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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
439 AM AST Fri May 24 2019

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-
439 AM AST Fri May 24 2019

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 across portions of southern Puerto Rico
in the morning, as well as along the interior and western Puerto Rico
in the afternoon. Thunderstorms over the San Juan metropolitan area
are possible.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding, as well as mudslides near areas of steep terrain mainly
along the interior and the western half of the Puerto Rico.
Elsewhere, ponding of water on roadways and poorly drained areas is

.Wind....Wind...Sustained winds up to 24 MPH expected along the nearshore
and offshore Atlantic waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for a few beaches
along the north coast of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

Sufficient moisture content will support locally induced showers and
thunderstorms, particularly over the interior and western Puerto
Rico each afternoon. Therefore, the potential for flooding and
mudslide along steep terrain will continue, particularly during the
afternoon hours.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report high winds, flooding, and rip
Currents to the National Weather Service in San Juan.


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