Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 191427
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1227 AM CHST TUE FEB 20 2018

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

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF YAP AND KOROR SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
4N136E TO 2N144E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI...AND NEAR
KOSRAE BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 5N FROM 150E TO 166E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND SOUTH OF MAJURO WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 7N168E TO 4N177E. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FARTHER WEST WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM
8N155E TO 7N168E. THIS IS NEAR POHNPEI AND NORTH OF KOSRAE.

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N175E...PASSING NORTH
OF WAKE ISLAND AND ENDING NEAR 18N157E. CLOUDS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE
FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

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AYDLETT



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