Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 200256
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SAT SEP 20 2014

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

A WEAK CIRCULATION IS CENTERED SOUTH OF GUAM NEAR 4N143E. A SURFACE
TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION TO 21N142E. A SECOND
SURFACE TROUGH RUNS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION TO 1N137E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER PALAU...YAP AND
WEST OF THE MARIANAS ARE BETWEEN 3N AND 14N FROM 134E TO 142E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE BETWEEN 20N AND 22N
FROM 138E TO 140E...BETWEEN 2N AND 5N FROM 130E TO 132E...AND
BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM 135E TO 138E.

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE NORTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI IS PRODUCING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 11N AND 17N
FROM 154E TO 157E. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
ARE ALSO BETWEEN 10N AND 15N FROM 157E TO 180.

CONVERGENT SOUTH WINDS TO THE SOUTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI ARE CAUSING
SCATTERED SHOWERS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM EQ145E TO 4N150E TO 4N157E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF KOSRAE AND MAJURO WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 2N163E TO 7N178E.

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