Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days.
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Last Update: 1030 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

5NM E Vaca Cut FL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
Synopsis: A ridge of high pressure will extend from the western Atlantic across the southeastern United States through Friday, then slowly weaken Friday night through Sunday. This ridge will gradually shift south down the Florida Peninsula Sunday night through Monday.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream current, as of February 17...

31 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light, on Loggerhead Key. 10 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light, off the Marquesas Keys. 3 NM South of Sand Key Light, off Key West. 7 NM South of Looe Key, off Big Pine Key. 9 NM South of Sombrero Key Light, off Marathon. 13 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light, off Islamorada. 12 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light, off Key Largo. 6 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light, off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Overnight
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers.
Friday
East winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers.
Friday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers.
Saturday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers.
Saturday Night
East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters choppy. Isolated showers.
Sunday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers.
Sunday Night
Southeast winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.
Monday Night
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.
Tuesday
Northeast to east winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers.
Tuesday Night
Northeast to east winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light chop. Isolated showers.
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Last Update: 1030 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018
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