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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:
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Vacant Meteorologist In Charge (MIC)
Andrew Devanas   Science Operations Officer (SOO)
Jon Rizzo   Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) & Acting MIC
Brian Ambuehl   Electronic Systems Analyst (ESA)
David Ross   Observing Program Leader (OPL), Climate, and BMH Program Leader
Dan Milner Information Technology Officer (ITO)
Laura Kasper   Administrative Support Assistant (ASA)

Senior Forecasters
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Alan Albanese   Fire Weather Program Leader
Mike Rapsik   Doppler Radar Program Leader
Chip Kasper   Marine & Coastal Flooding Program Leader
Bill South   Tropical & Social Media Program Leader  
Sean Daida  AWIPS & GFE Program Leader

General Forecasters
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Adam Futterman Aviation Program Leader
Chris Rothwell Verification Program Leader
Krizia Negron Webmaster, Diversity, & Newsletter Program Leader
Melody Lovin GIS Program Leader

Meteorologist Interns
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Stephen Chesser Safety Program Leader

Electronics Technician
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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"