Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 280250
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE MAR 28 2017

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

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK NEAR 1N148E.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM 2N138E TO 8N150E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER CHUUK AND POHNPEI STATES BETWEEN 8N AND 3N FROM
150E TO 163E AND SOUTH OF MAJURO BETWEEN 5N AND 1N FROM 168E TO
174E. ALSO...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS JUST EAST OF
YAP ARE WITHIN 75 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N141E TO 7N139E.

A COLD FRONT NORTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N160E TO 21N150E THEN CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE ACROSS THE FAR
NORTHERN MARIANAS AT 19N145E TO BEYOND 13N130E. CLOUDS AND PATCHY
SHOWERS ARE ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY.

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SIMPSON



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