A high probability of rain before a trough passes over northern Puerto Rico

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring a trough with a low probability of hurricane development, but could leave heavy rain and electrical storms in Puerto Rico’s path over the next few days.

However, while the NHC expects winds to increase in the upper part of the system today and Sunday, they only give a 10% chance of hurricane development.

However, the National Meteorological Center (SNM) warned that the system will leave rain and thundershowers in the island. Heavy rainfall increases the risk, especially in the northern part of Puerto Rico.


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At yesterday’s time, SNM predicted that the system may exit in between 6 to 8 inches of rain expected over the next five days.

Heavy rain is expected in the afternoon, while high temperatures and clear skies will persist in the morning.

According to the maps drawn by SNM, A 60% to 80% chance of rain over much of northern Puerto Rico.

In its information bulletin, SNM further warned High heat indices range from 102 to 107 degrees Fahrenheit in the northern and western parts of the island..

At the same time, the SNM issued a warning to operators of small boats going into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

“There is a moderate risk of ocean currents, especially the northern cut of Puerto Rico and Culebra,” they added.

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