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FPUS72 KKEY 292257
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
657 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

FLZ076>078-300000-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
657 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.NOW...
UNTIL 800 PM...AREAS OF RAIN...HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS...A POSSIBLY A
THUNDERSTORM OR TWO WILL MOVE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN.
RESIDENTS AND MOTORISTS SHOULD PREPARE FOR PERIODS OF POOR VISIBILITY
WITHIN THE HEAVIEST RAIN SHOWERS. WIND GUSTS WILL REACH 30 MPH IN
THE STRONGEST SHOWERS AND STORMS.

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GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-300000-
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-
657 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.NOW...
UNTIL 800 PM...AREAS OF RAIN...HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS...AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHWEST TO NORTH AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS
THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS. THE STRONGEST SHOWERS
AND STORMS WILL DELIVER BLINDING DOWNPOURS...WIND GUSTS AROUND 30
KNOTS...AND POSSIBLY A FEW LIGHTNING STRIKES. ROUGH AND CONFUSED SEAS
WILL PERSIST WITHIN AREAS OF PERSISTENT SHOWERS.

$$

CLR



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