Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 090242
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1242 PM CHST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N154E TO 20N146E...THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE TO BEYOND 130E AT 13N. CLOUDINESS AND
PATCHY RAIN ARE FOUND NORTHWEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AND THE
MARIANAS ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTHWEST OF THESE FEATURES.

A SHEAR LINE RUNS WESTWARD FROM 11N180 TO NEAR 13N155E. CLOUDINESS
AND PATCHY LIGHT SHOWERS ARE PRESENT NORTH OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS
ALONG AND UP TO 150 MILES NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY.

WEAK TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE PRODUCING LOW-LEVEL CLOUDS AND
SHOWERS SOUTH OF GUAM WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 12N144E TO
10N150E TO 11N154E...AND EAST OF THE FAR NORTHERN MARIANAS WITHIN
70 MILES OF A LINE FROM 16N151E TO 22N154E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WELL SOUTH OF CHUUK...SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 2N150E
TO 1N158E...AND WELL SOUTHWEST OF MAJURO SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
1N174E TO 3N180.

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AYDLETT


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