245  
WFUS52 KKEY 160101  
TORKEY  
FLC087-160130-  
/O.NEW.KKEY.TO.W.0001.180416T0101Z-180416T0130Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
901 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KEY WEST HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
UPPER KEYS IN MONROE COUNTY IN FLORIDA...  
 
* UNTIL 930 PM EDT  
 
* AT 900 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED OVER PLANTATION, OR 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF KEY LARGO,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
JEWFISH CREEK BRIDGE, KEY LARGO, PLANTATION, ROUTE 1/CARD SOUND,  
ROUTE 1/CARD SOUND ROAD SPLIT, ROCK HARBOR, WINDLEY KEY, NORTH KEY  
LARGO AND ISLAMORADA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES US 1 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 86 AND 107.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT  
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW!  
 
IF ON OR NEAR FLORIDA BAY OR EASTERN HAWK CHANNEL, GET AWAY FROM THE  
WATER AND MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER,  
YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS  
CAN PRODUCE LARGE CAPSIZING WAVES, EVEN ON SMALL BODIES OF WATER.  
MOVE INTO DOCK AND SEEK SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON WATER IN A  
THUNDERSTORM.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2512 8034 2493 8055 2491 8058 2498 8061  
2507 8050 2511 8052 2523 8031 2520 8030  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0100Z 245DEG 22KT 2500 8054  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...<.75IN  
 

 
 
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