"At four-by-one-mile surface, Key West is the most famous of all the Florida Keys. Yet so flat, so low, predictions have been made that Key West could one day disappear from the horizon line, to be covered by a mix of Atlantic Ocean waters and Gulf of Mexico rise. The problem now is rain water. This is not a dry tropical island, it's wet, wet, wet, and the humidity brings dreaded mosquitoes. Even outside hurricane season, water sipping everywhere is a legendary problem here."
This 2014 story published by the Huffington Post