Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 280254
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SAT MAR 28 2015

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

TROPICAL STORM MAYSAK (04W) IS ABOUT 200 MILES EAST OF WENO ISLAND
IN CHUUK STATE NEAR 7N155E WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 9 MPH. HEAVY RAIN AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE CENTER. SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ARE OCCURRING WITHIN 170 MILES OF A LINE CURVING
FROM 7N154E TO 11N155E TO 11N159E. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TS MAYSAK
SEE WARNINGS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO
HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 2N130E TO TROPICAL
STORM MAYSAK...THEN TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD TO END AT EQ173E. LOW-LEVEL
CONVERGENCE NEAR THE TROUGH IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF KOROR WITHIN 60 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 4N130E TO 5N130E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE PRESENT NEAR AND SOUTH OF THE TROUGH AXIS OVER KOSRAE BUT WEST
OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 220 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N159E TO
EQ170E.

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND
THROUGH 25N180 TO SOUTH OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT 18N155E...THEN
CONTINUES AS A SHEAR LINE PASSING NEAR SAIPAN AT 15N146E TO END
NEAR YAP AT 9N137E. CLOUDINESS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EVIDENT
ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT. CLOUDINESS AND
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES
NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE.

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