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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
316 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
.CURRENTLY...THE LOCAL RADAR HAS REMAINED FREE OF PRECIPITATION
ECHOES TODAY. FEW CUMULUS CLOUDS HAVE FOUND THEIR WAY TO DEVELOP
OVER THE KEYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE LOWER KEYS THIS AFTERNOON. BUT
THESE HAVE REMAINED VERTICALLY LIMITED AND NO PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED OUT OF THEM. WINDS HAVE REMAINED CALM TO 5 KNOTS WITH A
GENERAL SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST DIRECTION ACROSS THE ISLAND CHAIN.

.FORECAST...THE 12Z MODEL FORECAST DID NOT SHOW ANY BIG CHANGES FROM
THE PREVIOUS RUNS. A LOW PRESSURE EMBEDDED IN A TROUGH EXTENDING
ACROSS SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...IS FORECAST TO REACH THE ATLANTIC WATERS
ON WEDNESDAY. A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDING FROM THE CENTRAL
ATLANTIC TOWARDS THE FLORIDA KEYS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THE REST OF
THE WEEK AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND
VARIABLE THIS WEEK. WITH THESE CONDITIONS...THE INTERIOR AREAS ACROSS
THE LOWER KEYS WILL RADIATE TONIGHT...BRINGING THE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURES NEAR 75 DEGREES.


&&

.MARINE...WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT...NEAR 5 KNOTS...GENERALLY NORTHEAST
TO EAST ACROSS THE FLORIDA STRAITS AND SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE EXTREME
SOUTHEAST GULF WATERS TONIGHT. SIMILAR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH
THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH CALM TO LIGHT BREEZES. THEREFORE...NO CAUTIONS
OR ADVISORIES ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.


&&

.AVIATION...UNTIL 12Z/29TH...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT THE KEY WEST
AND MARATHON TERMINALS. VARIABLE TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT LESS THAN 10 KNOTS
WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.


&&

.KEY WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GM...NONE.
&&

$$

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