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FXUS62 KKEY 260045

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Key West FL
845 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

After an active afternoon along the Lower Keys, the environment
has been worked over a bit. The are a few showers pulsing over the
Keys area at this hour, while moving west-southwest near 10 knots.
Skies are clearing out with mostly high clouds lingering over the
area. Winds are generally out of the east at 10 knots or less as
observed at the marine stations surrounding the Keys Island
Chain, and near 5 knots at the island terminals.

High pressure will remain nearby the area with ample moisture in
the column, and light steering flow. Cloud lines are likely to
develop, and the evening sounding data shows little inhibition.
The forecast soundings show favorable conditions through the short
term as well. No changes are expected in the short term.


No advisory or cautionary statements are expected through the end
of the week. The Atlantic high pressure axis will extend across
the Florida Peninsula through the weekend.


Throughout the remainder of the TAF period, VFR conditions are
expected to prevail at the Key West and Marathon International
terminals. Sub-VFR conditions could occur to a brief passing shower
or storm. Amendments will be issued as necessary.


On this date in Keys Weather History, 1919, the low dropped to 70
degrees setting the daily record minimum temperature in Key West.
Temperature records for Key West date back to 1872.




Data Collection......Chesser

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