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Weather Summary for Puerto Rico
National Weather Service San Juan PR
519 PM AST THU JUL 28 2016

Skies were mostly sunny across Puerto Rico this morning. Showers
and strong thunderstorms developed over southern Puerto Rico just
before 2 PM AST. The heaviest amounts fell in Hormigueros, San
German, Yauco and southeastern Adjuntas. There were limited areas
where doppler radar indicated that over 2 inches of rain fell.
Thunderstorms were also seen in the juncture between Gurabo,
Juncos and San Lorenzo and half an inch to an inch and a half
fell there. Temperatures reached 89 degrees in San Juan at the
airport and it was warmer further inland. Heat indices as high as
102 degrees were calculated. Temperatures in Guayama were higher
and one mesonet station reported a high of 95 degrees. Winds were
east northeast at 10 to 20 mph over much of the area with
moderate sea breeze influences.

Only a few showers were seen late in the afternoon, and these will
dissipate just after sunset. Then a few showers will arrive in the
flow on the coastal sections of northeast Puerto Rico and over El
Yunque, with slight accumulations possible. Temperatures will dip
into the upper 70s on the windward coasts and the mid to upper 60s
in the inland valleys and higher elevations. Similar showers and
thunderstorms are expected on Friday but winds in the lower levels
will shift to the east southeast and most of the showers will form
over western and northwestern Puerto Rico. Saturday will be a
little drier ahead of a significant wave passage on Sunday and
more widespread shower activity.

Across the regional waters...seas up to 4 feet and east winds up
to 17 knots are expected. There is a moderate risk of rip
currents mainly across northern Puerto Rico. Winds and seas will
increase over the weekend and small craft advisories may be
necessary.

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