Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 231501
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST THU APR 24 2014

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

A STATIONARY FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NEAR IWO TO ISLAND
THROUGH 25N140E TO BEYOND 130E AT 23N. CLOUDINESS AND RAIN
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS BOUNDARY ARE FOUND NORTH OF A LINE FROM 23N130E
TO 25N141E. CONVERGING SURFACE WINDS SOUTH OF THIS BOUNDARY ARE
PRODUCING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 65 MILES OF A LINE FROM
15N132E TO 19N135E TO 21N140E.

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN THE FORM OF A BROAD CIRCULATION IS
CENTERED JUST SOUTHEAST OF WENO ISLAND IN CHUUK STATE NEAR 6N154E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING ACROSS
CHUUK AND POHNPEI STATES WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N151E TO
5N155E TO 8N157E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS JUST EAST OF KOSRAE BETWEEN 4N AND 8N FROM 163E TO
167E...AND ALSO FARTHER SOUTHEAST BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM
163E TO 169E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR KWAJALEIN AND MAJURO BETWEEN 7N AND 11N FROM 167E
TO 175E.

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CHAN




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