Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 301508
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
108 AM CHST MON MAY 1 2017

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

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHEASTWARD FROM NORTHWEST OF YAP AT
12N137E TO END WEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT 25N152E. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF YAP WITHIN 70 MILES OF A LINE
FROM 12N137E TO 16N139E...AND ALSO NEAR THE NORTHERN TIP OF THE
MARIANA ISLANDS WITHIN 70 MILES OF A LINE FROM 20N141E TO 24N150E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM MINDANAO
THROUGH 8N130E PASSING JUST SOUTH OF KOROR AT 6N134E TO END SOUTH OF
CHUUK AT EQ153E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
SEEN SOUTH OF KOROR BETWEEN 3N AND 6N FROM 131E TO 137E...AND ALSO
WELL SOUTH OF CHUUK BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM 143E TO 155E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CAUSING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
POHNPEI BETWEEN 3N AND 7N FROM 155E TO 161E.

$$

CHAN


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