Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 170331
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST WED SEP 17 2014

WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.

A CIRCULATION CENTERED NORTHWEST OF YAP NEAR 12N135E IS THE
SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT ISSUED BY THE JOINT
TYPHOON WARNING CENTER. THIS SYSTEM IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF KOROR BETWEEN 8N AND 17N FROM
130E TO 136E. CONVERGENT WINDS EAST OF THE CENTER ARE PRODUCING
SIMILAR WEATHER NORTH OF YAP BETWEEN 13N AND 15N FROM 136E TO 138E
AND OVER THE MARIANAS BETWEEN 7N AND 15N FROM 140E TO 150E.

AN UPPER LOW NORTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 19N160E IS TRIGGERING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 20N AND 25N
FROM 160E TO 163E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHWARD FROM 5N157E TO 11N157E. WIDELY-
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN AROUND POHNPEI
BETWEEN 5N AND 10N FROM 155E TO 160E...AND BETWEEN CHUUK AND POHNPEI
WITHIN 200 MILES OF A LINE THAT EXTENDS FROM 4N154E TO 19N155E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH STRETCHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM NEAR POHNPEI AT
5N158E TO 17N168E. WIDELY-SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ACROSS KOSRAE AND THE MARSHALL ISLANDS
BETWEEN 4N AND 11N FROM 163E TO 175E AND SOUTH OF WAKE ISLAND
BETWEEN 15N AND 19N FROM 164E TO 167E.

CONVERGENT EAST WINDS ARE PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEAST OF MAJURO BETWEEN 8N AND 12N FROM 178E TO
WELL EAST OF 180.

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