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FXUS62 KKEY 140312

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Key West FL
1012 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

Under mostly clear skies, temperatures along the Keys island
chain are slowly falling to or just below the 60 degree mark.
Winds have shown just the slightest of surges over the past hour
or so, but have generally diminished through late afternoon and
this evening. There are no precipitation echoes to be found on the
KBYX Doppler radar.

The late evening local sounding showed a marked decrease in column
moisture from even this morning. Despite the slow rate at which
the temperatures are falling, we should cool noticeably
overnight, especially when the winds die off under clear skies.
The afternoon zone forecast has the expected conditions
advertised, and no update is planned.


Expect no significant changes on the upcoming coastal waters
update. Winds should diminish overnight and remain quite light
through late Thursday.


VFR conditions with light winds will prevail at the KEYW and KMTH
terminals overnight and Thursday.


In 1965, 0.75 inches of rain was recorded in Key West. This set
the daily rainfall record for December thirteenth in the city.
Rainfall records for Key West date back to 1871.




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