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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
435 AM AST Fri Mar 23 2018

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-
435 AM AST Fri Mar 23 2018

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms....Thunderstorm development with periods of heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds will be likely mainly across parts of
the interior and northwest sections of PR.

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

.Waves...Choppy seas of 5 to 6 feet possible mainly over the local
offshore waters and passages.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for some of
the north and east facing beaches of Puerto Rico,Culebra and Vieques.

.Days Two through Seven...Saturday through Thursday

Increasing potential for thunderstorm development and periods of locally
heavy rainfall, as a frontal boundary will move across the region through
Sunday. Urban and small stream flooding will therefore remain possible
in isolated areas for most of the upcoming weekend.

A moderate risk of rip currents will continue for much of the north facing
beaches of PR and adjacent islands through today. A high risk of rip currents
will return to the north facing coastlines of PR late Saturday through Sunday.

.Spotter information statement...

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


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