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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL CYCLONE TD05F - LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
1046 AM SST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS UNTIL
SATURDAY MORNING...

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES INFORMATION FOR ALL ISLANDS OF
AMERICAN SAMOA

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS.

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL ISLANDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 9 AM SST...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION 05F WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 11.3S...LONGITUDE 170.7W...OR ABOUT 220 MILES NORTH
OF TUTUILA ABOUT 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF MANU`A. TROPICAL
DEPRESSION 05F IS MOVING SOUTH- SOUTHEAST SLOWLY. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 05F CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES SLOWLY
SOUTH-SOUTHEAST. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL AND RUNOFFS MAY CAUSE SMALL STREAMS TO OVERFLOW...
RESULTING IN FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND ROADWAYS. PLEASE
TAKE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN DRIVING THROUGH FLOOD ROADS.

MUD AND LANDSLIDES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG STEEP SLOPES AND
MOUNTAINOUS AREAS AS GROUNDS BECOME SATURATED.

THE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS WHEN DRIVING
DUE TO HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND FLOODED ROADWAYS.

THE AMERICAN SAMOA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL IS ADVISING
RESIDENTS TO REMAIN ON ALERT AND SECURE LOOSE ITEMS AS NECESSARY.
BE READY TO COMPLY WITH ANY ORDERS THAT ARE ISSUED BY LOCAL
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR RADIO FOR
FURTHER WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES.

FOR ADDITIONAL PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE EOC AT
699-3800.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...5 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON

ASZ001>003-270500-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
1046 AM SST FRI DEC 26 2014

...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT...

...INLAND FLOODING...
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT AND WILL BE UPGRADED TO A
FLASH FLOOD WARNING AS THE TROPICAL SYSTEM NEARS MANU`A AND
TUTUILA.

...WINDS AND SEAS...
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 40 TO 50 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND
SEAS ABOVE 15 FEET ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN WATERS OF ALL ISLANDS.

&&

NOFO VAAVAAIA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
1000 TAEAO ASO FARAILE TESEMA 26 2014

...UA IAI NEI SE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI MO AMERIKA SAMOA...

...NOFOAGA UA AAFIA...
O NEI FAALIGA E AAFIA AI UMA AMERIKA SAMOA

...NOFO VAAVAAIA/LAPATAIGA...

UA IAI NEI SE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO MATAGI MALOLOSI.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI.

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA.

...FAAMATALAGA E FAATATAU I TULAGA LOULOUA O LE TAU...
O TAAVILIGA O SAVILI MALOLOSI E LATA I LE 220 MAILA I MATU O
TUTUILA...200 MAIL MATU I SISIFO O MANU`A...O LOO AGA`I LEMU I
SAUTE I SASA`E.

O LOO VAAVAAIA PEA LE FAATUPULA`IA O NEI TAAVILIGA O SAVILI
MALOLOSI I LE PO NANEI E OO ATU I LE ASO TOONA`I.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O TIMUGA MAMAFA MA LE MALOLOSI O TAFEGA E MAFAI ONA FAATUPULAIA
AI LOLOGA I NOFOAGA MAUALALO MA AUALA-TELE. FAAMOLEMOLE IA
FAAETEETE I TAIMI O FEMALAGAIGA AE MAISE NOFOAGA E LATA I MAUGA
ONA O LE SUSU O LE ELEELE UA IAI NEI.

UA FAUTUAINA E LE OFISA O TEMCO LE MAMALU LAUTELE INA IA MATAALA
MA IA FAAMAUMAU MEA-FALE FAAPEA MEA TAALO A FANAU O LOO TAATITIA
I LE LOTOA.

IA USITAIA FAATONUGA MAI LE OFISA O LE TEMCO MA IA FAALOGOLOGO
PEA I LAU LETIO PO O LE TV MO LAPATAIGA MA FAUTUAGA...MO
FAAMATALAGA MO TAPENAGA FAAMOLEMOLE FAAFESOOTA`I LE EOC I LE 699-
3800.

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