Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 260306
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE JUL 26 2016

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

A SURFACE TROUGH HEADS NORTHWEST FROM 2N146E TO 9N142E. ANOTHER
SURFACE TROUGH HEADS NORTHEAST FROM 11N142E TO 17N150E. AN UPPER-
LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED NORTH OF SAIPAN NEAR 19N147E. TOGETHER...THESE
FEATURES ARE GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
NEAR YAP WITHIN 175 MILES OF A LINE FROM 13N139E TO 5N144E.
WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR THE
MARIANAS WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 13N142E TO 17N150E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING WIDELY-SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF KOROR...WEST OF A LINE FROM
9N132E TO EQ139E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR POHNPEI WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N155E
TO 5N160E.

A SURFACE TROUGH HEADS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MARSHALL ISLANDS FROM
5N166E TO 11N175E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
PRESENT FROM EAST OF KOSRAE TO NORTHEAST OF MAJURO WITHIN 160 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 6N165E TO 10N175E...AND NORTHEAST OF KWAJALEIN WITHIN
100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 12N172E TO 17N173E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHWARD FROM NEAR WAKE ISLAND AT
19N166E THROUGH 25N168E. AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH HEADS SOUTH FROM AN
UPPER-LEVEL LOW CENTERED NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND AT 28N168E TO 20N174E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND EAST OF WAKE
ISLAND WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 25N171E TO 19N171E TO
17N168E.

A STATIONARY FRONT HEADS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N156E TO 23N146E
THEN CURVES NORTHWESTWARD TO PASS THROUGH 25N140E. PATCHY SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ALONG THIS FRONT...NORTH OF A LINE
FROM 24N140E TO 22N150E TO 23N165E.

$$

AYDLETT


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