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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
730 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE NEAR THE CAROLINAS WILL PROGRESS EASTWARD
INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN TODAY. AN ATLANTIC RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL EXTEND ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA TONIGHT. THIS RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETREAT EASTWARD MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS MONDAY NIGHT. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PROGRESS EASTWARD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC UNITED STATES TUESDAY AND
TUESDAY NIGHT. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO WEDNESDAY. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE SHOULD
PROGRESS EASTWARD THROUGH THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY. THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE SHOULD PASS EASTWARD
OVER CENTRAL FLORIDA THURSDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT MAY PASS
THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS FRIDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
SOUTHEASTWARD DOWN THE FLORIDA PENINSULA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD REMAIN ABOVE 55 PERCENT
TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

FLZ076-077-078-021230-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
INCLUDING THE COMMUNITIES OF...KEY LARGO...MARATHON...KEY WEST
730 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     10           10           10
WEATHER TYPE          SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
TEMP                  76           69           80
RH %                  64           87           67
20FT WIND AM(MPH)     E  16                     S  12
20FT WIND PM(MPH)     SE 15        SE 14        NW 10
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         1            1            1
LAL                   1            1            1
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3000         1100         3500
TRANSPORT WND(MPH)    E 18         SE 16        SW 13
DISPERSION INDEX      46           20           46
MAX LVORI                          4

.REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING NORTH BY
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 10 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
10 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 10
PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 10
PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20
PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30
PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR
10 MPH...SHIFTING TO WEST TO NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO NEAR
15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND BREEZY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF
RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
NEAR 60. NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
NEAR 70. NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20
PERCENT.

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