Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 200301
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
101 PM CHST TUE FEB 20 2018

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

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR CHUUK...POHNPEI...AND KOSRAE BETWEEN
THE EQUATOR AND 11N FROM 148E TO 165E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND SOUTH OF MAJURO GENERALLY FROM THE EQUATOR
TO 6N FROM 169E TO 177E.

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N177E THEN
TRANSITIONS TO A SHEAR LINE AND CONTINUES...PASSING JUST NORTH OF
WAKE ISLAND NEAR 20N167E AND ENDING NEAR 17N157E. CLOUDS AND
PATCHY RAIN ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE
FRONT.

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