Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 240312
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI OCT 24 2014

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

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N180 TO WAKE ISLAND...THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE TO END JUST EAST OF THE FAR NORTHERN CNMI
AT 20N148E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE COLD FRONT AND
UP TO 100 MILES NORTH OF THE SHEAR LINE.

A WEAK MONSOON TROUGH HEADS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 8N130E TO END AT
4N142E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND JUST
SOUTH OF KOROR BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 7N FROM 130E TO 135E.

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHWESTWARD FROM EQ162E THROUGH A WEAK
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF KOSRAE AT 3N160E TO END AT
15N157E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE TAKING
PLACE WEST OF POHNPEI BUT OVER CHUUK WITHIN 150 MILES OF THE TROUGH
AXIS.

A SURFACE TROUGH MEANDERS NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE KOSRAE CIRCULATION
TO END AT 12N170E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
LOCATED OVER KOSRAE AND KWAJALEIN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 6N159E TO
13N171E. TRADE WINDS CONVERGING TO THE EAST OF THE TROUGH ARE
CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MARSHALL
ISLANDS AND BUTARITARI ATOLL BETWEEN 2N AND 7N FROM 171E TO 180.

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