Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
403 AM AST FRI SEP 19 2014

PRC007-025-029-031-061-063-077-087-119-127-129-139-191000-
CAGUAS PR-CANOVANAS PR-GUAYNABO PR-GURABO PR-JUNCOS PR-SAN JUAN PR-
SAN LORENZO PR-TRUJILLO ALTO PR-AGUAS BUENAS PR-CAROLINA PR-
RIO GRANDE PR-LOIZA PR-
403 AM AST FRI SEP 19 2014

AT 355 AM AST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER CANOVANAS...GUAYNABO...GURABO...JUNCOS...
SAN JUAN...SAN LORENZO...TRUJILLO ALTO...AGUAS BUENAS...CAROLINA...
RIO GRANDE AND LOIZA. THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM IS PRODUCING
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS
OF 25 TO 35 MPH.

HEAVY RAINS MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED ROADS AS THEY
MAY BE WASHED OUT. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO
RISE...THEREFORE SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD WATERS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS REPORTED WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES BEFORE THE THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES.

MOTORISTS AND PERSONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS ARE ADVISED TO
MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER MEDIA FOR FURTHER UPDATES OR
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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JFR







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