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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
515 AM AST Tue Oct 16 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-170915-
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-
515 AM AST Tue Oct 16 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 of
the interior and western Puerto Rico.

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

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the
regional waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 6 feet, and increasing up to 7 feet
tonight, expected across the Atlantic Offshore waters and local
Passages.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for most of
the local beaches.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

An upper-level trough and plenty of tropical moisture will result in a
wet and unstable weather pattern through at least early Thursday
morning. Therefore expect periods of showers and thunderstorms across
the forecast area each day. Any persistent heavy rainfall will result
in urban and small stream flooding as well as sharp rises along
larger river basins. Mudslides in areas of steep terrain are also
possible. The risk of rip currents will continue moderate through much
of the upcoming week.

.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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