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AWCA82 TJSJ 272127
RWSVI

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
527 PM AST THU AUG 27 2015

SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM ERIKA GRADUALLY STARTED TO
MOVE INTO THE LOCAL AREA DURING THE MORNING HOURS. SOME OF THE
SHOWERS WERE MODERATE WITH WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 25 MPH...ESPECIALLY
BY MID MORNING. THE TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE UPPER 80 AND WINDS
WERE GUSTY FROM THE NORTHEAST.

AT 5 PM AST...TROPICAL STORM ERIKA WAS LOCATED AT 16.6 NORTH AND
64.0 WEST WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AT 45 MPH...MOVING TO THE
WEST NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH. AS TROPICAL STORM ERIKA CONTINUES TO
MOVE WEST ACROSS THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN...A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE
IN SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO EARLY
FRIDAY. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REGION AS TROPICAL STORM ERIKA MOVES VERY CLOSE TO THE
LOCAL ISLANDS TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY.

ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BETWEEN
10 TO 15 FEET THIS EVENING...AND UP TO 15 TO 20 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WINDS UP TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED
TONIGHT. TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES IN EFFECT.

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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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