Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
233 PM AST THU JUL 31 2014

PRC013-017-027-039-054-065-073-091-101-141-143-145-311915-
BARCELONETA PR-CIALES PR-FLORIDA PR-HATILLO PR-JAYUYA PR-MANATI PR-
MOROVIS PR-UTUADO PR-VEGA ALTA PR-ARECIBO PR-CAMUY PR-VEGA BAJA PR-
233 PM AST THU JUL 31 2014

AT 224 PM AST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 3 MILES
NORTHWEST OF VEGA BAJA TO 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FLORIDA...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH. HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES WERE
OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

HEAVY RAINS MAY RESULT IN WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS
RISING...MINOR FLOODING OF ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS CAN OCCUR.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS REPORTED WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES BEFORE THE THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES.

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GARCIA





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