Monsoonal Moisture Persists in the Southwest; Heat Across the South and Pacific Northwest

Continued surges of monsoonal moisture will bring locally heavy rainfall this weekend into early next week and may generate isolated flooding impacts over the Southwest into the Southern Plains. Stifling heat persists across the South while temperatures also climb for much of the Pacific Northwest.
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Last Update: 1024 PM EDT Fri Jun 24 2022

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Key West, FL Local Forecast Office

5NM E Vaca Cut FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A weak pressure pattern across South Florida and the Florida Keys will result in light to gentle breezes through Saturday. Rain chances will be blow normal today and Saturday. Then a wetter summertime pattern is expected Sunday and early next week.

The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of June 23...

34 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key. 24 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys. 19 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West. 12 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key. 8 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon. 6 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada. 4 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo. 1 NM East of Carysfort Reef Light...off Ocean Reef.

Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.

Overnight
Variablet winds less than 5 knots, becoming southeast to south near 5 knots. Seas less than 1 foot. Nearshore waters smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds near 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth. To a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
East to southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Monday
East to southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast to south winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1024 PM EDT Fri Jun 24 2022
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