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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

SCZ050-082100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      66          38          50          29          51
TEMP                59 65 63 55 50 47 42 38 43 49 48 39 35 32 31 30 42 50 50 40
DEWPT               49 48 47 44 37 31 28 26 24 23 24 25 24 23 22 22 23 24 26 28
RH                  69 54 56 66 61 53 57 62 47 36 39 57 64 69 69 72 46 36 39 62
WIND DIR             W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             5  8 10  8  8  9  9  9  9  9  6  5  4  5  5  6  6  5  5  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                            36 32                26 25 23
MIN CHILL                                32    32    35    26    22    27    37


DATE          SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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          35    61      49    70      48    63      46    64
TEMP          35 37 60 54   49 51 69 58   51 49 62 53   48 46 63 54
DEWPT         28 33 46 49   47 49 57 55   50 45 45 46   45 43 45 41
PWIND DIR        NE     E      SW    SW       W    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10      10    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
GAZ118-082100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      66          39          52          29          53
TEMP                57 65 64 55 51 46 43 39 44 50 50 40 36 33 31 30 43 52 52 42
DEWPT               47 46 44 41 37 32 28 26 24 24 25 25 24 23 23 23 24 25 27 29
RH                  69 50 48 59 59 58 55 59 45 36 37 55 61 66 72 75 47 35 38 60
WIND DIR             W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             8 10 11  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  6  5  5  5  5  6  6  6  6  5
CLOUDS              SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                               33                   25 23
MIN CHILL                                33    34    36    28    22    27    38


DATE          SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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    63      50    71      49    64      48    65
TEMP          37 38 61 55   50 52 70 60   52 49 63 56   51 48 64 56
DEWPT         33 36 49 50   49 50 58 56   49 45 48 50   47 45 45 40
PWIND DIR        NE    NE       S    SW       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10      10    20      10    10      10    30
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S                        C  C

$$
SCZ050-082100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      64          39          50          31          52
TEMP                59 64 62 54 50 46 43 39 44 49 49 40 37 35 33 33 43 50 51 44
DEWPT               50 49 47 46 38 33 29 27 25 24 25 27 26 25 24 25 26 27 28 29
RH                  72 58 58 74 63 60 57 62 47 37 39 59 64 66 69 72 51 41 41 55
WIND DIR             W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             6  9 11 10 12 12 12 13 12 10  9  8  8  8  9  9  9  8  6  6
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                            36 31 38             28 26 25
MIN CHILL                                31    33    35    28    23    28    39


DATE          SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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    62      52    70      50    63      48    64
TEMP          40 41 61 56   53 53 69 59   53 51 62 55   51 49 63 55
DEWPT         31 36 48 51   50 51 58 56   52 47 46 48   47 45 47 42
PWIND DIR        NE     E      SW    SW       W    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10      10    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ048-082100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      66          39          51          30          52
TEMP                59 65 65 54 51 48 43 39 43 49 50 40 36 33 32 30 42 50 51 42
DEWPT               47 46 44 44 38 30 26 25 24 23 25 26 25 24 24 24 24 25 27 29
RH                  64 50 46 69 61 49 51 57 47 36 37 57 64 69 72 78 48 37 39 60
WIND DIR             W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             8 10 11 10 10 10 10 10 10  9  8  6  5  5  6  6  6  6  5  5
CLOUDS              SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                            37 32 37                26 23
MIN CHILL                                32    32    35    28    23    27    38


DATE          SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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    61      50    70      49    64      48    64
TEMP          37 39 59 53   50 51 69 58   52 49 63 55   51 48 63 55
DEWPT         32 35 46 50   49 50 57 56   51 46 47 49   47 44 45 41
PWIND DIR        NE    NE       S    SW       W    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10      10    20      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                         S  S                        S  S

$$
SCZ043-082100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      65          36          50          27          51
TEMP                58 65 63 53 49 45 41 36 42 48 49 38 33 31 29 28 40 48 50 38
DEWPT               47 46 45 43 33 29 26 24 22 21 23 24 23 21 21 21 21 22 24 26
RH                  67 50 52 69 54 53 55 61 44 34 36 57 66 66 72 75 46 35 36 62
WIND DIR             W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             6  8 10  6  8  6  6  6  8  8  5  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS              SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                               30
MIN CHILL                                30    31    34    28    22    25    34


DATE          SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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          31    59      46    68      46    63      44    63
TEMP          32 33 56 51   46 48 67 57   49 47 61 54   47 44 62 54
DEWPT         26 29 43 46   45 47 55 53   49 43 44 46   43 41 44 38
PWIND DIR        NE     E       S    SW       W    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10      10    30      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                         C  C                        S  S

$$
GAZ099-082100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
701 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      63          35          50          27          53
TEMP                56 62 62 52 46 42 38 35 40 48 49 37 33 31 30 28 40 50 52 39
DEWPT               46 44 39 35 31 28 26 24 22 21 22 24 23 22 22 22 22 23 25 26
RH                  69 52 43 52 55 57 62 64 48 34 34 59 66 69 72 78 48 34 35 59
WIND DIR             W NW NW NW NW  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD             9 11 12  9  9  9  8  8  8  6  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  6  5  4
CLOUDS              SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
WIND CHILL                         36 32 28
MIN CHILL                          36    28    30    33    28    22    26    36


DATE          SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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          33    60      49    70      45    63      46    62
TEMP          34 34 56 51   49 50 68 58   48 45 61 53   48 46 60 52
DEWPT         26 29 44 48   46 49 56 53   46 43 45 47   43 42 43 37
PWIND DIR        NE     E       S    SW       W    SW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     5      10    30      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                         C  C                        S  S

$$

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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