Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 030242
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS EASTWARD FROM 5N130E THROUGH THE
CENTER OF A DISTURBANCE AT 2N153E TO END SOUTHEAST OF KOSRAE AT
2N169E. SCATTERED SHOWERS NEAR YAP AND KOROR ARE BETWEEN 7N AND 12N
FROM 130E TO 140E. SCATTERED SHOWERS NEAR YAP AND KOROR ARE BETWEEN
7N AND 12N FROM 130E TO 140E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS REMAINS OVER MOST
OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN MICRONESIA WITH PATCHY AREAS OF SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 5N130E
TO 7N148E TO 5N160E TO 2N170E. SCATTERED SHOWERS NEAR YAP AND KOROR
ARE BETWEEN 7N AND 12N FROM 130E TO 140E.

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM WEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT
25N150E TO END NEAR 20N130E. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE ALONG
AND UP TO 150 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

A SURFACE TROUGH IS CAUSING CLOUDINESS AND WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS
ACROSS THE MARIANA ISLANDS BETWEEN 19N AND 12N FROM 143E TO 147E.

A TRADE-WIND SURGE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS FROM JUST EAST OF
WAKE ISLANDS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN MARSHALL ISLANDS EAST OF
A LINE FROM 20N172E TO 8N170E TO 2N180.

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SIMPSON



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