Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 190236
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1236 PM CHST SAT AUG 19 2017

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

A WEAK DISTURBANCE IS CENTERED WELL WEST OF THE MARIANAS NEAR
19N133E. A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE CENTER TO
BEYOND 25N138E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
NEAR THE DISTURBANCE AND WITHIN THE MONSOON FLOW SOUTH OF THE
CENTER TO NEAR YAP AND KOROR WEST OF A LINE FROM 8N133E TO 12N140E
TO 17N140E TO 22N134E...AND NEAR THE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE NORTH
WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM 22N133E TO 25N136E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MARIANAS BETWEEN 8N AND 18N FROM 140E TO
148E.

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES EASTWARD FROM 3N154E TO 6N166E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ACROSS CHUUK AND
POHNPEI...AND NEAR KOSRAE BETWEEN 4N AND 9N FROM 148E TO 165E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND EAST OF MAJURO EAST OF A LINE FROM 12N169E
TO 5N169E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED NORTHEAST OF THE MARIANAS NEAR
18N155E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN
SOUTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 200 MILES OF A LINE FROM 18N153E
TO 12N159E.

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AYDLETT



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