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AWCA82 TJSJ 012108
RWSPR

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
508 PM AST FRI AUG 1 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER CONDITIONS PREVAILED TODAY ACROSS ALL
LOCAL ISLANDS...EXCEPT IN THE AFTERNOON OVER THE NORTHWESTERN
SECTIONS OF PUERTO RICO WHERE THUNDERSTORM AND SHOWER ACTIVITY
DEVELOPED. THE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF SAN SEBASTIAN...MOCA AND AGUADILLA. THE
MAXIMUM TODAY AT THE SAN JUAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 91 DEGREES
AND THE WIND WAS MAINLY FROM THE EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS NEAR THE THUNDERSTORMS OVER WESTERN PUERTO RICO.

WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE EARLY ON SATURDAY AS TROPICAL
STORM BERTHA CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST NORTHWESTWARD REACHING OUR
LOCAL AREA. BASED ON LATEST GUIDANCE THIS FEATURE IS EXPECTED TO
PASS NEAR THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF PUERTO RICO ON SATURDAY. RAINS
WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
REACH EASTERN PUERTO RICO AFTER DAYBREAK SATURDAY. RAIN HEAVY AT
TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
RAIN ARE EXPECTED. HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 10 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED OVER SOUTHEAST AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO AS WELL AS THE
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED ESPECIALLY IN SQUALLS AND RAIN BANDS.

MARINE CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN RATHER PLEASANT THROUGH AT LEAST
TODAY WITH MOSTLY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 18 KNOTS OR LESS AND
SEAS AT OR BELOW 6 FEET. MARINE CONDITIONS SHOULD QUICKLY
DETERIORATE EARLY SATURDAY AS BERTHA MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
CARIBBEAN. MARINERS ARE URGED TO KEEP ABREAST OF THE PROGRESS OF
THIS SYSTEM.

$$

THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED AROUND 5 AM AND 5 PM EACH DAY AND WEATHER
CONDITIONS MAY CHANGE BETWEEN ISSUANCES. PLEASE VERIFY THE STATUS
OF ANY WATCHES...WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES MENTIONED IN THIS PRODUCT.





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