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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
634 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

UPDATED FOR MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER...POSSIBLE SCA

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-041000-
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-
634 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT ACROSS THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO...POSSIBLY
AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA KEYS LATE. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM
HAZARDS TONIGHT WILL BE LIGHTNING STRIKES AND LOCALLY STRONG STORM
WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS...OR ABOUT 40 TO 45 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA ON WEDNESDAY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA...SOUTHEASTERN
GULF OF MEXICO...FLORIDA KEYS...AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA. THE PRIMARY
THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE LOCALLY STRONG STORM WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO
45 KNOTS...OR 40 TO 50 MPH...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES. IN
ADDITION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA
KEYS AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE PRIMARY
THUNDERSTORM HAZARDS WILL BE LOCALLY STRONG STORM WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO
45 KNOTS...OR 40 TO 50 MPH...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES. IN
ADDITION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE. THUNDERSTORMS
SHOULD END ACROSS THE AREA LATER WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED ACROSS FLORIDA KEYS COASTAL
WATERS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY. SOUTHWEST TO WEST
BREEZES WILL FRESHEN RAPIDLY DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY...NEARING A
STEADY 20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON IN SOME AREAS...POSSIBLY HIGHER.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME FOR THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

BOTH SKYWARN AND MARINE WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT
THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS AND RAINFALL MEASUREMENTS.

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KASPER



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