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Florida Keys National Weather Service Office Tours 

(Update as of June 24, 2022): Tours of the Florida Keys National Weather Service remain temporarily suspended.  We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Please check back to this website for any updates to tour policy.


In lieu of a tour, consider observing one of our twice-daily weather balloon releases. Balloon releases are performed at or just after 6:00 AM/PM during Eastern Standard Time and 7:00 AM/PM during Eastern Daylight Time (the upcoming time change to EDT occurs on Sunday, March 8th!) A popular spot to watch the balloon is across the street in front of Key West City Hall.

Scheduled guided tours of the Florida Keys National Weather Service office are available upon request.  To make an appointment, please contact us at, including your name, affiliation/organization, phone number, email address, preferred date(s)/times(s) for the tour, and number of people expected.