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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
449 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-100900-
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-
449 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Florida Keys and
adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys and
the surrounding coastal waters.

The primary thunderstorm hazards will be cloud to surface lightning
strikes and strong gusty winds, mainly early this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys and
the surrounding coastal waters.

The primary thunderstorm hazard will be cloud to surface lightning
strikes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

APA




Short Term Forecast

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Key West FL
446 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020

FLZ076-078-GMZ031-032-035-042>044-052>054-074-075-091000-
Monroe Upper 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 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 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 and Key West
446 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020

.NOW...
Through 600 am, isolated showers and thunderstorms will be present
over the Florida Keys and adjacent nearshore waters, in addition to
the distant Florida Straits. These showers and thunderstorms are
moving mainly to the south at near 5 knots and will deliver blinding
downpours, wind gusts up to 35 mph, and frequent lightning. Over
land, an additional one to one and a half inches is possible between
Big Pine and Long Keys.

$$




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