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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
538 AM AST Mon Sep 24 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-
538 AM AST Mon Sep 24 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 thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds this afternoon across portions eastern,
interior and western areas of Puerto Rico.

Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the
northwestern, western and southwestern local waters.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 6 feet are expected across the
northern beaches, north Atlantic waters, and Mona Passage.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents for the northern
beaches of Puerto Rico.

.Heat...Heat index up to 102 for the northern beaches of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Tuesday through Sunday

Thunderstorms are forecast to develop over most of Puerto Rico during
the afternoon hours through Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms could
lead to urban and small stream flooding and ponding of water on
roadways. Late this week another surge of moisture will move into the
region from the east. Therefore, showers and thunderstorms are
forecast to develop across the eastern and western Puerto Rico during
the afternoon. A moderate to high risk of rip currents will continue
to prevail, particularly across the north facing beaches of the local
islands for the next several days.

.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.


Rip Current Statement

National Weather Service San Juan PR
636 PM AST Mon Sep 24 2018

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
636 PM AST Mon Sep 24 2018


* LOCATION...Northern beaches of Puerto Rico and Culebra.

* TIMING...through Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Life threatening currents that can carry even the
  best swimmers out to sea.


There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.



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