Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 250217
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1217 PM CHST THU MAY 25 2017

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

AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH 15N130E TO BEYOND
25N AT 142E. UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE EAST OF THIS TROUGH COMBINED WITH
CONVERGENT SOUTH WINDS IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WELL WEST AND NORTHWEST OF THE MARIANAS BETWEEN
12N AND 18N FROM 130E TO 141E AND SOUTH OF IWO TO ISLAND BETWEEN
20N AND 25N FROM 141E TO 145 E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS IS OTHERWISE
SEEN NORTH OF A LINE FROM 19N145E TO 22N158E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF POHNPEI...ACROSS KOSRAE TO SOUTH OF MAJURO
BETWEEN 1N AND 6N FROM 156E TO 172E...AND EAST OF BUTARITARI AND
TARAWA ATOLLS WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 1N175E TO 4N180.

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KLEESCHULTE



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