Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 181409
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1209 AM CHST SAT AUG 19 2017

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

A MONSOON TROUGH CURVES NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE PHILIPPINES ACROSS
14N130E TO 16N137E TO END NEAR 25N142E. EXTENSIVE CLOUDINESS WITH
PATCHY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE MARIANA ISLANDS WESTWARD
INCLUDING YAP AND KOROR ARE BETWEEN 5N AND 23N WEST OF 145E.

CONVERGING EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS EAST OF THE MARIANAS ARE
PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF
CHUUK BETWEEN 20N AND 10N FROM 148E TO 152E AND NORTH OF POHNPEI
BETWEEN 19N AND 13N FROM 152E TO 160E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS FROM NEAR CHUUK ACROSS POHNPEI STATE BETWEEN 9N AND
3N FROM 152E TO 159E AND FROM POHNPEI TO KOSRAE BETWEEN 7N AND 4N
FROM 159E TO 165E.

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SIMPSON



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