Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 270254
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1254 PM CHST THU APR 27 2017

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

TROPICAL STORM MUIFA (03W) IS CENTERED 420 MILES NORTHWEST OF YAP
NEAR 15N135E...MOVING NORTH AT 7 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
OF 45 MPH. NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
SEEN EAST OF THE CENTER WITHIN 100 MILES OF 14N137E. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON MUIFA...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON
WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW...AND BY THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

CONVERGING WINDS SOUTH OF TROPICAL STORM MUIFA ARE CAUSING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NEAR YAP AND NEAR NGULU,
BETWEEN YAP AND KOROR BETWEEN 6 AND 9N ALONG 136E THEN FROM ABOUT
8N138E TO 10N138E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN CHUUK AND POHNPEI BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 7N FROM 148E TO 160E. SOME ISOLATED CONVECTION WAS
WELL SOUTH OF KOSRAE BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N AN 160 TO 164E.

A COLD FRONT CURVES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N170..PASSING NEAR
WAKE ISLAND AT 20N167E...THEN TURNS WEST- NORTHWEST TO END
SOUTHWEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA NEAR 24N146E. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY
RAIN ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY.

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NIERENBERG


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