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AWCA82 TJSJ 312121
RWSPR

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
521 PM AST THU JUL 31 2014

ISOLATED SHOWERS AFFECTED THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO AND
VIEQUES AND CULEBRA DURING THE MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY.
HOWEVER...NO SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE OBSERVED. AN UPPER
LEVEL LOW NORTH OF THE AREA COMBINED WITH INCREASED MOISTURE AND
DIURNAL HEATING GENERATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER INTERIOR
SECTIONS OF PUERTO RICO. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED
SLOWLY NORTHWEST PRODUCING HEAVY RAINS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE LOCATED ABOUT 500 MILES EAST OF THE LESSER
ANTILLES AT 5 PM AST IS BEING MONITORED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER FOR ANY SIGNS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT. THIS SYSTEM
COULD MOVE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST CARIBBEAN DURING THE
UPCOMING WEEKEND LEADING TO AN INCREASE IN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS PUERTO
RICO. RESIDENTS AND VISITORS ACROSS PUERTO RICO...VIEQUES AND
CULEBRA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS DISTURBANCE AS
IT APPROACHES THE CARIBBEAN. THE HIGH IN SAN JUAN REACHED 91
DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS GUSTED TO 31 MPH AT THE LUIS MUNOZ
MARIN AIRPORT.

MARINE CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN RATHER PLEASANT THROUGH AT LEAST
FRIDAY WITH MOSTLY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS AND
SEAS AT OR BELOW 4 FEET. MARINE CONDITIONS SHOULD QUICKLY
DETERIORATE SATURDAY AS THE AFOREMENTIONED TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHEAST CARIBBEAN. MARINERS ARE URGED TO KEEP
ABREAST OF THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

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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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