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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
555 AM AST Sun Feb 25 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-260945-
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-
555 AM AST Sun Feb 25 2018

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 portions of
southwest Puerto Rico.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the local
waters.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 7 expected across the Atlantic Waters
and Mona Passage.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for the
beaches along the Atlantic coastline.

.Days Two through Seven...Monday through Saturday

Winds and waves will slowly decrease through mid-week. An isolated
thunderstorm or two is possible Monday and Tuesday over interior, west
and south Puerto Rico. Locally heavy rain is possible through
Tuesday, likely resulting in ponding of water in poorly drained areas
or urban and small stream flooding.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report High winds, Flooding, rip currents to
the National Weather Service in San Juan.

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
536 AM AST Sun Feb 25 2018

PRZ001-002-005-251145-
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-NORTH CENTRAL-
536 AM AST Sun Feb 25 2018

.NOW...
Moderate to locally heavy showers will continue to move across
the north and east sections of Puerto Rico during the rest of the
early morning hours. The occasional heavy rains will lead to
ponding of water on roadways and poor drainage areas as well as
hazardous driving conditions as the showers pass by. Brief gusty
winds will also accompany the passing showers.


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:
     HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANJUAN



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
428 AM AST Sun Feb 25 2018

PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ002-251800-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0015.000000T0000Z-180225T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
St Croix-
428 AM AST Sun Feb 25 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Northwest through northeast beaches of Puerto Rico,
  Culebra, and the beaches of Saint Croix.

* TIMING...High rip current risk through Sunday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry away even the best of
  swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

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