Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 270232
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

A SHEAR LINE RUNS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM ACROSS THE DATE LINE AT 24N180
TO JUST NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND AT 20N167E THEN ACROSS THE NORTHERN
MARIANAS NEAR PAGAN ISLAND AT 18N146E TO END AT ABOUT 18N139E. A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE JUST NORTHEAST OF PAGAN OTHERWISE CLOUDINESS AND
PATCHY RAIN ARE ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR
LINE.

A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE ASSOCIATED WITH THE NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH IS
CENTERED NEAR 2N174E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
NEAR KOSRAE ARE WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 7N162E TO 5N166E.
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MARSHALL
ISLANDS AND NEAR TARAWA ARE BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND A LINE FROM
2N166E TO 8N173E TO 4N180.

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SIMPSON



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