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FXUS62 KKEY 261458
AFDKEY

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1058 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

.UPDATE...
PRESSURE GRADIENT HAS STARTED TO WEAKEN AND WINDS ARE RESPONDING IN
KIND. MOSTLY IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOTS RANGE ACROSS THE AREA AND SO HAVE
ALLOWED THE SCA TO EXPIRE AND REPLACED IT WITH A SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION.

DRY AIRMASS HAS PUSHED IN FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST WITH
PRECIPATABLE WATER VALUES RUNNING 50 - 70% OF NORMAL. WITH THAT IT
SHOULD REMAIN MOSTLY DRY TODAY WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN RAIN
CHANCES (BUT NOT MUCH) STARTING LATER TONIGHT.

NO CHANGES ANTICIPATED WITH THE FORECAST AT THIS TIME.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED /

AVIATION...

EASTERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. MAINLY VFR
CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE EVENING AND INTO THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS ON MONDAY. CLOUD STREAMERS OFF THE BAHAMAS ISLANDS
MIGHT BRING A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS ACROSS SOME OF THE ATLANTIC COAST
TERMINALS FROM TIME TO TIME.


&&

.KEY WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR GMZ032>035-
     042>044-052>055-072>075.

&&

$$

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AVIATION/NOWCASTS.....PS
DATA COLLECTION.......PS

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