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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON
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          89          69          86          69
TEMP             77 71 69 67 69 81 87 86 79 74 71 70 72 81 85 84 78 74 71 70 72
DEWPT            65 66 66 65 67 66 62 63 65 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 67 68
RH               67 84 90 93 93 60 43 46 62 79 87 90 87 65 57 59 71 82 90 90 87
WIND DIR         SE SE SW  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          9  5  0  1  2  6 12 13 10  8  5  4  5 11 12 12  9  8  6  6  6
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/02  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16
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          87      65    80      64    76      60    78      56    77
TEMP          86 77   69 68 79 72   65 65 76 70   62 62 77 71   60 59 77 72
DEWPT         67 67   63 62 62 61   62 62 61 58   57 56 53 53   52 49 41 49
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     E       S     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR         40      20    40      40    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON
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          90          69          86          68
TEMP             80 73 69 67 70 83 88 88 80 75 72 70 72 81 85 84 78 73 71 69 72
DEWPT            59 65 66 65 67 66 62 63 65 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 68 68 67 67 67
RH               49 76 90 93 90 57 42 43 60 76 84 90 87 65 57 59 71 84 87 93 84
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          9  4  0  0  2  6 10 11 10  6  4  3  5  9  9  8  8  5  5  4  5
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.09        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                    C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/02  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16
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          88      66    82      64    79      62    79      58    78
TEMP          87 78   69 69 81 74   66 65 78 72   65 64 78 70   60 60 78 74
DEWPT         66 66   64 63 63 63   64 63 62 59   58 56 54 54   53 51 46 51
PWIND DIR        SW       S    SE      SW     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30      20    40      40    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON
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          82          70          82          70
TEMP             75 72 70 68 69 78 81 81 76 73 71 70 72 79 82 81 77 73 72 70 72
DEWPT            68 68 68 66 67 67 65 66 66 68 68 67 69 68 68 69 69 68 68 68 68
RH               79 87 93 93 93 69 58 60 71 84 90 90 90 69 63 67 76 84 87 93 87
WIND DIR         SE SE SW  S SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6  5  2  3  4  6 12 13 11 11  9  9 10 12 12 13 11 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/02  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16
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          84      67    78      65    75      62    76      59    75
TEMP          83 76   69 69 77 72   67 66 74 69   63 64 76 70   61 61 75 71
DEWPT         67 67   64 64 63 64   64 64 62 60   59 57 55 55   53 51 45 50
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     E       S    NW      NW     N      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR         40      20    40      40    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON
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          69          86          68
TEMP             77 72 69 68 70 80 85 84 78 74 72 70 72 81 85 84 78 73 71 69 72
DEWPT            64 67 66 66 67 66 63 64 65 68 68 68 68 68 68 69 68 68 68 67 67
RH               64 84 90 93 90 62 48 51 64 82 87 93 87 65 57 61 71 84 90 93 84
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          9  4  0  0  2  5 10 11 10  6  5  5  5  9 10  9  9  6  6  5  5
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/02  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16
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      65    80      64    77      62    78      58    77
TEMP          85 77   69 68 79 73   67 66 76 71   65 64 77 70   61 60 77 73
DEWPT         67 67   64 63 64 63   64 63 63 59   58 56 54 54   53 51 44 51
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SE      SW     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR         30      20    40      40    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON
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          90          67          86          67
TEMP             80 71 67 65 68 82 88 88 80 74 71 68 71 80 85 84 77 73 70 68 71
DEWPT            59 64 64 64 65 65 61 61 64 67 67 66 67 68 68 69 68 67 67 66 67
RH               49 79 90 97 90 56 40 40 58 79 87 93 87 67 57 61 74 81 90 93 87
WIND DIR         SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6  0  0  0  1  5  9 10  9  5  3  2  3  8  9  8  6  4  4  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.13        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/02  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16
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          87      63    81      61    77      59    79      55    77
TEMP          86 76   67 66 80 74   64 63 75 72   62 61 78 71   58 57 77 73
DEWPT         65 66   62 62 61 62   62 62 60 58   57 55 52 53   51 50 43 50
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     E      SW     W      NW    NW      NW     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR         40      20    40      40    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
631 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

DATE           04/29/16      SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON
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          90          67          87          67
TEMP             83 72 68 66 68 82 88 88 80 74 71 68 71 81 86 85 78 73 70 68 71
DEWPT            58 63 65 64 66 66 61 61 63 66 67 67 67 69 66 65 67 67 66 66 67
RH               43 73 90 93 93 58 40 40 56 76 87 97 87 67 51 51 69 81 87 93 87
WIND DIR         NW SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          0  0  0  0  0  6  8  8  6  6  4  2  3  6  6  6  3  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.08        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                             S  S  S        S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                  S  S  S        S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/02  TUE 05/03/16  WED 05/04/16  THU 05/05/16  FRI 05/06/16
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          87      63    83      62    79      60    79      56    78
TEMP          86 76   67 67 80 76   64 63 78 73   63 62 77 71   59 57 78 74
DEWPT         65 64   62 62 61 63   62 61 60 60   58 56 53 52   51 51 49 52
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SE      SW    NW      NW    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30      20    40      40    40      20    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  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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