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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM BERTHA LOCAL STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
1100 PM AST SAT AUG 2 2014

...ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DROPPED...

.NEW INFORMATION...
WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT OFFERS GUIDANCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR
MARINERS...AS WELL AS OTHER MARINE INTERESTS...ALONG ALL COASTAL
WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS COASTAL WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS COASTAL
WATERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST PUBLIC AND MARINE FORECASTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 11 PM AST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BERTHA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 19.5N...LONGITUDE 69.7W. THIS WAS ABOUT 180 MILES
WEST-NORTHWEST OF AGUADILLA PR...OR ABOUT 320 MILES
WEST-NORTHWEST OF SAINT THOMAS VI. STORM MOTION WAS NW OR
310 DEGREES AT 22 MPH. STORM INTENSITY WAS 45 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM BERTHA CONTINUES OVER THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. HEAVY SHOWERS CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHWESTERN
PORTION OF THE FORECAST AREA AND OVER PUERTO RICO BUT ARE
DIMINISHING. SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NO LONGER
EXPECTED. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY HAVE GUSTS OF UP TO 25 TO 35
KNOTS NORTH OR WEST OF PUERTO RICO UNTIL EARLY MORNING.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST COASTAL WATERS FORECAST BEFORE
MAKING ANY DEFINITE PLANS.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL
STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN JUAN
REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED AS NECESSARY.

AMZ710-712-741-742-030400-
/O.CAN.TJSJ.TR.W.1003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ATLC WATERS OF PUERTO RICO AND USVI FROM 10NM TO 19.5N-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
MONA PASSAGE SOUTHWARD TO 17N-
COASTAL WATERS OF NORTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO OUT 10 NM-
1100 PM AST SAT AUG 2 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELED...

...WINDS AND SEAS...
SUSTAINED HIGH WINDS OR WIND GUSTS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED DUE TO
TROPICAL STORM BERTHA. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST FOR WIND INFORMATION. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE LOCAL WATERS.

$$

SNELL





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