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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1023 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CURRENTLY - A SLACK FLOW IS IN PLACE ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS DUE TO
THE TAIL END OF A MID LATITUDE TROUGH DIPPING INTO FLORIDA. WINDS ARE
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. VERY WEAK FLOW AND SOME WARM LAYERS ALOFT HAVE
KEPT SHOWER ACTIVITY AT A MINIMUM THIS AFTERNOON. EVEN ACTIVITY OVER
SOUTH FLORIDA WAS SUBDUED THIS EVENING. TEMPERATURES ARE CURRENTLY IN
THE MID 80S WITH DEW POINT TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 70S.

SHORT TERM UPDATE (OVERNIGHT) - SLACK FLOW WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT...WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVER THE FORECAST AREA. MANY
ISLAND LOCATIONS WILL GO CALM AND TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY RADIATE
INTO THE UPPER 70S TO NEAR 80. SLACK FLOW...SOME DRY AIR ALOFT...AND
NOT EXACTLY AMPLE INSTABILITY SHOULD KEEP RAIN CHANCES SLIM TO NONE
OVERNIGHT. WILL UPDATE TO SHAVE TEMPS AND POPS IN THE FIRST PERIOD.

&&

.MARINE...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL ON KEYS WATERS OVERNIGHT DUE TO
A FLAT PRESSURE GRADIENT. SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL ALSO BE SLIM TO NONE.
ONLY MINOR CHANGES WILL BE MADE IN THE EVENING UPDATE.

&&

.AVIATION...
UNTIL 12Z/29TH...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT THE KEY WEST AND
MARATHON TERMINALS WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.

&&

.KEY WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GM...NONE.
&&

$$

PUBLIC/MARINE.........11
AVIATION/NOWCASTS.....APA

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