Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight.
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Last Update: 621 AM SST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Pago Pago, American Samoa Local Forecast Office

Marine Zone Forecast

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

Synopsis: PSZ100-180600- 621 AM SST Sun Dec 17 2017 .Synopsis for American Samoa coastal waters...Tropical Disturbance 2F located near northwest of Savaii or about 170 miles northwest of Tutuila is slowly moving east southeast. It will deepen into a Tropical Depression as it pass across Tutuila and Manua tonight. The system will move farther south and away from the territory on Monday afternoon. However, the active South Pacific Convergence Zone will maintain strong winds and occasional showers through Monday night. $$

Today
North winds 10 to 15 kt shifting northwest 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 ft building 9 to 12 ft in the afternoon. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Tonight
Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt increasing 25 to 35 kt after midnight. Seas 9 to 12 ft building 12 to 15 ft after midnight. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Monday
Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. occasional showers.
Monday Night Through Wednesday
West winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding 9 to 12 ft. Numerous showers.
Thursday
North winds up to 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 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
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Last Update: 621 AM SST Sun Dec 17 2017
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