Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
205 PM AST WED JUL 9 2014

PRC003-011-083-097-117-131-091900-
ANASCO PR-MAYAGUEZ PR-SAN SEBASTIAN PR-LAS MARIAS PR-RINCON PR-
AGUADA PR-
205 PM AST WED JUL 9 2014

AT 153 PM AST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 2 MILES SOUTH OF LUYANDO...OR ABOUT 2 MILES
NORTHWEST OF LAS MARIAS...MOVING WEST AT 5 MPH. THESE SHOWERS AND
STORMS MAY BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY
DOWNPOURS...BRIEF GUSTY WINDS...AS WELL AS DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING.

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.

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