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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SCZ050-032100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      87          66          80          58          74
TEMP             75 82 87 85 75 72 70 67 67 73 78 78 71 64 62 59 60 69 73 72 66
DEWPT            71 69 68 67 67 66 65 64 63 59 56 53 50 49 49 49 49 47 44 43 42
RH               87 65 53 55 76 81 84 90 87 62 47 42 47 58 62 69 67 45 35 35 42
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          6  8 10 10  9  6  5  5  6 10 11 10  9  8  8  9 11 11 11 11 11
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.26        0.29           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S        C  C  C  S  S  S                             S  S
TSTMS             S        C  C  C  S  S  S                             S  S


DATE          FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          53    75      56    80      61    86      66    87
TEMP          55 56 73 67   58 58 78 71   64 64 84 77   69 69 86 78
DEWPT         41 43 44 45   48 49 46 50   52 54 54 57   59 58 56 60
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$
GAZ118-032100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      87          66          79          58          74
TEMP             74 82 87 84 77 72 69 67 66 73 77 79 72 64 61 59 59 69 74 73 65
DEWPT            70 68 68 67 66 66 66 64 63 58 54 51 50 49 48 49 49 46 42 40 39
RH               87 63 53 57 69 81 90 90 90 59 45 38 46 58 62 69 69 44 32 30 38
WIND DIR         SW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10  6  4  3  4  4  9 12 11  9  8  8 10 12 16 17 14 12
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          50          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.55        0.15           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  L  C  S  S  S                                S  S
TSTMS                   S  L  C  S  S  S                                S  S


DATE          FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          52    76      55    82      61    88      65    89
TEMP          55 54 75 68   58 58 80 73   63 63 86 78   68 67 88 79
DEWPT         40 44 42 43   46 47 45 48   53 54 51 54   57 56 55 59
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$
SCZ050-032100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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          68          78          60          72
TEMP             75 80 81 81 74 72 71 68 68 73 77 78 71 66 63 60 61 69 72 71 65
DEWPT            72 70 69 69 69 68 67 66 64 61 58 55 52 50 49 50 50 48 45 44 44
RH               90 72 67 67 84 87 87 93 87 66 52 45 51 56 60 69 67 47 38 38 46
WIND DIR         SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD         10 10 13 11 10  9  8  6  6 10 11 10  9  9  9 11 12 13 13 13 13
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC B1 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     60          50          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.22        0.31           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S        C  C  C  S  S  S                             S  S
TSTMS             S        C  C  C  S  S  S                             S  S


DATE          FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          55    73      59    78      64    83      69    84
TEMP          57 57 72 66   60 61 76 70   66 66 82 76   70 70 84 77
DEWPT         41 45 45 46   49 50 48 53   53 55 56 60   61 60 59 63
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$
SCZ048-032100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      86          66          79          59          73
TEMP             74 80 86 83 75 73 71 67 67 73 77 78 72 65 62 60 60 68 72 73 65
DEWPT            72 69 69 68 68 67 66 64 63 59 55 53 51 49 48 49 50 47 43 42 42
RH               93 69 57 61 79 81 84 90 87 62 47 42 48 56 60 67 69 47 35 33 43
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          8  8  9  9  8  6  5  5  6 11 13 12 10  9  9 11 13 17 18 16 13
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR                     70          50          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.41        0.22           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 L  C  C  S  S                                S  S
TSTMS                      L  C  C  S  S                                S  S


DATE          FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          53    75      57    80      61    86      67    87
TEMP          57 55 73 67   60 59 79 71   65 65 84 77   70 69 86 78
DEWPT         41 44 44 46   47 48 46 51   53 54 53 59   59 58 58 62
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$
SCZ043-032100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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                      87          64          79          57          73
TEMP             73 80 87 84 74 69 67 65 65 71 77 79 70 63 59 57 59 69 73 73 66
DEWPT            71 69 69 68 66 66 65 64 63 57 53 51 50 48 47 49 50 46 42 42 42
RH               93 69 55 59 76 90 93 97 93 61 43 38 49 58 64 75 72 44 33 33 42
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          5  6 10 10  8  6  4  4  4  8 10 10  8  6  5  8 10 12 13 12 10
CLOUDS           B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          50          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.37        0.10           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S     S  C  C  S  S  S                                S  S
TSTMS             S     S  C  C  S  S  S                                S  S


DATE          FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          51    75      54    81      59    86      64    88
TEMP          54 54 74 68   56 56 79 73   61 62 85 77   67 67 87 79
DEWPT         40 44 43 46   46 49 45 51   51 54 53 57   57 58 56 59
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$
GAZ099-032100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
642 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE             TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
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          61          78          56          73
TEMP             71 80 84 82 76 69 66 63 62 71 76 78 71 63 60 57 57 68 71 73 67
DEWPT            70 69 68 66 66 66 63 62 61 56 52 50 50 49 49 50 50 46 41 40 41
RH               97 69 59 58 71 90 90 97 97 59 43 37 47 60 67 77 77 45 34 30 39
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          6 10 13 13  9  5  4  5  6 10 12 11  9  6  5  9 13 17 18 17 14
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 OV OV B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     70          40          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.67           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  L  C  S  S
TSTMS                   C  L  C  S  S


DATE          FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          51    76      55    82      59    87      64    89
TEMP          54 53 74 70   58 57 79 74   61 61 85 80   67 66 87 82
DEWPT         41 45 44 46   46 49 47 52   50 54 52 55   54 58 54 56
PWIND DIR        NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10       5     0       0     0       0     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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