Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 201459
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST MON APR 21 2014

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH RUNS NORTHEASTWARD FROM 6N130E TO A
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CENTERED WEST OF YAP NEAR 10N136E...THEN TURNS
SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH A CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHEAST OF KOSRAE
NEAR 4N164E TO END AT 5N174E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NORTH OF YAP AND KOROR WITHIN 130 MILES
OF A LINE FROM 9N133E TO 16N139E. FARTHER EAST...SCATTERED SHOWERS
ARE FOUND SOUTH OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI BETWEEN 5N AND THE EQUATOR FROM
152E TO 161E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
LOCATED IN KOSRAE STATE AND MARSHALL ISLANDS BETWEEN 9N AND 3N FROM
161E TO 170E AND SOUTHEAST OF THE MAJURO BETWEEN 7N AND 1N FROM 171E
TO 177E.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 25N166E TO THE FAR
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS NEAR 20N145E. LOW CLOUDS AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 180 MILES NORTHWEST OF THIS
FEATURE.

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