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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SCZ050-052100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
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                      74          51          73          54          81
TEMP             57 68 73 72 64 57 53 51 53 67 73 73 66 61 58 55 58 73 79 80 73
DEWPT            50 47 43 42 42 42 43 44 45 47 48 48 48 50 49 49 50 49 48 49 51
RH               77 47 34 34 45 57 69 77 74 49 41 41 52 67 72 80 75 43 34 34 46
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD         11 14 14 13 11  9  8  8  9 10 10 10  6  5  4  5  5  9 11 12  6
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S                    S
TSTMS                   S  S                       S


DATE          SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          64    90      66    91      68    88      69    87
TEMP          67 67 88 78   69 69 90 79   69 70 87 78   71 71 87 78
DEWPT         55 56 57 61   61 60 59 62   64 66 62 64   66 67 64 66
PWIND DIR        SW     W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
GAZ118-052100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
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                      74          50          74          54          82
TEMP             56 69 74 72 65 58 53 50 52 65 73 74 67 60 57 55 56 73 80 81 72
DEWPT            49 45 41 40 41 41 42 43 43 47 47 47 46 49 47 47 49 50 48 50 50
RH               77 42 30 31 41 53 66 77 71 52 40 38 47 67 69 74 77 44 33 34 46
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD         11 14 17 14 11  9  8  8  9 10  9 10  8  5  5  5  5  9 11 11  5
CLOUDS           CL CL FW SC SC SC FW CL CL FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE          SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          62    91      65    91      67    89      70    88
TEMP          66 66 89 80   69 68 90 81   70 69 89 79   71 71 87 78
DEWPT         54 55 55 58   58 59 59 61   64 64 60 63   66 67 64 65
PWIND DIR         W     W       W    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
SCZ050-052100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
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                      72          53          71          57          78
TEMP             59 68 72 72 64 58 55 53 55 66 71 71 66 62 60 58 60 71 77 77 70
DEWPT            52 48 44 43 43 44 46 46 46 46 49 49 49 50 51 51 51 48 50 51 53
RH               78 49 37 35 46 59 72 77 72 48 46 46 54 65 72 77 72 44 39 40 55
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW
WIND SPD         11 14 16 14 12 10  9 10 11 11 10 10  8  6  6  5  8 10 11 12  8
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S                       S
TSTMS                      S                       S


DATE          SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          65    84      68    86      69    84      71    83
TEMP          67 67 83 76   70 71 86 77   71 71 84 77   73 73 83 77
DEWPT         56 57 59 63   63 62 60 64   66 68 64 66   67 68 65 68
PWIND DIR         W     W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5       5     5       5    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
SCZ048-052100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
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                      73          51          74          55          79
TEMP             57 69 72 73 67 60 55 53 53 67 73 74 67 61 59 57 57 70 78 79 70
DEWPT            50 47 43 42 43 43 43 44 45 47 47 48 47 49 49 49 50 50 48 51 52
RH               77 45 35 33 42 53 64 71 74 49 40 40 49 65 69 75 77 49 35 38 53
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD         13 17 19 17 13 11 10  9 10 10 10 10  6  6  5  5  6 10 11 12  6
CLOUDS           CL CL FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


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

$$
SCZ043-052100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
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                      73          49          72          52          80
TEMP             56 69 72 72 64 56 52 49 52 67 72 72 65 59 56 53 56 72 78 80 73
DEWPT            50 46 42 41 42 42 42 43 45 47 48 49 48 50 49 49 51 50 48 50 52
RH               80 44 34 33 45 59 69 80 77 49 42 44 54 72 77 86 83 46 35 35 48
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD         10 13 14 12 10  8  6  6  6  9 10 10  5  3  4  4  4  9 12 13  5
CLOUDS           CL FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          10          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                 S                       S
TSTMS                      S                       S


DATE          SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          61    90      64    91      66    89      69    88
TEMP          63 64 88 79   68 67 89 81   69 69 88 80   71 71 88 79
DEWPT         55 56 56 59   59 60 57 60   63 66 61 62   66 67 62 64
PWIND DIR        SW     W      SW    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S
TSTMS                                                          S  S

$$
GAZ099-052100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
653 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

DATE             THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT 05/07/16
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                      72          49          74          52          82
TEMP             56 68 72 71 64 55 52 49 51 66 73 74 69 60 58 55 55 71 78 82 76
DEWPT            48 44 40 41 44 44 43 44 46 47 46 46 48 49 48 49 49 49 48 51 53
RH               74 42 31 34 48 66 71 83 83 50 38 37 47 67 69 80 80 46 35 34 45
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD         10 14 18 16 12  9  6  6  8 10 10 10  8  4  5  4  5 10 11 12  6
CLOUDS           CL CL FW SC SC SC FW CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     10           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE          SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          61    90      64    91      65    91      67    90
TEMP          64 63 87 83   68 67 89 82   68 67 89 83   69 69 89 83
DEWPT         53 56 55 56   56 59 56 58   60 62 58 60   64 65 60 63
PWIND DIR         W     W       W    SW      SW     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                     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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