Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 261456
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1256 AM CHST THU APR 27 2017

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

TROPICAL STORM MUIFA (03W) IS CENTERED 440 MILES NORTHWEST OF YAP
NEAR 15N134E...MOVING NORTH-NORTHWEST AT 8 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 45 MPH. NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE SEEN EAST OF THE CENTER WITHIN 80 MILES OF 14N137E. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON MUIFA...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.

CONVERGING WINDS SOUTHEAST AND EAST OF TROPICAL STORM MUIFA ARE
CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NEAR YAP WITHIN
120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 4N138E TO 9N138E TO 12N139E...AND NEAR
THE MARIANAS BETWEEN 12N AND 18N FROM 138E TO 147E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR CHUUK AND POHNPEI BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 9N FROM
149E TO 159E.

A COLD FRONT CURVES WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD FROM MIDWAY ISLAND THROUGH
23N180...PASSING NEAR WAKE ISLAND AT 20N167E...THEN TURNS WEST-
NORTHWEST TO END SOUTHWEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA NEAR 24N146E.
CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY RAIN ARE SEEN ALONG AND UP TO 250 MILES NORTH
OF THIS BOUNDARY.

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AYDLETT


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