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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE           08/29/16      TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16            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                      74          89          74          87          74
TEMP          85 79 77 75 75 74 85 89 86 81 78 77 75 75 84 87 85 81 78 76 74 75
DEWPT         73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 74 73 73 73 73 73 72 73 73
RH            67 82 87 90 90 97 67 59 63 77 85 87 94 97 70 63 67 77 85 87 97 94
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E SE  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E SE  S SW SW
WIND SPD      10  4  3  2  3  3  6 11 10  6  5  6  6  9 11 12 10  6  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          50          60          60          20
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.04        0.29        0.41           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          C  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX    92                92 97 92                90 94 92
MAX HEAT         98                97    97                94    94


DATE           09/01  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16
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          89      74    87      70    86      69    87      71    88
TEMP          89 79   75 74 87 80   72 71 86 79   71 71 87 79   72 72 88 79
DEWPT         72 73   73 73 72 71   68 67 65 67   66 67 67 67   66 66 66 68
PWIND DIR         S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      50    40      20    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ118-300900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE           08/29/16      TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16            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                      74          89          74          89          74
TEMP          86 80 78 75 75 74 85 89 88 81 77 74 74 74 84 89 87 81 76 74 74 74
DEWPT         73 74 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 73
RH            65 82 85 94 90 97 67 59 61 77 87 93 93 93 72 61 65 77 90 97 97 97
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE  E NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  S SW SW  W
WIND SPD      11  6  5  4  4  5  9 11 13  9  8  8  9  9 10  9  9  6  5  4  4  5
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          50          50          60          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.06        0.12        0.34           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  S           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX    93                92 97 96                91 98 95
MAX HEAT         97                97    97                98    98


DATE           09/01  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16
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          89      74    89      70    87      69    88      71    89
TEMP          89 79   74 74 88 81   74 72 86 80   72 70 87 80   72 72 89 82
DEWPT         74 74   72 72 74 73   70 68 68 68   66 67 69 69   67 67 68 68
PWIND DIR         S      NE     N      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      50    40      30    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ050-300900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE           08/29/16      TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16            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                      76          87          77          86          77
TEMP          84 80 79 78 76 76 84 86 85 81 79 78 77 77 82 85 84 81 79 77 77 77
DEWPT         74 73 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 75 74 74 74 74 74
RH            72 79 82 85 90 94 72 65 67 77 82 88 90 90 77 70 74 79 85 90 90 90
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E SE  S SW SW
WIND SPD      13  6  5  3  5  9  9 12 12  9  9 10 11 12 14 16 13 10  8  6  6  6
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          60          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.04        0.41        0.44           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  S           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX    91                91 93 92                   93 92
MAX HEAT         94                94    94                93    94


DATE           09/01  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16
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    86      73    85      73    86      74    86
TEMP          87 81   78 77 86 80   75 73 84 79   74 73 85 80   76 75 86 79
DEWPT         74 74   75 74 73 72   70 67 67 67   67 68 68 68   68 67 68 69
PWIND DIR        SW      SE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      50    50      30    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ048-300900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE           08/29/16      TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16            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                      74          89          74          88          75
TEMP          84 80 77 76 75 76 84 89 87 81 76 76 74 76 83 87 87 81 78 76 75 75
DEWPT         73 74 74 74 73 73 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 74 73 73 74 73 74 74 73 74
RH            70 82 90 94 94 90 70 57 63 77 90 90 97 94 72 63 65 77 88 94 94 97
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  S SW  W
WIND SPD      12  6  5  3  4  5  8 11 11  9  8  8  9 10 10 10 10  8  6  5  5  6
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          50          60          60          30
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.04        0.25        0.36           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
HEAT INDEX    90                90 96 94                   94 95
MAX HEAT         94                96    96                94    97


DATE           09/01  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16
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          89      75    88      71    87      70    87      72    88
TEMP          88 80   77 75 87 80   74 73 86 81   74 71 86 80   74 73 88 81
DEWPT         72 74   74 73 73 72   70 67 66 68   67 67 67 67   67 67 66 68
PWIND DIR         S       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      50    40      30    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
SCZ043-300900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE           08/29/16      TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16            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                      73          89          73          89          73
TEMP          86 78 75 75 74 74 84 88 88 81 76 74 74 74 83 89 88 81 77 74 73 74
DEWPT         72 72 73 73 72 73 73 72 71 72 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 72 73 72 72 73
RH            63 82 94 94 93 97 70 59 57 74 90 97 93 97 72 57 59 74 87 93 97 97
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S SW  W
WIND SPD       9  3  3  2  2  2  5  9  8  5  3  4  4  6  8  9  6  5  4  3  3  4
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          40          50          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.05        0.27           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          C  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX    92                90 95 94                   96 95
MAX HEAT         98                95    96                96    96


DATE           09/01  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16
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      73    88      69    88      68    88      69    89
TEMP          90 79   75 73 87 79   71 70 86 80   71 70 87 79   71 71 89 81
DEWPT         71 72   73 73 71 71   69 66 62 66   66 66 64 66   66 66 63 66
PWIND DIR         S      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    40      20    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S  S  S  S

$$
GAZ099-300900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
332 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE           08/29/16      TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16            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                      72          91          72          91          73
TEMP          89 81 77 74 73 73 84 91 89 84 78 75 73 74 86 91 90 83 78 76 73 74
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 72 72 73 71 71 72 73 72 72 72 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73
RH            57 77 87 97 97 97 70 52 56 67 85 90 97 93 65 54 56 72 85 90100 97
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      11  5  4  3  3  4 11 11 12  6  4  5  6  8  9 10  6  4  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          40          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S        S  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          C  S           S  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
HEAT INDEX    96                90 98 95 90             93 99 97
MAX HEAT        100                98    98                99    99


DATE           09/01  FRI 09/02/16  SAT 09/03/16  SUN 09/04/16  MON 09/05/16
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          92      74    90      69    88      67    89      69    90
TEMP          90 82   75 74 90 82   74 70 87 80   71 69 89 82   71 70 89 81
DEWPT         71 73   73 73 71 72   70 69 65 66   66 66 64 66   67 66 63 65
PWIND DIR        SE      NE    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE       E    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      30    40      20    20      10    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S          S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    S  S  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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