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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
218 PM SST THU MAY 26 2016

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW AN
ACTIVE AREA OF CONVECTIONS TO THE NORTH WHILE SLOWLY EXPANDING
SOUTH. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS AN UNSTABLE PROFILE.
MODELS SUGGEST THAT THE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL PUSH THE SURFACE TROUGH
UP NORTH ON FRIDAY NIGHT...BRINGING STABLE CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
REST OF THE SHORT TERM. THEREFORE...EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY BEFORE SUBSIDING TO ISOLATED SHOWERS ON FRIDAY
NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...RIDGE TO THE SOUTH WILL SLOWLY DESCEND
SOUTHEAST EARLY DURING THE NEW WEEK. SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH
WILL DESCEND ACROSS THE ISLANDS ON WEDNESDAY. WILL KEEP THE
PREVIOUS FORECAST FOR NOW WHILE WAITING FOR A FEW MORE MODEL RUNS.
THEREFORE NO CHANGES TO THE LONG TERM FORECAST.

&&

.MARINE...
WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS MOVING ACROSS THE TERRITORY...SEAS WILL
RISE 7 TO 9 FT ON FRIDAY MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE REST OF
THE FORECAST PERIOD.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

$$

MALALA






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