Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 311457
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1257 AM CHST THU SEP 1 2016

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

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS WESTWARD FROM 22N150E TO BEYOND 130E AT
22N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN WELL
SOUTHWEST OF IWO TO ISLAND BETWEEN 18N AND 22N WEST OF 136E...AND
NORTH OF SAIPAN BETWEEN 16N AND 21N FROM 145E TO 155E.

A MOIST CONVERGENT SURFACE FLOW AND UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE ARE
CAUSING WIDELY-SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN
THE MARIANAS...EASTERN MICRONESIA AND WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 250 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 10N146E TO 15N156E TO 22N162E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-NORTHEASTWARD FROM 6N162E TO AN
UPPER CIRCULATION AT 9N177E AND THEN CONTINUES BEYOND 180 AT 11N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR AND
SOUTH OF KOSRAE AND MAJURO WITHIN 250 MILES OF A LINE FROM 2N160E TO
7N180. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NORTH OF KOSRAE BETWEEN 7N
AND 13N FROM 159E TO 168E.

CONVERGENT LOW-LEVEL SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WELL NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND NORTH OF A
LINE FROM 23N169E TO 25N180E.

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AYDLETT



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