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Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
222 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-240800-
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-
Including the Communities of Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West
222 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.NOW...
Through 400 am, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will
continue to impact the entire Florida Keys Island Chain and the
surrounding Florida Bay, nearshore and offshore Gulf, Hawk Channel,
and Florida Straits waters. Mariners and motorists in the path of the
stronger activity will encounter brief moderate to heavy rainfall
accompanied by visibility less than 2 nm, wind gusts around 25 mph,
and occasional lightning strikes. Across the islands, a few locations
could receive up to an additional tenth of an inch of rainfall at
best. Movement of individual showers and storms is slowly northwest
at about 5 knots.

$$

Futterman




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
600 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-241000-
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-
600 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

An unstable atmosphere with rich tropical moisture combined with a
lingering trough will support development of numerous showers and
thunderstorms today and tonight. The primary thunderstorm hazard
will be lightning strikes. Slow-moving showers and storms may
produce locally heavy rainfall amounts up to two inches in some
Florida Keys island communities. Minor flooding of streets and
poor drainage areas will be possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A lingering trough and rich tropical moisture will support
scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. The primary
thunderstorm hazard will be lightning strikes. Slow-moving showers
and storms may produce locally heavy rainfall, with some minor
flooding of streets and poor drainage areas possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Kasper




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