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Severe weather expected across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from Texas across the Southeast to the Atlantic coast. The area at greatest risk are from northern Texas and southern Oklahoma across Arkansas and into northern Mississippi and central Alabama. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

2NM ESE Key West FL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 20kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    E 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 82 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:15 pm EDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm EDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 6, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A WEAK...ELONGATED AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTH FLORIDA PENINSULA TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THEREAFTER...ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PRESS SOUTHWARD AND INTO OUR AREA...BEFORE A COLD FRONT SETTLES DOWN THE SUNSHINE STATE AND INTO SOUTH FLORIDA THIS WEEKEND. THE APPROXIMATE SHOREWARD EDGE OF THE GULF STREAM CURRENT...AS OF MARCH 30TH...

40 NM SOUTH OF DRY TORTUGAS LIGHT...ON LOGGERHEAD KEY. 24 NM SOUTH OF COSGROVE SHOAL LIGHT...OFF THE MARQUESAS KEYS. 10 NM SOUTH OF SAND KEY LIGHT...OFF KEY WEST. 6 NM SOUTH OF LOOE KEY...OFF BIG PINE KEY. 5 NM SOUTH OF SOMBRERO KEY LIGHT...OFF MARATHON. 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF ALLIGATOR REEF LIGHT...OFF ISLAMORADA. 14 NM SOUTHEAST OF MOLASSES REEF LIGHT...OFF KEY LARGO. 10 NM EAST OF CARYSFORT REEF LIGHT...OFF OCEAN REEF.

GULF STREAM INFORMATION COURTESY OF THE NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE.

This Afternoon
E wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
E wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
E wind around 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
E wind around 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
E wind around 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
E wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
E wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 24.55°N 81.75°W
Last Update: 4:15 pm EDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 5pm EDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 6, 2015
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