Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 291448
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

A COLD FRONT RUNS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N161E TO JUST NORTH OF SAIPAN
AT 17N146E...THEN TRANSITIONS INTO A SHEAR LINE TO END WEST OF THE
MARIANAS AT 15N140E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FOUND NORTHEAST OF THE MARIANAS ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST
OF THE COLD FRONT NORTHEAST OF 19N154E. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY
SHOWERS ARE OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS
BOUNDARY SOUTHWEST OF 19N154E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH STRETCHES EASTWARD FROM 1N130E TO A WEAK
CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF KOSRAE AT 1N160E...THEN TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD TO END AT THE EQUATOR AND 162E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT OVER POHNPEI AND KOSRAE STATES
BETWEEN 7N AND 1N FROM 153E TO 164E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE JUST TO THE SOUTHWEST OF STRONGER TRADE WINDS
IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY SOUTH
OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 110 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N164E TO
4N180.

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