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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
620 AM AST SUN MAY 1 2016

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-021030-
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-
620 AM AST SUN MAY 1 2016

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 PORTIONS OF
PUERTO RICO. THE INTENSE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED ACROSS
THE INTERIOR AND WESTERN SECTIONS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

.FLOODING...HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING. SOILS REMAIN SATURATED DUE TO PREVIOUS RAINFALL...
THEREFORE ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN CAN PRODUCE FLOOD AND MUD
SLIDES NEAR STEEP TERRAIN.

.WAVES...SEAS UP TO 5 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

.RIP CURRENTS...THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR SOME
BEACHES OF NORTH...SOUTH...EAST...VIEQUES AND CULEBRA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ENOUGH MOISTURE AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT
LEAST MIDWEEK. AS A RESULT...THE POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL REMAINS HIGH.

.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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