Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 220207
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI MAY 22 2015

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

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 25N140E TO BEYOND 130E AT 23N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 300 MILES NORTH OF
THE FRONT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ALONG THE FRONTAL
BOUNDARY ITSELF.

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH NEAR YAP IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N138E TO 6N143E.

A WEAK ELONGATED CIRCULATION IS CENTERED JUST SOUTH OF CHUUK NEAR
6N152E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING
AROUND CHUUK WITHIN 125 MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10N150E TO
5N155E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE CHUUK CIRCULATION TO
1N164E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE TROUGH AXIS...SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
EQ150E TO 6N161E TO 5N164E TO EQ167E. THIS INCLUDES KOSRAE...BUT IS
SOUTH OF POHNPEI.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 1N169E TO EAST OF MAJURO AT
7N176E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT
MAINLY SOUTH OF MAJURO...WITHIN 150 MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
2N169E TO 5N172...AND FURTHER EAST WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM
9N176E TO 6N180 TO 3N178E.

A WEAK TRADE-WIND TROUGH IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS SOUTH OF
WAKE ISLAND...BETWEEN 12N AND 15N FROM 163E TO 169E.

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