Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 241507
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
107 AM CHST THU MAY 25 2017

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

AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH 15N130E TO BEYOND
25N AT 142E. UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE EAST OF THIS TROUGH COMBINED WITH
CONVERGENT SOUTH WINDS IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WELL NORTHWEST OF THE MARIANAS WITHIN 150 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 15N130E TO 22N144E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS IS OTHERWISE SEEN
NORTH OF A LINE FROM 19N145E TO 25N158E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF POHNPEI...KOSRAE AND MAJURO BETWEEN 1N AND 6N
FROM 157E TO 172E...AND EAST OF BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS BETWEEN
THE EQUATOR AND 3N EAST OF 174E.

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AYDLETT


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