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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

SCZ050-052100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      83          36          41          30          57
TEMP          61 60 73 81 80 56 44 39 37 36 36 37 39 38 34 33 31 31 46 55 55 48
DEWPT         61 60 61 61 58 56 41 34 32 32 28 29 29 28 28 28 26 26 28 29 31 35
RH           100100 66 51 47100 89 82 82 85 72 72 67 67 78 82 81 81 49 37 40 60
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9 12 14 12 17 14 17 19 13 12 10  9  5  5  4  4  3  4  2  3  2
CLOUDS        FW B1 SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          70          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.11           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                O  O  O  O
FRZG DRZL                                    C
RAIN SHWRS                 C  L  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                      C


DATE          SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          38    65      47    62      48    62      51    70
TEMP          42 39 63 57   50 48 61 56   51 49 61 57   53 52 68 62
DEWPT         39 39 43 46   46 45 46 47   47 47 50 52   52 52 58 58
PWIND DIR         E     S      SW    NE      NE    SE       N     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0    10      30    40      30    40      40    30
RAIN                         C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                 C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-052100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      84          41          45          31          59
TEMP          62 62 75 81 82 66 51 45 42 41 40 41 43 41 36 34 33 32 48 57 58 51
DEWPT         61 60 61 61 60 62 48 42 38 36 33 33 33 32 31 30 29 28 30 30 33 37
RH            97 93 62 51 47 87 89 89 86 82 76 73 67 70 82 85 85 85 49 35 39 59
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE
WIND SPD       5  6 10 12 12 16 13 13 16 12 11 10  9  5  4  4  3  3  5  3  3  3
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     60          60          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.12           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                             O  O  O  O  O
RAIN SHWRS                 S  L  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                      S


DATE          SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          41    66      48    64      49    64      51    72
TEMP          44 42 64 58   51 49 63 57   52 50 63 58   53 52 70 64
DEWPT         41 41 44 47   47 46 47 49   47 47 52 54   52 52 58 59
PWIND DIR         E    SE       E    NE      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0    10      30    40      40    40      30    30
RAIN                         C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                 C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-052100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      79          38          41          34          56
TEMP          61 60 69 76 70 57 46 41 39 38 37 38 39 39 37 36 35 35 47 54 55 49
DEWPT         61 60 61 61 59 57 42 36 32 32 29 30 30 29 28 27 27 27 29 29 32 36
RH           100100 76 60 68100 86 82 76 79 72 73 70 67 70 69 72 72 49 38 41 61
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE SE  S
WIND SPD      11 10 13 14 10 17 19 24 21 19 16 13 12 10  9  8  8  6  6  4  4  3
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     50          70          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.12           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                                O  O  O  O  O
RAIN SHWRS                 S  L  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                      S


DATE          SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          41    62      48    60      50    60      54    66
TEMP          44 42 60 56   51 49 59 55   52 51 59 57   55 55 65 60
DEWPT         40 41 44 46   47 46 46 48   48 49 51 53   54 54 58 58
PWIND DIR        SW     S      SW    NE      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0    10      30    40      40    40      40    30
RAIN                         C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                 C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-052100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      83          38          42          32          56
TEMP          61 61 72 80 77 61 49 43 39 38 38 39 40 39 35 35 33 33 46 54 55 48
DEWPT         60 60 61 62 60 61 45 38 35 34 30 31 31 31 30 28 27 26 29 30 32 36
RH            97 97 68 54 56100 86 82 85 85 73 73 70 73 82 75 78 75 51 40 41 63
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  8 11 12  9 17 14 13 16 14 13 11 10  6  6  5  5  5  5  3  3  3
WIND GUST                                      21
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC SC OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     60          70          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.11           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                             O  O  O  O  O
RAIN SHWRS                 S  L  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                      S


DATE          SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          39    64      47    62      48    62      50    70
TEMP          42 40 62 56   50 48 61 56   51 49 61 56   52 51 68 63
DEWPT         41 40 43 47   47 46 46 48   47 47 50 53   52 51 58 58
PWIND DIR         E    SE      SW    NE      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0    10      30    40      40    40      30    30
RAIN                         C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                 C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-052100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      82          36          41          28          58
TEMP          63 62 74 81 81 52 44 39 36 36 36 37 39 38 34 32 30 29 46 56 56 48
DEWPT         62 61 62 61 58 52 42 35 31 31 27 28 28 28 27 26 25 25 28 29 31 33
RH            97 97 66 51 46100 93 85 82 82 69 70 64 67 75 78 81 85 49 35 38 56
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N NE NE NE  N NE NE  N SW  S
WIND SPD       6  6 11 14 18 18 13 13 14 12 11  9  9  4  3  3  2  2  3  2  3  1
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          70          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.11           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                             O  O  O  O  O
FRZG DRZL                                    C
RAIN SHWRS                 C  L  C  S
TSTMS                      C


DATE          SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          36    66      45    63      46    62      49    71
TEMP          40 38 64 56   49 46 62 55   49 47 61 56   51 50 69 62
DEWPT         37 37 41 44   45 44 44 46   46 46 48 51   50 50 56 56
PWIND DIR         W     S      SW    NE      NE     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0     5      30    40      30    40      40    30
RAIN                         C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                 C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-052100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
332 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE             THU 03/05/15            FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      81          40          44          31          59
TEMP          66 63 74 79 77 56 48 43 40 40 40 42 42 40 36 34 32 32 48 57 57 49
DEWPT         61 62 63 63 59 51 45 39 36 35 32 32 32 32 31 31 30 29 31 32 34 37
RH            84 97 69 58 54 83 89 86 85 82 73 67 67 73 82 89 92 88 51 38 42 63
WIND DIR      SW  S SW SW  W  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  W  S
WIND SPD       9  9 14 18 19 18 13 13 11 12 12  9  8  2  2  2  2  2  3  1  2  1
CLOUDS        B2 B2 SC SC OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     60          40          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE                          O  O  O  O  O  O
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S
TSTMS                      C


DATE          SUN 03/08/15  MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          37    67      48    64      48    64      52    70
TEMP          41 39 65 58   52 49 63 57   51 49 63 58   54 53 69 63
DEWPT         38 39 41 46   47 46 46 48   47 47 51 54   51 52 57 58
PWIND DIR        SW    SW       N    NE       E     E      NE     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0    10      30    40      40    40      30    30
RAIN                         C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                 C  C  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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