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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:02 PM AST Sep. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in San Juan has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Sabana Grande municipality in Puerto Rico...
south central Las Marias municipality in Puerto Rico...
northeastern Cabo Rojo municipality in Puerto Rico...
western Maricao municipality in Puerto Rico...
east central Mayaguez municipality in Puerto Rico...
San German municipality in Puerto Rico...
Hormigueros municipality in Puerto Rico...

* until 830 PM AST Tuesday

* at 702 PM AST, reporting gauges continued to indicate flooding
continues in the Rio guanajibo basin.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Sabana Grande, Hormigueros, San German, Cabo Rojo, Monte Grande,
Maricao and Sabana Eneas.

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 1819 6696 1815 6697 1816 6693 1815 6692
      1811 6692 1805 6691 1805 6698 1807 6707
      1805 6715 1809 6717 1814 6717 1819 6709
      1822 6699


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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 5:32 PM AST Sep. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...

* 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 Tuesday evening.

* 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
Issued: 5:32 PM AST Sep. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Tuesday
evening...

* 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 Tuesday evening.

* 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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