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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

SCZ050-271630-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

DATE           08/26/16      SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            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                      71          92          75          90          74
TEMP                78 76 72 73 87 91 91 83 78 77 75 77 87 90 88 82 78 76 75 76
DEWPT               72 71 71 72 71 69 68 71 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73
RH                  82 85 97 97 59 49 47 67 85 87 94 87 65 60 63 77 88 90 94 90
WIND DIR             E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             4  1  0  0  6  9 10  6  4  4  4  6  9 10  9  8  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  C  C  C        C
TSTMS                                                    C  C  C  C  C        C
HEAT INDEX                      93 96 95                95 99 97
MAX HEAT                           97    96                99    99


DATE           08/29  TUE 08/30/16  WED 08/31/16  THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16
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          90      74    89      73    89      74    88      74    90
TEMP          90 80   76 75 88 81   75 75 89 81   75 75 88 80   76 76 90 79
DEWPT         72 72   73 74 73 73   74 75 74 74   74 74 74 74   73 73 71 71
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B2   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      20    30      30    40      30    40      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  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ118-271630-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

DATE           08/26/16      SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            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                      71          91          74          91          74
TEMP                77 75 72 73 87 91 91 83 78 76 75 76 86 91 89 83 78 76 75 76
DEWPT               72 71 70 71 71 70 69 71 72 72 72 73 74 71 71 71 74 73 73 73
RH                  85 87 93 93 59 50 49 67 82 87 90 90 68 52 56 67 88 90 94 90
WIND DIR             E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             3  0  0  0  9 10 10  8  6  5  5  6 10 11 12  9  5  5  6  8
CLOUDS              FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0          10           0          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  C  S  S        C
TSTMS                                                    C  C  C  S  S        C
HEAT INDEX                      93 97 96                94 98 95
MAX HEAT                           97    96                98    97


DATE           08/29  TUE 08/30/16  WED 08/31/16  THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16
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          91      73    89      73    89      74    88      74    92
TEMP          90 82   75 75 89 80   74 74 88 82   76 75 87 81   76 75 92 84
DEWPT         72 73   73 73 75 75   74 74 75 75   74 73 74 75   72 72 71 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40      30    40      40    40      40    40      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    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ050-271630-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

DATE           08/26/16      SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            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                      77          89          77          88          77
TEMP                81 79 78 79 86 89 88 82 80 79 78 78 87 88 87 82 80 78 78 78
DEWPT               73 72 71 72 71 71 71 74 74 74 74 74 75 75 75 74 74 74 74 74
RH                  77 79 79 79 61 56 57 77 82 85 88 88 68 66 68 77 82 88 88 88
WIND DIR             E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             6  3  4  2  9 11 10  9  8  6  6  9 10 11 12 10  8  6  6  8
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           5           0          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  C  C  C        C
TSTMS                                                    C  C  C  C  C        C
HEAT INDEX                      91 94 93                96 97 96
MAX HEAT                           94    94                98    98


DATE           08/29  TUE 08/30/16  WED 08/31/16  THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16
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          88      77    87      77    87      77    87      77    89
TEMP          88 82   78 77 87 82   78 77 87 82   78 77 87 82   78 78 88 80
DEWPT         73 73   74 74 75 74   75 75 75 75   75 75 75 74   74 73 72 71
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      20    30      30    40      30    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ048-271630-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

DATE           08/26/16      SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            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                      72          91          76          90          76
TEMP                78 76 73 74 86 90 90 83 79 77 76 77 86 89 87 83 79 77 76 78
DEWPT               72 71 71 72 70 69 70 71 73 73 74 73 74 71 72 74 74 74 74 74
RH                  82 85 93 93 59 50 52 67 82 87 94 87 68 56 61 74 85 90 94 88
WIND DIR             E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             4  1  1  0  8 10 10  6  5  5  4  6  8  9  9  8  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  C  S  S        C
TSTMS                                                    C  C  C  S  S        C
HEAT INDEX                      91 95 96                94 95 94 90
MAX HEAT                           95    96                96    95


DATE           08/29  TUE 08/30/16  WED 08/31/16  THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16
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          90      75    89      74    89      75    88      75    91
TEMP          90 83   77 77 89 82   76 75 89 82   78 77 88 81   77 77 90 82
DEWPT         72 73   74 74 74 74   75 75 75 75   75 75 74 74   74 73 70 73
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE      SW    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40      30    30      40    40      30    40      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    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
SCZ043-271630-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

DATE           08/26/16      SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            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                      70          93          73          90          73
TEMP                78 74 71 72 86 92 92 83 77 74 74 74 86 90 88 81 78 75 73 75
DEWPT               72 71 70 71 70 68 67 68 73 73 73 73 74 71 71 74 73 74 73 74
RH                  82 90 97 97 59 46 44 61 87 97 97 97 68 54 57 79 85 97100 97
WIND DIR             E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE
WIND SPD             2  0  0  0  6  8  8  5  4  3  4  5  8  9  6  5  4  3  4  6
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  C  C  C        C
TSTMS                                                    C  C  C  C  C        C
HEAT INDEX                      91 96 96                94 96 94
MAX HEAT                           96    97                97    97


DATE           08/29  TUE 08/30/16  WED 08/31/16  THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16
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          91      73    89      72    89      73    89      73    91
TEMP          91 80   75 74 89 81   74 74 88 81   75 74 89 80   75 75 91 81
DEWPT         70 72   73 73 72 73   74 74 73 74   74 74 73 72   73 73 68 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E       E     E      SE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      20    30      30    40      30    40      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  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-271630-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
916 PM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

DATE           08/26/16      SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            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                      69          94          72          93          72
TEMP                78 74 70 71 86 93 93 86 79 75 73 74 87 93 91 84 78 75 74 74
DEWPT               72 71 70 70 70 68 68 69 72 72 72 72 73 69 69 70 73 73 72 73
RH                  82 90100 97 59 44 44 57 79 90 97 93 63 46 49 63 85 94 93 97
WIND DIR            SE  E  S  S  E  E  E SE  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD             1  0  0  0  9 10 10  8  6  5  4  6 11 11 11  6  5  5  5  6
CLOUDS              FW CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           5           0          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S  C  C  C        C
TSTMS                                                    S  S  C  C  C        C
HEAT INDEX                      91 97 97 90             94 98 96
MAX HEAT                           97    99                98    97


DATE           08/29  TUE 08/30/16  WED 08/31/16  THU 09/01/16  FRI 09/02/16
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          93      73    92      72    90      73    90      73    93
TEMP          92 84   75 74 91 84   76 74 89 81   75 74 90 82   75 74 93 84
DEWPT         70 72   73 73 73 74   74 74 73 74   74 74 72 73   73 73 70 71
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E     E       E     E      SW     N
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC B1   SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40      20    30      20    40      30    40      20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    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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