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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
351 AM AST Tue Aug 21 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-
351 AM AST Tue Aug 21 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 isolated thunderstorms with
heavy rainfall and brief gusty winds mainly across portions of north
and western Puerto Rico during the afternoon.

.Flooding...Heavy rains will lead to urban and small stream flooding as
well as quick rises in water levels along rivers and streams. Mudslides
will be possible in areas of steep terrain due to saturated soil and
loose terrain.

.Wind...Sustained winds up to 20 MPH expected across the near coastal
areas of northern and southern Puerto Rico, and over the Mona passage.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for some
beaches of northern and southern Puerto Rico, as well as some beaches
of Vieques and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday

A tropical wave forecast to move across the region on Wednesday, will
bring isolated thunderstorms with periods of heavy rains to the region.
This will cause minor urban and small stream flooding in isolated areas
through Wednesday. The moderate risk of rip current will continue for
some beaches through the most of the week.

.Spotter information statement...

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


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