Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 160301
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST WED APR 16 2014

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

A COLD FRONT EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N164E TO 18N152E THEN
CONTINUES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD AS A SHEAR LINE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
MARIANAS NEAR ANATAHAN TO BEYOND 130E AT 14N. CLOUDINESS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE OCCURRING ALONG AND UP TO 210 MILES NORTHWEST
OF THIS BOUNDARY.

A NEAR EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS EASTWARD FROM 10N130E TO A CIRCULATION
CENTERED NORTHWEST OF CHUUK NEAR 10N149E...THEN TURNS SOUTHEASTWARD
TO END AT THE EQUATOR AND 172E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED NEAR KOROR BETWEEN 9N AND 6N FROM 133E TO
137E. SIMILAR WEATHER IS FOUND SOUTH OF YAP WITHIN 50 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 9N137E TO 8N141E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND OVER CHUUK STATE BETWEEN 11N AND THE EQUATOR
FROM 145E TO 156E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING MAINLY SOUTH OF KOSRAE BETWEEN 6N AND THE EQUATOR FROM
160E TO 167E. FARTHER EAST...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED OVER BUTARITARI AND TARAWA ATOLLS SOUTH OF
A LINE FROM 5N170E TO EQ180.

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