Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 210349
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST THU AUG 21 2014

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

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD FROM 14N130E TO
23N134E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
NORTHWEST OF KOROR AND YAP BETWEEN 11N AND 16N FROM 130E TO 133E.
SIMILAR WEATHER IS FOUND SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF KOROR BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 3N FROM 130E TO 133E AND BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM
139E TO 143E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHWESTWARD FROM 12N144E TO 23N139E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NORTH OF YAP
AND WEST OF THE MARIANAS BETWEEN 10N AND 25N FROM 138E TO 144E.

CONVERGENT WEST WINDS ARE PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS BETWEEN YAP
AND CHUUK BETWEEN 6N AND 10N FROM 142E TO 152E.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS FROM 15N152E TO 25N160E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY 24N145E TO
25N160E TO 13N158E BACK TO 24N145E...INCLUDING MINAMI TORI SHIMA.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 11N165E TO EQ155E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE PRESENT WITHIN 160 MILES OF THE TROUGH AXIS.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF KWAJALEIN BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 3N FROM
165E TO 171E.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A WEAK
SURFACE TROUGH ARE OCCURRING BETWEEN 4N AND 10N FROM 171E TO
180...INCLUDING MAJURO.

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