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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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                      64          87          66          87          66
TEMP                   67 65 68 82 86 86 78 72 69 67 71 84 87 86 79 72 69 66 71
DEWPT                  63 63 66 62 60 59 62 64 64 64 66 64 62 61 62 63 63 63 65
RH                     87 93 93 51 42 40 58 76 84 90 84 51 43 43 56 73 81 90 81
WIND DIR                S SW SW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                3  0  4  5  5 11  9  2  2  0  0  1  6 12  8  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/27  SAT 05/28/16  SUN 05/29/16  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16
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      69    85      70    85      70    85
TEMP          85 78   69 71 85 79   71 71 85 78   72 73 85 78   72 73 85 79
DEWPT         61 63   66 67 68 69   69 69 69 69   69 69 68 69   68 69 69 70
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE       E    NE      NE     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC SC B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0      20    40      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                  S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-260900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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                      64          88          66          87          66
TEMP                   69 67 68 84 87 87 79 72 70 67 70 84 87 86 79 72 68 66 69
DEWPT                  65 64 66 62 59 59 61 64 65 64 65 64 61 61 62 64 63 64 65
RH                     87 90 93 48 39 39 54 76 84 90 84 51 42 43 56 76 84 93 87
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  E NE
WIND SPD                3  0  2  3  4 10  8  2  0  0  0  1  8 11  8  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS                 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/27  SAT 05/28/16  SUN 05/29/16  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16
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      67    86      69    86      69    86      70    87
TEMP          85 78   69 71 86 77   71 70 85 78   72 71 86 78   72 73 86 81
DEWPT         61 63   65 66 67 69   69 69 69 69   68 69 69 70   68 69 69 70
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0      20    30      30    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                  S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-260900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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          85          69          85          69
TEMP                   71 69 71 81 84 83 78 74 72 70 73 82 85 83 79 73 71 69 72
DEWPT                  64 65 67 63 62 62 65 66 66 66 67 64 63 62 65 66 65 65 66
RH                     79 87 87 54 48 49 64 76 81 87 81 55 48 49 62 79 81 87 81
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                5  1  3  4  9 12  9  3  3  2  0  1  9 11 10  6  5  4  5
CLOUDS                 FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/27  SAT 05/28/16  SUN 05/29/16  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16
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          83      71    82      71    83      71    83      72    83
TEMP          82 78   71 72 82 78   72 72 82 77   73 73 82 77   73 74 83 78
DEWPT         62 65   68 69 69 70   70 70 70 70   69 69 69 69   69 69 70 71
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE       E    NE       E     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   SC SC B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0      20    40      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                  S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-260900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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          87          67          87          67
TEMP                   70 68 69 83 87 85 78 71 71 68 71 83 87 85 78 72 70 67 71
DEWPT                  65 65 66 63 62 62 64 66 66 65 66 64 62 62 64 65 64 64 65
RH                     84 90 90 51 43 46 62 84 84 90 84 53 43 46 62 79 81 90 81
WIND DIR                S  S  S  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                5  1  3  4  5 10  9  2  1  0  0  2  8 11  6  4  3  2  4
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/27  SAT 05/28/16  SUN 05/29/16  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16
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    85      69    85      70    85      71    85
TEMP          84 78   69 72 85 78   71 70 84 79   73 73 85 77   72 73 85 80
DEWPT         61 63   66 67 68 69   69 69 69 69   68 69 69 70   69 69 69 70
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0      20    30      30    30      30    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS             S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                  S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-260900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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                      61          88          63          88          64
TEMP                   66 64 67 82 87 87 78 70 66 64 69 83 88 88 79 71 66 64 68
DEWPT                  64 63 65 61 58 59 62 63 65 64 66 64 61 62 61 62 63 62 64
RH                     93 97 93 49 38 39 58 78 97100 90 53 40 42 54 73 90 93 87
WIND DIR                S  S SW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SW  E SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                3  0  4  5  2  5  9  2  0  0  0  2  4  8  6  4  3  2  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/27  SAT 05/28/16  SUN 05/29/16  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16
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      65    86      67    86      68    86      68    86
TEMP          85 78   66 69 85 80   69 70 84 80   71 71 85 78   69 70 86 79
DEWPT         59 61   65 66 67 68   68 68 68 68   67 68 68 68   67 68 68 69
PWIND DIR         E      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE     E       E    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW SC B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0      10    30      30    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                        C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-260900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1218 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/24/16      WED 05/25/16            THU 05/26/16            FRI
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                      62          89          63          89          64
TEMP                   68 65 65 80 86 88 80 71 67 64 68 82 88 89 82 73 68 64 67
DEWPT                  62 62 63 61 58 57 60 62 62 62 64 63 60 61 62 63 63 62 64
RH                     81 90 93 52 39 35 51 73 84 93 87 53 39 39 51 71 84 93 90
WIND DIR                S  S SW SW  S  S SE SE  S SW  S SW  E SE SE SE SE  E  E
WIND SPD                4  2  5  6  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  5  3  3  6  4  3  2  2
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/27  SAT 05/28/16  SUN 05/29/16  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16
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      64    87      67    86      68    86      68    87
TEMP          86 80   65 67 86 80   68 68 85 82   71 70 86 80   70 70 87 81
DEWPT         58 61   64 65 65 68   68 68 67 68   67 68 69 70   67 68 68 70
PWIND DIR         E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    SE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       5    30      20    30      20    30      30    30
RAIN SHWRS                   C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                        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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