Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
547 AM AST THU AUG 27 2015

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SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
THE NEARSHORE AND OFF SHORE ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
547 AM AST THU AUG 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ARE
EXPECTED TO AFFECT PUERTO RICO TODAY...BECOMING MORE NUMEROUS WITH
STRONGER WINDS AND GUSTS AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. SQUALLY WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND IN THE EVENING HOURS. MINOR
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE SHOWERS AND SOME WIND DAMAGE FROM
THE WIND GUSTS IS ALSO POSSIBLE. THE MORE SIGNIFICANT SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT PUERTO RICO AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. THERE IS ALSO A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MOST OF THE SIGNIFICANT SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM
ERIKA ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT PUERTO RICO OVERNIGHT FROM THURSDAY
TO FRIDAY...PARTICULARLY RIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT INTO THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS OF FRIDAY. THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER FORECASTS 3
TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN WITH MAX TOTALS OF 8 INCHES. THIS AMOUNT OF
RAINFALL CAN PRODUCE FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS AND SMALL
STREAMS...IN ADDITION IT COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE SOME FLASH
FLOODING. IN TERMS OF WINDS...ERIKA HAS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
OF 50 MPH WHICH COULD CAUSE SOME WIND DAMAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
ANY REPORTS OF FLOODING...AMOUNTS OF RAIN OR WIND DAMAGE WILL BE
APPRECIATED.

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ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
547 AM AST THU AUG 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM ERIKA ARE
EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE USVI TODAY...BECOMING MORE NUMEROUS WITH
STRONGER WINDS AND GUSTS AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. SQUALLY WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND IN THE EVENING HOURS. MINOR
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE SHOWERS AND SOME WIND DAMAGE FROM
THE WIND GUSTS IS ALSO POSSIBLE. THE MORE SIGNIFICANT SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE ISLANDS JUST BEFORE AND
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THERE IS ALSO A MODERATE TO HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MOST OF THE SIGNIFICANT SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM
ERIKA ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE USVI OVERNIGHT FROM THURSDAY TO
FRIDAY...FROM JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT TO JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT INTO
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF FRIDAY. THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
FORECASTS 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN WITH MAX TOTALS OF 8 INCHES. THIS
AMOUNT OF RAINFALL CAN PRODUCE FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS AND SMALL
STREAMS AND GUTS...IN ADDITION IT COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE SOME
FLASH FLOODING. IN TERMS OF WINDS...ERIKA HAS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 50 MPH WHICH COULD CAUSE SOME WIND DAMAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ANY REPORTS OF FLOODING...AMOUNTS OF RAIN OR WIND DAMAGE WILL BE
APPRECIATED.

$$


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