Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
202 PM AST WED JUL 20 2016

PRZ010-201915-
MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-
202 PM AST WED JUL 20 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING ANASCO...RINCON...
AGUADA...MAYAGUEZ AND MOCA MUNICIPALITIES...

AT 158 PM AST...A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER
ANASCO...RINCON...AGUADA AND MOCA MUNICIPALITIES MOVING NORTHWEST AT
AROUND 15 MPH. THESE STORMS ARE PRODUCING TORRENTIAL
RAINFALL...LIGHTNING AND IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS
IN EXCESS OF 35 MPH.

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

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

LAT...LON 1836 6707 1823 6709 1822 6715 1835 6724
      1839 6716
TIME...MOT...LOC 1800Z 121DEG 0KT 1834 6714

$$

JFR



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