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Flash Flood Watch

FLASH FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
843 PM AST TUE AUG 23 2016

...THE RISK OF FLASH FLOODING WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE U.S.
VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO AS THE STRONG TROPICAL WAVE MOVES
OVER THE LOCAL REGION ON WEDNESDAY...

PRZ001>013-VIZ001-002-241200-
/O.CON.TJSJ.FF.A.0004.160824T0600Z-160825T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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.. AND ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN JUAN...CAROLINA...FAJARDO...
HUMACAO...RIO GRANDE...GUAYAMA...ARROYO...YABUCOA...SALINAS...
COCO...CAGUAS...ARECIBO...VEGA BAJA...MANATI...DORADO...COAMO...
COROZAL...AIBONITO...VILLALBA...JAYUYA...PONCE...AGUADILLA...
ISABELA...HATILLO...QUEBRADILLAS...SAN SEBASTIAN...UTUADO...
SABANA GRANDE...LARES...ADJUNTAS...MAYAGUEZ...HORMIGUEROS...
MOCA...AGUADA...LUYANDO...CABO ROJO...GUANICA...LAJAS...CULEBRA...
ESPERANZA...ANNA`S RETREAT...CHARLOTTE AMALIE...
CHARLOTTE AMALIE EAST...CHARLOTTE AMALIE WEST...CRUZ BAY...
CHRISTIANSTED...FREDERIKSTED...FREDERIKSTED SOUTHEAST...
GROVE PLACE
843 PM AST TUE AUG 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM AST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* FOR ALL PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS.

* FROM 2 AM AST WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE IS FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
  ON WEDNESDAY...INCREASING SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
  ACROSS THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO. ALL INTERESTS
  SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THE EVOLUTION OF THIS WEATHER
  SCENARIO.

* THE POTENTIAL OF FLOODING RAINS IS HIGH FOR PUERTO RICO AND
  THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. RAINFALL TOTALS BETWEEN 2 AND 4
  INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
  STRONG TROPICAL WAVE. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...LANDSLIDES
  AND ROCKFALL IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN ARE LIKELY IN AREAS OF
  HEAVY RAINFALL. AT THIS TIME...THE AREAS MORE PRONE TO FLASH
  FLOODING ARE THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE EASTERN HALF OF
  PUERTO RICO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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