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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
637 PM AST Wed Oct 18 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-192245-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
637 PM AST Wed Oct 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a slight chance of thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds late this evening mainly across portions
of south and southeast coastal areas.|

.Flooding...The heavy rains could lead to minor urban and small
stream flooding.

.Wind...Sustained winds between 20-24 mph will be possible mainly along
the coastal areas.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas of 7 to 8 feet expected mainly across the
offshore waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for most
beaches of Puerto Rico and Culebra...except for some of the south and
southeast beaches of PR and Vieques where there is a high risk of rip
currents.

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

Stronger than usual easterly trade winds will lead  to higher risk of
rip currents through the end of the week and into the weekend for
several beaches. The possibility of urban and small stream flooding is
forecast to return on Monday and Tuesday.

There is a moderate to high of rip currents for most of the Puerto
Rico,Culebra and Vieques beaches through Friday.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report high winds, flooding, waterspouts or
Rip Currents to the National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$



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