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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
455 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
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-
455 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER AND
STREET FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS IN
PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THE PRIMARY
THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL KEYS COASTAL WATERS DUE
TO SUSTAINED NORTHEAST TO EAST SURFACE WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS...WITH
GUSTS NEAR 25 KNOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SEVERAL EPISODES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY MORNING. RAIN MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR STREET FLOODING
POSSIBLE IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS FRIDAY
MORNING. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE CLOUD TO WATER
LIGHTNING STRIKES AND TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR ALL KEYS COASTAL
WATERS FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY
BE REQUIRED FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF THE FLORIDA STRAITS SATURDAY
NIGHT.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS...AS WELL
AS OVER NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS SURROUNDING THE ISLAND CHAIN
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE
CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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