Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 211506
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
106 AM CHST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI
SHIMA THROUGH 25N158E TO END EAST OF THE NORTHERN CNMI AT 20N150E.
CLOUDS AND RAIN ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF
THIS FEATURE.

AN OLD SHEAR LINE STRETCHES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM WEST OF WAKE
ISLAND AT 20N158E TO END NEAR KOROR AT 7N135E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 150 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE NEAR GUAM BETWEEN 142E AND 150E.
PATCHY CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE EVIDENT ALONG AND UP TO 150 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THE REST OF THIS SHEAR LINE.

A SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHWESTWARD FROM SOUTH OF CHUUK AT EQ150E
TO END JUST SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR 8N140E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT SOUTH OF YAP BETWEEN 2N AND 6N FROM
136E TO 140E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE TRIGGERING WIDELY SCATTERED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NEAR KOSRAE BUT SOUTH OF
POHNPEI AND MAJURO WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE FROM 4N157E TO 6N164E
TO 5N171E TO 5N180.

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CHAN


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