Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1226 PM AST TUE MAY 31 2016

PRZ005-008-311645-
NORTH CENTRAL-NORTHWEST-
1226 PM AST TUE MAY 31 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CAMUY...ISABELA...
QUEBRADILLAS...BARCELONETA...ARECIBO AND HATILLO MUNICIPALITIES...

AT 1222 PM AST...A LINE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE CLUSTERED OVER THE
NORTH WEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO. THIS
AREA OF SHOWERS  AND THUNDERSTORMS ACTIVITY IS MOVING NORTH NORTHWEST
AT 10-15 MPH. THESE STORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL
RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING. PONDING
OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL AS REDUCED
VISIBILITIES IS EXPECTED. SOME MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING
ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ARECIBO...CAMUY AND HATILLO.

LAT...LON 1849 6698 1850 6662 1848 6658 1849 6664
      1847 6670 1847 6674 1849 6677 1848 6691
TIME...MOT...LOC 1622Z 000DEG 0KT 1846 6687

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