Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 221447
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHWEST OF MINAMI TORI
SHIMA ISLAND NEAR 25N149E TO BEYOND 130E AT 15N. EXTENSIVE
CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 400 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EASTWARD FROM 4N130E THROUGH A
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR 3N143E...THEN THROUGH
ANOTHER CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF KOSRAE NEAR 2N158E TO END
AT EQ165E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING OVER POHNPEI AND KOSRAE WITHIN 160 MILES OF A LINE FROM
6N157E TO 6N164E TO 5N168E...AND SOUTH OF CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 3N146E TO 3N157E TO 2N164E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR MAJURO WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N170E TO
5N175E.

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AYDLETT





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