Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 220251
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST MON DEC 22 2014

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM EAST OF IWO TO ISLAND NEAR
25N143E TO BEYOND 130E AT 17N. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY
SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 400 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS
BOUNDARY.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EASTWARD FROM 3N130E THROUGH A
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR 3N143E...THEN THROUGH
ANOTHER CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF KOSRAE NEAR 2N161E TO END
AT EQ168E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING
SOUTH OF CHUUK...POHNPEI AND KOSRAE WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM
8N143E TO EQ164E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 140 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 7N165E TO 5N175E.

$$

WILLIAMS




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