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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

SCZ050-210900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      59          72          61          75          53
TEMP                61 61 60 60 68 72 71 63 61 61 62 62 66 73 74 67 64 60 56 53
DEWPT               59 59 60 60 64 64 64 63 61 61 61 60 62 63 63 62 59 53 51 50
RH                  93 93100100 87 76 79100100100 97 93 87 71 69 84 84 78 83 89
WIND DIR            SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW  W SW SW
WIND SPD             3  3  3  3  5  8  5  5  8  6  6  9 13 16 13 12 11 10 10 11
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     30          80          90          80          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.45        0.53        0.20        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  C  D  D  L  C  L  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           01/23  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          65      47    66      47    71      53    66      47    56
TEMP          64 58   49 48 64 55   51 48 70 60   56 53 66 59   51 47 54 50
DEWPT         48 45   45 43 46 46   46 45 51 52   53 51 52 48   45 42 37 36
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      10     5       0     5      10    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  C                                      C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ118-210900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      61          75          62          77          52
TEMP                62 63 63 61 67 74 73 64 63 64 65 65 70 76 76 68 63 59 55 52
DEWPT               61 61 61 61 64 65 65 64 63 62 61 62 64 64 63 61 58 51 49 49
RH                  97 93 93100 90 74 76100100 93 87 90 81 66 64 78 84 75 80 89
WIND DIR             S  S SW  S SW SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD             4  4  4  3  4  5  4  6  5  6  6 10 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 12
CLOUDS              B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          80          90          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.56        0.64        0.31        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  C  C  C  L  D  L  C  L  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           01/23  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          65      47    67      46    72      53    69      46    58
TEMP          63 58   52 47 64 56   49 47 69 62   57 54 67 60   51 46 55 52
DEWPT         48 44   45 42 47 47   45 43 53 54   54 51 53 49   45 42 38 37
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      10     0       0     5      20    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ050-210900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      59          71          61          72          54
TEMP                62 61 61 60 67 71 69 63 61 61 62 62 65 71 72 66 63 60 56 54
DEWPT               60 60 60 60 64 65 64 63 61 61 61 60 62 63 63 62 60 54 51 50
RH                  93 97 97100 90 81 84100100100 97 93 90 76 73 87 90 81 83 86
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  S  S SW  S  S SW  W SW SW
WIND SPD             4  4  4  3  5  9  6  6  8  8  9 10 14 17 14 16 13 11 12 14
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     20          80          90          80          70
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.40        0.50        0.22        0.36
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  C  C  D  D  L  C  L  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           01/23  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          64      48    65      49    70      54    66      48    55
TEMP          63 57   50 48 63 56   52 49 68 59   57 54 65 59   52 48 54 50
DEWPT         49 45   46 44 47 47   47 46 52 53   54 52 52 49   46 43 38 37
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         30      10     5       0     5      10    20      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  C                                      S  S    C  C

$$
SCZ048-210900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      60          73          61          75          53
TEMP                61 61 62 61 67 72 72 64 61 62 62 62 68 74 74 68 64 61 56 53
DEWPT               61 60 60 61 63 65 64 62 61 62 61 60 62 63 63 61 58 52 50 49
RH                 100 97 93100 87 79 76 93100100 97 93 81 69 69 78 81 72 80 86
WIND DIR             S SW SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW  W SW SW
WIND SPD             3  4  4  3  4  5  5  6  8  6  8  9 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 12
CLOUDS              B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR                     30          80          90          70          60
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.53        0.60        0.27        0.19
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  C  D  D  L  C  L  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           01/23  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          65      47    66      47    71      53    67      46    56
TEMP          64 57   51 47 63 55   50 47 69 59   57 53 66 59   52 47 54 51
DEWPT         48 44   45 41 45 46   46 44 52 54   53 51 51 48   45 41 37 35
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20      10     5       0     5      10    30      30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S                                      C  C    C  C

$$
SCZ043-210900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      59          74          60          76          53
TEMP                60 61 61 60 66 73 73 64 60 60 60 61 67 75 75 68 64 59 56 53
DEWPT               59 60 60 60 64 64 64 63 60 60 60 61 62 62 62 61 59 52 50 50
RH                  96 97 97100 93 73 73 97100100100100 84 64 64 78 84 78 80 89
WIND DIR             S  S SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             3  3  3  3  4  6  5  5  5  5  5  8 12 13 11 10 10  9 10 10
CLOUDS              SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          80          90          60          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.60        0.64        0.20        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  L  D  D  L  C  L  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  C
TSTMS                            C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           01/23  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          65      46    67      46    72      52    66      45    56
TEMP          63 58   50 46 64 56   49 47 70 61   55 52 65 58   50 45 53 49
DEWPT         47 44   45 42 45 46   46 44 51 53   54 50 50 47   44 42 36 36
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 FW
POP 12HR         30      10     5       0     5      20    30      30     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C                                S  S  C  C    C  C

$$
GAZ099-210900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
935 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE           01/20/17      SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17            MON
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                      60          74          62          76          51
TEMP                62 62 62 61 66 73 72 66 64 64 63 63 70 75 75 68 61 58 54 51
DEWPT               62 62 62 61 65 65 64 63 63 63 62 62 65 63 61 60 55 52 50 49
RH                 100100100100 97 76 76 90 97 97 97 97 84 66 62 76 81 80 86 93
WIND DIR             S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD             3  4  4  3  4  6  8  6  9  9  8 11 14 13 13 11  8 10 11 12
CLOUDS              B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          80          90          60          50
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.99        0.85        0.37        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  L  D  D  L  C  D  D  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                            C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF


DATE           01/23  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17  THU 01/26/17  FRI 01/27/17
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          64      45    66      46    73      53    67      44    56
TEMP          62 57   50 45 62 55   49 47 69 63   56 53 65 58   48 44 53 50
DEWPT         46 43   44 42 46 47   45 44 53 55   52 52 50 48   43 41 36 36
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 FW
POP 12HR         30       5     0       0     5      30    30      30     5
RAIN SHWRS     S  C                                C  C  C  C    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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