Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 231447
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST THU JUL 24 2014

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

A MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 16N130E THROUGH A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED WEST-NORTHWEST OF YAP NEAR 11N137E TO
A CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK NEAR 7N148E...THEN TURNS
EASTWARD TO END JUST NORTH OF KOSRAE AT 7N164E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTHWEST OF YAP AND KOROR
WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM 17N133E TO 12N133E TO 9N136E...OVER
EASTERN YAP STATE AND CHUUK STATE WITHIN 250 MILES OF A LINE FROM
9N143E TO 6N152E TO EQ154E...AND OVER PORTIONS OF POHNPEI AND KOSRAE
STATES WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N158E TO 3N164E. EXTENSIVE
CLOUDINESS AND WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND ELSEWHERE BETWEEN
THE EQUATOR AND 12N FROM 130E TO 165E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 22N142E TO BEYOND
25N AT 149E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
NORTH OF THE MARIANAS WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM 19N140E TO
22N148E TO 25N151E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT
21N157E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN
WITHIN 100 MILES OF 19N156E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHWARD FROM 10N169E TO 15N170E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NORTH OF
MAJURO AND KWAJALEIN WITHIN 130 MILES OF 13N169E.

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AYDLETT






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