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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SCZ050-040900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      66          80          57          72          51
TEMP                   70 67 67 73 78 79 71 63 61 58 58 68 72 72 64 57 54 52 54
DEWPT                  66 65 64 59 56 53 52 51 50 50 49 47 44 44 43 43 43 44 45
RH                     87 93 90 62 47 41 51 65 67 75 72 47 37 37 46 59 66 74 71
WIND DIR               SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW
WIND SPD                6  6  6  8 10 11  8  8  8  9 10 12 13 13 11  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.16           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  S  S                       S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  S  S                       S  S  S  S


DATE           05/06  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
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          74      56    80      61    86      66    87      68    86
TEMP          73 66   58 58 78 71   64 64 84 77   69 69 86 78   71 71 85 77
DEWPT         46 47   48 49 46 50   52 54 54 57   59 58 56 60   62 65 60 63
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$
GAZ118-040900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      66          80          55          74          50
TEMP                   70 67 66 74 78 80 72 64 60 57 57 68 73 72 65 57 53 51 52
DEWPT                  66 64 63 58 54 52 51 50 49 50 49 45 41 41 41 42 43 43 44
RH                     87 90 90 57 43 38 48 60 67 77 75 43 31 33 41 57 69 74 74
WIND DIR               SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW
WIND SPD                5  5  6  9 12 10  8  6  8  9 11 16 17 14 12 10  8  9  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.12           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S
TSTMS                   S  S


DATE           05/06  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
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          76      55    82      61    88      65    89      69    87
TEMP          75 68   58 58 80 73   63 63 86 78   68 67 88 79   72 71 85 79
DEWPT         45 46   46 47 45 48   53 54 51 54   57 56 55 59   62 62 58 61
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$
SCZ050-040900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      69          77          59          73          54
TEMP                   71 70 69 73 77 77 72 66 63 60 59 68 72 72 65 60 56 54 55
DEWPT                  67 66 64 60 57 55 54 53 51 51 50 48 45 45 44 44 44 45 45
RH                     87 87 84 64 50 47 53 63 65 72 72 49 38 38 46 55 64 71 69
WIND DIR               SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD               10  9  8  9 12 13  9  9 10 10 12 13 16 16 13 11 11 10 10
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.19           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  S                       S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S                       S  S  S  S


DATE           05/06  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
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          71      59    78      64    83      69    84      70    82
TEMP          71 66   60 61 76 70   66 66 82 76   70 70 84 77   72 72 82 76
DEWPT         46 48   49 50 48 53   53 55 56 60   61 60 59 63   65 66 63 65
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$
SCZ048-040900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      66          80          56          74          52
TEMP                   70 67 67 74 78 79 72 65 62 58 57 66 72 73 66 59 55 53 54
DEWPT                  65 64 63 58 54 52 52 51 50 50 49 46 42 42 42 42 43 43 44
RH                     84 90 87 57 43 39 49 60 65 75 75 48 34 33 42 53 64 69 69
WIND DIR               SW  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW
WIND SPD                6  6  6 10 12 11  8  8  9 10 12 16 18 17 13 11 10 10 10
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     60          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S
TSTMS                   S  S


DATE           05/06  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
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          74      57    80      61    86      67    87      70    85
TEMP          73 68   60 59 79 71   65 65 84 77   70 69 86 78   71 71 84 77
DEWPT         45 47   47 48 46 51   53 54 53 59   59 58 58 62   64 63 61 64
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$
SCZ043-040900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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          80          55          72          50
TEMP                   69 65 65 72 78 80 71 62 58 56 56 66 71 72 64 56 52 50 53
DEWPT                  64 63 61 57 52 50 51 49 48 49 49 46 41 41 41 42 42 43 44
RH                     84 93 87 59 40 35 49 62 69 77 77 48 34 33 43 59 69 77 71
WIND DIR               SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW
WIND SPD                5  4  5  8 10 10  6  5  6  6  9 12 14 14 10  8  8  6  8
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S
TSTMS                   S  S


DATE           05/06  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
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          74      54    81      59    86      64    88      67    86
TEMP          73 68   56 56 79 73   61 62 85 77   67 67 87 79   69 69 86 77
DEWPT         45 47   46 49 45 51   51 54 53 57   57 58 56 59   61 64 59 61
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$
GAZ099-040900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1122 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/03/16      WED 05/04/16            THU 05/05/16            FRI
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                      63          79          55          72          50
TEMP                   67 64 63 72 78 78 71 62 59 56 56 68 70 72 66 56 53 50 52
DEWPT                  65 62 61 57 52 50 50 49 48 49 48 45 41 41 41 41 43 44 45
RH                     93 93 93 59 40 37 47 62 67 77 74 43 35 33 40 57 69 80 77
WIND DIR                W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                4  4  5 10 12 11  8  5  6  9 12 16 19 19 13 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS                 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS
TSTMS


DATE           05/06  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16
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          75      55    82      59    87      64    89      66    88
TEMP          73 68   58 57 79 74   61 61 85 80   67 66 87 82   68 68 88 81
DEWPT         45 46   46 49 47 52   50 54 52 55   54 58 54 56   57 61 57 59
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

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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