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AWCA82 TJSJ 222022
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
422 PM AST FRI AUG 22 2014

DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. SEVERAL FLOOD ADVISORIES AND
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS WERE ISSUED FOR NUMEROUS MUNICIPALITIES OF
PUERTO RICO INCLUDING VIEQUES AND CULEBRA. THIS MOISTURE WAS
ASSOCIATED WITH THE STRONG TROPICAL WAVE OVER THE REGION. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT PUERTO RICO...VIEQUES AND
CULEBRA THIS EVENING. WINDS HAVE BEEN MAINLY FROM THE EAST TO 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 PUERTO
RICO 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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