Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 250310
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
110 PM CHST MON SEP 25 2017

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

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 9N130E TO EQ135E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED JUST WEST OF PALAU BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 11N FROM 130E TO 134E.

A SURFACE TROUGH STRETCHES FROM 13N133E TO 19N138E AND IS ASSOCIATED
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF YAP
BETWEEN 12N AND 19N FROM 130E TO 140E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 10N155E TO 17N160E. AN
UPPER-LEVEL LOW IS LOCATED NEAR 16N153E. THESE TWO WEATHER FEATURES
ARE GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
EAST OF THE MARIANAS BETWEEN 9N AND 15N FROM 145E TO 155E AND BETWEEN
10N AND 17N FROM 155E TO 160E.

A THIRD SURFACE TROUGH STRETCHES FROM 4N163E TO BEYOND 180 AT 9N AND
IS ASSOCIATED WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH
OF KOSRAE AND OVER THE MARSHALL ISLANDS ALONG AN UP TO 200 MILES
NORTH OF THE TROUGH AXIS.

LOW-LEVEL WIND FLOW CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH OF CHUUK BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 8N FROM 140E TO 147E AND BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 5N FROM
147E TO 158E

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ZIOBRO



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