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FLASH FLOOD WATCH
National Weather Service San Juan PR
158 PM AST Wed Nov 22 2017

...The communities along the Guajataca River downstream from the
Dam should continue to monitor the status...

.Although the federal and local agencies have managed to control
the situation at the Guajataca Dam, the potential for a dam
failure continues.

PRZ008-231800-
/O.EXT.TJSJ.FF.A.0014.000000T0000Z-171123T1800Z/
/00000.0.DM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Northwest-
Including the cities of Aguadilla, Camuy, Hatillo, Isabela,
and Quebradillas
158 PM AST Wed Nov 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch is in effect for

* The communities downstream from the Guajataca Dam, especially
  the low lying areas along the river.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* The effort conducted by the federal and local agencies reduce
  the risk of dam failure. However, the potential for failure
  continues, for that reason a Flash Flood Watch continues for
  the communities downstream from the Guajataca Dam.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
351 AM AST THU NOV 23 2017

...SEAS WILL BE HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE ATLANTIC WATERS
TODAY...

AMZ710-231600-
/O.CON.TJSJ.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-171123T1800Z/
ATLANTIC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10 NM TO 19.5N-
351 AM AST THU NOV 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
  FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR SEA OF 7 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
509 AM AST Wed Nov 22 2017

AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-230915-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
509 AM AST Wed Nov 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the U.S. Virgin Islands and the
ADJACENT Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet are expected across the offshore
Atlantic waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for
Botany beach in Saint Thomas.

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

Moderate risk of rip currents are expected along some beaches of the
local islands during the next several days.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report Rip Currents to the National Weather
Service in San Juan.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
509 AM AST Wed Nov 22 2017

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-230915-
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-
509 AM AST Wed Nov 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet are expected across the offshore
Atlantic waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for
the northwest to northeast beaches of Puerto Rico and for some beaches
of Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

Moderate risk of rip currents are expected along the north facing
beaches of Puerto Rico and across some beaches of Culebra and Vieques
during next several days.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report Rip Currents to the National Weather
Service in San Juan.

$$

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