Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
238 PM AST SAT SEP 24 2016

PRZ005-006-009-242000-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-WESTERN INTERIOR-
238 PM AST SAT SEP 24 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS IS AFFECTING NORTH PORTIONS OF
PUERTO RICO...

AT 220 PM AST...A RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
LOCATED FROM VEGA ALTA WEST-SOUTHWEST TO UTUADO. THIS LINE IS NEAR
STATIONARY PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY WINDS OVER PORTIONS OF TOA ALTA...DORADO... FLORIDA...
MANATI...COROZAL...MOROVIS...CIALES...JAYUYA...VEGA BAJA... TOA
BAJA...BARCELONETA...UTUADO AND VEGA ALTA. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THESE AREAS DURING THE
NEXT FEW HOURS.

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.

LAT...LON 1848 6631 1844 6626 1842 6626 1839 6625
      1838 6631 1837 6632 1837 6630 1833 6628
      1822 6651 1824 6660 1825 6677 1848 6676
      1847 6670 1849 6667 1849 6656 1847 6645
      1849 6644 1849 6638
TIME...MOT...LOC 1826Z 096DEG 5KT 1842 6631 1835 6654 1829 6665

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