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Office Personnel

About NWS Key West
Station History | Why we are here | Our mission | Who are we
Phone and FAX Numbers:
Phone Number:   (305) 295-1316
FAX Number:   Available on request

Office Address:
NOAA/National Weather Service Forecast Office
1315 White Street
Key West, FL 33040

To send a message:
Click on a contact name to send an email.

Administrative Personnel:
Contact Position/Programs Leaders
Chip Kasper Meteorologist In Charge (MIC)
Andrew Devanas   Science Operations Officer (SOO) & Acting MIC
Jon Rizzo   Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM)
Dan Milner   Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA)
David Ross   Observing Program Leader (OPL), Climate & BMH; CoCoRaHS coordinator
Vacant Information Technology Officer (ITO)
Laura Kasper   Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)

Senior Forecasters
Contact Programs Leaders
Alan Albanese   Fire Weather
Sean Daida  AWIPS, GFE, warnGen, acting Webmaster 
Chris Rothwell Verification, Marine & Coastal

General Forecasters
Contact Programs Leaders
Adam Futterman Aviation
William Churchill  

Meteorologist Interns
Contact Programs Leaders
Stephen Chesser Safety
Bryce Tyner  
Sandy Delgado  

Electronics Technician
Contact Program

Why we are here:
We provide critical weather information 24 hours a day seven days a week, for all of the Florida Keys, adjacent waters and ocean areas.

Our mission:
Our mission is providing all of the Florida Keys weather, hydrologic, marine, climate forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the local economy.

Who are we:
We are part of the National Weather Service (NWS), Southern Region Division. Our parent agency is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is under the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).


Learn more about our office and staff from our bi-annual newsletter "Southernmost Weather Reporter"