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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
658 AM AST Sat Aug 24 2019

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-
658 AM AST Sat Aug 24 2019

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 many areas of Puerto

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to ponding of water in roads and
poorly drained areas.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 mph/17 kts expected across the
northwestern Atlantic waters and the southwestern Caribbean waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 5 feet is expected across the Atlantic and
Caribbean waters today.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for the
northern and some of the southern beaches of Puerto Rico. There is a
moderate risk of rip current for the southern beaches of Vieques and
the northeastern beaches of Culebra.

.Heat... An east to southeast winds will result in heat indices
ranging between 102 to 107 along the southwest, northwest and
southern coastal locations of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Sunday through Friday

A dry Saharan air mass will limit shower activity by Sunday afternoon,
this air mass is expected to hold over the area through late Monday
night. Moisture will return to the area on Tuesday, the combination of
low-level moisture and diurnal heating will lead to the development
of showers and isolated thunderstorms during the afternoons. Low-
level moisture is forecast to increase each day next week, which will
increase rain chances across the area. We will continue to monitor
the progress of invest 99L through the week and will send out updates
on the latest developments on the system.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report high wind, flooding and rip
currents to the National Weather Service in San Juan.


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