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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

SCZ050-070900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE           05/05/16      FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN
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                      48          74          53          82          61
TEMP                   52 49 52 65 71 72 66 61 57 54 59 73 80 79 72 67 64 62 66
DEWPT                  44 43 44 45 46 46 48 51 51 50 51 49 47 48 51 53 56 56 57
RH                     74 80 74 48 41 39 52 70 80 86 75 43 31 34 48 61 75 81 73
WIND DIR               NW NW  W NW NW  W NW NW NW NW  W NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  5  6 11 12 10  8  5  5  4  4  9 11 10  6  8 10  8  9
CLOUDS                 FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW
POP 12HR                      5          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S
TSTMS                                  S


DATE           05/08  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16  THU 05/12/16
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          87      66    91      68    88      69    87      69    87
TEMP          86 78   69 71 90 79   69 70 87 78   71 71 87 78   71 71 87 78
DEWPT         57 61   61 60 59 62   64 66 62 64   66 67 64 66   67 68 67 68
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       5     5       5    10      10    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-070900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE           05/05/16      FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN
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                      48          75          52          83          60
TEMP                   52 48 50 65 72 74 66 59 56 52 56 74 81 80 73 67 64 61 65
DEWPT                  44 43 43 43 44 45 46 49 49 48 49 49 48 48 51 53 56 55 57
RH                     74 83 77 45 37 35 48 69 77 86 77 41 32 33 46 61 75 81 75
WIND DIR                W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  5  6 10 11  9  8  4  5  4  4 10 12 10  5  5  6  5  8
CLOUDS                 FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS


DATE           05/08  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16  THU 05/12/16
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          88      65    91      67    89      70    88      68    88
TEMP          86 78   69 70 90 81   70 69 89 79   71 71 87 78   70 70 87 79
DEWPT         56 59   59 59 59 61   64 64 60 63   66 67 64 65   67 67 64 65
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          0       5     5       5    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ050-070900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE           05/05/16      FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN
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                      53          72          58          79          65
TEMP                   56 53 54 64 70 70 67 63 60 59 61 73 78 77 72 69 67 65 68
DEWPT                  44 44 45 45 46 49 49 52 51 51 51 49 48 49 53 56 58 56 58
RH                     64 71 71 50 42 47 52 67 72 75 70 43 35 37 51 63 73 73 70
WIND DIR               NW NW  W NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD               10  9 10 11 12 10 10  8  8  6  8 10 11 11  8 10 12 11 11
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW
POP 12HR                      5          20          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S
TSTMS                                  S


DATE           05/08  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16  THU 05/12/16
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          83      68    86      69    84      71    83      70    83
TEMP          82 76   70 71 86 77   71 71 84 77   73 73 83 77   72 72 83 76
DEWPT         58 61   63 62 60 64   66 68 64 66   67 68 65 68   69 69 68 70
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       5     5       5    10      10    10      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-070900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE           05/05/16      FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN
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                      48          74          53          82          61
TEMP                   53 50 51 65 72 73 66 61 57 54 57 73 80 79 73 67 64 62 66
DEWPT                  44 42 44 43 45 46 47 50 50 49 50 48 47 48 51 54 57 56 58
RH                     71 74 77 45 38 38 50 67 77 83 77 41 31 34 46 63 78 81 75
WIND DIR               NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                9  6  8 10 12 10  8  5  5  5  5 10 12 10  6  8  9  8  9
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS


DATE           05/08  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16  THU 05/12/16
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          87      67    89      69    87      71    85      69    86
TEMP          85 78   70 71 88 79   71 71 87 78   73 72 85 78   72 72 86 78
DEWPT         56 60   60 60 60 62   65 66 62 65   67 67 65 67   68 68 64 66
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          0       5     5       5    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-070900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE           05/05/16      FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN
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                      48          74          51          82          58
TEMP                   51 48 50 65 71 71 64 56 53 51 56 73 80 79 71 65 62 59 64
DEWPT                  42 41 43 44 45 47 48 50 49 48 49 48 45 46 50 53 55 55 57
RH                     71 77 77 46 39 42 56 80 86 89 77 41 29 31 47 65 78 87 78
WIND DIR               NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  4  6  9 11 10  5  3  4  3  3  9 11 10  5  5  6  4  8
CLOUDS                 FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW
POP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S
TSTMS                                  S


DATE           05/08  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16  THU 05/12/16
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          89      64    91      66    89      69    88      67    88
TEMP          87 78   68 69 89 81   69 69 88 80   71 71 88 79   70 70 87 78
DEWPT         55 59   59 60 57 60   63 66 61 62   66 67 62 64   68 68 62 64
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       5     5       5    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ099-070900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1242 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

DATE           05/05/16      FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16            SUN
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                      48          74          51          82          58
TEMP                   51 48 50 64 70 72 65 59 56 53 57 73 80 79 71 65 62 59 64
DEWPT                  45 43 44 44 45 44 47 48 48 48 49 50 48 49 52 53 55 55 57
RH                     80 83 80 48 41 37 52 67 74 83 75 44 33 35 51 65 78 87 78
WIND DIR               NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                8  6  8  9 11  9  6  4  4  4  3  9 12 10  4  4  4  3  4
CLOUDS                 CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS


DATE           05/08  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16  THU 05/12/16
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          89      64    91      65    91      67    90      66    90
TEMP          87 78   68 69 89 82   68 67 89 83   69 69 89 83   70 68 89 81
DEWPT         54 57   56 59 56 58   60 62 58 60   64 65 60 63   64 66 60 61
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S      SE    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0       5     5       5    10      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S          S  S
TSTMS                                                    S  S          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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