Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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WWCA82 TJSJ 191945
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
345 PM AST SUN OCT 19 2014

PRC009-019-043-075-123-133-149-192045-
BARRANQUITAS PR-COAMO PR-JUANA DIAZ PR-SALINAS PR-SANTA ISABEL PR-
VILLALBA PR-AIBONITO PR-
345 PM AST SUN OCT 19 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER
COAMO...

AT 340 PM AST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER COAMO...MOVING SLOWLY TO THE SOUTHWEST.
THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40
MPH...DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND POSSIBLE SMALL HAIL.

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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