Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 211502
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST MON SEP 22 2014

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

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM NEAR TAIWAN THROUGH
14N130E TO A CIRCULATION CENTERED WEST OF YAP AT 8N137E. IT
CONTINUES EASTWARD THROUGH TWO CIRCULATIONS CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF
GUAM AT 11N149E AND NORTHEAST OF CHUUK AT 13N156E...THEN TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD PASSING NEAR MAJURO AT 7N172E TO END AT 1N174E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT NEAR THE
TROUGH WELL NORTH OF PALAU WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 13N134E
TO 22N131E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE ALSO FOUND FROM SOUTHEAST OF GUAM
TO CHUUK WITHIN 165 MILES OF A LINE FROM 11N146E TO 6N153E...AND
NEAR MAJURO WITHIN 100 MILES OF 7N172E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR THE THIRD CIRCULATION NORTHEAST
AND NORTH OF POHNPEI WITHIN 155 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N161E TO
15N158E TO 14N152E.

TWO UPPER-LEVEL LOWS CENTERED SOUTH OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT 22N154E
AND NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND AT 24N166E ARE TRIGGERING ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF WAKE ISLAND WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE FROM
18N154E TO 20N159E TO 19N164E. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT SOUTH
OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM 22N154E TO
23N157E...AND ALSO NORTHEAST OF WAKE WITHIN 50 MILES OF A LINE FROM
24N165E TO 24N172E.

ANOTHER UPPER-LEVEL LOW CENTERED NORTHWEST OF SAIPAN AT 18N141E IS
GENERATING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF THE NORTHERN CNMI BETWEEN
15N AND 21N FROM 138E TO 143E.

$$

CHAN




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