April 10, 2021

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Tropical storm watch issued for Puerto Rico

A tropical storm watch was issued this afternoon for Puerto Rico, according to the 5:00 p.m. bulletin. from National Hurricane Center (CNH), in Miami.

"A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the warning area, generally within 48 hours," the CNH indicates. [19659003] Vieques, Culebra and the US Virgin Islands are also included in the surveillance.

“The depression is expected to produce 1 to 3 inches of rain with isolated maximums of 5 inches over the north of the Leeward Islands. , and maximum totals of 3 to 6 inches over Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands until Sunday ", adds the CNH.

Given the development and trajectory of the tropical wave, the Coast Guard established yesterday at about 4:00 Afternoon X-Ray Port Condition for seaports in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

During X-Ray Port Condition, sustained winds of 39 miles per hour are possible within 48 hours. In addition, the regulated maritime port facilities must submit a report on their preparedness.

The captain of the Port of San Juan anticipates establishing the YANKEE Port Condition at 4:00 in the afternoon today, Thursday. [19659008] Trajectory of tropical depression 13.

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