Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 280351
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST MON JUL 28 2014

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

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE...THE SUBJECT OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION
ALERT ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER IS CENTERED
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GUAM NEAR 12N150E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NEAR THE CENTER WITHIN 75 MILES OF
11N151E. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS DISTURBANCE...SEE SPECIAL
WEATHER STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO
HEADER WWMY80 PGUM.

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM LUZON ACROSS 17N130E
THEN THROUGH A CIRCULATION CENTERED NORTH OF KOROR NEAR
17N134E...AND THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE MENTIONED ABOVE TO ANOTHER
WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED NEAR KOSRAE AT 3N162E. IT THEN TURNS
EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TO BEYOND 180 AT 8N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR THE BROAD CIRCULATION OVER YAP
BETWEEN 9N AND 19N FROM 130E TO 141E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE ALSO
FOUND NEAR THE TROUGH OVER THE SOUTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS WITHIN 70
MILES OF A LINE FROM 19N140E TO 15N144E TO 9N148E.

A SURFACE TROUGH REACHES NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE CIRCULATION NORTH OF
KOROR AT 17N134E TO END NEAR IWO TO ISLAND AT 15N140E. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EVIDENT NEAR THIS FEATURE WITHIN 55 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 18N130E TO 22N133E...AND ALSO NORTH OF A LINE FROM 23N134E
TO 23N141E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED NORTHWEST OF ENEWETAK ATOLL AT
16N157E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT
WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM 11N158E TO 16N160E.

$$

CHAN





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