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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

SCZ050-221745-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
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                      45          54          48          65          60
TEMP                48 47 46 45 48 53 54 49 49 49 51 52 58 62 63 60 60 61 61 60
DEWPT               44 44 43 44 47 50 51 49 49 49 50 52 56 60 61 60 60 61 60 60
RH                  86 89 89 96 96 89 90100100100 96100 93 93 93100100100 97100
WIND DIR            NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             8  6  6  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  5  5  5  8 11 11 11
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     90          60          50          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.17        0.06        0.18        1.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 D  D  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                    PF PF PF PF PF


DATE           12/24  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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          70      43    57      38    61      45    64      45    61
TEMP          69 56   48 44 56 47   42 39 59 53   48 46 62 54   49 46 59 52
DEWPT         65 54   46 38 36 38   38 36 41 45   44 43 45 46   47 44 40 38
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W       W    SW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B1 FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         90      40     5       0     0      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D    C  S
TSTMS          S  S    S

$$
GAZ118-221745-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
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                      45          58          52          67          61
TEMP                47 47 46 45 50 56 57 54 54 54 55 57 62 65 65 62 62 62 62 61
DEWPT               45 46 45 45 49 53 54 54 53 54 53 55 58 63 64 62 62 62 61 61
RH                  93 96 96100 96 90 90100 96100 93 93 87 93 97100100100 97100
WIND DIR            NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             6  5  4  3  4  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  8 10  9  9
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     90          60          50          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.26        0.22        0.07        0.34        1.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 D  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                  PF PF PF          PF PF  F  F PF


DATE           12/24  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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          70      42    57      39    61      46    65      45    61
TEMP          69 56   48 43 56 48   43 40 59 53   49 47 63 55   49 46 59 52
DEWPT         65 53   45 38 37 39   38 37 41 44   44 45 46 47   48 45 41 38
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W       W    SW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR         90      30     0       0     0      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D    C  S                              S  S
TSTMS          S  S

$$
SCZ050-221745-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
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                      47          56          50          63          61
TEMP                49 49 48 47 51 55 55 52 52 53 54 55 59 62 63 61 62 62 63 62
DEWPT               47 47 46 47 49 52 52 52 51 52 52 53 57 61 62 61 61 62 62 62
RH                  93 93 93100 93 90 90100 96 96 93 93 93 97 97100 97100 97100
WIND DIR            NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD            14 12  9  8  5  5  5  6  5  5  5  4  5  6  6  6 10 12 13 13
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     90          60          50          70          90
QPF 12HR                   0.34        0.18        0.06        0.16        1.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 D  D  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  L  L  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                    PF PF PF PF PF


DATE           12/24  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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          70      45    57      41    61      48    64      47    61
TEMP          68 57   50 46 56 49   44 42 59 54   51 49 62 55   50 48 60 53
DEWPT         65 54   46 39 38 39   39 39 43 46   46 45 46 47   48 46 42 40
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W      NW     W       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        BZ      BZ    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   B2 B1 FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         90      40     5       0     0      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D    C  S
TSTMS          S  S    S

$$
SCZ048-221745-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
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                      45          56          50          65          60
TEMP                48 48 46 45 50 55 55 53 52 53 54 56 61 63 64 61 62 62 62 62
DEWPT               45 45 44 45 48 51 53 52 52 53 52 54 57 62 63 61 61 62 62 62
RH                  89 89 93100 93 86 93 96100100 93 93 87 97 97100 97100100100
WIND DIR            NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             8  6  8  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  4  8 10 10 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     90          60          50          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.19        0.06        0.25        1.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                                    PF PF PF PF PF


DATE           12/24  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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          70      43    57      40    61      46    64      45    61
TEMP          69 56   48 44 56 48   43 41 59 53   49 47 62 54   49 46 59 52
DEWPT         65 53   46 38 37 39   39 38 41 45   44 45 46 47   48 45 41 38
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W       W    SW      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 B1 FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR         80      30     5       0     0      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D    C  S
TSTMS          S  S

$$
SCZ043-221745-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
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                      43          52          46          64          59
TEMP                46 45 44 43 45 52 52 48 47 47 49 50 56 62 63 59 59 60 60 60
DEWPT               43 42 41 42 44 48 49 48 47 47 49 50 54 59 60 59 59 60 59 60
RH                  89 89 89 96 96 86 89100100100100100 93 90 90100100100 96100
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD             5  5  6  5  5  4  4  5  4  5  4  4  4  5  4  4  6  9  9  9
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     90          60          50          80         100
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.14        0.06        0.25        1.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 D  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                                    PF PF PF PF PF
WIND CHILL                   39
MIN CHILL                    39    39


DATE           12/24  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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          69      41    56      35    61      42    64      43    60
TEMP          68 55   47 42 55 45   39 37 58 51   46 43 62 53   47 44 58 51
DEWPT         64 52   44 37 35 37   37 34 40 43   41 41 44 46   46 43 39 36
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W       W    SW      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 SC FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         90      30     5       0     0      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     D  D    C  S                              S  S
TSTMS          S  S

$$
GAZ099-221745-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
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                      43          53          50          65          59
TEMP                46 45 44 43 47 53 53 51 51 51 52 53 58 63 64 61 60 60 60 59
DEWPT               45 44 43 43 46 51 53 51 51 51 51 53 56 61 62 61 60 60 59 59
RH                  96 96 96100 96 93100100100100 96100 93 93 93100100100 96100
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD             5  5  5  4  4  5  5  6  5  6  5  5  6  6  5  4  5  8  9 10
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     60          50          60          80         100
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.10        0.07        0.50        0.98
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN                 C  C  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
RAIN SHWRS                                            L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                         S
OBVIS                  PF PF PF          PF PF  F  F PF


DATE           12/24  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
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          67      39    56      35    61      43    63      43    60
TEMP          67 53   45 40 54 45   39 37 58 52   47 44 61 53   47 44 58 51
DEWPT         63 51   39 36 36 37   36 34 39 43   43 43 45 46   45 43 38 34
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W       W    SW      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2   B2 SC FW FW   FW FW CL FW   SC SC SC B1   B2 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR         90      20     0       0     0      10    20      10     5
RAIN SHWRS     D  L    S  S                              S  S
TSTMS          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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