Short Term Forecast
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FPUS72 KKEY 010236
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1036 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

FLZ076-077-010400-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON
1036 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.NOW...
UNTIL MIDNIGHT...FAST MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL WORK
QUICKLY ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND UPPER KEYS. MOTORISTS AND RESIDENTS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES...STRONG WIND GUSTS
AROUND 35 MPH...AND BLINDING DOWNPOURS. THREE HOUR RADAR ESTIMATED
TOTALS INDICATE NEARLY AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN NEAR WINDLEY KEY.
ANOTHER HALF INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE.

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GMZ031-032-042-043-052-053-072-073-010400-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND BUTTONWOOD
SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-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-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 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-
1036 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.NOW...
UNTIL MIDNIGHT...LINES OF FAST MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
MOVE NORTHWARD AT 25 KNOTS THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS OF THE FLORIDA
KEYS. ONE SUCH LINE EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA BAY TO THE CAY SAL BANK.
MARINERS AND BOATERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR BLINDING
DOWNPOURS...LOCALIZED WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 34 KNOTS...AND OCCASIONAL
LIGHTNING STRIKES. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR ADDITIONAL
STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.

$$

CLR



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