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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
217 PM SST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SHORT TERM...
.TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...A SURFACE TROUGH SW OF THE REGION
COMBINED WITH LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE WILL ENHANCE SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH THE SHORT TERM. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 10 KT WILL
PERSIST AS A REFLECTION OF THE AFOREMENTIONED TROUGH AND A SURFACE
RIDGE UPSTREAM WHICH WILL SLIDE CLOSER TO THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...
.TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...GFS MODEL PLACES A SURFACE RIDGE OVER
THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY. MEANWHILE...A SURFACE TROUGH FROM
THE SW WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS DURING TUESDAY BEFORE MOVING
SOUTHWARD OF THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT AS THE RIDGE PREDOMINATES
LOCAL CONDITIONS INTO THURSDAY. AS A RESULT...ANTICIPATE ONLY
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER TUESDAY.

&&

.MARINE...GENTLE SEA HEIGHTS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

NONE.

&&

$$

CB






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