Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 170331
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 24N180...
PASSING NEAR WAKE ISLAND AND ACROSS THE MARIANAS NEAR ROTA TO
12N140E...THEN CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE TO BEYOND 9N130E.
WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP
400 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS BOUNDARY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 100 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE BOUNDARY WEST OF
150E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR KOSRAE SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 3N157E TO THE
EQUATOR AND 163E.

A TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE ALONG THE ITCZ IS GENERATING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE MARSHALLS SOUTH OF
MAJURO BETWEEN 3N AND 7N FROM 165E TO THE DATELINE.

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AYDLETT/EDSON



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