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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Key West FL
131 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

updated to include waterspouts

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-231745-
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-
131 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

With several waterspouts already being reported on the nearshore
coastal waters of the Upper Keys, additional waterspouts are
possible on the nearshore coastal waters adjacent to the entire
island chain for the balance of this afternoon and evening.

Remember, waterspouts tend to develop within lines of towering
cumulus with dark flat bases. If you sight a waterspout,
determined the direction its moving and get away from it.

Waterspouts can easily overturn vessels.

Please report any waterspouts to your National Weather Service
right here in Key West at 305-294-8904. Thank you.

In addition, isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon
and tonight. The primary hazard will be cloud to surface
lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible Friday through
Wednesday. The primary hazard will be cloud to surface lightning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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