Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 011502
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
102 AM CHST MON MAY 2 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT NORTHWEST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS EXTENDS
SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N155E TO 19N130E. CLOUDINESS...SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT ALONG AND UP TO 160
MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY.

SCATTERED SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE ARE
FOUND WEST OF KOROR BETWEEN 10N AND 6N FROM 130E TO 133E.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM EQ149E TO A WEAK
CIRCULATION SOUTHWEST OF POHNPEI NEAR 5N157E...THEN TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD TO EQ168E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING OVER PARTS OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI
STATES BETWEEN 7N AND 2N FORM 147E TO 162E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS JUST SOUTH OF KOSRAE WITHIN 100 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 4N162E TO 3N171E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS SOUTH OF A LINE
FROM 1N172E TO 1N180.

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