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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
519 AM AST Thu May 23 2019

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-240930-
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-
519 AM AST Thu May 23 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 along and north of the
Cordillera Central, as well as over portions of eastern Puerto Rico.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding. Ponding of water on roadways and poorly drained areas
likely, particularly across the San Juan metropolitan area and eastern
Puerto Rico.

.Wind...Sustained winds up to 24 MPH expected along coastal areas of
northern Puerto Rico and the coastal waters of northern Puerto Rico.

.Rip Currents...There is a moderate risk of rip currents for a few beaches
along the north coast of Puerto Rico.

.Days Two through Seven...Friday through Wednesday

Although conditions are expected to slightly improve by on Friday
into the weekend, locally induced showers and thunderstorms are
expected to develop over the interior and western Puerto Rico.
Therefore, the potential for flooding and mudslide along steep terrain
will continue, particularly during the afternoon hours.

.Spotter information statement...

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

$$



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