Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWCA82 TJSJ 260936
Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
536 AM AST TUE JUL 26 2016
Partly to variably cloudy skies were observed across the local
islands during the overnight hours. Showers and a few thunderstorms
associated with a tropical wave affected the islands since
midnight. Although...some showers moved inland over portions of
the U.S. Virgin Islands, the rainfall accumulation were less than
one quarter of an inch. Winds over land prevailed mainly from the
east around 10 MPH with higher gust near the showers.
Showers associated with the tropical wave will affect the
portions of the local islands throughout the day. Moisture and
instability will diminish late tonight into Wednesday...reducing
the potential for showers across forecast area. Then...unstable
conditions will likely return to the islands Thursday as an upper
level trough will relocate over the region. This will result in
another round of showers and thunderstorms late in the week.
Across the regional waters...seas up to 5 feet and east winds up
to 20 knots are expected. Small crafts should exercise caution
across the Atlantic waters. There is a moderate risk of rip
currents mainly across the North and East coast of St. Croix.
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conditions may change between issuances. Please verify the status
of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.