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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
208 PM SST FRI SEP 23 2016

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE TROUGH WILL LINGER OVER
THE AREA INTO THE END OF THE WEEK. MEANWHILE...A SURFACE RIDGE TO
THE SOUTH WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.
CLOUD REMNANTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE AFOREMENTIONED TROUGH WILL
MERGE WITH ANOTHER DEVELOPING SURFACE TROUGH FROM THE SOUTH SUNDAY
MORNING. THIS SITUATION WILL ALLOW A LINE OF CLOUDS TO MOVE PAST
THE REGION INTO SUNDAY EVENING. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS. COOLER TEMPERATURES
AND GENTLE TO MODERATE EASTERLIES WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
.MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...A SURFACE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH OF THE
REGION WILL YIELD TO GENTLE TO MODERATE EAST-SOUTHEAST WINDS. A
DEVELOPING HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WELL SW OF THE REGION WILL BUILD
EAST AND NORTHWARD THROUGH FRIDAY WHICH WILL ENHANCE CLOUDS TO
ADVANCE PAST THE AREA. FOR NOW...WILL KEEP THE PREV FCST THE SAME.
ANTICIPATE ONLY MINIMAL SHOWERS AND PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.MARINE...SEAS OF 3 TO 6 FT WILL PERSIST OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. AS A RESULT...THERE ARE NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS EXPECTED.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

NONE.

&&

$$

CB








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