Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 251517
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
117 AM CHST FRI AUG 26 2016

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

TYPHOON LIONROCK IS NEARLY STATIONARY ABOUT 285 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF OKINAWA NEAR 24N131E WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 125 MPH.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE FOUND NEAR THE CENTER WEST OF A LINE FROM 20N133E TO 25N133E.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON LIONROCK...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE
JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN34 PGTW AND BY
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ34 PGUM.

CONVERGING MONSOON WINDS SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF LIONROCK ARE
GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM WELL NORTH OF
KOROR AND YAP NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
TO NEAR MINAMI TORI SHIMA WITHIN 205 MILES OF A LINE FROM 16N130E
TO 23N157E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH REACHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM EQ165E THROUGH A
LOW CENTERED WEST OF KWAJALEIN NEAR 9N167E TO ANOTHER LOW CENTERED
NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 22N173E. THESE FEATURES ARE ENHANCING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THREE AREAS. THE
FIRST AREA IS NEAR KOSRAE AND THE SOUTHERN MARSHALL ISLANDS
BETWEEN 4N AND 9N FROM 163E TO 173E. THE SECOND ONE IS SOUTHEAST
OF WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 85 MILES OF A LINE FROM 17N165E TO 16N171E
TO 12N174E. THE THIRD ONE IS EAST OF THE ISLAND WITHIN 115 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 22N169E TO 17N176E TO 16N180.

$$

CHAN


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