Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 231440
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST SUN AUG 24 2014

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

AN ELONGATED WEAK CIRCULATION IS LOCATED NEAR 15N132E. A MONSOON
TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION TO NEAR 10N140E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND ACROSS
PORTIONS OF PALAU WITHIN 170 MILES OF A LINE FROM 14N131E TO EQ142E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW IS LOCATED TO THE WEST OF THE MARIANAS NEAR
12N140E. A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 12N138E TO 22N145E. THE
COMBINATION OF THESE TWO FEATURES IS CAUSING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF THE MARIANAS TO NEAR
IWO TO ISLAND WITHIN 140 MILES OF A LINE FROM 10N142E TO 19N138E TO
24N143E.

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH STRETCHES FROM 9N157E TO 19N156E. PATCHY
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED NORTH OF POHNPEI
WITHIN 160 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N154E TO 16N153E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF MAJURO BETWEEN 4N AND 12N FROM 174E TO 180.

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KLEESCHULTE





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