Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 010320
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
120 PM CHST MON MAY 1 2017

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

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHEASTWARD FROM NORTH OF KOROR AT
10N135E TO END NEAR MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT 25N154E. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF KOROR WITHIN 120 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 10N133E TO 16N137E...AND ALSO NEAR THE NORTHERN TIP OF
THE MARIANA ISLANDS WITHIN 70 MILES OF A LINE FROM 21N144E TO
25N152E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM MINDANAO
THROUGH 8N130E PASSING JUST SOUTH OF KOROR AT 6N134E TO END SOUTH OF
CHUUK AT EQ153E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
SEEN NEAR KOROR BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 10N FROM 130E TO 137E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE INTERACTING WITH THE EASTERN END OF THE
NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH IS CREATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR CHUUK AND POHNPEI BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 10N
FROM 151E TO 159E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS SOUTH OF
MAJURO BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM 167E TO 180 AND FROM NEAR
KWAJALEIN EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TO THE DATE LINE WITHIN 60 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 8N165 TO 13N180.

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