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FLCA42 TJSJ 230931  
HWOSJU  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
531 AM AST WED MAY 23 2018  
 
AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-240945-  
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-  
531 AM AST WED MAY 23 2018  
 
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  
HEAVY RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF  
NORTHWEST PUERTO RICO.  
   
FLOODING
 
HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM  
FLOODING.  
   
WIND
 
SUSTAINED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE  
NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE ATLANTIC AND CARRIBBEAN WATERS AS WELL AS  
ACROSS THE MONA PASSAGE.  
   
WAVES
 
CHOPPY SEAS UP TO 6 FEET ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE  
LOCAL WATERS EXCEPT ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN AND WESTERN  
PUERTO RICO.  
   
RIP CURRENTS
 
THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS THE  
NORTH FACING BEACHES AS WELL AS ACROSS SOME BEACHES IN SOUTHWEST AND  
SOUTHEAST PR AS WELL AS ACROSS VIEQUES AND CULEBRA.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL  
DAYS. LOCALLY AND DIURNALLY INDUCED SHOWERS ALONG WITH ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF  
PUERTO RICO DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THIS COULD RESULT IN SOME  
URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER, INDIVIDUAL  
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FLOODING AND RIP CURRENTS TO THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.  
 

 
 
AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-240945-  
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-  
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-  
531 AM AST WED MAY 23 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE  
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
   
WAVES
 
CHOPPY SEAS UP TO 6 FEET ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE SURROUNDING  
WATERS.  
   
RIP CURRENTS
 
THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS THE  
THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN BEACHES OF SAINT CROIX AS WELL AS ACROSS THE  
WESTERN BEACHES OF SAINT THOMAS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE BEACHES OF  
SAINT CROIX DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL  
SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE IN SAN JUAN.  
 

 
 
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