Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 291432
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SAT AUG 30 2014

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

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CNMI WITHIN 250 MILES OF A LINE FROM 14N144E
TO 20N150E.

A WEAK TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHWESTWARD FROM NEAR 10N133E TO 8N130E.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NORTH OF PALAU WEST OF A LINE FROM
12N136E TO 17N134E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM NEAR 9N130E THROUGH
A WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK AT 5N147E...THEN
CONTINUES EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TO END NEAR 10N170E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED SOUTHEAST OF YAP AND KOROR
WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 3N139E TO 6N145E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS
EXIST WEST TO SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM
4N150E TO 9N151E...AND NORTHWEST OF KWAJALEIN WITHIN 60 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 8N163E TO 12N167E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHWARD FROM NEAR 5N178E TO END NEAR
11N176E. THE TROUGH AND LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE TO THE SOUTH OF THE
TROUGH ARE PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS TARAWA AND BUTARITARI ATOLLS TO NORTHEAST OF MAJURO OR EAST
OF A LINE FROM 1N169E TO 8N173E TO 14N173E.

A THIRD SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM NEAR 14N159E TO
BEYOND 25N NEAR 169E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE PRESENT FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 200
MILES OF A LINE FROM 16N163E TO 25N172E.

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KLEESCHULTE




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