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

Lead Forecasters
Contact Program Leaders
Alan Albanese    
Sean Daida  AWIPS, WarnGen
Andy Haner Fire Weather
Chris Jacobson Tropical, GFE
Chris Rothwell Verification, Marine & Coastal

Contact Program Leaders
Nancy Barnhardt  
William Churchill Remote Sensing
Sandy Delgado Social Media, Diversity (co-program leader)
Luis Ingram-Westover Diversity (co-program leader)
Justin McReynolds  
Keren Rosado-Vazquez  
Bryce Tyner Webmaster, Numerical Weather Prediction, Backup
Lexia Williams  

Pathways Intern
Sofia DeSolo  
Electronics Technician
Martin Rieman  

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 the latest edition of our newsletter "Southernmost Weather Reporter"