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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
154 PM SST FRI MAR 24 2017

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH IS
SLOWLY MOVING EASTWARD WHILE SATELLITE SHOWS ISOLATED LOW CLOUDS
PASSING OVER THE TERRITORY. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS A
STABLE PROFILE. MODELS CONTINUE TO MINIMIZE SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE
WEEKEND AS STABLE CONDITIONS PERSIST. THEREFORE...EXPECT ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND GENTLE EAST WINDS DURING THE SHORT TERM.

.LONG TERM...
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...AS THE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES FARTHER EAST
SOUTHEAST...A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH FROM THE EAST WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE TERRITORY ON TUESDAY. HOWEVER...MODELS CONTINUE TO MINIMIZE
SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE LONG TERM. THEREFORE...WILL KEEP THE
PREVIOUS FORECAST WHILE WAITING FOR A FEW MORE RUNS.

&&

.MARINE...
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE FORECAST AREA IN
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
NEW WEEK.

&&

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

&&

$$

MALALA





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