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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

SCZ050-290900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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                      65          90          66          87          67
TEMP             69 69 67 66 69 81 87 88 78 70 67 66 69 82 86 85 76 70 68 67 69
DEWPT            69 67 67 66 66 62 60 60 62 63 64 65 65 65 64 65 66 67 67 67 67
RH              100 93100100 90 53 40 39 58 78 90 97 87 56 48 51 71 90 97100 93
WIND DIR          S SW SW  W  W  W NW SW  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD          9  8  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  8 10 10  8  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS           B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S                                                        C
TSTMS             S  S                                                        C


DATE           05/01  MON 05/02/16  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16
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          85      68    83      64    79      62    76      62    76
TEMP          84 77   69 69 82 76   67 66 78 72   63 64 76 70   64 64 74 71
DEWPT         67 67   68 67 66 66   63 62 61 60   59 59 58 58   57 56 55 54
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW       N    NE      NE     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW
POP 12HR         40      30    20      20    20      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ118-290900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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          90          67          88          68
TEMP             78 73 70 67 69 81 88 89 80 72 70 67 70 83 87 86 77 73 70 68 71
DEWPT            68 69 68 66 66 63 61 61 62 63 64 65 66 64 64 65 67 68 67 68 68
RH               71 87 93 97 90 54 40 39 54 73 81 93 87 53 46 50 71 84 90100 90
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD          6  4  4  3  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  8 10 10  9  8  6  6  6
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     10          10           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C


DATE           05/01  MON 05/02/16  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16
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          85      68    85      66    81      63    77      63    77
TEMP          85 78   70 69 84 78   69 67 80 74   65 65 77 71   65 64 76 72
DEWPT         67 68   67 67 67 66   64 63 62 62   61 61 60 59   57 56 55 55
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       N    NE      SW     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         40      30    20      20    20      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ050-290900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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          79          68          80          68
TEMP             71 69 69 68 69 76 79 79 74 70 69 68 69 78 80 80 74 71 70 68 70
DEWPT            70 69 69 67 66 63 62 63 64 65 65 66 66 66 65 66 67 67 67 67 67
RH               97100100 97 90 64 56 58 71 84 87 93 90 67 60 62 79 87 90 97 90
WIND DIR          S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD         10 10  8  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  4  8 10 10  9  8  8  6  6
CLOUDS           B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S                                                        C
TSTMS             S  S                                                        C


DATE           05/01  MON 05/02/16  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16
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          79      69    80      66    77      63    75      64    75
TEMP          79 74   70 71 80 75   68 67 77 72   65 65 74 70   65 65 73 70
DEWPT         68 68   68 67 67 67   63 63 62 61   60 59 59 58   58 57 56 55
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW       N    NE      NE     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW
POP 12HR         30      30    20      20    20      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ048-290900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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          88          67          85          68
TEMP             76 73 70 67 68 80 87 87 77 71 68 67 70 81 85 83 76 72 70 68 70
DEWPT            68 68 69 66 66 63 61 61 63 64 65 66 66 65 64 66 67 68 68 68 68
RH               76 84 97 97 93 56 42 42 62 79 90 97 87 58 50 57 74 87 93100 93
WIND DIR          S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD          8  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  9  9  8  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S                                                        C
TSTMS             S  S                                                        C


DATE           05/01  MON 05/02/16  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16
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          84      68    83      65    79      63    77      62    76
TEMP          83 75   70 70 82 76   69 66 78 72   66 65 76 71   65 64 75 72
DEWPT         67 68   67 67 66 67   63 63 61 61   61 60 60 58   57 56 55 54
PWIND DIR         S       S    SW       N    NE      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 SC FW FW
POP 12HR         40      30    20      20    20      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ043-290900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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                      66          90          64          89          66
TEMP             78 73 70 67 68 81 88 89 80 70 67 65 67 82 88 88 78 71 68 66 69
DEWPT            68 67 68 66 66 61 59 59 60 61 62 64 65 63 62 63 65 65 66 66 67
RH               71 81 93 97 93 51 38 37 51 73 84 97 93 53 42 43 64 81 93100 93
WIND DIR          S SW SW  W  W NW NW SW SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD          6  5  4  3  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  6  9  9  8  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S                                            S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S                                            S  S  S  S  C


DATE           05/01  MON 05/02/16  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16
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      66    84      63    81      60    78      60    78
TEMP          85 76   68 68 83 77   66 64 80 73   62 62 77 71   62 62 76 71
DEWPT         66 67   66 66 65 65   62 60 58 59   59 59 58 56   56 55 53 51
PWIND DIR         S       S     W       N    NE       S     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         50      40    30      20    20      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ099-290900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
756 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

DATE           04/28/16      FRI 04/29/16            SAT 04/30/16            SUN
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                      65          91          65          90          66
TEMP             74 71 68 66 68 80 89 91 83 73 68 66 68 82 89 89 80 72 69 66 69
DEWPT            68 68 68 66 66 61 58 57 58 60 62 63 64 62 61 62 64 65 66 66 67
RH               82 90100100 93 52 35 32 43 64 81 90 87 51 39 41 58 79 90100 93
WIND DIR          W SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW SW SE SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD          8  4  4  2  4  5  4  3  1  2  3  3  2  4  8  8  8  6  6  6  5
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20           5          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S                                      S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S                                      S  S  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           05/01  MON 05/02/16  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16
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          87      66    87      63    82      61    78      59    78
TEMP          86 80   70 68 86 81   67 65 80 75   63 62 76 72   62 60 76 73
DEWPT         65 67   66 65 65 64   61 60 59 60   59 58 58 58   57 55 51 49
PWIND DIR         S       S     W       N    NE      NE    NW       W    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50      30    30      20    20      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  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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