Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 201526
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
126 AM CHST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

A SHEAR LINE EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM SOUTH OF MIDWAY ISLAND
THROUGH 19N180...PASSING SOUTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND AT 16N164E TO
END EAST OF KOROR AT 6N135E. PATCHY CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE EVIDENT
ALONG AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE BETWEEN 180 TO
154E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN ALONG
AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE SHEAR LINE WEST OF 154E.

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHWARD FROM SOUTHWEST OF KOROR AT
2N131E TO END WEST OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS AT 18N135E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NORTHWEST OF KOROR AND
YAP WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 9N130E TO 14N133E TO 16N131E
TO 16N139E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHWESTWARD FROM SOUTHEAST OF
KOSRAE AT EQ165E TO END NORTHEAST OF POHNPEI AT 9N163E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NEAR KOSRAE WITHIN
70 MILES OF A LINE FROM 3N158E TO 6N163E.

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CHAN


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