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TROPICAL STORM ERIKA LOCAL STATEMENT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 15A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR  AL052015
244 PM AST FRI AUG 28 2015

THIS PRODUCT COVERS PUERTO RICO AND THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED FOR PUERTO RICO...CULEBRA
AND VIEQUES...

NEW INFORMATION
---------------

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 200 MILES WEST OF MAYAGUEZ PR OR ABOUT 240 MILES WEST OF 
      PONCE PR
    - 17.7N 70.2W
    - STORM INTENSITY 50 MPH
    - MOVEMENT WEST OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
------------------

TROPICAL STORM ERIKA HAS MOVED WEST OVER THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN...
THEREFORE THE RAIN AND FLOODING POTENTIAL HAVE DIMINISHED SIGNIFICANTLY
ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON 
AND TONIGHT. 

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* WIND:
CONDITIONS MAY STILL BE BREEZY TO WINDY.

* SURGE:
NO IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND THE
US VIRGIN ISLANDS.

* FLOODING RAIN:
MINOR FLOODING RAIN ARE STILL POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO 
THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON. REMAIN WELL GUARDED AGAINST FLOOD WATERS 
HAVING FURTHER IMPACTS OF SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL.

* TORNADOES:
NO IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS PUERTO RICO AND THE
US VIRGIN ISLANDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
----------------------------------

LISTEN FOR THE ALL-CLEAR SIGNAL FROM LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

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

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