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AWCA82 TJSJ 201938
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
338 PM AST WED AUG 20 2014

PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED ACROSS THE LOCAL ISLANDS
TODAY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OBSERVED ACROSS THE
WEST CENTRAL INTERIOR AND NORTHERN MOUNTAIN SLOPES. COASTAL
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOW 90S.

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OVER HISPANIOLA WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT
PUERTO RICO AS THE EASTERLY TRADE WINDS PUSH DEEP MOISTURE ACROSS
THE AREA. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WEST INTERIOR WILL
DISSIPATE AROUND SUNSET...WHILE THE NORTH AND EAST COASTAL AREAS
EXPERIENCE PASSING SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.

A MUCH WETTER WEATHER PATTERN IS FORECAST FOR THE LATTER PART OF
THE WORKWEEK AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. AN ORGANIZED AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES WILL ENTER THE EAST
CARIBBEAN LATE THURSDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NORTHEAST CARIBBEAN FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...BRINGING A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE. WINDS WILL
STRENGTHEN OUT OF THE EAST AND NORTHEAST AS WELL...WITH GUSTS
EXCEEDING 30 MPH BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS AND SEAS UP TO 5
FEET ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT...INCREASING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE ANTICIPATED.

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THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED AROUND 5 AM AND 5 PM EACH DAY AND WEATHER
CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE BETWEEN ISSUANCES. PLEASE VERIFY THE STATUS
OF ANY WATCHES...WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES MENTIONED IN THIS PRODUCT.





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