Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 232148
Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
548 PM AST Thu Mar 23 2017
Mostly cloudy skies prevailed across Puerto Rico this afternoon.
Numerous showers moved north from the Caribbean coastal waters
affecting the eastern half of Puerto Rico. Rainfall accumulation
were up to two inches in some areas. Maximum temperatures ranged
from the low to mid 70s in the mountains to the upper 70s to low
80s at lower elevations. Winds were generally south at 10 to 15
For tonight, the south wind flow will continue to transport areas
of cloudiness with showers across the local islands. These
showers are expected to affect mainly the eastern half of Puerto
Rico. For the upcoming weekend, a surface trough will develop
across the western Atlantic. This surface trough will bring deep
tropical moisture across the region Saturday and Sunday. As a
result, periods of scattered to numerous showers and possible
thunderstorms are expected to affect the region both days.
Small crafts should exercise caution as seas of 4 to 6 feet are
expected across the Atlantic waters. Elsewhere, seas between 3 to
5 feet are expected. A high risk of rip currents is in effect for
the northwest through northeast coast of Puerto Rico and Culebra.
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