Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 230239
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1239 PM CHST THU FEB 23 2017

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NEAR MIDWAY ISLAND THROUGH
25N180 TO NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 20N170E...THEN CONTINUES AS
A SHEAR LINE TO END EAST OF ROTA AT 13N148E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS
AND RAIN ARE PRESENT ALONG AND UP TO 350 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE
FRONT. PATCHY CLOUDS AND LIGHT SHOWERS ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO
250 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE.

A FEW TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER CHUUK BETWEEN 6N AND 9N FROM 149E
TO 155E...AND ALSO SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO BETWEEN 3N AND 6N FROM
172E TO 180. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND SOUTHWEST OF
KWAJALEIN WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N165E TO 4N168E.

$$

CHAN



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