Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 301508
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
108 AM CHST SUN MAY 1 2016

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

A STATIONARY FRONT NORTHWEST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS RUNS
SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N153E TO BEYOND 130E AT 19N. CLOUDINESS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF
THE FRONT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED ALONG AND UP TO 50
MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY FROM 19N131E TO 19N138E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS OF YAP STATE AND PALAU BETWEEN 11N
AND 5N FROM 130E TO 139E.

ANOTHER TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF THE MARIANAS AND CHUUK
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 6N142E TO 2N155E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER POHNPEI AND WEST OF KOSRAE BETWEEN 7N AND 3N
FORM 155E TO 162E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS SOUTH OF
THE MARSHALL ISLANDS BETWEEN 6N AND 3N FROM 168E TO 173E. FARTHER
SOUTHEAST...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING NEAR BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
3N170E TO 1N178E.

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