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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1257 PM AST THU APR 28 2016

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-291700-
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-
1257 PM AST THU APR 28 2016

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

.THUNDERSTORMS...THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON.

.FLOODING...HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING.

.WIND...SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 20 MPH/17KNOTS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE ISLANDS...LOCAL WATERS AND PASSAGES.

.WAVES...CHOPPY/ROUGH SEAS OF 5 TO 6 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS ATLANTIC
WATERS AND THE LOCAL PASSAGES.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR
PART OF THE NORTHERN COASTLINE OF ST THOMAS AND THE EAST END OF
SAINT CROIX.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT
FEW DAYS ACROSS THE NORTHERN BEACHES OF SOME OF THE ISLANDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



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