Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1250 PM CHST SUN APR 30 2017

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

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM WEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA
NEAR 25N149E TO BEYOND 130E AT 18N. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY RAIN
ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 300 MILES NORTH OF THE FRONT.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTH OF MINDANAO
THROUGH 8N130E TO END NEAR THE COLD FRONT AT 20N145E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN
CNMI TO WEST-NORTHWEST OF SAIPAN WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM
23N149E TO 17N142E. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN TO THE WEST OF
GUAM AND THE CNMI TO NORTHWEST OF KOROR WITHIN 180 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 16N143E TO 10N130E.

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD FROM 6N130E TO
END NEAR EQ152E. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE JUST WEST OF KOROR BETWEEN
6N AND 8N FROM 131E TO 134E.

CONVERGING TRADE WINDS ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS IN PATCHY AREAS FROM NORTH OF POHNPEI TO BUTARITARI
ATOLL WITHIN 90 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N158E TO 6N170E TO 2N175E.

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KLEESCHULTE



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