Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
530 AM AST WED SEP 28 2016

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SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
THE NEARSHORE AND OFF SHORE ATLANTIC AND CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
530 AM AST WED SEP 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE WESTERN
INTERIOR OF PUERTO RICO.

.FLOODING...DUE TO ALREADY SATURATED SOILS ACROSS THE WESTERN
INTERIOR OF PUERTO RICO...HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND
SMALL STREAM FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON.

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS 20-24 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE
LOCAL WATERS WITH WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 34 MPH ACROSS THE ANEGADA
PASSAGE.

.WAVES...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS BUT INCREASING 8 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. MARINE CONDITIONS
WILL DETERIORATE ACROSS MUCH OF LOCAL WATERS TONIGHT AS A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE REACHES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
THE MUCH OF PUERTO RICO INCLUDING VIEQUES AND CULEBRA. SURF
CONDITIONS WILL ALSO DETERIORATE LATE TONIGHT.

.HEAT...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE WEST PUERTO RICO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AS THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE 97L REACHES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN
AND MOVES SOUTH OF THE LOCAL ISLANDS EARLY THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY...MARINE AND SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL QUICKLY DETERIORATE.
PERIODS OF SQUALLY WEATHER WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG GUSTY
WINDS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY MAINLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE OUTER
BANDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FLOODING AND RIP
CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

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ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
530 AM AST WED SEP 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS 20-24 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE
LOCAL WATERS WITH WINDS BETWEEN 25 AND 34 MPH ACROSS THE ANEGADA
PASSAGE.

.WAVES...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET ARE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS BUT INCREASING 8 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT. MARINE CONDITIONS
WILL DETERIORATE ACROSS MUCH OF LOCAL WATERS TONIGHT AS A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE REACHES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
SAINT CROIX. SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL ALSO DETERIORATE LATE
TONIGHT ACROSS ALL ISLANDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AS THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE 97L REACHES THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN
AND MOVES SOUTH OF THE LOCAL ISLANDS EARLY THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY...MARINE AND SURF ZONE CONDITIONS WILL QUICKLY DETERIORATE.
PERIODS OF SQUALLY WEATHER WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG GUSTY
WINDS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY MAINLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE OUTER
BANDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FLOODING AND RIP
CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.

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