Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 281444
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1244 AM CHST FRI APR 29 2016

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

A COLD FRONT SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA STRETCHES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N137E TO BEYOND 130E AT 21N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 100 MILES NORTHWEST OF
THE FRONT.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 5N130E TO EQ139E. LOW-
LEVEL CONVERGENCE NORTHEAST OF THE TROUGH IS GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU AND
PARTS OF YAP STATE BETWEEN 9N AND 3N FROM 132E TO 142E.

SCATTERED SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH A WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE
ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF CHUUK BETWEEN 12N AND 9N FROM 150E TO 152E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS WEST OF
CHUUK BETWEEN 8N AND 5N FROM 143E TO 150E. FARTHER EAST...PATCHY
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT OVER KOSRAE STATE AND
THE SOUTHERN MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM
6N162E TO 5N168E TO 8N174E.

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