 63 61 66 65 64 64 61 57 53 47
RH            96 89 89 96 96 93 87 97 97100100100100100100 87 84 90 84 81 83 80
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E  S  S  S SE  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       5  8  8  6  6  3  3  6  6  6  6  9 10 14 13 17 14 13 13 13 11 11
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     80          90          90          90          60
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.19        0.75        0.99        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN           D  D  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S              S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF  F  F  F  F  F  F             PF PF


DATE           12/25  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
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          58      41    61      47    64      47    59      43    60
TEMP          58 52   45 42 59 54   50 48 62 55   50 48 58 51   46 44 58 53
DEWPT         40 41   39 38 42 45   46 46 49 48   45 42 43 43   39 39 39 44
PWIND DIR         W      NW     W      SW     W       W    NW       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW CL FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ048-230900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
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                      49          67          60          71          51
TEMP          48 49 50 51 51 54 60 63 65 62 61 61 61 61 67 70 69 66 65 61 56 51
DEWPT         47 48 49 49 50 52 55 61 62 62 61 61 61 61 65 65 64 63 61 55 50 47
RH            96 96 96 93 96 93 84 93 90100100100100100 93 84 84 90 87 81 80 86
WIND DIR      NW NE NE  E  E  E  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       4  5  6  5  3  2  2  4  4  3  4  5  6  9  9 11 12 11 10 13 11  9
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     50          90          90          90          50
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.22        0.96        0.91        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN           D  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S              S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF  F  F  F  F  F  F             PF PF


DATE           12/25  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
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          58      40    61      46    64      47    59      42    59
TEMP          57 50   43 41 59 53   49 47 62 55   50 48 58 50   45 43 57 52
DEWPT         40 41   39 38 41 44   45 45 50 49   45 42 43 42   37 39 40 44
PWIND DIR         W       W    SW      SW     W       W    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    10      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ043-230900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
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          61          59          71          50
TEMP          46 47 49 49 49 49 54 58 60 59 59 59 59 59 64 68 69 66 65 61 55 50
DEWPT         46 47 47 48 48 48 50 55 59 59 59 59 59 59 64 65 63 63 60 54 49 44
RH           100100 93 96 96 96 86 90 96100100100100100100 90 81 90 84 78 80 80
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE  E SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       4  5  5  4  3  2  1  3  3  4  4  5  5  9  8 10 12 11  9 11 10  9
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     50          90          90          90          50
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.25        0.99        0.81        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN           D  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                          C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF  F  F  F  F  F  F             PF PF


DATE           12/25  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
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          57      35    62      41    64      42    58      37    57
TEMP          57 47   39 36 59 51   45 42 62 53   46 43 56 47   41 38 55 49
DEWPT         40 39   37 34 40 42   42 41 47 46   42 39 40 39   34 34 37 41
PWIND DIR         W       W    SW      SW     W       W    NW       N     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW CL CL FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
GAZ099-230900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
305 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
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          61          70          48
TEMP          47 47 50 50 50 51 56 59 61 61 61 61 61 61 64 68 68 65 62 58 53 48
DEWPT         47 47 49 50 50 49 52 57 60 60 61 61 61 61 64 67 66 64 60 53 43 45
RH           100100 96100100 93 86 93 97 97100100100100100 97 93 97 93 83 69 89
WIND DIR      NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  W
WIND SPD       5  5  6  5  4  2  3  4  4  2  4  6  8  9  9 12 14  9 11 11 12  9
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          90          90          90          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.48        1.43        0.57        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN           C  C  C  C  C  S  C
RAIN SHWRS                          L  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S
OBVIS         PF  F  F  F  F  F  F             PF PF


DATE           12/25  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14
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          56      35    60      42    63      43    58      38    58
TEMP          56 47   40 36 58 51   46 43 61 53   47 44 57 48   42 39 56 48
DEWPT         39 40   36 34 39 41   41 41 47 46   43 40 40 38   31 35 37 42
PWIND DIR         W       W    SW      SW     W       W     W       N    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                 S  S    S  S                S  S

$$

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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