Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 241439
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST FRI JUL 25 2014

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

UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF THE CNMI AND SOUTH OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA
BETWEEN 13N AND 22N FROM 146E TO 155E. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FOUND OVER THE PHILIPPINE SEA WITHIN 150 MILES OF A LINE FROM
16N134E TO 20N138E TO 20N144E...AND NEAR MINAMI TORI SHIMA WITHIN 80
MILES OF A LINE FROM 22N151E TO 25N153E.

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE PHILIPPINE SEA
THROUGH 11N130E TO A CIRCULATION CENTERED EAST OF KOROR NEAR 8N136E.
IT THEN CONTINUES EASTWARD THROUGH ANOTHER CIRCULATION CENTERED WEST
OF WENO ISLAND IN CHUUK STATE NEAR 8N149E BEFORE ENDING NORTHEAST OF
KOSRAE NEAR 7N165E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN
SOUTH OF THE TROUGH AND WEST OF THE FIRST CIRCULATION...INCLUDING
NEAR KOROR...WITHIN 200 MILES OF A LINE FROM 15N134E TO 8N131E TO
4N137E TO 4N146E. SIMILAR WEATHER IS ALSO FOUND NEAR THE SECOND
CIRCULATION SOUTH OF GUAM WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 11N140E TO
10N145E TO 13N149E...AND FARTHER EAST OVER PORTIONS OF POHNPEI AND
KOSRAE STATES BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 9N FROM 153E TO 167E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 10N160E TO 16N166E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRESENT WITHIN 180
MILES OF THE TROUGH AXIS.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MARSHALL ISLANDS AND
BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 8N FROM 167E TO
THE DATE LINE.

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AYDLETT





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