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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR AMERICAN SAMOA AND INDEPENDENT SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
157 PM SST WED MAR 25 2015

.SHORT TERM...
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...SATELLITE IMAGERIES SHOW SCATTERED
DEEP CONVECTIONS LINGERING OVER THE ISLANDS WHILE THE TROUGH AXIS
REMAINS TO THE NORTHEAST. RAOB FROM THIS AFTERNOON DEPICTS AN
UNSTABLE PROFILE. MODELS SUGGEST THAT THE UNSTABLE WEATHER
PATTERNS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. THE TROUGH AXIS WILL
REMAIN TO THE NORTHEAST BEFORE MOVING SOUTHEAST ON FRIDAY NIGHT.
THEREFORE EXPECT NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT BEFORE
DIMINISHING TO ISOLATED SHOWERS ON FRIDAY. VARIABLE WINDS WILL
PERSIST FROM THE WEST ON FRIDAY WITH GENTLE CONDITIONS.

.LONG TERM...
SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...A LOW WILL DEVELOP TO THE SOUTHEAST
ON SATURDAY WHILE TO THE TROUGH WILL REMAIN TO THE EAST THROUGH
THE NEW WEEK. WILL KEEP THE PREVIOUS FCST WHILE MONITORING ANY
FURTHER CHANGES IN MODEL RUNS.

&&

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

&&

.PPG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE

&&

$$

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