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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
523 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

ASZ001>003-310430-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
523 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PAGO PAGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR AMERICAN SAMOA

* THROUGH TONIGHT

* THE ACTIVE MONSOON TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN NEARLY
  STATIONARY...BRINGING PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
  THE SAMOAN ISLANDS THROUGH TONIGHT. WET SOIL CONDITIONS FROM
  RECENT RAIN SHOWERS WILL ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH
  FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
600 TAEAO ASO FARAILE IANUARI 30 2015

UA IAI NEI SE

* O LOO FAAAUAU PEA LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA MO
  TUTUILA AUNUU MANUA SWAINS

* SE`IA OO I LE PO NANEI...

* MAFUAAGA MO LENEI NOFO VAAVAAIA...O LE A TUMAU PEA UIGA LOULOUA
  O LE TAU I LUGA O LE ATUSAMOA. O TULAGA LOULOUA IA O LE TAU E
  MAFUA AI TIMUGA FAAPEA NAI FAITITILI...E ONO TUTUPU AI LOLOGA
  MA TAFEGA FAAPEA FO`I SOLOGA.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O LE UIGA O LE NOFO VAAVAAIA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA PE A FAI O LE A
OO MAI TULAGA LOULOUA O LE TAU E MAFAI AI ONA FAATUPULAIA AI NI
SOLOGA MAI MAUGA PO O ELEELE...PE MAFUA AI FO`I LOLOGA MA TAFEGA.
E TATAU ONA TAPENA, MA FAALOGOLOGO I LE LETIO MO TALA O LE TAU AE
MAISE AI PE A IAI SE FAAILO MO LAPATAIGA MO LOLOGA MA TAFEGA.


$$


Fautuaga mo Galu maualuluga


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
240 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

ASZ001>003-310145-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
240 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTH FACING SHORES...

* SURF...LARGE SURFS OF 10 TO 12 FEET WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TO
  NEAR 6 TO 8 FEET SATURDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...UNTIL SUNDAY

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SURFS AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY INDICATES LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL AFFECT
BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. ALSO...IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM THE SHORELINE DURING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS.
UNWARY BEACH WALKERS CAN BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD AS WAVES SUDDENLY
RACE FARTHER UP THE BEACH THAN NORMAL.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
240 VAVEAO ASO FARAILE IANUARI 30 2015

...O LO`O FAAAUAU FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA MO TALAFATAI I MATU
O LE ATUNUU...

* GALU...O GALU E 10 I LE 12 FUTU O LE A FAAITIITIA E LATA I LE 6
  I LE 8 FUTU I LE PO O LE ASO TOONA`I.

* TAIMI...SEIA O`O I LE ASO SA.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...E TETELE GALU MA E MALOLOSI `AAVE O LE SAMI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO GALU MAUALULUGA E FAAILOA MAI AI LE MALOLOSI MA LE
TETELE O GALU O LE A AAFIA AI GATAIFALE MA MATAFAGA...MA O LE A
MALOLOSI AAVE O LE SAMI E ONO SOLO AI NISI O VAEGA O LE MATAFAGA.
ONA O LE SIISII O TULAGA O PEAU O LE SAMI...E FAUTUA ATU AI LE MAMALU LAUTELE
MA LE AU FAI FAIVA INA IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA ONA O LE
MAUALULUGA O GALU UA IAI NEI.

$$


Fautuaga mo Va'a Laiti


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR AMERICAN SAMOA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
625 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

AMERICAN SAMOA COASTAL WATERS OUT TO 40 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING
THE FAGATELE BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PSZ150>152-310545-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
625 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
 TO 10 FT. FREQUENT SHOWERS WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. NUMEROUS
 SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT EXCEPT FOR MANUA
 WATERS...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 8 TO
 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EXCEPT FOR MANUA WATERS...FREQUENT
 SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
 NEAR 6 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
 ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
 SHOWERS.

THE NEXT SCHEDULED FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED AT 300 PM SST.
FOR THE OTHER FORECASTS AND MODEL DATA GO TO OUR WEB PAGE
HTTP://WWW.PRH.NOAA.GOV/SAMOA

&&

TALA O LE TAU MO GATAIFALE O AMERIKA SAMOA

.VAAIGA LAUTELE O LE TAU...O LE A TUMAU PEA UIGA LOULOUA O LE TAU
I LUGA O LE ATUSAMOA SE`IA OO ATU I LE ASO SA.

...O LO`O FAAAUAU FAUTUAGA MO VA`A LAITI...

.PO NANEI...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I SISIFO 10 I LE 25 NOTE MA E
 AGI FAATA`UTA`U I LE 35 NOTE. SAMI E 8 I LE 10 FT. E TETELE TIMUGA
 MA FAITITILI E TAAPE AI.
.PO NANEI...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I SISIFO 10 I LE 20 NOTE. SAMI E 8 I
 LE 10 FT. E TOULU TIMUGA MA FAITITILI E PA PA AI.
.ASO TOONA`I...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I SISIFO 10 I LE 15 NOTE VAGANA
 GATAIFALE O MANUA...SAVILI MAI MATU I SISIFO 10 I LE 20 NOTE MA E
 AGI FAATA`UTA`U. SAMI E 8 I LE 10 FT. E TAAPE SOLO TIMU VAGANA
 GATAIFALE O MANUA...E TETELE TIMUGA.
.PO ASO TOONA`I...SAVILI MAI MATU I SISIFO 10 I LE 15 NOTE. SAMI O
 LE A FAAITIITIA E LATA I LE 6 I LE 8 FT. E TAAPE NAI TIMU.
.ASO SA E O`O ATU I LE ASO GAFUA...SAVILI E AGI LE LAUTASI E O`O
 ATU I LE 10 NOTE. SAMI E 6 I LE 8 FT. E TAAPE NAI TIMU.
.ASO LUA...SAVILI E AGI MAI MATU I SASA`E 10 I LE 15 NOTE. SAMI E
 5 I LE 7 FT. E TAAPE SOLO TIMU.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PAGO PAGO AS
645 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

ASZ001>003-310545-
TUTUILA-AUNUU-MANUA-SWAINS-
645 AM SST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED
  UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION ESPECIALLY WHEN
  DRIVING ON THE MAIN ROAD AND UNPAVED BACK ROADS. STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS CAN BREAK TREE BRANCHES AND INTERRUPT ELECTRICAL AND PHONE
  LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
645 TAEAO ASO FARAILE IANUARI 30 2015

...O LO`O FA`AAUAU FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI SEIA O`O I LE
AOAULI O LE ASO...

* E MALOLOSI SAVILI MAI MATU I SISIFO MA E AGI FAATA`UTA`U E LATA
  I LE 45 MPH.

* TAIMI...SEIA O`O I LE AOAULI O LE ASO.

* NOFOAGA AAFIA...IA TAGA`I TOTO`A I TULAGA O LE LOTOIFALE AE
  MAISE TAIMI E FAAFOE AI TA`AVALE I LUGA O AUALA-TELE. E MAFAI
  ONA GAUI LA`AU MA FAALEAGAINA LAINA MA UAEA O UILA MA TELEFONI.

FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

O FAUTUAGA MO SAVILI MALOLOSI E FAAILOA MAI AI O LE A AGI FAATA`UTA`U
SAVILI E LATA I LE 35 MPH PE SILI ATU FO`I. ONA O LE MALOLOSI O SAVILI
MA LE AGI FAATA`UTA`U...E MAFAI ONA AAFIA AI FEMALAGAIGA I LUGA O
AUALA TELE. FAAMOLEMOLE IA FAAUTAGIA MAI LENEI FAUTUAGA.

$$

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