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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
500 AM AST Sat Oct 20 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-
500 AM AST Sat Oct 20 2018

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

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding in southwest Puerto Rico.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 17 kts are expected across
the inner waters around the north and south coasts of Puerto Rico and
in the Mona Channel.

.Waves...Choppy/Rough seas up to 6 feet are expected across the local
outer Atlantic waters, the Mona Channel and the outer Caribbean
waters south of western Puerto Rico.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for
beaches with exposure to north or northeast swell in Puerto Rico
including Culebra and Vieques.

.Days Two through Seven...Sunday through Friday

The rip current risk will increase to high on Sunday, but will
return to moderate in the same locations Monday through Friday. Seas
will also become more tranquil by Wednesday. Some very localized
urban and small stream flooding will be possible in southwest or west
Puerto Rico.

.Spotter information statement...

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


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