Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 010135
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN MAY 1 2016

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

A COLD FRONT NORTHWEST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD
FROM 25N153E TO 19N137E TO BEYOND 130E AT 16N. NORTHEAST OF 19N137E
THERE IS CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ALONG AND UP TO 175 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT. SOUTHWEST OF 19N137E THERE ARE PATCHY
SHOWERS ALONG AND UP TO 50 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

A TRADE-WIND TROUGH WEST OF KOROR IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS IN PATCHY AREAS ACROSS PALAU AND WEST OF YAP
TO THE WEST OF A LINE FROM 4N135E TO 10N135E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE FAR SOUTHEAST OF KOROR IS CAUSING SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND
4N FROM 142E TO 147E.

FARTHER EAST ANOTHER TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF CHUUK WITHIN 50 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 5N150E TO 5N154E AND ACROSS POHNPEI STATE BETWEEN 3N AND
7N FROM 154E TO 161E AND JUST SOUTHWEST OF KOSRAE WITHIN 70 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 5N161E TO 4N164E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS IN PATCHY AREAS FROM SOUTH OF MAJURO TO NEAR TARAWA
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 5N170E TO 3N180E.

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SIMPSON



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