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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:37 AM AST on September 19, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on September 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico including
   Culebra and Vieques.

* Through Friday afternoon

* Hurricane Maria continues intensifying in an atmosphere
abundant in moisture. It is moving relatively slowly and will
linger over the local area for more than 24 hours spreading
torrential downpours across the islands with even more intense
rainfall in the mountains of the islands it encounters. A
storm total of 12 to 18 inches is expected and isolated areas
may receive 25 inches or more.

* This flooding will lead to rapid rises in all streams and
rivers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and then Puerto Rico. Low
lying roads will be flooded first and many major highways will
be made impassible during the passage of the storm. Mudslides
may also block roads not expected to flood. Any homes in low-
lying areas near rivers and streams will be flooded and
flooding may leave residents with no Avenue of escape. Those
in coastal areas may have streams and rivers backed up from
storm surge created by the hurricane. Downed electrical wires
may be able to electrify these waters as an additional hazard.
Some bridges and causeways may also wash away.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding.

This is a very dangerous situation. If you have any doubts about
whether you will be in a flooded area or if your shelter may be
in danger of mudslides, you should seek shelter from Hurricane
Maria early--before winds and rains commence Tuesday.

Preparations for this flooding should be made in advance. The
National Weather Service will continue to monitor this dangerous
situation and keep forecasts and warnings updated.





Hurricane Warning, Hurricane Watch

Statement as of 10:46 AM AST on September 19, 2017

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on September 19, 2017



1046 am AST Tue Sep 19 2017


753 am AST Tue Sep 19 2017


753 am AST Tue Sep 19 2017


753 am AST Tue Sep 19 2017


Attn... WFO... sju...



504 am AST Tue Sep 19 2017


504 am AST Tue Sep 19 2017


... Hurricane Warning in Effect...

... Hurricane Warning in Effect...

... Hurricane Watch in Effect...

... Hurricane Watch in Effect...

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:37 AM AST on September 19, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on September 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico including
   Culebra and Vieques.

* Through Friday afternoon

* Hurricane Maria continues intensifying in an atmosphere
abundant in moisture. It is moving relatively slowly and will
linger over the local area for more than 24 hours spreading
torrential downpours across the islands with even more intense
rainfall in the mountains of the islands it encounters. A
storm total of 12 to 18 inches is expected and isolated areas
may receive 25 inches or more.

* This flooding will lead to rapid rises in all streams and
rivers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and then Puerto Rico. Low
lying roads will be flooded first and many major highways will
be made impassible during the passage of the storm. Mudslides
may also block roads not expected to flood. Any homes in low-
lying areas near rivers and streams will be flooded and
flooding may leave residents with no Avenue of escape. Those
in coastal areas may have streams and rivers backed up from
storm surge created by the hurricane. Downed electrical wires
may be able to electrify these waters as an additional hazard.
Some bridges and causeways may also wash away.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding.

This is a very dangerous situation. If you have any doubts about
whether you will be in a flooded area or if your shelter may be
in danger of mudslides, you should seek shelter from Hurricane
Maria early--before winds and rains commence Tuesday.

Preparations for this flooding should be made in advance. The
National Weather Service will continue to monitor this dangerous
situation and keep forecasts and warnings updated.





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Alaska - High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Hurricane Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Illinois -
Indiana -
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Maine - High Surf Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory
Michigan -
Minnesota - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri -
Nebraska - Fire Weather Warning
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - High Surf Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Tropical Storm Watch , Hurricane Statement , Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio -
Oregon - Flash Flood Watch
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Hurricane Warning, Hurricane Watch , Hurricane Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Rhode Island - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement
South Dakota - Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Hurricane Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Virginia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement
Washington - Winter Storm Warning
Wisconsin - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement

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