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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

SCZ050-270900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      65          86          66          83          69
TEMP                72 68 65 70 83 86 85 78 71 67 66 70 81 83 80 77 72 69 69 73
DEWPT               62 63 63 64 61 58 59 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 68
RH                  71 84 93 81 47 39 41 58 76 90 97 87 63 61 67 74 87 97 97 84
WIND DIR             S  S  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             3  2  1  2  6  9  9  5  4  3  3  5  8  9  9  8  6  5  6  9
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                                                       C  C  C  C  C  C  L
DENSE SMOKE          Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           05/29  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16
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          82      70    82      71    84      71    86      73    87
TEMP          82 78   72 73 82 78   72 73 83 78   72 74 85 79   73 75 87 79
DEWPT         70 69   68 69 69 69   69 69 69 69   70 70 69 70   70 70 68 69
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW       W    SW      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      40    50      30    30      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-270900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      65          86          65          86          68
TEMP                72 68 65 69 82 85 85 78 71 67 65 69 81 85 84 79 71 69 68 70
DEWPT               62 63 62 63 61 59 60 62 63 64 65 65 66 66 68 68 67 67 66 67
RH                  71 84 90 81 49 41 43 58 76 90100 87 60 53 59 69 87 93 93 90
WIND DIR            SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             3  2  1  2  6 10 11  6  4  2  3  5  8  9  8  6  4  3  5  8
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                       C  C              C


DATE           05/29  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16
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      69    84      71    85      71    87      72    88
TEMP          83 77   71 72 84 78   72 73 85 79   72 73 87 80   74 75 88 80
DEWPT         69 67   66 66 69 69   69 69 69 70   69 69 69 70   70 70 70 69
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         40      30    40      30    30      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-270900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      68          84          67          82          70
TEMP                73 70 68 72 82 84 83 78 72 69 68 71 80 81 80 77 73 71 70 72
DEWPT               62 65 64 65 62 60 62 64 65 66 67 67 68 69 68 69 69 69 69 69
RH                  68 84 87 79 51 44 49 62 79 90 97 87 67 67 67 76 87 93 97 90
WIND DIR             S  S SE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             5  4  3  3  6 10 11 10  8  6  6  8 11 14 14 13 12 10 10 10
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.12        0.17
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                                                       C  C  C  C  C  C  L
DENSE SMOKE          Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           05/29  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16
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          81      71    81      72    82      73    84      74    85
TEMP          81 77   73 74 80 77   74 74 82 77   74 75 83 79   75 76 84 78
DEWPT         70 70   69 69 70 70   70 70 70 70   70 71 70 71   71 71 68 70
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW       W    SW      SE    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         60      40    50      40    30      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          L  L    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-270900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      67          86          66          84          69
TEMP                72 70 67 72 82 85 85 79 73 68 67 70 80 84 82 78 73 71 69 72
DEWPT               65 64 64 65 62 60 61 63 64 65 65 66 66 67 68 68 68 68 67 68
RH                  79 81 90 79 51 43 45 58 73 90 93 87 62 57 63 71 84 90 93 87
WIND DIR            SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD             3  2  1  2  6  9 10  6  4  3  4  6  8 10  9  8  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                       C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/29  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16
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          82      70    82      72    83      72    85      73    87
TEMP          81 78   73 73 82 78   74 73 83 78   73 75 85 79   75 76 86 80
DEWPT         69 68   67 68 69 69   69 69 69 70   70 70 69 70   70 70 69 69
PWIND DIR         N      NW    NW       W    NE      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    40      30    30      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-270900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      62          88          63          84          67
TEMP                71 66 62 67 82 87 87 78 70 65 63 67 80 84 83 78 71 69 67 70
DEWPT               61 64 62 65 61 57 57 59 61 62 63 65 66 66 67 68 68 67 67 68
RH                  71 93100 93 49 36 36 52 73 90100 93 62 55 59 71 90 93100 93
WIND DIR             S SE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD             3  1  1  2  5  6  8  5  3  2  2  3  5  8  6  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS              CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.09        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                       C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/29  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16
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          82      69    83      69    84      70    86      71    88
TEMP          82 78   70 72 83 79   71 71 84 78   71 72 86 79   72 73 87 78
DEWPT         68 68   67 67 68 69   68 68 68 70   69 69 69 70   69 69 68 70
PWIND DIR         N       N    NW      NW    SW       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50      40    40      30    40      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-270900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
926 PM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE           05/26/16      FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16            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                      64          89          63          87          68
TEMP                72 68 64 67 82 87 89 82 72 67 64 66 81 86 87 81 73 69 68 71
DEWPT               62 64 62 64 61 57 56 57 59 62 63 63 62 60 62 66 67 67 67 67
RH                  71 87 93 90 49 36 33 43 64 84 97 90 53 42 43 60 81 93 97 87
WIND DIR            SE SE SE SE  E  E  E SE SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N  N
WIND SPD             4  2  1  2  5  8  8  4  2  1  1  2  4  5  5  5  3  2  3  4
CLOUDS              FW CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S              C
TSTMS                                                       S  S              C


DATE           05/29  MON 05/30/16  TUE 05/31/16  WED 06/01/16  THU 06/02/16
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          86      68    87      70    87      70    89      71    91
TEMP          85 80   70 72 86 82   73 72 86 82   72 72 89 83   73 73 90 83
DEWPT         65 65   65 66 66 69   68 69 66 70   69 69 66 70   70 70 66 69
PWIND DIR         N      NW     N       E    NE       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30      20    30      30    30      30    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  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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