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AWCA82 TJSJ 190736
RWSVI

Weather Summary for the U.S. Virgin Islands
National Weather Service San Juan PR
336 AM AST Tue Sep 19 2017

...Hurricane warning is in effect for the U.S. Virgin Islands...

This morning Hurricane Maria`s outer rainbands will move into the
U.S. Virgin Islands bringing tropical storm wind gusts.
Conditions will continue to deteriorate throughout the morning
and evening hours with tropical storm force winds arriving
between 3 to 5 PM across the Virgin Islands, Hurricane force winds
should arrive at St. Croix around 7 pm and will last until 7 AM
Wednesday morning per the 11 PM advisory. At this time all
preparations should be rushed to completion now due to conditions
steadily declining over the next several hours. Due to the
potential for heavy rains over the next several days a flash flood
watch is in effect today through Friday afternoon. Remember if
you see flooded roadways turn around don`t drown.

Category 4 hurricane Maria, is still expected to approach the U.S.
Virgin Islands this afternoon. Interests in the U.S. Virgin
Islands should closely monitor the progress of this system and
refer to the latest bulletins and advisories issued by the
National Weather Service WFO San Juan and the National Hurricane
Center.

Across the coastal waters, seas up to 10 feet with tropical storm
force winds. Winds will steadily increase through the remaining
morning hours and be near hurricane force later this evening. This
will cause rapid deterioration in the marine conditions all along
all coastal waters.

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of any Watches...Warnings or Advisories mentioned in this product.


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