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Tropical Storm Warning

TROPICAL STORM BERTHA LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
213 PM AST FRI AUG 1 2014

...CENTER OF BERTHA APPROACHING MARTINIQUE...

.NEW INFORMATION...
UPDATED POSITION OF THE STORM.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT
LOCATIONS AND COASTAL WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN
ISLANDS COASTAL WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...
ALL OF PUERTO RICO...INCLUDING VIEQUES AND CULEBRA...AND THE U.S.
VIRGIN ISLANDS.

FOR MARINE INTERESTS...A TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR ALL
OF PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS COASTAL WATERS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 2 PM AST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 14.5N...LONGITUDE 60.3W. THIS WAS ABOUT 480 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PONCE PR...OR ABOUT 370 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
SAINT CROIX VI. STORM MOTION WAS WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 22 MPH.
STORM INTENSITY WAS 50 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM BERTHA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE WEST NORTHWESTWARD
AROUND 20 MPH DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS PASSING SOUTH OF PONCE LATE
SATURDAY. RAINS WILL OVERSPREAD THE VIRGIN ISLANDS EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING AND REACH EASTERN PUERTO RICO AROUND DAYBREAK SATURDAY.
RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. 1 TO 3
INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES ACROSS PORTIONS AT THE
U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PUERTO
RICO...WITH THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE
ISLAND. ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHEAST PUERTO RICO...VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS ONCE THE WINDS SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR THOSE UNDER A WARNING...NOW IS THE TIME TO RUSH TO COMPLETION
PREPARATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY. EVACUATE IF
DIRECTED TO DO SO BY LOCAL OFFICIALS...OR IF YOUR HOME IS
VULNERABLE TO HIGH WINDS OR FLOODING.

FOR INTERESTS AT PORTS...DOCKS...AND MARINAS...URGENTLY COMPLETE
PRESCRIBED PREPARATIONS ACCORDING TO YOUR EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
PLAN FOR TROPICAL CYCLONES. IF YOU LIVE ON A BOAT...MAKE FINAL
PREPARATIONS FOR SECURING YOUR CRAFT BEFORE LEAVING IT. BE SURE
TO ACCOUNT FOR THE POSSIBLE CLOSURE OF BRIDGES AND CAUSEWAYS.

REGARDING ANY COASTAL WATERS UNDER A WARNING...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT AND WELL SECURED.

FOR ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONARY AND PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION...
PLEASE REFER TO THE DETAILED RECOMMENDATIONS RELATIVE TO YOUR
LOCATION AS FURTHER DESCRIBED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
THE NEXT LOCAL STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SAN JUAN AROUND 630 PM AST...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

PRZ001>013-VIZ001-002-020215-
/O.CON.TJSJ.TR.W.1003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-SOUTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-
NORTH CENTRAL-CENTRAL INTERIOR-PONCE AND VICINITY-NORTHWEST-
WESTERN INTERIOR-MAYAGUEZ AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST-CULEBRA-VIEQUES-
ST. THOMAS/ST. JOHN/ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
213 PM AST FRI AUG 1 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...


...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FINAL PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE
COMPLETED BEFORE CONDITIONS DETERIORATE. THE ONSET OF GUSTY WINDS
AND HEAVY RAINS CAN CAUSE OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES TO BECOME DANGEROUS.
SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS WHICH CAN BE BLOWN AROUND. IF YOU
LIVE IN A MOBILE HOME...LEAVE IT FOR MORE SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER.

&&

...PROBABILITY OF TROPICAL STORM/HURRICANE CONDITIONS...
THERE IS LITTLE CHANCE FOR HURRICANE CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME.
ALSO...THE CHANCE FOR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME IS
UP TO 50 PERCENT.

...INLAND FLOODING...

RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. 1 TO
3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES ACROSS PORTIONS AT
THE U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PUERTO
RICO...WITH THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE
ISLAND.

...WINDS...

AS TROPICAL STORM BERTHA APPROACHES...SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING OVER THE U.S.
VIRGIN ISLANDS...VIEQUES AND CULEBRA...AND EARLY AFTERNOON OVER
PUERTO RICO. MAXIMUM WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE IN THE 35 TO 45 MPH
RANGE WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

...TORNADOES...
ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
AS WINDS SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH ANY RAIN BANDS.


$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
532 AM AST FRI AUG 1 2014

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-020945-
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-
532 AM AST FRI AUG 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ALL PUERTO RICO. PLEASE REFER
TO THE LATEST HURRICANE LOCAL STATEMENT (HLSSJU) FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ALL PUERTO RICO. PLEASE REFER
TO THE LATEST HURRICANE LOCAL STATEMENT (HLSSJU) FOR MORE DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE
NEEDED TODAY.

$$



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