Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Pago Pago

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
503 PM SST WED JAN 28 2015

ASZ001>003-291830-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
503 PM SST WED JAN 28 2015

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

AN ACTIVE MONSOONAL TROUGH OVER MANUA AND SWAINS ISLANDS HAS
ENHANCED NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WEATHER
PHENOMENON WILL MAINTAIN ITS POSITION CLOSE TO TUTUILA AND MANUA
DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AS THE
MONSOON TROUGH DRIFTS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AS A
RESULT...ANTICIPATE POSSIBLE SEVERE WEATHER AND STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH TO IMPACT THE
AFFECTED AREA THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

BAQUI








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