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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pago Pago AS
854 AM SST Tue Feb 27 2024

ASZ001-002-280800-
Tutuila-Aunuu-Manua-
854 AM SST Tue Feb 27 2024

...Heat Advisory...

* WHAT...Heat index values from 110 to 114...


* WHERE...American Samoa


* WHEN...Through this afternoon


* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.


* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Hot temperatures and persistently high
  dewpoint temperatures in the upper 70s are contributing to
  elevated heat index values.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

&&

FAUTUAGA MO LE VEVELA O LE EA
OFISA O LE TAU PAGO PAGO AS
854 TAEAO ASO LUA FEPUARI 27 2024

...UA IAI NEI LE FAUTUAGA MO LE VEVELA O LE EA SEIA OO I LE Aoauli
nei...

* MAFUAAGA...Vevela lagonaina e mai le 110 seia oo i le 115.


* TAIMI...E oo atu i le aoauli nei.


* AAFIAGA...E mafai ona aafia tagata ona o le vevela o le ea ma le
  aasa ua iai nei


* FAAMATALAGA FAAOPOOPO...O le soso`o o aso o le faitau maualuga o
  tikeri i le 80 ma ono tupu i aso ua mavae, ua mafua ai le vevela
  tele o le ea.


FAUTUAGA/TAPENAGA...

Ia tele ina inu vai malu, mapu i se potu malulu, agai ese mai le
la, ma siaki aiga ma tuaoi. Ia manatua fanau iti ma meaola tausi e
aua ne`i tuulafoaia/tuu-valeina i totonu o taavale i so`o se
taimi lava.

Ia faaeteete pe afai o fai sau galuega pe e te nofonofo i fafo.
Pe a mafai, ia toe fuafua galuega mamafa ma le faigata ina ia
faatino i le taeao po poo le afiafi. Ia e silafia auga ma faailo o
gasegase o le tino pe a aafia se tagata i le vevela. Ia faaaoga
ofu mama, malu ma le o o pe a mafai. Ina ia faaitiitia le aafiaga
o galuega i fafo, e faamalosia e le Occupational Safety and Health
Administration le faia o malologa pupu`u i le paolo ma nofoaga o
loo iai se ea malulu. Mo se tagata ua aafia i auga o le vevela e
tatau ona faamalolo i se nofoaga paolo ma le malu. O gasegase e
mafua mai i le vevela o faalavelave faafuase`i. Valaau le 911.

$$

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