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
730 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE BAY OF
CAMPECHE TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
CONTINUE TO PROGRESS EASTWARD OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MAY MERGE WITH A
FRONTAL SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO OR NORTHWESTERN
CARIBBEAN SEA THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. IF THIS MERGER TAKES
PLACE...SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE TO THE
EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN UNITED STATES FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE ENTERING THE NORTHWEST ATLANTIC OCEAN SUNDAY. AN
ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

FLZ076-077-078-221130-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
730 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           60           70
WEATHER TYPE          TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
TEMP                  83           74           84
RH %                  72           87           72
20FT WIND AM(MPH)     S  6                      SE 10
20FT WIND PM(MPH)     S  8         SE  9        E 10
PRECIP DURATION       5            6            7
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         5            6            7
LAL                   3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000         700          4000
TRANSPORT WND(MPH)    S 12         SE 12        E 13
DISPERSION INDEX      43           12           35
MAX LVORI                          4

.REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
HIGHS 80 TO 85. EAST WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 80 PERCENT BOTH THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT EACH
NIGHT AND DAY.

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