Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 240150
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE MAY 24 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT NORTH OF THE MARIANAS CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N165E TO 21N150E THEN RUNS NORTHWESTWARD TO BEYOND 24N135E. EAST
OF 150E THERE ARE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
AND UP TO 400 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT. WEST OF 150E THERE ARE
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND UP TO 100 MILES
NORTH OF THE FRONT.

CONVERGING SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS WELL WEST OF THE MARIANAS ARE
CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 175 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 23N139E TO 15N131E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS AND UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE ARE PRODUCING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR YAP WITHIN 60
MILES OF 9N139E...SOUTH OF GUAM WITHIN 70 MILES OF A LINE FROM
11N145E TO 9N144E...WEST OF CHUUK WITHIN 60 MILES OF A LINE FROM
8N146E TO 6N150E AND NEAR CHUUK WITHIN 50 MILES OF 7N152E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE SOUTHEAST OF KOROR IS GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 6N AND 2N FROM 134E TO 144E.

TRADE-WIND SHOWERS ARE IN PATCHY AREAS FROM NEAR KOSRAE ACROSS THE
CENTRAL MARSHALL ISLANDS MAINLY BETWEEN 8N AND 3N FROM 164E TO 180.

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SIMPSON


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