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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:13 PM AST on September 24, 2017

Expires 8:15 AM EDT on September 25, 2017


The National Weather Service in San Juan has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
west central Sabana Grande municipality in Puerto Rico...
Las Marias municipality in Puerto Rico...
northern Lares municipality in Puerto Rico...
San Sebastian municipality in Puerto Rico...
Isabela municipality in Puerto Rico...
Hormigueros municipality in Puerto Rico...
Moca municipality in Puerto Rico...
northwestern Yauco municipality in Puerto Rico...
Quebradillas municipality in Puerto Rico...
Anasco municipality in Puerto Rico...
Lajas municipality in Puerto Rico...
Cabo Rojo municipality in Puerto Rico...
Camuy municipality in Puerto Rico...
Maricao municipality in Puerto Rico...
Mayaguez municipality in Puerto Rico...
southwestern Guanica municipality in Puerto Rico...
Rincon municipality in Puerto Rico...
San German municipality in Puerto Rico...
western Hatillo municipality in Puerto Rico...
northwestern Utuado municipality in Puerto Rico...
Aguada municipality in Puerto Rico...
Aguadilla municipality in Puerto Rico...

* until 815 am AST Monday

* at 805 PM AST, at least one river gauge on the west end of the
island remains above flood stage. Any additional rain may cause
additional flooding in the warning area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Aguadilla, Aguada, Rincon, Moca, Anasco, Camuy, Quebradillas,
Hormigueros, San Sebastian, Las Marias, Cabo Rojo, Isabela,
Mayaguez, San German, Lajas, Hatillo, Puerto Real, La Playa,
Aceitunas and caban.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 1852 6697 1849 6680 1832 6679 1832 6690
      1815 6692 1815 6697 1812 6698 1804 6699
      1803 6696 1795 6698 1793 6721 1794 6723
      1800 6722 1801 6720 1802 6721 1821 6717
      1836 6728 1841 6718 1849 6718 1852 6712


Hagen


Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:26 PM AST on September 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 25, 2017


... High rip current risk in effect through Monday morning...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect through Monday morning.

* Location... the beaches of Condado, Ocean Park, Levittown, playa
caracoles, los tubos, Puerto Nuevo, Cerro Gordo, balneario
Dorado, crashboat, Penon Brusi, playa Jobos, tunel Guajataca,
Pico de Piedra, Sandy Beach, playa buye, Combate, playa
Ballena, Playita rosada, Punta Ventana, playa Ponce, and
culebrita are all in the high rip current risk area.

* Timing... through at least Monday morning.

* Impacts... strong rip currents are forecast for all of the Puerto
Rico coastline except for the far southeast tip. Dangerous high
surf and localized beach erosion are possible in the risk area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.





Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:26 PM AST on September 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 25, 2017


... High rip current risk in effect through Monday morning...

The National Weather Service in San Juan has issued a high rip
current risk, which is in effect through Monday morning.

* Location... the beaches of Condado, Ocean Park, Levittown, playa
caracoles, los tubos, Puerto Nuevo, Cerro Gordo, balneario
Dorado, crashboat, Penon Brusi, playa Jobos, tunel Guajataca,
Pico de Piedra, Sandy Beach, playa buye, Combate, playa
Ballena, Playita rosada, Punta Ventana, playa Ponce, and
culebrita are all in the high rip current risk area.

* Timing... through at least Monday morning.

* Impacts... strong rip currents are forecast for all of the Puerto
Rico coastline except for the far southeast tip. Dangerous high
surf and localized beach erosion are possible in the risk area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.





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