Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 250259
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1259 PM CHST SUN SEP 25 2016

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

TYPHOON MEGI (20W) IS CENTERED 525 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA
AT 19N131E AND MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 14 MPH WITH MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 105 MPH. SPIRAL BANDS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND UP TO 400 MILES FROM THE CENTER.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NORTH OF KOROR
AND YAP WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N130E TO 15N139E. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON MEGI...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON
WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND BY THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHWARD FROM 2N148E TO 11N149E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN ACROSS CHUUK STATE
BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 12N FROM 145E TO 156E.

AN UPPER-LEVEL CIRCULATION IS CENTERED NORTHEAST OF SAIPAN NEAR
18N149E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND EAST
OF SAIPAN WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 18N145E TO 15N151E...AND
EAST OF IWO TO ISLAND BETWEEN 21N AND 25N FROM 142E TO 155E.

A SMALL CIRCULATION SOUTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND NEAR 17N163E IS
GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN
120 MILES OF 15N163E.

TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND EAST OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS AND WAKE ISLAND
BETWEEN 5N AND 21N EAST OF 168E.

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AYDLETT



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