Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
325 PM AST SAT AUG 23 2014

PRC007-021-025-035-041-045-061-063-105-127-129-135-139-232015-
BAYAMON PR-CAGUAS PR-CAYEY PR-CIDRA PR-COMERIO PR-GUAYNABO PR-
GURABO PR-NARANJITO PR-SAN JUAN PR-SAN LORENZO PR-TRUJILLO ALTO PR-
AGUAS BUENAS PR-TOA ALTA PR-
325 PM AST SAT AUG 23 2014

AT 320 PM AST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST DETECTED A
LINE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER CIDRA AND CAGUAS...PRODUCING
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND ESTIMATED STRONG
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...MOVING NORTH AROUND 20 MPH. THIS LINE
OF STORMS WILL MOVE OVER THE AGUAS BUENAS AND SAN JUAN METRO AREA IN
AROUND 15-20 MINUTES.

HEAVY RAINS MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES. AVOID THESE AREAS AND DO NOT CROSS FLOODED ROADS AS THEY
MAY BE WASHED OUT. WATER LEVELS OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY ALSO
RAPID RISE...THEREFORE SEEK HIGHER GROUND IF THREATENED BY FLOOD
WATERS.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS REPORTED WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.

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