Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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FLASH FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
858 PM AST SAT JUL 30 2016

...STRONG TROPICAL WAVE WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH
GUSTY WINDS ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS ON
SUNDAY...

PRZ001>013-VIZ001-002-311200-
/O.CON.TJSJ.FF.A.0002.160731T1000Z-160801T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
ST.THOMAS...ST. JOHN.. AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN JUAN...CAROLINA...FAJARDO...
HUMACAO...RIO GRANDE...GUAYAMA...ARROYO...YABUCOA...SALINAS...
COCO...CAGUAS...ARECIBO...VEGA BAJA...MANATI...DORADO...COAMO...
COROZAL...AIBONITO...VILLALBA...JAYUYA...PONCE...AGUADILLA...
ISABELA...HATILLO...QUEBRADILLAS...SAN SEBASTIAN...UTUADO...
SABANA GRANDE...LARES...ADJUNTAS...MAYAGUEZ...HORMIGUEROS...
MOCA...AGUADA...LUYANDO...CABO ROJO...GUANICA...LAJAS...CULEBRA...
ESPERANZA...ANNA`S RETREAT...CHARLOTTE AMALIE...
CHARLOTTE AMALIE EAST...CHARLOTTE AMALIE WEST...CRUZ BAY...
CHRISTIANSTED...FREDERIKSTED...FREDERIKSTED SOUTHEAST...
GROVE PLACE
858 PM AST SAT JUL 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM AST SUNDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS.

* FROM 6 AM AST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO APPROACH THE LOCAL
  ISLANDS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVERNIGHT AND SPREAD
  ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY. THE MOST ACTIVE PERIOD
  APPEARS TO BE FROM EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* THE POTENTIAL OF FLOODING RAINS IS HIGH FOR PUERTO RICO AND
  THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS ON SUNDAY. RAINFALL TOTALS BETWEEN 2
  AND 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH
  THIS STRONG TROPICAL WAVE. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING AND
  LANDSLIDES ARE LIKELY IN AREAS OF PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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