Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 261452
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1252 AM CHST MON MAR 27 2017

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

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM WEST OF IWO TO ISLAND
NEAR 25N137E TO BEYOND 130E AT 20N. CLOUDINESS AND RAIN EXTEND
NORTHWEST OF THE TROUGH TO BEYOND 25N.

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES ACROSS PALAU AND YAP FROM EQ135E TO
BEYOND 130E AT 7N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
WEST-NORTHWEST OF KOROR WEST OF A LINE FROM 11N132E TO 9N132E TO
8N130E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE IN PATCHY AREAS SOUTH OF YAP AND
KOROR SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 6N130E TO 5N140E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF YAP TO SOUTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI
SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 5N143E TO 6N160E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE
EAST OF KOSRAE ACROSS MAJURO TO BEYOND THE DATE LINE WITHIN 140
MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N164E TO 5N180.

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N162E TO NEAR MINAMI TORI
SHIMA AT 24N154E THEN RUNS NORTHWESTWARD AS A WARM FRONT TO BEYOND
25N150E. AREAS OF CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE NORTH OF THESE FRONTS TO
BEYOND 25N.

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KLEESCHULTE



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