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AWCA82 TJSJ 010944
RWSVI

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
544 AM AST FRI AUG 1 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED ACROSS THE LOCAL
ISLANDS OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED PASSING SHOWERS
WERE OBSERVED ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS WITH SOME OF THEM AFFECTING
THE LOCAL ISLANDS. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOW 80S AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS...WITH A LIGHT EAST SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW.

PASSING SHOWERS EMBEDDED IN THE TRADES WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE IN THE
MORNING HOURS. THEN...IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS...AVAILABLE MOISTURE
WILL COMBINE WITH LOCAL EFFECTS TO PRODUCE A FEW SHOWERS ON THE
LEEWARD SIDE OF THE LOCAL ISLANDS.

WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE LATE TONIGHT AS TROPICAL STORM
BERTHA CONTINUES TO MOVE WEST NORTHWESTWARD REACHING OUR LOCAL
AREA. RAINS WILL OVERSPREAD THE VIRGIN ISLANDS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
AND REACH EASTERN PUERTO RICO AFTER DAYBREAK SATURDAY. RAIN HEAVY
AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
RAIN ARE EXPECTED. HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 6 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED OVER SOUTHEAST AND EASTERN PUERTO RICO AS WELL AS THE
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED ESPECIALLY IN SQUALLS AND RAIN BANDS.

MARINE CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN RATHER PLEASANT THROUGH AT LEAST
TODAY WITH MOSTLY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 18 KNOTS OR LESS
AND SEAS AT OR BELOW 5 FEET. MARINE CONDITIONS SHOULD QUICKLY
DETERIORATE SATURDAY AS BERTHA 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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