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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Key West, FL (KEY)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Key West FL
539 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-201000-
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-
539 AM EDT Sat Aug 19 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will impact the Florida Keys,
as well as nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island 
chain today and tonight. The primary thunderstorm hazards are wind
gusts near 40 mph and cloud to surface lightning strikes. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Scattered thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as 
well as over nearshore and offshore waters adjacent to the island
chain Sunday. The primary thunderstorm hazards will be wind gusts
near 40 mph, locally heavy rainfall, and cloud to surface
lightning strikes. 

Isolated thunderstorms are possible along the Florida Keys, as
well as over nearshore and offshore waters surrounding the island
chain Sunday night through Friday. The primary thunderstorm hazard
will be cloud to surface lightning strikes. 

A Small Craft Advisory may be required for the coastal waters of 
the Florida Straits Sunday night. A Small Craft Advisory may be 
required for all Keys coastal waters Monday and Monday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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