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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
548 AM AST WED AUG 20 2014

MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED ACROSS THE LOCAL ISLANDS OVERNIGHT...
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OBSERVED ACROSS PORTIONS
OF THE NORTHERN HALF OF PUERTO RICO. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE
UPPER 70S AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

THE LOCAL ISLANDS WILL CONTINUE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH WHICH WILL INTERACT WITH PATCHES OF LOW LEVEL
MOISTURE AND LOCAL EFFECTS TO PRODUCE SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE LOCAL ISLANDS. UNDER THE PREVAILING WIND
FLOW...EXPECT PASSING SHOWERS ACROSS THE NORTH AND EAST COASTAL
SECTIONS OF THE ISLANDS IN THE MORNING...FOLLOWED BY AFTERNOON
CONVECTION WHICH WILL BE MAINLY FOCUSED ACROSS WESTERN PUERTO
RICO. AN ELONGATED AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE TROPICAL
ATLANTIC AND EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES WILL ENTER THE EASTERN
CARIBBEAN LATE THURSDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY BRINGING A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN DEEP
TROPICAL MOISTURE. THEREFORE...A MUCH WETTER WEATHER PATTERN IS
FORECAST FOR THE LATTER PART OF THE WORKWEEK AND INTO THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...WINDS UP TO 21 KNOTS AND SEAS UP TO 5
FEET ARE EXPECTED TODAY.  WINDS AND SEAS INCREASING RAPIDLY BY
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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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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