Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 240340
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST THU JUL 24 2014

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

UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE
CNMI AND MINAMI TORI SHIMA BETWEEN 15N AND 24N FROM 136E TO 156E.

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE PHILIPPINE SEA
THROUGH 12N130E TO A CIRCULATION CENTERED NORTHWEST OF KOROR NEAR
10N134E. IT THEN CONTINUES EASTWARD THROUGH ANOTHER CIRCULATION
CENTERED WEST OF WENO ISLAND IN CHUUK STATE TO A THIRD CIRCULATION
CENTERED NORTH OF KOSRAE NEAR 9N163E...AND FINALLY TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD TO END AT EQ165E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE OCCURRING SOUTH OF THE TROUGH OR SOUTH OF KOROR WITHIN 90 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 8N130E TO 5N133E TO 5N141E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR THE FIRST CIRCULATION NORTHWEST
OF KOROR WITHIN 75 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N133E TO 12N133E. SIMILAR
CONDITIONS ARE ALSO FOUND NEAR THE SECOND CIRCULATION SOUTH OF GUAM
AND SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK WITHIN 190 MILES OF A LINE FROM 12N144E TO
1N151E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR
THE SOUTHEASTERN END OF TROUGH OR SOUTH OF POHNPEI AND KOSRAE
BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 4N FROM 159E TO 167E. SIMILAR WEATHER IS
ALSO EVIDENT NEAR THE THIRD CIRCULATION WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 9N163E TO 12N168E...AND FARTHER NORTHEAST BETWEEN 13N AND 17N
FROM 164E TO 172E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO...OR EAST OF A LINE FROM EQ174E TO
8N173E.

$$

CHAN




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