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FLCA42 TJSJ 150938 CCA  
HWOSJU  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  
538 AM AST SAT AUG 15 2020  
 
AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-160930-  
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-  
538 AM AST SAT AUG 15 2020  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT  
ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
   
THUNDERSTORMS
 
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS  
WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL AND BRIEF GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON  
ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN PUERTO RICO.  
   
FLOODING
 
HEAVY RAINS COULD LEAD TO MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM  
FLOODING OR PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
   
WAVES
 
CHOPPY SEAS UP TO 6 FEET EXPECTED ACROSS THE OFFSHORE  
ATLANTIC WATERS AND THE ANEGADA PASSAGE.  
   
RIP CURRENTS
 
THERE IS A MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK FOR THE BEACHES  
ALONG THE NORTH, AND SOME IN THE SOUTHEAST COASTS OF PUERTO RICO, AS  
WELL AS THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN BEACHES OF VIEQUES AND CULEBRA.  
   
HEAT
 
HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY BE BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES ACROSS  
THE LOWER ELEVATIONS IN EASTERN PUERTO RICO.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
 
SEAS WILL REMAIN CHOPPY ESPECIALLY OVER THE ATLANTIC AND ANEGADA  
PASSAGE THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY DUE TO WINDS AND THE EFFECTS OF  
DISTANT TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE. THERE WILL ALSO BE A MODERATE  
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR SEVERAL BEACHES DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL  
DAYS. THE OUTER BANDS OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE STILL FORECAST  
TO PASS WELL TO OUR NORTH OF THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY BRING  
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE LOCAL AREA THROUGH  
MONDAY. THEREFORE MINOR URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN ISOLATED  
AREAS OR PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS,  
WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED. PLEASE RELAY ANY INFORMATION  
ABOUT WINDS, WAVES, AND RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
IN SAN JUAN WHILE FOLLOWING ALL LOCAL AND STATE GUIDELINES.  
 

 
 
AMZ715-725-VIZ001-002-160930-  
ST. THOMAS ST. JOHN ADJACENT ISLANDS-ST CROIX-  
NEARSHORE ATLANTIC AND ADJACENT CARIBBEAN COASTAL WATERS-  
538 AM AST SAT AUG 15 2020  
 
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 EXPECTED ACROSS THE OFFSHORE  
ATLANTIC WATERS AND THE ANEGADA PASSAGE.  
   
RIP CURRENTS
 
THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ACROSS SOME  
OF THE EASTERN BEACHES OF SAINT CROIX AS WELL AS SOME OF THE SOUTHERN  
BEACHES OF SAINT JOHN.  
   
HEAT
 
HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY SURPASS 100 DEGREES NOT ONLY IN SAINT  
CROIX, BUT ALSO ACROSS THE NORTHERN ISLANDS AS WELL.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
 
SEAS WILL REMAIN CHOPPY ESPECIALLY OVER THE ATLANTIC AND ANEGADA  
PASSAGE THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY DUE TO WINDS AND THE EFFECTS OF  
DISTANT TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE. THERE WILL ALSO BE A MODERATE  
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR SEVERAL BEACHES DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL  
DAYS. THE OUTER BANDS OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE STILL FORECAST  
TO PASS WELL TO OUR NORTH OF THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY BRING  
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA THROUGH  
MONDAY. THEREFORE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND IN POOR  
DRAINAGE AREAS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED. PLEASE RELAY ANY INFORMATION  
ABOUT WINDS, WAVES, AND RIP CURRENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
IN SAN JUAN WHILE FOLLOWING ALL LOCAL AND STATE GUIDELINES.  
 

 
 
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