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AWCA82 TJSJ 222023
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
423 PM AST FRI AUG 22 2014

DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE LOCAL ISLANDS THIS AFTERNOON. SEVERAL FLOOD ADVISORIES
AND FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS WERE ISSUED SO FAR THIS AFTERNOON. THIS
MOISTURE WAS ASSOCIATED WITH THE STRONG TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE
REGION. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE
REGION THIS EVENING. WINDS HAVE BEEN MAINLY FROM THE EAST
SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH...GUSTING OVER 25 MPH NEAR THE SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 80S.

FOR TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY...THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
ASSOCIATED WITH THE TROPICAL WAVE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT
LIGHTNING ACROSS THE LOCAL ISLANDS AND SURROUNDING WATERS. FOUR
TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN COULD BE OBSERVED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
ISLANDS BEFORE THE EVENT IS OVER. WINDS WILL CONTINUE FROM THE
SOUTHEAST TONIGHT AND SATURDAY BRINGING DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE
OVER THE LOCAL ISLANDS.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AND WINDS UP TO 22
KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

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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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