Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 310220
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST FRI JUL 31 2015

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

TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR (13W) IS CENTERED 915 MILES EAST OF GUAM AND
455 MILES NORTH OF POHNPEI AT 14N158E MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 3 MPH WITH
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 45 MPH. HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE CENTER OF SOUDELOR. OTHERWISE...SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE BETWEEN 10N AND 15N FROM 152E TO
164E AND SOUTHWEST OF WAKE ISLAND BETWEEN 15N AND 20N FROM 157E TO
165E. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR...SEE
BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO
HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO
HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

A MONSOON TROUGH STRETCHES EASTWARD FROM 9N130E ACROSS YAP STATE TO
9N143E THEN CURVES NORTHEASTWARD TO TROPICAL STORM SOUDELOR AT
14N158E THEN BREAKS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH A CIRCULATION CENTERED
SOUTH OF MAJURO AT 4N171E ENDING NEAR THE DATE LINE AT 5N180.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REPUBLIC OF
PALAU ARE BETWEEN 4N AND 8N FROM 130E TO 141E. PATCHY AREAS OF
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ACROSS MUCH OF
MICRONESIA SOUTH OF 10N FROM 143E TO 165E AND SOUTH OF 5N FROM 165E
TO 180. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS FAR NORTHEAST OF
MAJURO ARE WITHIN 100 MILES OF 9N179E.

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SIMPSON


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