Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service San Juan PR
211 PM AST WED AUG 16 2017

PRZ010-011-161915-
Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-
211 PM AST WED AUG 16 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LAJAS...CABO ROJO...
SOUTHWESTERN SAN GERMAN AND HORMIGUEROS MUNICIPALITIES...

At 211 PM AST, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Cabo Rojo.
the storms were moving southwest at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Cabo Rojo, Lajas, Hormigueros, Monte Grande, Puerto Real, Palmarejo,
Pole Ojea, Sabana Eneas, La Parguera and Betances.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, 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.

LAT...LON 1793 6719 1795 6719 1795 6721 1799 6721
      1800 6720 1801 6717 1803 6718 1803 6721
      1806 6720 1807 6718 1809 6720 1815 6711
      1796 6701 1798 6706 1795 6710 1795 6713
      1797 6718 1796 6719 1793 6718
TIME...MOT...LOC 1811Z 240DEG 0KT 1807 6716

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