Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
502 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...THE RIDGE OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL
RETREAT TO THE EAST AHEAD OF THE TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS
STATES WHILE IT CONTINUES ITS MARCH TO THE EAST. AN ATLANTIC SURFACE
RIDGE AND ITS WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL GRADUALLY BE REPLACED BY
THE APPROACHING TROUGH AND A SURFACE COLD FRONT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING. HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE RED FLAG CRITERIA.

FLZ076>078-271100-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
502 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     10           10           40
WEATHER TYPE          SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
TEMP                  84           75           86
RH %                  63           85           65
20FT WIND AM(MPH)     SE 12                     S 14
20FT WIND PM(MPH)     SE 13        SE 11        SW 21
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT                      1            2
LAL                   1            1            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4400         1100         4600
TRANSPORT WND(MPH)    SE 15        SE 13        SW 22
DISPERSION INDEX      48           13           58
MAX LVORI                          4

REMARKS...NONE.


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
BREEZY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS 75 TO 80.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS NEAR 80. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S.

$$
BWC



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