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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE           05/04/16      THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT
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                      55          73          51          75          55
TEMP             72 64 61 57 58 69 73 73 64 57 53 51 54 68 74 74 66 61 58 55 58
DEWPT            47 49 49 49 50 48 45 43 44 43 43 44 45 47 48 48 49 49 49 49 49
RH               41 58 65 75 75 47 37 34 48 59 69 77 71 47 40 40 54 65 72 80 72
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          8  5  5  5  9 13 14 16 14 13 11 10  9 10  9  8  4  4  4  5  5
WIND GUST                             26
CLOUDS           FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                               S  S


DATE           05/07  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          80      61    90      66    91      68    86      69    84
TEMP          78 70   64 65 88 79   69 70 90 80   70 70 86 79   72 72 84 77
DEWPT         47 52   56 57 56 59   59 58 58 62   64 66 61 63   67 67 62 66
PWIND DIR         W      SW     W       W    SW       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
GAZ118-050900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE           05/04/16      THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT
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                      54          73          50          76          54
TEMP             72 63 59 56 58 69 73 72 65 57 53 50 52 68 75 75 67 61 58 56 56
DEWPT            49 49 49 49 50 46 43 41 43 42 43 44 45 46 47 47 47 47 48 48 49
RH               44 60 69 77 75 44 34 33 45 57 69 80 77 45 37 37 49 60 69 74 77
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          9  5  6  8 11 14 17 17 17 14 13 11 10 10  9  9  6  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS           FW CL FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/07  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          82      61    91      65    91      67    88      70    85
TEMP          80 71   64 63 89 81   69 67 90 81   70 70 87 78   71 71 85 77
DEWPT         48 51   55 55 53 57   57 57 59 63   64 63 60 63   66 66 63 65
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
SCZ050-050900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE           05/04/16      THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT
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                      58          73          53          72          58
TEMP             73 67 64 61 61 68 72 72 64 58 55 53 55 67 72 72 66 62 60 58 60
DEWPT            51 51 51 49 50 49 47 45 45 44 45 46 46 47 48 48 49 49 50 50 50
RH               46 56 63 65 67 51 41 38 50 59 69 77 72 49 42 42 54 62 69 75 69
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          9  9  9  9 12 14 16 17 17 16 13 12 11 10  9  8  6  6  6  6  8
CLOUDS           FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0          20          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S                    S  S
TSTMS                               S  S


DATE           05/07  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          78      64    84      68    86      69    83      71    82
TEMP          77 69   66 66 83 77   70 71 86 77   71 71 83 78   72 72 82 75
DEWPT         48 53   57 58 58 61   61 60 60 64   66 68 64 66   68 68 64 67
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
SCZ048-050900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE           05/04/16      THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT
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                      55          73          51          75          56
TEMP             72 65 61 58 59 70 73 73 67 59 54 52 53 67 74 74 67 62 59 57 58
DEWPT            50 49 48 48 50 47 44 42 43 42 43 44 45 46 47 47 47 48 49 49 50
RH               46 56 62 69 72 44 35 33 42 53 66 74 74 47 38 38 49 60 69 75 75
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD         10  8  8  9 11 14 18 19 18 16 13 11 10 10 10  9  6  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS           FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/07  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          80      62    89      67    89      69    86      71    84
TEMP          78 70   65 65 87 79   70 69 88 79   71 71 86 79   72 72 84 78
DEWPT         47 52   56 56 55 59   59 58 60 63   65 65 61 64   68 67 63 66
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W    SW       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5     5      10    10

$$
SCZ043-050900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE           05/04/16      THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT
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                      54          73          49          75          53
TEMP             72 62 57 56 58 70 73 72 65 56 51 49 52 68 74 74 67 59 56 53 56
DEWPT            45 48 48 48 50 46 42 41 42 42 42 43 45 46 47 48 48 49 49 49 50
RH               38 60 72 74 75 42 33 33 43 59 71 80 77 45 38 40 50 69 77 86 80
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          8  4  4  6  9 12 14 16 14 12 10  8  6  9  9  8  5  4  5  4  4
CLOUDS           FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                      0          20          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                          S
TSTMS                               S


DATE           05/07  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          81      59    90      64    91      66    88      68    87
TEMP          79 73   62 62 88 80   67 67 90 81   69 69 87 80   70 71 87 79
DEWPT         46 52   54 57 55 58   56 57 57 61   63 66 60 61   66 67 60 64
PWIND DIR         W      SW     W       W     W       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                             S  S
TSTMS                                                                  S  S

$$
GAZ099-050900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
720 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

DATE           05/04/16      THU 05/05/16            FRI 05/06/16            SAT
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                      54          72          50          76          53
TEMP             71 61 58 55 56 68 72 68 64 55 53 50 53 68 74 76 70 60 58 54 55
DEWPT            46 48 48 49 50 46 43 41 43 42 44 45 47 47 47 47 47 48 48 49 50
RH               41 62 69 80 80 45 35 37 46 61 71 83 80 47 38 36 44 64 69 83 83
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD          8  5  6  8 12 16 19 20 19 17 13 11 10 11 11  9  8  6  5  5  5
WIND GUST                             31
CLOUDS           CL CL FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC FW CL FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW CL
POP 12HR                      0          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00


DATE           05/07  SUN 05/08/16  MON 05/09/16  TUE 05/10/16  WED 05/11/16
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          82      59    90      64    91      65    90      68    88
TEMP          78 74   62 61 86 82   68 67 89 83   68 67 88 83   71 71 87 81
DEWPT         48 53   53 57 54 55   54 57 56 60   60 62 57 59   63 64 58 62
PWIND DIR        NW       W     W       W    SW       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                             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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