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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL CYCLONE 05F - LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
505 AM SST SAT DEC 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...
UPDATED POSITION AND MOVEMENT OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION 05F

...AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION FOR ALL ISLANDS OF
AMERICAN SAMOA

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SWAINS ISLAND COASTAL
WATERS.

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TUTUILA AND MANUA
COASTAL WATERS.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT.

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN WATERS OF TUTUILA AND
MANU`A.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS.

...STORM INFORMATION...
AT 110 AM SST...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 05F WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE
12.0S...LONGITUDE 169.3W...OR ABOUT 185 MILES NORTHEAST OF
TUTUILA...OR 155 MILES NORTH OF MANU`A...TROPICAL DEPRESSION 05F
IS MOVING SOUTH-SOUTHEAST SLOWLY. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR
35 MPH.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL AND RUNOFFS MAY CAUSE SMALL STREAMS TO OVERFLOW...
RESULTING IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND ROADWAYS. PLEASE
TAKE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN DRIVING THROUGH FLOOD ROADS.

MUD AND LANDSLIDES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG STEEP SLOPES AND
MOUNTAINOUS AREAS AS GROUNDS BECOME SATURATED.

THE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS WHEN DRIVING
DUE TO HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND FLOODED ROADWAYS.

THE AMERICAN SAMOA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL IS ADVISING
RESIDENTS TO REMAIN ON ALERT AND SECURE LOOSE ITEMS AS NECESSARY.
BE READY TO COMPLY WITH ANY ORDERS THAT ARE ISSUED BY LOCAL
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR RADIO FOR
FURTHER WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES.

FOR ADDITIONAL PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE EOC AT
699-3800.

&&

.THE NEXT SCHEDULED UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AT 11 AM OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

ASZ001>003-280415-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
505 AM SST SAT DEC 27 2014

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...WINDS...
TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WILL INCREASE 30 TO 45 MPH
WITH HIGHER GUSTS BEFORE NOON.
TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 30 TO 45 MPH WILL DIMINISH 20 TO 30 MPH
BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

...INLAND FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT AND WILL BE UPGRADED TO A
FLASH FLOOD WARNING AS THE TROPICAL SYSTEM MOVES NEAR MANU`A AND
TUTUILA.

...WINDS AND SEAS...
AUNUU BUOY REPORTED...HAZARDOUS SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FT ACROSS COASTAL
WATERS. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 40 TO 50 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
GUSTS AND SEAS ABOVE 15 FEET ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN WATERS
OF ALL ISLANDS.

&&

LAPATAIGA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
505 VAVEAO ASO TOANA`I TESEMA 27 2014

...O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI...

...FAAMATALAGA FOU...
SUIA ONA O TALA FOU O TAAVILIGA O SAVILI MALOLOSI O 05F

...NOFOAGA UA AAFIA...
O NEI FAAALIGA E AAFIA AI UMA AMERIKA SAMOA

...NOFO VAAVAAIA/LAPATAIGA...
O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LAPATAIGA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI MO GATAIFALE O
SWAINS ISLAND.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA FAUTUAGA MO VAA LAITI MO GATAIFALE O TUTUILA MA
MANU`A

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI MO GATAIFALE
I MATU O TUTUILA MA MANU`A.

...FAAMATALAGA E FAATATAU I TULAGA LOULOUA O LE TAU...
O TAAVILIGA O SAVILI MALOLOSI O 05F E TUSA MA LE 185 MAILA I MATU
I SASA`E O TUTUILA...155 MAILA I MATU O MANU`A...O LOO AGAI LEMU
I SAUTE I SASA`E.

O LOO VAAVAAIA PEA LE FAATUPULAIA O NEI TAAVILIGA O SAVILI
MALOLOSI E OO ATU I LE AFIAFI NEI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O TIMUGA MAMAFA MA LE MALOLOSI O TAFEGA E MAFAI ONA FAATUPULAIA
AI LOLOGA I NOFOAGA MAUALALO MA AUALA-TELE. FAAMOLEMOLE IA
FAAETEETE I TAIMI O FEMALAGAIGA AE MAISE NOFOAGA E LATA I MAUGA
ONA O LE SUSU O LE ELEELE UA IAI NEI.

UA FAUTUAINA E LE OFISA O TEMCO LE MAMALU LAUTELE INA IA MATAALA
MA IA FAAMAUMAU MEA-FALE FAAPEA MEA TAALO A FANAU O LOO TAATITIA
I LE LOTOA.

IA USITAIA FAATONUGA MAI LE OFISA O LE TEMCO MA IA FAALOGOLOGO
PEA I LAU LETIO PO O LE TV MO LAPATAIGA MA FAUTUAGA...MO
FAAMATALAGA MO TAPENAGA FAAMOLEMOLE FAAFESOOTA`I LE EOC I LE 699-
3800.

$$

MALALA








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