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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

SCZ050-021545-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      44          65          49          58          56
TEMP                46 46 45 45 54 63 64 61 57 54 52 49 50 53 55 56 57 58 60 60
DEWPT               45 45 44 44 50 55 56 56 55 52 49 49 49 52 53 53 53 55 59 59
RH                  96 96 96 96 86 75 75 84 93 93 89100 96 96 93 90 86 90 96 96
WIND DIR             N NW  W  W  W  W NW NE  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD             4  3  3  3  4  6  5  3  6  8  8  9  8  6  6  2  5  8 10 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.07        0.03           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE              O  O  O  O                    O  O
RAIN                 S                    S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S
OBVIS               PF  F  F  F                   PF PF                 F  F


DATE           03/04  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          75      56    62      35    52      36    55      38    59
TEMP          73 64   64 58 56 52   39 37 50 46   39 38 52 47   41 40 56 53
DEWPT         61 61   58 54 47 42   36 31 29 33   34 32 33 37   36 35 42 46
PWIND DIR         S      SW     N       N    NE      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      30    50      30    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS             C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
GAZ118-021545-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      46          69          54          68          59
TEMP                48 47 47 47 56 67 69 63 59 57 56 55 57 63 64 61 60 61 61 61
DEWPT               47 46 45 46 52 58 59 59 58 57 56 54 54 57 59 58 58 60 60 60
RH                  96 96 93 96 86 73 70 87 96100100 96 90 81 84 90 93 97 97 97
WIND DIR             N  N NW  W  W  W NW NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             3  2  2  1  3  5  4  2  3  3  5  6  5  5  8  6  6  9  8  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          10          40          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE              O  O  O  O                    O  O
RAIN                 S                       S  S  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS               PF  F  F  F                   PF PF                 F  F


DATE           03/04  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          77      59    63      37    53      38    55      40    59
TEMP          75 69   63 60 59 54   41 38 51 46   40 40 53 48   44 41 56 50
DEWPT         63 62   59 56 51 43   36 32 30 36   36 34 35 37   39 37 43 46
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE     N      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      30    50      30    20      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS             C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S                S  S

$$
SCZ050-021545-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      46          64          50          56          56
TEMP                47 48 47 47 54 62 63 60 57 54 52 50 51 53 55 56 57 59 61 60
DEWPT               46 46 45 46 50 55 56 55 54 52 50 50 50 53 54 53 54 56 59 60
RH                  96 93 93 96 86 78 78 84 90 93 93100 96100 96 90 90 90 93100
WIND DIR             N NW  W  W  W  W NW NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD             8  5  4  4  4  6  4  4  8 11 11 11 10  8  6  3  5  9 11 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          60          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE              O  O  O  O                    O  O
RAIN                                      S  S  C  C  L  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S
OBVIS               PF  F  F  F                                         F  F


DATE           03/04  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          68      56    62      36    52      38    54      39    58
TEMP          68 60   63 58 56 53   41 39 50 47   42 40 52 48   43 40 55 52
DEWPT         61 60   59 55 48 43   37 33 31 35   35 33 34 37   37 36 43 47
PWIND DIR         S      SW     N       N    NE      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      30    50      30    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS             C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ048-021545-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      45          66          52          62          57
TEMP                46 46 46 47 55 64 66 61 58 56 55 53 55 59 60 59 59 60 60 60
DEWPT               46 46 45 46 51 56 57 57 57 56 53 52 52 55 57 56 56 59 59 59
RH                 100100 96 96 86 75 73 87 96100 93 96 90 87 90 90 90 96 96 96
WIND DIR             N NW NW  W  W  W NW NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             4  3  2  2  3  6  4  2  3  6  8  6  6  5  6  4  6  9  9  9
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          50          50          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE              O  O  O  O                    O  O
RAIN                 S                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS               PF  F  F  F                   PF PF                 F  F


DATE           03/04  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          74      58    62      36    52      38    55      39    59
TEMP          72 63   63 59 58 54   40 38 49 45   40 39 52 47   42 40 55 51
DEWPT         62 60   59 55 50 43   37 31 29 35   35 33 34 37   38 36 42 46
PWIND DIR         S      SW    NW      NE    NE      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B1 B2 OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      30    50      30    20      20    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS             C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S          S  S

$$
SCZ043-021545-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      43          66          49          58          56
TEMP                44 43 43 44 54 64 66 62 58 55 53 49 49 53 56 56 57 58 59 59
DEWPT               43 43 42 43 50 55 56 55 56 54 51 49 49 52 54 53 54 56 58 59
RH                  96100 96 96 86 73 70 78 93 96 93100100 96 93 90 90 93 96100
WIND DIR             N NW  W  W  W  W NW NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             2  1  1  2  4  6  4  3  4  6  6  6  6  5  4  3  5  8  8  8
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          20          60          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.07        0.03           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE              O  O  O  O                    O  O
RAIN                 S                    S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S
OBVIS               PF  F  F  F                   PF PF                 F  F


DATE           03/04  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          77      56    62      34    52      34    56      37    60
TEMP          75 67   64 58 56 52   38 36 49 44   37 36 53 49   40 39 57 52
DEWPT         61 60   58 55 47 42   35 29 27 32   32 31 32 35   34 32 39 44
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     N      NE    NE      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      30    50      30    10      10    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS        S    C  C  C  C    C  C                              S  S
TSTMS                  S  S

$$
GAZ099-021545-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
742 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

DATE           03/01/15      MON 03/02/15            TUE 03/03/15            WED
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
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                      46          69          56          68          60
TEMP                47 46 46 47 56 66 69 64 60 58 58 57 57 62 66 66 63 62 61 61
DEWPT               46 45 44 45 53 57 58 59 59 58 58 57 55 57 60 60 60 60 60 60
RH                  96 96 93 93 90 73 68 84 96100100100 93 84 81 81 90 93 97 97
WIND DIR            NE  N  W  W  W  W NW NW  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             2  1  1  1  4  6  5  1  1  3  4  5  6  6  6  5  6  8  8  6
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          10          50          50          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.05           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
DRIZZLE              O  O  O  O                    O  O
RAIN                 S                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S
OBVIS               PF  F  F  F                   PF PF                 F  F


DATE           03/04  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15  SAT 03/07/15  SUN 03/08/15
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          79      58    62      36    53      37    56      38    59
TEMP          77 73   64 59 55 51   39 36 50 48   40 38 52 50   42 39 55 49
DEWPT         61 57   59 56 46 41   35 29 28 34   33 31 34 36   36 33 38 45
PWIND DIR        SW       W    NW      NE    NE      NE     N      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B2 B2 OV OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20      30    50      30    10      20    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS        S    C  C  C  C    C  C          S  S                S  S
TSTMS                  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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