Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
337 PM AST MON OCT 20 2014

PRC023-067-079-097-125-202030-
HORMIGUEROS PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-LAJAS PR-SAN GERMAN PR-CABO ROJO PR-
337 PM AST MON OCT 20 2014

AT 336 PM AST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER HORMIGUEROS...MOVING SLOWLY TO THE
SOUTHWEST. THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP
TO 30 MPH AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

HEAVY RAINS MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED ROADS AS THEY
MAY BE WASHED OUT. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO
RISE...THEREFORE SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

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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