Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 260229
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN MAR 26 2017

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

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES ACROSS PALAU AND YAP FROM 1N132E TO 7N133E
TO 10N139E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN PATCHY
AREAS WITHIN 150 MILES OF THE TROUGH.

A SMALL TRADE-WIND TROUGH SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK IS CAUSING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM
1N149E TO 4N148E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM
5N172E TO 6N180. ALSO...SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE IN PATCHY AREAS OVER
SOUTHERN POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES.

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N162E TO NEAR MINAMI TORA
SHIMA AT 24N154E THEN RUNS NORTHWESTWARD AS A WARM FRONT TO BEYOND
25N150E. AREAS OF CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE WITHIN 100 MILES OF THESE
FRONTS.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 16N163E OVER WAKE ISLAND TO 25N173E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE WITHIN 50 MILES OF THE TROUGH.

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SIMPSON



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