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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
600 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-291000-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BLACKWATER SOUND, BUTTONWOOD SOUND, AND
BARNES SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULFSIDE 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-
600 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS AND THE ADJACENT
NEARSHORE AND SURROUNDING OFFSHORE WATERS. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS
WILL BE CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...

THERE IS CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY ON THE OVERALL ORGANIZATION OF TROPICAL SYSTEM
ERIKA AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
THIS EVENING...BEFORE EMERGING INTO THE OPEN WATERS NORTH  OF THE SOUTHEAST TIP
OF CUBA EARLY SATURDAY. DUE TO A LACK OF CONFIDENCE...THE FORECAST INTENSITY
AND STRUCTURE OF THIS TROPICAL SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO CHANGE...HENCE...ALL INTEREST
IN THE FLORIDA KEYS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST FOR SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY.

FOR MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND THE ADJACENT WATERS.

THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS ARE CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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