Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 201438
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1238 AM CHST WED FEB 21 2018

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

A WEAK DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED SOUTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI NEAR
1N156E. A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHWESTWARD FROM THE DISTURBANCE
TO NEAR 7N149E. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND OVER CHUUK STATE WITHIN 160 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 4N145E TO 8N149E TO 8N156E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR KAPINGAMARANGI SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
4N152E TO 6N156E TO 2N161E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR POHNPEI AND KOSRAE WITHIN 160 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 8N157E TO EQ167E.

PATCHY TRADE WIND SHOWERS ARE PRESENT SOUTHEAST OF GUAM BETWEEN
10N AND 14N FROM 146E TO 155E AND NORTHWEST OF SAIPAN BETWEEN 14N
AND 21N FROM 138E TO 143E.

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AYDLETT



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