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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
335 AM AST Tue May 17 2022

San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Northwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
335 AM AST Tue May 17 2022

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
northwestern Puerto Rico.

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

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are expected
across the southwestern coastal sections of Puerto Rico, as well as
across the Atlantic and Caribbean waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for all
eastern, northern and southern beaches of Puerto Rico, including
Culebra and Vieques.

.Heat...Southeasterly trade winds will result in above normal heat
indices between 100 and 103 mainly for portions of the north coast and
western Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

Heat indices of 102 degrees Fahrenheit or greater are expected along
the north central coast and western Puerto Rico from Wednesday
onwards. Areas of winds greater than 17 knots are expected in the
Atlantic waters and some exposed coasts each afternoon of the period.
A moderate risk of rip currents will continue through the workweek,
increasing to high during the weekend across the northern beaches.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation is not anticipated. Please relay any information
about flooding, winds, and rip currents to the National Weather
Service in San Juan while following all local and state guidelines.


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