Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
730 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE WILL MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. BY
WEDNESDAY...THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE APPROACHING THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE SHOULD ENTER THE YUCATAN
CHANNEL WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY...BEFORE POSSIBLY TURNING TO THE
NORTHEAST THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE COULD TRACK TO
THE NORTHEAST THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.
THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MAY DELIVER SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN TO THE
FLORIDA KEYS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE TO THE EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN UNITED STATES SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 60
PERCENT TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

FLZ076-077-078-211130-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
730 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           60           60
WEATHER TYPE          TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
TEMP                  85           75           84
RH %                  61           79           65
20FT WIND AM(MPH)     SE 10                     E  9
20FT WIND PM(MPH)     E  10        E 10         E  8
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         2            4            6
LAL                   2            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000         700          4000
TRANSPORT WND(MPH)    E 13         E 12         E 10
DISPERSION INDEX      41           13           25
MAX LVORI                          4

.REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS NEAR 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 60 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. LOWS IN
THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. LOWS
IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
60 PERCENT EACH DAY AND NIGHT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15
MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR
15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT
BOTH SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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