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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

DATE           08/27/15      FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN
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          88          74          88          74
TEMP          83 78 76 74 74 75 83 87 85 80 77 76 75 75 83 87 85 81 78 76 75 76
DEWPT         72 73 73 72 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73
RH            70 85 90 93 90 87 70 61 65 77 85 90 94 94 70 61 65 77 85 90 94 90
WIND DIR      SE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8  4  3  3  4  4  6  9  8  5  3  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          40          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.16        0.02        0.18        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/30  MON 08/31/15  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15
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      73    89      73    87      73    88      73    91
TEMP          87 80   75 74 88 81   75 74 87 77   74 74 88 79   77 74 90 78
DEWPT         73 73   72 73 73 73   73 73 72 72   73 72 72 72   71 72 70 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-280900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

DATE           08/27/15      FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN
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          75
TEMP          86 81 77 75 74 74 84 87 86 81 78 76 75 76 84 88 86 81 78 77 76 77
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 74 73 73
RH            63 77 87 94 93 93 67 61 63 77 85 90 94 90 67 59 63 77 85 90 90 87
WIND DIR      NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  E  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8  6  3  2  4  5  8  9  9  6  4  3  3  4  6  6  8  5  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          40          30          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.16        0.02        0.17        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/30  MON 08/31/15  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15
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      73    89      73    88      73    90      72    92
TEMP          88 81   76 75 89 81   73 73 88 75   75 74 89 79   75 74 91 81
DEWPT         73 74   73 72 72 72   73 72 71 71   72 72 71 71   71 71 68 70
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      NE    NE      NE     N      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-280900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

DATE           08/27/15      FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN
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          86          76          87          75
TEMP          82 79 78 77 77 77 83 85 84 80 78 77 76 77 83 86 85 81 78 77 76 77
DEWPT         73 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73
RH            74 85 85 87 87 87 70 65 67 79 85 87 90 87 70 63 67 77 85 87 90 87
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E NE
WIND SPD      10  6  5  4  6  8  9 10 10  9  6  6  6  6  8  9  9  8  5  5  3  4
CLOUDS        B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          30          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.17        0.05        0.15        0.16
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/30  MON 08/31/15  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15
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          86      75    87      75    86      75    87      75    89
TEMP          85 80   77 76 87 81   76 76 85 79   77 75 87 79   78 76 89 79
DEWPT         73 74   73 73 74 73   73 73 73 73   73 72 73 73   72 72 71 74
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE    NE       N    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      50    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-280900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

DATE           08/27/15      FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN
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          88          74          88          75
TEMP          84 80 77 75 74 75 83 87 85 80 77 76 75 75 83 87 85 81 78 77 76 76
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 72 73 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73 73
RH            67 79 87 94 93 94 70 61 65 79 87 90 94 94 72 63 67 77 85 87 90 90
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  E NE NE
WIND SPD       8  6  3  2  4  5  6  9  9  6  4  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          40          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.15        0.02        0.16        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/30  MON 08/31/15  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15
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      74    88      73    87      73    88      73    89
TEMP          87 81   76 75 88 81   75 75 86 79   76 73 88 79   77 74 88 80
DEWPT         73 74   73 73 73 73   73 72 72 71   73 73 72 73   71 71 69 72
PWIND DIR         E       E     E       E    NE      NE    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      50    50      50    50      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-280900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

DATE           08/27/15      FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN
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          88          72          88          73
TEMP          85 81 75 73 72 73 82 86 85 79 76 74 73 74 83 87 86 80 77 75 74 75
DEWPT         71 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 71 72 72 72 72 72 72
RH            63 74 90 93 97 93 69 61 63 77 85 93 97 93 70 59 63 77 85 90 93 90
WIND DIR      NE  N NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       6  6  3  3  4  4  5  6  6  5  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  4  3  1  1  2
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          30          20          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07           0        0.22        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C


DATE           08/30  MON 08/31/15  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15
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      72    89      72    88      71    90      71    90
TEMP          87 80   74 73 89 81   74 73 88 79   73 72 89 79   74 72 89 79
DEWPT         71 72   71 72 71 72   72 72 70 71   72 71 71 71   70 70 68 70
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      NE    NE      NE     N       N     N
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      40    50      40    50      40    40      30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ099-280900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
328 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

DATE           08/27/15      FRI 08/28/15            SAT 08/29/15            SUN
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          89          73          89          73
TEMP          88 83 76 74 73 73 84 88 86 81 77 75 74 75 84 87 86 80 77 75 74 75
DEWPT         70 71 72 71 70 71 71 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 71 72 72 73 72 72 72 72
RH            55 67 87 90 90 93 65 57 61 74 85 90 93 90 65 61 63 79 85 90 93 90
WIND DIR      NE  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       9  6  5  3  5  5  6  8  8  5  4  3  3  4  5  5  4  3  4  2  1  1
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          50          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05           0        0.20        0.09
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  S  S        S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS          S  S  S        S  S  C  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C


DATE           08/30  MON 08/31/15  TUE 09/01/15  WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15
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      71    90      72    89      72    89      72    91
TEMP          87 79   74 72 90 81   74 73 88 80   72 72 89 79   76 73 90 81
DEWPT         71 72   71 71 69 71   71 71 70 69   70 71 69 71   70 70 67 68
PWIND DIR         E       E     E      NE    NE       N    NE      NE    NE
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         50      30    50      30    40      30    30      30    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  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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