Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
623 AM AST WED AUG 24 2016

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-251030-
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-
623 AM AST WED AUG 24 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 TODAY ACROSS MOST OF THE ISLANDS
AND SURROUNDING WATERS. THUNDERSTORM SHOULD START ALONG THE
NORTHERN AND EASTERN COASTAL AREAS MOVING INLAND LATER TODAY AND
INTO THE AFTERNOON. INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE STRONG
GUSTY WINDS.

.FLOODING...PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN
PORTIONS OF THE ISLANDS.

.WATERSPOUTS...BRIEF WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS IN AND NEAR SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 25-30 MPH EXPECTED MAINLY
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND CARIBBEAN PASSAGES.

.WAVES...ROUGH SEAS UP TO 10 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
WATERS AND ANEGADA PASSAGE.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
MAINLY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE LINGERING MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STRONG TROPICAL WAVE
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BY THURSDAY WILL BRING
ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE FORECAST.
URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IS LIKELY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-251030-
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
623 AM AST WED AUG 24 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS TODAY ACROSS MOST OF THE ISLANDS
AND SURROUNDING WATERS. THUNDERSTORM SHOULD BECOME MORE FREQUENT
AS THE TROPICAL WAVE APPROACH THE ISLANDS. INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS
COULD PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

.FLOODING...PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING IN
PORTIONS OF THE ISLANDS.

.WATERSPOUTS...BRIEF WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE LOCAL
WATERS NEAR AND IN SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 25-30 MPH EXPECTED MAINLY
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AND CARIBBEAN PASSAGES.

.WAVES...ROUGH SEAS UP TO 10 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
WATERS AND ANEGADA PASSAGE.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
MAINLY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS
FORECAST ALONG THE EAST END OF ST CROIX.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE LINGERING MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STRONG TROPICAL WAVE
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION BY THURSDAY WILL BRING
ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE FORECAST.
URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IS LIKELY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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