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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
527 AM AST Sun Aug 19 2018

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-
527 AM AST Sun Aug 19 2018

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a chance of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall
and brief gusty mainly across portions of the interior and western
Puerto Rico during the afternoon hours.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to minor urban and small stream
flooding and ponding of water on roadways and in poor drainage areas.

.Wind...Sustained winds up to 20 MPH expected across the coastal areas
of northern and southern Puerto Rico.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet expected
mainly across the offshore Atlantic waters and local passages.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for some
beaches of northern and southeastern Puerto Rico, as well as some
beaches of Vieques and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

A tropical wave moving across the region will increase the chance for
shower and thunderstorm development through Monday. Another tropical
wave is expected wednesday through Thursday. The moderate risk of rip
current will continue for some beaches through the most of the week.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report Flooding and Rip Currents to the
National Weather Service in San Juan.


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