Office Personnel

About NWS Key West
Station History | Why we are here | Our mission | Who are we
Phone and FAX Numbers:
Phone Number:   (305) 295-1316
FAX Number:   Available on request

Office Address:
NOAA/National Weather Service Forecast Office
1315 White Street
Key West, FL 33040

To send a message:
Click on a contact name to send an email. The leaders of each program are listed.

Administrative Personnel:
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Matt Moreland   Meteorologist In Charge (MIC)
Andrew Devanas   Science Operations Officer (SOO)
Jon Rizzo   Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM)
Brian Ambuehl   Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA); Safety Coordinator
David Ross   Observing Program Leader (OPL)
Dan Milner Information Technology Officer (ITO)
Laura Kasper   Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)

Senior Forecasters
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Alan Albanese   Fire Weather
Sean Daida   AWIPS, GFE
Chip Kasper   Marine
Mike Rapsik   Doppler Radar
Bill South   Tropical, Social Media

General Forecasters
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Bill Cottrill Aviation, Tsunami
Chris Rothwell Coastal Flooding
Adam Futterman GIS
Krizia Negron Newsletter, Diversity
Melody Lovin  

Meteorologist Interns
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Elizabeth Vickery Webmaster, NOAA Weather Radio
Brandon Fling Climate
Stephen Chesser Safety/Environmental

Electronics Technician
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Samuel Trammel Electronics Technician


Why we are here:
We provide critical weather information 24 hours a day seven days a week, for all of the Florida Keys, adjacent waters and ocean areas.

Our mission:
Our mission is providing all of the Florida Keys weather, hydrologic, marine, climate forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the local economy.

Who are we:
We are part of the National Weather Service (NWS), Southern Region Division. Our parent agency is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is under the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.