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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service San Juan PR
513 AM AST Wed Aug 4 2021

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-
513 AM AST Wed Aug 4 2021

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
moderate to locally heavy rainfall this afternoon across portions of
northwestern Puerto Rico and the San Juan metro area.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding across portions of northwestern Puerto Rico and the San Juan
metro area.

.Wind...Locally sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH (17 knots) are
expected across the Atlantic waters.

.Waves...Choppy seas up to 5 feet are expected across the
offshore Atlantic waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for
the north beaches of Puerto Rico and eastern-most beaches of

.Fire...Elevated Fire Danger expected across the south coastal plains
of Puerto Rico.

.Heat...Above normal temperatures and humidity will result in heat
indices between 102 and 105 degrees across the coastal areas of north-
central municipalities and other urban areas.

.Days Two through Seven...Thursday through Tuesday

The potential for isolated thunderstorm activity is possible through
Thursday. A moderate risk of rip current is expected to continue for
the next several days for beaches across the north coast of Puerto
Rico and east coast of Vieques and Culebra. Heat indices between
102 and 105 degrees possible for the next few days. A tropical
wave is expected to affect the area on Tuesday, thus increasing
the potential for flooding and isolated thunderstorms.

.Spotter information statement...

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


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