Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 031510
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST TUE AUG 4 2015

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

SUPER TYPHOON SOUDELOR (13W) IS CENTERED 350 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF
SAIPAN NEAR 18N141E...MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 14 MPH WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 155 MPH. HEAVY RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE OCCURRING WITHIN 110 MILES OF THE CENTER. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND FARTHER NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST
WITHIN 40 MILES OF A LINE FROM 21N140E TO 18N138E TO 16N140E. FOR
MORE INFORMATION ON SOUDELOR...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT
TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND ADVISORIES
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

CONVERGING SURFACE WINDS NORTH AND EAST OF SOUDELOR ARE CREATING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHERN CNMI
WITHIN 135 MILES OF A LINE FROM 23N142E TO 19N151E TO 17N152E.

A MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM MINDANAO THROUGH
10N130E TO SUPER TYPHOON SOUDELOR...THEN TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH
TWO WEAK CIRCULATIONS CENTERED NEAR KOSRAE AT 5N166E AND TARAWA AT
1N173E TO END AT EQ177E. CONVERGING MONSOON WINDS NEAR AND SOUTH OF
THE TROUGH ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
NEAR KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 115 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N130E TO
9N145E...AND ALSO BETWEEN GUAM AND CHUUK WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 5N145E TO 15N153E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
ARE PRESENT NEAR THE REST OF THE MONSOON TROUGH AND EMBEDDED
CIRCULATIONS EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF CHUUK WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 10N153E TO 2N157E AND ALSO OVER POHNPEI...KOSRAE AND TARAWA
WITHIN 140 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N157E TO 2N177E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW CENTERED NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 20N171E IS
TRIGGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 85 MILES OF A LINE FROM
18N172E TO 24N179E.

$$

CHAN


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