An active tropical wave that will be passing through Puerto Rico tonight promises to leave heavy downpours for the eastern part of the country starting from sunset today.
During the day, scattered downpours developed around the entire country leaving accumulations of water of between one and two inches in some sectors. These rains were formed by the humidity that precedes the tropical wave whose axis will pass through our area tonight, so more precipitation is on the way.
Marine Weather Statement: ANEGADA PASSAGE & CARIBBEAN WATERS | Communiqué on Maritime Conditions: PASSAGE OF ANEGADA & AGUAS DEL CARIBE.
– NWS San Juan (@NWSSanJuan) July 7, 2020  In the satellite images at 4:00 pm on Tuesday you can see the pulse of humidity that the tropical wave brings. Some of those heavy downpours, some with thunderstorms and gusting winds, are already recorded on Doppler radar, which will begin to affect the US Virgin Islands this afternoon. As night falls the rain will reach the eastern coast municipalities.
The rain could last until Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (SNM) in San Juan.
"A tropical wave can continue bringing periods of downpours, isolated rains and thunderstorm activity in parts of the area early on Wednesday, "states the SNM.