Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 170249
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST THU APR 17 2014

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N171E TO 20N160E THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE ACROSS THE CNMI BETWEEN TINIAN AND ROTA TO
BEYOND 130E AT 12N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
PRESENT UP TO 150 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE COLD FRONT...AND FARTHER
WEST ALONG THE SHEAR LINE WEST OF A LINE FROM 19N160E TO 15N150E AND
FROM 14N145E TO 12N140E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND ELSEWHERE ALONG
AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTH OF THE SHEAR LINE FROM 13N139E TO 12N130E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH CURVES EASTWARD FROM 8N130E THROUGH A
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF GUAM AT 10N149E THEN CONTINUES
SOUTHEAST SOUTH OF POHNPEI AND ACROSS KOSRAE TO END AT EQ171E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND SOUTH OF KOROR
WITHIN 40 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N133E TO 5N137E...SOUTHEAST OF GUAM
NEAR THE CIRCULATION BETWEEN 8N AND 12N FROM 144E TO 149E...AND
SOUTH OF POHNPEI AND CHUUK BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 7N FROM 151E TO
160E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS AROUND MAJURO..JALUIT...BUTARITARI AND TARAWA BETWEEN
THE EQUATOR AND 8N FROM 168E TO 179E.

$$

DEVITA








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