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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
605 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-251015-
Monroe Upper Keys-Monroe Middle Keys-Monroe Lower Keys-
Florida Bay including Barnes Sound, Blackwater Sound, and
Buttonwood Sound-
Bayside and Gulf side from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge-
Gulf waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee 20 to 60 NM out
and beyond 5 fathoms-
Gulf of Mexico including Dry Tortugas and Rebecca Shoal Channel-
Gulf of Mexico from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon
Shoal out to 5 Fathoms-
Hawk Channel from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out to the reef-
Hawk Channel from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile Bridge out
to the reef-
Hawk Channel from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to Halfmoon Shoal
out to the reef-
Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas out 20 NM-
Straits of Florida from Ocean Reef to Craig Key 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from Craig Key to west end of Seven Mile
Bridge 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from west end of Seven Mile Bridge to south of
Halfmoon Shoal 20 to 60 NM out-
Straits of Florida from Halfmoon Shoal to 20 NM west of Dry
Tortugas 20 to 60 NM out-
605 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop
beginning this afternoon. Some of these thunderstorms may become
strong, with strong gusty winds, heavy downpours, and frequent
lightning strikes. There is a slight risk for severe
thunderstorms.

A small craft will likely be required tonight for all Florida Keys
waters tonight for winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible Thursday
through Saturday, with the highest chance on Thursday. The primary
hazard will be cloud to ground lightning strikes and strong gusty
winds.

A small craft advisory will likely be in effect for winds of 20 to
25 knots and seas as high as 7 feet early Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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