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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
158 PM SST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...DRY EASTERLIES COMBINED WITH STRONG
UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE WILL ENHANCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS THAT WILL MOVE PAST THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY THUS GENTLE TO MODERATE EAST WINDS WILL PERSIST
DURING THE SHORT TERM.

.LONG TERM...
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...GFS MODEL SOLUTIONS SHOW A DEVELOPING
SURFACE TROUGH TO THE SOUTH OF THE AREA DURING WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY. PERHAPS LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AFTER
WEDNESDAY EVENING BUT WILL HOLD OFF ON MAKING NEW UPDATES UNTIL
ANOTHER SET OF FUTURE MODEL RUNS BECOME AVAILABLE. FOR NOW...WILL KEEP
THE PREV FCST THE SAME. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL VARY IN
THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S.


&&

.MARINE...MODERATE SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
MIDWEEK. THERE ARE NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS EXPECTED.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

NONE.

&&

$$

CB






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