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FXUS62 KKEY 290230
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Key West FL
1030 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...A well stacked anticylonic circulation remains east of
the Atlantic Bight, supporting a surface ridge axis which extends
west across the Florida Peninsula. East southeast winds range from 10
to 15 knots at the available marine observation platforms.
Temperatures are in the lower to mid 80s and dewpoints are a hair
under 80. This evening`s sounding sampled precipitable water near the 75th
percentile for this date. The ML parcel profile was very unstable
with minimal inhibition. The KBYX radar is echo free and skies are
mostly clear.

.FORECAST...Infrared satellite reveals deep anticyclonic circulations
engulf the Bahamas, the Florida Keys, and Southern Florida. There are
no apparent undulations in moisture and curvature upstream of the
Keys. Although the sounding is moist and unstable, we feel rain
chances are much less overnight compared to the last several nights.
We decreased coverage to isolated for all zones. No other changes
planned.

&&

.MARINE...There are no current watches or headlines. Breezes have
diminished slowly today and will remain gentle through Saturday.
Freshening breezes are possible Sunday and Sunday night.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR conditions will continue overnight and on Friday for
EYW and MTH with ESE winds of 5 to 10 knots.

&&

.KEY Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
FL...None.
GM...None.
&&

$$

Public/Marine/Fire...CLR
Aviation/Nowcasts....KN
Data Collection......Chesser

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