Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 021500
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST THU SEP 3 2015

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

TYPHOON KILO IS CENTERED NEAR 25N179E DRIFTING NORTHWEST WITH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 85 MPH. HEAVY RAIN AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND WITHIN 200 MILES OF THE CENTER. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON TYPHOON KILO...REFER TO BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT
TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GUAM UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

A MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES EASTWARD FROM 12N130E TO A CIRCULATION
CENTERED NORTH-NORTHWEST OF POHNPEI NEAR 10N155E...THEN CONTINUES
EASTWARD TO BEYOND THE DATE LINE AT 12N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR CHUUK AND POHNPEI WITHIN 150
MILES OF A LINE FROM 4N151E TO 10N154E TO 13N162E. WIDELY SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NEAR YAP AND PALAU
WITHIN 180 MILES OF 7N138E...NEAR THE MARIANAS WITHIN 180 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 11N143E TO 18N150E...ACROSS PORTIONS OF POHNPEI AND KOSRAE
STATES AND BUTARITARI ATOLL SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 8N157E TO 3N175E...
AND OVER THE NORTHERN MARSHALLS BETWEEN 8N AND 15N FROM 163E TO THE
DATE LINE.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WELL WEST OF THE MARIANAS WEST OF A LINE FROM 18N133E
TO 13N136E.

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AYDLETT


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