Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 282226 RRA
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands...DELAYED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
626 PM AST WED SEP 28 2016
Skies became variably cloudy across the islands during the afternoon
hours. By late afternoon few showers and isolated thunderstorms affected
some of the islands particularly the islands of Saint Croix. Some of
the showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rainfall and gusty
winds up to a much as 49 mph which was reported at the Saint Croix Airport.
Afternoon high temperatures were in the high 80s along coastal areas.
Winds were generally from the east northeast 15 to 20 mph with occasionally
Skies will become mostly cloudy across the region overnight and winds
will begin to increase over the area as tropical storm Matthew enters
and moves across the Eastern Caribbean. Although Tropical storm Matthew
is still forecast to move westward and well south of the forecast area...
periods of squally weather with heavy rainfall and strong gusty winds
will continue to affect the islands overnight through early Thursday
morning. Thereafter expect the squally conditions to continue throughout
the day as Matthew tracks south of the area based on the latest guidance
from the National Hurricane Center. Please stay tuned and continue to
monitor the latest bulletins/advisories issued by the National Hurricane
Center and for any other pertinent products issued by the National Weather
Service WFO San Juan PR.
Marine conditions will deteriorate overnight as the Tropical Storm Matthew
moves westward across the Eastern Caribbean. This will result in fresh
to strong winds, and hazardous seas particularly across the Caribbean
Waters through the end of the week. Please refer to the latest coastal
waters forecast and marine weather messages issued by the National Weather
Service WFO san Juan PR
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