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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
649 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-271200-
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
649 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

.NOW...
Through 800 am, scattered showers to numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms within developing rainbands will impact portions of the
Upper and Middle Florida Keys as well as the surrounding Florida Bay,
Nearshore Gulf, Hawk Channel, and Florida Straits waters out 60 nm
from the Florida Reef. Out to the west, a few narrow rainbands will
developing across the Florida Straits, Southeastern Gulf of Mexico
waters within 20 nm north of Key West westward to 20 nm north of Dry
Tortugas Light, and the Offshore Gulf of Mexico waters 20 to 60 nm
west of Mainland Monroe County. The strongest showers and storms will
be capable of delivering brief heavy rainfall accompanied by
visibility less than one half mile, wind gusts between 35 and 40
knots, and occasional lightning strikes. Movement of the stronger
individual showers and squalls within rainbands is north northeast at
around 30 knots.

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Futterman



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