Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 280207
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST WED JAN 28 2015

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

A COLD FRONT CUTS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N135E TO BEYOND 130E AT 24N.
LOW CLOUDS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT TO
WELL BEYOND 25N.

AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH IS CAUSING CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS
JUST NORTHEAST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS ALONG AND UP TO 400 MILES
NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM 17N148E TO 25N165E.

AN OLD SHEAR LINE REACHES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM SOUTH OF MIDWAY THROUGH
22N180 PASSING ACROSS WAKE ISLAND AT 19N167E AND TAPERING OFF NEAR
18N160E. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EASTWARD ACROSS 3N130E TO END AT A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED NEAR TARAWA ATOLL AT 1N171E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS KOSRAE AND THE MARSHALL
ISLANDS ARE WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 3N162E TO NEAR MAJURO AT
7N172 TO BEYOND THE DATE LINE AT 5N180.

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SIMPSON


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