Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service San Juan PR
232 PM AST SUN AUG 20 2017

PRZ003-004-202000-
Eastern Interior-Southeast-
232 PM AST SUN AUG 20 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ARROYO...GUAYAMA...
YABUCOA...CAGUAS...CAYEY...MAUNABO...CIDRA...SAN LORENZO AND PATILLAS
MUNICIPALITIES...

At 229 PM AST, radar indicated strong thunderstorms moving inland
along the southeast coast and affecting these areas. These storms
were moving west northwest between 15-20 mph. Winds in excess of 30
mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Guayama, Arroyo, Maunabo, San Lorenzo, Patillas, Yabucoa, Cayey,
Emajagua, Corazon, Jobos, Palmas, Playita, Olimpo, Buena Vista,
Martorell, Yaurel, Palo Seco, G. L. Garcia, Rosa Sanchez and
Lamboglia.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may continue to intensify, so be certain to monitor
local radio stations and available television stations for
additional information and possible warnings from the National
Weather Service.

LAT...LON 1794 6618 1814 6614 1820 6597 1801 6587
      1800 6588 1797 6599 1798 6600 1798 6602
      1796 6604 1796 6606 1797 6608 1794 6614
      1793 6617
TIME...MOT...LOC 1829Z 107DEG 49KT 1822 6632 1806 6623

$$

RAM/JFR/ICP



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