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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

SCZ050-021030-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          83          69          82          65
TEMP          78 75 73 71 70 71 80 83 82 75 72 71 69 71 77 81 81 75 72 69 66 66
DEWPT         70 69 69 69 68 69 69 69 68 68 68 68 68 68 67 66 66 65 66 65 62 60
RH            76 82 87 93 93 93 69 63 63 79 87 90 97 90 71 60 60 71 81 87 87 81
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW
WIND SPD      11  9  6  5  3  5  8 11 11  9  9 10 10  9 10 13 12  8  6  6  5  6
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.21        0.30        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS          C  S              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S


DATE           05/04  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16
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          78      60    78      54    75      54    77      58    81
TEMP          77 70   62 62 77 68   57 56 73 66   57 57 76 69   61 61 79 73
DEWPT         54 52   51 51 48 47   46 44 41 46   46 44 43 49   48 49 48 52
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20       5    10      10    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S

$$
GAZ118-021030-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          86          69          83          64
TEMP          82 77 74 72 70 71 81 86 83 76 72 70 69 70 78 82 82 76 71 68 65 65
DEWPT         68 69 69 69 69 70 70 69 69 69 68 69 69 68 67 67 66 66 66 64 62 61
RH            63 76 84 90 97 97 69 57 63 79 87 97100 93 69 61 58 71 84 87 90 87
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD      10  6  5  4  1  4  6 10 11 10  9 10  8  5  8 11 10  5  4  5  4  6
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          50          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.12        0.32        0.61        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS          C  C  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  S


DATE           05/04  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16
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          80      58    79      53    76      54    78      59    83
TEMP          78 70   61 61 78 70   58 55 74 66   57 57 77 70   61 61 82 76
DEWPT         54 50   49 51 48 46   44 45 43 44   45 47 44 48   50 51 48 52
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW      NW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20       5     5       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S

$$
SCZ050-021030-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          70          80          66
TEMP          77 74 73 71 70 72 79 81 80 75 72 71 70 71 77 80 79 75 72 70 67 67
DEWPT         70 69 69 69 68 69 70 70 70 70 70 69 69 69 68 67 67 67 67 66 63 61
RH            79 84 87 93 93 90 74 69 72 84 93 93 97 93 74 65 67 76 84 87 87 81
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD      12 11 10  9  6  6  9 11 12 10 11 12 12 10 11 14 13  9  9  8  6  6
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.22        0.21        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS          C  S              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S


DATE           05/04  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16
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          77      61    76      56    73      57    75      61    78
TEMP          76 70   64 63 76 68   58 57 72 65   59 59 74 68   62 62 77 71
DEWPT         57 54   52 52 50 50   47 45 43 47   46 45 45 51   49 49 49 55
PWIND DIR         W       W     W      NW    NW       W     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20       5    10      10    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S

$$
SCZ048-021030-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          83          70          82          64
TEMP          80 75 73 72 70 72 80 83 81 76 73 71 70 71 78 81 81 76 71 69 66 65
DEWPT         70 70 69 69 68 69 70 70 70 69 69 69 69 68 68 68 67 66 65 64 62 61
RH            72 84 87 90 93 90 72 65 69 79 87 93 97 90 71 65 63 71 81 84 87 87
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD      10  8  5  5  3  4  6 10 11  9  9 10  9  6  9 11 10  6  4  8  4  5
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.08        0.24        0.54        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS          C  C              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S


DATE           05/04  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16
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          78      60    78      54    75      55    77      59    81
TEMP          77 70   63 62 77 70   58 56 73 66   59 57 76 70   62 62 79 74
DEWPT         54 52   51 52 48 48   45 45 42 46   45 47 44 50   49 51 49 55
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW      NW     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20       5     5      10    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS     S
TSTMS          S

$$
SCZ043-021030-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          86          68          83          63
TEMP          82 76 73 71 69 71 81 86 83 76 72 70 68 69 78 82 82 76 71 67 64 64
DEWPT         68 68 68 68 67 69 69 69 68 68 68 68 68 68 67 67 65 64 63 63 61 60
RH            63 76 84 90 93 93 67 57 61 76 87 93100 97 69 61 56 66 76 87 90 87
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW
WIND SPD       9  6  4  3  1  4  6  8 10  8  6  8  8  6  9 11 11  5  4  6  4  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          60          60          60          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.11        0.26        0.54        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/04  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16
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      58    78      52    75      52    77      57    82
TEMP          77 71   60 60 78 68   55 54 74 67   55 55 76 69   59 59 80 74
DEWPT         52 51   50 52 46 46   44 45 40 45   45 46 44 49   47 50 47 54
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10       5     5      10    10       5     5       5     5

$$
GAZ099-021030-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
316 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

DATE           05/01/16      MON 05/02/16            TUE 05/03/16            WED
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          87          67          83          61
TEMP          78 81 74 71 69 69 79 87 85 78 72 69 67 69 76 82 82 77 69 66 63 62
DEWPT         70 70 69 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 69 69 67 68 67 66 65 64 64 62 61 59
RH            76 69 84 90 97 97 69 52 55 69 90100100 97 74 58 56 64 84 87 93 90
WIND DIR       S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W NW
WIND SPD       9  5  5  3  1  3  5  9 10  4  5  8  5  5  9 11 10  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     40          60          60          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.14        0.39        0.19           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  C  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          L  C  S           S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/04  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16
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      57    78      52    76      54    79      59    84
TEMP          77 72   61 59 77 70   57 54 73 68   57 57 77 73   62 61 82 76
DEWPT         51 51   49 52 48 46   44 46 44 46   46 48 46 50   50 52 49 53
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

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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