571  
WHUS42 KKEY 301451  
CFWKEY  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL  
1051 AM EDT WED SEP 30 2020  
 
FLZ076>078-301700-  
/O.CON.KKEY.CF.S.0008.000000T0000Z-200930T1700Z/  
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-  
1051 AM EDT WED SEP 30 2020  
 
* WHAT...MINOR SALTWATER FLOODING.  
 
* WHERE...FLORIDA KEYS.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...MINOR SALTWATER FLOODING OF LOW ELEVATION STREETS  
AND LOTS IS LIKELY. SOME STORM DRAINS WILL OVERFLOW, AND SOME  
SEAWALLS AND DOCKS WILL BE OVERTOPPED. BOATERS CAN EXPECT LESS  
CLEARANCE UNDER FIXED BRIDGES. MOTORISTS SHOULD REMEMBER THAT  
PERSISTENT PUDDLES AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE ARE ALMOST  
CERTAIN TO CONTAIN A MIX OF SALTWATER.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...FOR THE LOWER AND MIDDLE KEYS, MINOR  
SALTWATER FLOODING WILL OCCUR MAINLY AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH  
TIDE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. FOR THE  
UPPER KEYS, WATER LEVELS WILL TEND TO STAY HIGH FOR THE  
BAYSIDE COMMUNITIES OF KEY LARGO, WITH VERY LITTLE RELIEF AT  
LOW TIDE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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