Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 211446
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST FRI AUG 22 2014

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

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 12N130E TO END WEST
OF YAP NEAR 10N137E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE FOUND NORTHWEST OF KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM
10N130E TO 11N135E. CONVERGENCE SOUTH OF THE TROUGH IS GENERATING
SIMILAR WEATHER SOUTH OF KOROR WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N132E
TO 4N135E.

A WEAK CIRCULATION IS CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF GUAM NEAR 12N149E. THREE
SURFACE TROUGHS EXTEND OUTWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION. THE FIRST
TROUGH EXTENDS NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD TO END NEAR 24N142E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT SOUTH OF IWO TO
ISLAND WITHIN 180 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N136E TO 23N146E. A SECOND
TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD TO END NEAR 20N158E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN WITHIN 140 MILES OF A LINE FROM
18N153E TO 24N150E. A THIRD TROUGH CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD TO END NEAR
7N142E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
BETWEEN YAP AND CHUUK WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N143E TO
4N147E.

CONVERGING WINDS TO THE EAST OF THE ABOVE CIRCULATION ARE
GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH TO
EAST TO NORTHEAST OF CHUUK WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 3N150E TO
7N154E TO 10N153E TO 14N156E...AND NORTH OF POHNPEI WITHIN 70 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 9N158E TO 12N161E.

A WEAK UPPER-LEVEL LOW CENTERED NEAR 22N152E IS RESPONSIBLE FOR
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF MINAMI TORI
SHIMA BETWEEN 17N AND 23N FROM 150E TO 158E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF KOSRAE SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 4N164E TO 1N169E.

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KLEESCHULTE




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