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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      82          70          84          69          84
TEMP             72 78 81 78 75 72 70 70 72 78 83 83 77 72 71 69 72 79 84 82 78
DEWPT            67 67 68 69 68 67 68 68 68 68 69 68 68 69 69 68 69 69 69 69 69
RH               84 69 65 74 79 84 93 93 87 71 63 61 74 90 93 97 90 72 61 65 74
WIND DIR          N NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10  8  8 33 34 31 28 27 26 19 14 10 11 12 11 11  9  5
CLOUDS           B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     50          70          80          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.36        1.31        1.01        0.13        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TROP STORM        W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W


DATE          TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16
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          70    86      70    87      71    88      72    87
TEMP          72 73 85 79   72 74 86 79   73 75 88 80   73 75 87 80
DEWPT         69 69 69 70   69 70 69 70   70 71 70 70   70 71 72 73
PWIND DIR         N     N      SW    SE       S    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    40      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-282100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      84          66          86          68          88
TEMP             71 80 83 81 77 72 68 66 68 77 84 86 80 73 70 68 71 82 87 87 80
DEWPT            67 67 66 67 67 66 65 64 65 65 65 65 66 67 68 67 67 67 67 67 68
RH               87 65 57 63 71 81 90 93 90 67 53 50 62 81 93 97 87 61 52 52 67
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD          9 11 13 12 10 10 11 12 12 13 13 13 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 11  8
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.07        0.08           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  S  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S                    S  S              S  S  S  S  S


DATE          TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16
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          70    88      71    88      71    89      72    88
TEMP          71 73 88 81   73 73 87 81   73 74 89 82   74 74 88 81
DEWPT         69 69 68 69   69 70 69 70   70 71 70 71   71 71 70 72
PWIND DIR        SW    NE      SW     E       S    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    30      20    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-282100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      80          70          82          71          81
TEMP             73 78 79 78 75 73 71 70 72 77 81 81 76 73 72 71 73 79 81 81 78
DEWPT            68 68 69 69 68 68 69 68 69 69 69 69 69 70 70 69 69 69 69 70 69
RH               84 71 72 74 79 84 93 93 90 76 67 67 79 90 93 93 87 72 67 69 74
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD          8 10 11 11  9 20 34 36 32 31 28 26 20 16 11 12 13 13 12 10  6
CLOUDS           B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          70          80          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.41        1.47        0.62        0.12        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  D  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TROP STORM        W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W


DATE          TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16
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          72    82      72    85      73    86      73    85
TEMP          73 74 82 78   74 75 85 79   75 76 85 80   75 76 85 80
DEWPT         70 70 70 70   70 71 70 71   71 71 70 71   71 72 72 73
PWIND DIR         N     N      SW     S       S    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30      20    30      20    20      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-282100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      83          67          85          69          86
TEMP             72 78 82 80 78 73 70 68 70 76 83 84 77 73 71 69 71 80 85 84 78
DEWPT            67 67 66 67 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 69
RH               84 69 58 65 67 79 87 93 87 71 57 57 74 84 90 97 90 67 57 59 74
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD          9 11 12 12 10 10 14 11 12 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12  9  5
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 OV B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          40          60          30          30
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.29        0.50        0.07        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S              C  C  C  C  S
TROP STORM        W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W


DATE          TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16
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          70    86      71    86      72    88      72    87
TEMP          73 74 86 80   73 74 86 80   74 75 87 80   75 75 87 80
DEWPT         69 69 69 70   70 70 69 71   71 71 70 71   71 72 71 73
PWIND DIR         N    NE       S     E       S    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    30      20    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-282100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      82          67          84          68          85
TEMP             70 79 81 78 75 71 68 67 70 76 82 83 77 71 69 68 71 79 84 85 80
DEWPT            65 66 65 66 67 66 66 66 67 67 66 67 68 67 68 67 67 67 67 67 67
RH               84 64 58 67 76 84 93 97 90 74 58 59 74 87 97 97 87 67 57 55 65
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N
WIND SPD          6  8  8  8  6  8 11 10 14 21 17 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 10  6  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          70          80          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.48        1.49        0.08        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C              C  C  C  C  S


DATE          TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16
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          68    86      69    88      69    89      70    87
TEMP          70 71 86 81   70 72 87 81   71 72 88 80   72 73 87 80
DEWPT         68 68 67 69   68 69 68 70   69 70 69 71   70 71 72 73
PWIND DIR         N     N       S    NE      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30      20    40      20    30      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-282100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
659 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE             SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16
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                      87          65          87          66          90
TEMP             67 80 86 86 80 71 67 65 67 77 84 87 82 72 68 66 69 81 88 90 84
DEWPT            65 65 64 64 65 65 65 64 66 64 64 63 66 65 67 66 66 67 64 63 64
RH               93 60 48 48 60 81 93 97 97 64 51 45 58 79 97100 90 63 45 41 51
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE
WIND SPD          5  5  5  6  6  6  6  6  8 10 10 10  8  8  6  8  8  9  9  8  6
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                      S                                      S  S  S  S


DATE          TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16  FRI 06/03/16
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          69    91      70    91      71    91      71    90
TEMP          72 72 90 83   72 73 91 83   73 73 91 84   73 73 90 84
DEWPT         67 68 64 66   67 68 65 68   69 70 67 70   70 70 67 70
PWIND DIR         E    NE       E    NE      SE     S      SE     S
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    30      20    30      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS           C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS                C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  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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