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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
605 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-261000-
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-
605 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS TODAY...WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.
THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE LIGHTNING STRIKES. MOVEMENT
OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE WESTWARD AT 10 KNOTS THIS MORNING...
INCREASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS TONIGHT.

THE PRIMARY WEATHER HAZARD TODAY ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND
SURROUNDING WATERS IS LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE IN AND NEAR
ANY THUNDERSTORM. SCHEDULE YOUR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO AVOID
EXPOSURE TO THE LIGHTNING HAZARD. WHEN LIGHTNING THREATENS, GO TO A
SAFER LOCATION WITHOUT HESITATION.

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE FOR NONSUPERCELL
WATERSPOUTS TODAY. WATERSPOUTS ARE MOST LIKELY TO APPEAR BENEATH
LINES OF TOWERING CUMULUS OR CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS. A WATERSPOUT
TYPICALLY WILL FORM BENEATH A DARK...FLAT-BOTTOMED CLOUD BASE...
JUST AT THE HINT OF RAIN.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
TONIGHT DUE TO POTENTIAL SEAS OF 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON
THURSDAY DUE TO POTENTIAL SEAS OF 7 FEET IN THE GULF STREAM.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME FOR FRIDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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KASPER



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