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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA
STRAITS TODAY...THEN ACCELERATE NORTHWARD PAST THE BAHAMAS TODAY.
ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS...MAINLY IN
THE MIDDLE AND UPPER KEYS. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO FRESHEN OUT OF THE
NORTH TO NORTHEAST TODAY AS THE LOW SHIFTS NORTHEASTWARD. RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT WITH QUITE A LOT OF RAINFALL
ALREADY SEEN ALONG THE ISLAND CHAIN OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS.


FLZ076>078-251200-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
645 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           70           0
WEATHER TYPE          SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
TEMP                  82           74           82
RH %                  74           84           56
20FT WIND AM(MPH)     NE 14                     NE 18
20FT WIND PM(MPH)     NE 16        NE 19        NE 18
PRECIP DURATION       7            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         7            2
LAL                   3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000         1700         4000
TRANSPORT WND(MPH)    NE 17        NE 23        NE 22
DISPERSION INDEX      43
MAX LVORI                          4

REMARKS...NONE.


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 80. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 80S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

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