What is less rain activity, some haze, heat and deteriorating sea conditions National Weather Service (SNM) for Father’s Day in San Juan, while -at the moment – this week is not seeing a significant rain event.
Although the presence of particles saharan dust In the field, meteorologist cecil villanueva indicated that, a transition would be seen between today, Sunday and tomorrow. “We will already be seeing that there will be traces (or traces of dust) between tonight and tomorrow, but then it won’t be as foggy as at the start of the weekend.”
Last Friday, the air quality index published by the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DNER) put it at unhealthy levels in the Ponce region and moderate for Fajardo and Mayagüez.
Currently, it is at a moderate level for San Juan and Mayaguez, so those “extraordinarily sensitive” are recommended to consider reducing activities that require prolonged or intense effort. Is.
On the other hand, meteorologist Villanueva said that the day will be warm, although the heat index is not expected to be so high. They estimated that temperatures in coastal areas could be as low as the 90s Fahrenheit (degrees Fahrenheit).
In the context of sea conditions, he asked the citizens to be cautious because There is a high risk of ocean currents, primarily for the northern and northwestern beaches of Puerto Rico. The risk will extend into the night across the entire north coast and Culebra.
“Waves are going to be up to five feet mostly during the day, sometimes up to 6 feet in offshore waters. However, if the wind picks up, winds of up to 20 knots can be expected, so small boats Operators should exercise caution.”
Regarding the possibility of rain, Villanueva mentioned that there may be some rain, but they will be isolated. Some short duration thunderstorms may occur in the west.
“During the whole week you don’t see such an important event. There is a tropical wave till the middle of the week, but it will be moving mostly south. Yes, it has been observed that maybe after that wave passes, by the end of the week, the remaining moisture may cover us, which may give us some rain,” he remarked.
Currently, over 67% of the island is in a state of moderate drought, according to United States Drought Monitor, Moreover, a part concentrated in the Northeast is already recording severe drought parameters in the absence of a major rain event.