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RWSPR

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PUERTO RICO
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
451 PM AST FRI JUL 25 2014

VARIABLY CLOUDY SKIES PREVAILED ACROSS PUERTO RICO...CULEBRA...AND
VIEQUES THIS AFTERNOON. SOME PASSING SHOWERS WERE NOTED EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF PUERTO RICO. RAINFALL
ACCUMULATION DUE TO THESE SHOWERS WERE MINIMAL. IN THE
AFTERNOON...A LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN...GUSTY WINDS...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING DEVELOPED ACROSS THE
WESTERN INTERIOR FROM MARICAO AND LARES...WEST NORTHWEST TOWARDS THE
NORTHWESTERN COASTS. WINDS WERE GENERALLY EAST SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20
MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

TONIGHT...THE PREVAILING EAST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO
TRANSPORT FRAGMENTS OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE ALONG WITH FEW SHOWERS
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. SOME SHOWERS MAY AFFECT PARTS OF THE
EAST AND SOUTHEAST COASTAL SECTIONS OF THE ISLAND...BUT THEY WILL
BE BRIEF AND MOSTLY OF LIGHT INTENSITY. ON SATURDAY...A DRY AIR
MASS WILL ENTER THE LOCAL REGION. THIS AREA OF DRY AIR WILL BE
ACCOMPANIED BY SAHARAN DUST WHICH WILL RESULT IN HAZY CONDITIONS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AND WINDS UP TO 19
KNOTS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION ACROSS MOST COASTAL WATERS.

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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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