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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

SCZ050-210230-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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                      77          59          73          61          75
TEMP             57 65 74 73 65 62 60 60 60 66 72 70 63 61 62 62 62 67 74 74 67
DEWPT            56 59 60 61 60 60 60 60 60 64 64 63 62 61 60 60 60 61 63 63 60
RH               96 81 62 66 84 93100100100 93 76 78 97100 93 93 93 81 69 69 78
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD          4  8 12 10  6  4  4  3  3  6  9  8  8  8  8  9 11 14 17 14 11
CLOUDS           OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     10          20          80          80          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.52        0.46        0.26
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF


DATE          MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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          54    65      47    66      47    71      53    66
TEMP          59 54 64 58   49 48 64 55   51 48 70 60   56 53 66 59
DEWPT         51 51 50 48   45 43 46 46   46 45 51 52   53 51 52 48
PWIND DIR        SW     W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         70    40      10     5       0     5      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  S  C  C                                      C  C
TSTMS          C

$$
GAZ118-210230-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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          61          75          63          77
TEMP             60 67 76 76 68 65 62 62 62 66 74 73 64 63 64 65 65 69 76 76 67
DEWPT            58 60 62 62 62 62 62 62 61 64 65 64 63 61 61 60 61 63 63 62 60
RH               93 78 62 62 81 90100100 97 93 74 73 97 93 90 84 87 81 64 62 78
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S
WIND SPD          5  9 12 10  5  4  4  4  4  6  9  9  8  8  9 10 11 13 14 14 14
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          80          80          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.48        0.55        0.34
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S        S  C  C  L  D  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF


DATE          MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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          53    65      47    67      46    72      53    69
TEMP          59 53 63 58   52 47 64 56   49 47 69 62   57 54 67 60
DEWPT         50 48 50 47   45 42 47 47   45 43 53 54   54 51 53 49
PWIND DIR        SW     W       W     W       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60    30      10     0       0     5      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  S  C  S                                S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C

$$
SCZ050-210230-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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                      71          59          71          60          73
TEMP             58 64 70 70 64 62 61 61 61 66 71 69 63 61 62 62 62 66 72 72 66
DEWPT            57 59 60 61 60 60 61 61 60 63 64 63 62 61 61 61 60 61 63 63 61
RH               96 84 71 73 87 93100100 97 90 79 81 97100 97 97 93 84 73 73 84
WIND DIR          S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD          5  9 12 12  9  5  5  4  4  6 10 10  9  8  9 10 12 16 19 17 13
CLOUDS           OV B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     10          20          80          80          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.47        0.41        0.26
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF


DATE          MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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          55    64      48    65      49    70      54    66
TEMP          60 55 63 58   50 48 63 56   52 49 68 59   57 54 65 59
DEWPT         52 52 51 49   46 44 47 47   47 46 52 53   54 52 52 49
PWIND DIR        SW     W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         70    30      10     5       0     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  S  C  C                                      S  S
TSTMS          C

$$
SCZ048-210230-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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                      77          60          73          61          75
TEMP             60 66 73 72 66 63 61 61 61 65 72 71 63 61 62 62 62 68 74 73 67
DEWPT            58 59 61 62 61 62 61 61 61 63 64 64 61 60 60 60 60 62 62 62 60
RH               93 78 66 71 84 97100100100 93 76 79 93 97 93 93 93 81 66 68 78
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD          5  8 12  9  5  4  4  4  3  6  9  9  8  8  8  9 10 13 16 14 12
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                     20          20          80          80          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.51        0.51        0.31
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                    S        S  C  C  L  D  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF


DATE          MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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          53    65      47    66      47    71      53    67
TEMP          60 53 63 58   51 47 63 55   50 47 69 59   57 53 66 59
DEWPT         50 49 50 47   45 41 45 46   46 44 52 54   53 51 51 48
PWIND DIR        SW     W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60    30      10     5       0     5      10    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  S  C  C                                      C  C
TSTMS          C

$$
SCZ043-210230-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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                      77          59          74          60          76
TEMP             56 66 76 75 67 63 61 60 60 65 73 72 64 60 61 61 61 66 75 75 66
DEWPT            56 58 60 61 61 61 61 60 60 64 63 63 62 60 61 60 60 62 61 60 60
RH              100 75 58 62 81 93100100100 97 71 73 93100100 97 97 87 62 60 81
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD          3  8 10  8  4  3  3  3  3  5  9  6  5  5  6  6  8 12 14 12  9
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          20          80          80          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.62        0.61        0.25
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S        S  C  C  L  D  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF


DATE          MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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          53    65      46    67      46    72      52    66
TEMP          58 53 64 58   50 46 64 56   49 47 70 61   55 52 65 58
DEWPT         51 50 49 47   45 42 45 46   46 44 51 53   54 50 50 47
PWIND DIR        SW     W       W     W       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         70    30      10     5       0     5      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  S  C  C                                S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C

$$
GAZ099-210230-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
626 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
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                      77          61          74          62          76
TEMP             62 67 75 75 68 65 62 62 61 65 73 72 67 64 63 62 62 69 75 75 67
DEWPT            60 62 63 63 62 62 62 62 61 65 65 64 63 62 62 61 61 64 62 59 59
RH               93 84 66 66 81 90100100100100 76 76 87 93 97 97 97 84 64 58 75
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6 10 10  8  3  3  4  3  3  6  9 10  8  8  9 10 11 13 13 13 11
CLOUDS           SC B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     20          30          90          80          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.72        0.88        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  D  D  L  L  D  D  C  C  L  L  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                              PF PF PF


DATE          MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17
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          51    64      45    66      46    73      53    67
TEMP          57 51 61 58   50 45 62 55   49 47 69 63   56 53 65 58
DEWPT         50 48 50 47   44 42 46 47   45 44 53 55   52 52 50 48
PWIND DIR        SW     W       W     W       W    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    30       5     0       0     5      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  C  S                                C  C  C  C
TSTMS          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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