This research was funded by Florida Power & Light Corporation (FP&L). We appreciate the assistance of Drs. James Elsner and Thomas Jagger of the Department of Geography at The Florida State University for their helpful suggestions and advice on many statistical aspects of the research. Appreciation also is extended to Dr. Pablo Santos at the NWS in Miami for providing the initialization datasets required to produce the WRF runs. We also thank Paul Hebert from FP&L for providing many suggestions based on his extensive knowledge of summertime sea-breeze weather patterns in Florida. Last, we thank the three anonymous reviewers for their very helpful comments and suggestions for improving the manuscript.
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