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
614 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS THIS
MORNING...BEFORE STALLING NEAR ANDROS ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON. THE
FRONT SHOULD LIFT NORTHWARD AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS SATURDAY
NIGHT. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PULL A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
FLORIDA KEYS. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GULF OF MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT SHOULD
PROGRESS EASTWARD THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS LATE MONDAY NIGHT OR EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 45 PERCENT
POSSIBLE MONDAY.

FLZ076>078-061230-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
614 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     5            40           60
WEATHER TYPE          NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
TEMP                  68           64           76
RH %                  63           93           64
20FT WIND AM(MPH)     N 25                      N 14
20FT WIND PM(MPH)     N 21         NE 20        N 16
PRECIP DURATION                    2            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT                      2            3
LAL                   1            1            1
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2700         1600         3000
TRANSPORT WND(MPH)    N 29         NE 22        N 17
DISPERSION INDEX      60           54           47
MAX LVORI                          5

.REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND BECOMING WINDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS NEAR 60. NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20
MPH...INCREASING TO NEAR 25 MPH BY MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70
PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...OTHERWISE
PARTLY CLOUDY AND WINDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST TO NORTH
WINDS NEAR 25 MPH...DECREASING TO NEAR 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY...BREEZY...AND COOL. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND COOL. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS
NEAR 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY AND BECOMING WINDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
MPH...INCREASING TO NEAR 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 20
PERCENT.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY AND WINDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS NEAR 70. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS NEAR 20 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 10 PERCENT BOTH TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. HIGHS NEAR 70. NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 10 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 60. HIGHS NEAR 70. NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 10 PERCENT BOTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

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