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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SCZ050-040900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/02/16      TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU
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          83          65          80          60
TEMP                   74 72 71 79 83 82 75 71 69 66 66 73 78 79 72 66 63 61 61
DEWPT                  71 70 67 68 69 68 67 66 65 64 62 58 54 52 52 50 49 50 50
RH                     90 93 87 69 63 63 76 84 87 93 87 59 43 39 49 56 60 67 67
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  6  5  9 11 10  8  6  6  8  9 10 10  9  8  8  9 10 11
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          60          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.34        0.20           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  C


DATE           05/05  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
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      52    75      56    79      60    84      65    88
TEMP          74 67   55 55 73 66   58 59 77 70   62 63 83 75   67 68 87 78
DEWPT         43 43   41 43 40 44   47 48 45 51   50 50 50 54   57 57 55 60
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$
GAZ118-040900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/02/16      TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU
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          85          65          80          59
TEMP                   72 71 71 79 84 82 76 71 68 65 65 74 78 80 73 65 62 59 60
DEWPT                  70 69 68 69 69 68 66 65 65 64 62 57 53 51 50 49 49 50 50
RH                     93 93 90 72 61 63 71 81 90 97 90 55 42 36 44 56 62 72 69
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  5  4  8 10  9  6  6  6  9 10 12 12 10  8  8  8 10 13
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          60          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.68        0.23           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  L  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  L  C  C  C


DATE           05/05  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
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          77      51    76      56    80      60    86      65    89
TEMP          76 68   55 54 74 68   58 58 78 71   63 63 85 76   68 67 88 80
DEWPT         44 43   40 42 39 41   45 48 45 48   51 52 49 53   54 55 54 58
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$
SCZ050-040900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/02/16      TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU
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          81          66          78          62
TEMP                   73 72 71 78 81 80 74 72 69 67 67 73 77 77 72 67 64 62 63
DEWPT                  71 70 68 69 69 69 68 67 66 65 63 59 56 54 53 52 50 51 50
RH                     93 93 90 74 67 69 82 84 90 93 87 62 48 45 51 59 60 67 62
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                9  9  9 11 12 11 10  9  8  8  9 10 10  9  9  9  9 11 12
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          50          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.25        0.25           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S


DATE           05/05  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
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    73      59    76      62    81      68    84
TEMP          73 66   57 56 72 65   60 61 76 69   64 65 80 74   69 69 84 77
DEWPT         45 44   42 44 42 45   47 49 47 53   51 51 52 57   59 59 58 62
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10       5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$
SCZ048-040900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/02/16      TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU
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          83          65          79          60
TEMP                   72 72 71 78 82 81 75 73 70 66 66 73 78 79 73 67 64 61 62
DEWPT                  71 70 68 69 69 68 67 66 65 64 62 57 53 52 52 51 50 50 50
RH                     97 93 90 74 65 65 76 79 84 93 87 57 42 39 48 56 60 67 65
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                9  6  4  8 10  9  6  6  6  8 10 12 12 10  8  8  9 10 12
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          60          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.48        0.18           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  C  C  L  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  C  C  L  C  C  C


DATE           05/05  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
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      52    75      56    79      60    84      67    87
TEMP          74 68   56 54 74 68   59 59 77 71   64 63 83 75   69 69 86 79
DEWPT         44 43   41 43 40 45   46 48 46 51   52 53 50 57   56 57 56 61
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$
SCZ043-040900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/02/16      TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU
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          63          80          58
TEMP                   72 69 69 78 83 82 74 70 66 64 64 71 77 80 72 65 61 58 60
DEWPT                  72 69 67 68 68 67 66 65 64 63 61 56 52 50 50 49 48 49 50
RH                    100100 93 71 61 61 76 84 93 97 90 59 42 35 46 56 62 72 69
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                4  4  2  6  9  8  5  4  4  5  8  9 10  9  6  6  6  9 11
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     40          60          50          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.69        0.16           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  L  C  C  C


DATE           05/05  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
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      50    75      54    79      57    84      63    88
TEMP          74 67   53 53 73 68   57 57 78 71   60 60 83 76   66 66 87 79
DEWPT         43 42   40 43 39 44   45 48 45 50   50 51 49 55   54 56 55 59
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW     W      SW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       5     5       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$
GAZ099-040900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1250 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

DATE           05/02/16      TUE 05/03/16            WED 05/04/16            THU
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          61          79          57
TEMP                   69 68 69 77 84 82 76 69 66 63 62 72 76 78 72 65 61 58 59
DEWPT                  69 68 69 67 66 66 65 65 63 62 60 55 51 50 50 49 48 50 50
RH                    100100100 71 55 58 69 87 90 97 93 55 42 37 46 56 62 75 72
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                6  3  3  8 10  9  5  5  5  8 10 12 12 11  9  8  6  8 11
CLOUDS                 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          70          40          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.48           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  S  C  L  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                   S  C  S  C  L  C  C  C


DATE           05/05  FRI 05/06/16  SAT 05/07/16  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16
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      51    76      55    81      60    86      64    89
TEMP          73 67   55 53 73 68   59 57 79 74   63 63 83 77   66 66 89 83
DEWPT         42 41   39 42 42 45   46 49 47 51   50 53 50 53   52 57 54 57
PWIND DIR        NW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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