Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 290135
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI APR 29 2016

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

A COLD FRONT FAR NORTHWEST OF THE MARIANAS CUTS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N144E TO BEYOND 19N130E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 150 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 5N130E TO EQ139E. LOW-LEVEL
CONVERGENCE NORTHEAST OF THE TROUGH IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU WITHIN 100 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 10N135E TO 5N134E TO 1N137E AND FROM SOUTHEAST TO EAST OF
YAP WITHIN 125 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N138E TO 9N149E...AND EAST OF
THE TROUGH ALONG THE EQUATOR SOUTH OF 1N FROM 141E TO 145E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF POHNPEI WITHIN 75 MILES OF A LINE FROM
3N153E TO 3N158E AND ACROSS KOSRAE STATE WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 7N161E TO 3N165E.

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SIMPSON



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