Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS San Juan, PR

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
424 AM AST Mon Aug 20 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-210830-
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-
424 AM AST Mon Aug 20 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 scattered thunderstorms with
heavy rainfall and brief gusty winds mainly across portions of the
interior, and western Puerto Rico during the afternoon.

.Flooding...Heavy rains will lead to urban and small stream flooding as
well as quick rises in water levels along rivers and streams. Heavy
rains may briefly cause hazardous road conditions. Mudslides will be
possible in areas of steep terrain due to saturated soil and loose
terrain.

.Wind...Sustained winds up to 20 MPH expected across the coastal areas
of northern and southern Puerto Rico.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 5 feet but occasionally up to 6 feet will
be possible mainly across the offshore Atlantic and Caribbean waters
and local passages. Isolated thunderstorms may also briefly create
hazardous seas.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for some
beaches of northern and southern Puerto Rico, as well as some beaches
of Vieques and Culebra.

.Heat...Southeasterly winds will result above normal heat indices
along portions of the northern and southwest Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Tuesday through Sunday

A tropical wave forecast to move across the region on Wednesday, will
bring isolated thunderstorms with periods of heavy rains to the region.
This will cause minor urban and small stream flooding in isolated areas
through Wednesday. The moderate risk of rip current will continue for
some beaches through the most of the week.

.Spotter information statement...
Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report Flooding,hail and Rip Currents to
the National Weather Service in San Juan.


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AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-210830-
St. Thomas St. John adjacent Islands-St Croix-
Nearshore Atlantic and adjacent Caribbean Coastal Waters-
424 AM AST Mon Aug 20 2018

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for
some of the beaches of St croix.

.Heat...Southeasterly trade winds will result in above normal
heat indices along the south coast of Saint Croix.

.Days Two through Seven...Tuesday through Sunday

A tropical wave forecast to move across the region on Wednesday, will
bring isolated thunderstorms with periods of heavy rains to the region.
This will cause minor urban and small stream flooding in isolated areas
through Wednesday. The moderate risk of rip current will continue for
some beaches through the most of the week.

.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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