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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
207 PM SST WED OCT 22 2014

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW A
STATIONARY TROUGH TO THE NORTHEAST. ANOTHER TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP TO THE SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS ON THURSDAY AND THUS
DIMINISHING GENTLE WINDS TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE. THE SECOND TROUGH
WILL REMAIN TO THE SOUTH WHILE MOVING EASTWARD. DRY SUBSIDENCE
ALOFT WILL REMAIN OVER THE ISLANDS DURING THE REST OF THE SHORT
TERM. THEREFORE EXPECT ISOLATED SHOWERS AND DIMINISHING EAST WINDS
ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.LONG TERM...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MODELS ARE HINTING OF A STATIONARY
MID LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE ISLANDS. WITH THIS IN PLACE...DRIER
CONDITIONS WILL ENHANCE DURING THE LONG TERM.

&&

.MARINE...
NO SIGNIFICANT SWELLS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT COASTAL WATERS AND
SHORELINES IN THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

$$

MALALA






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