Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 271527
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST THU AUG 28 2014

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

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM A WEAK CIRCULATION
CENTERED WEST OF KOROR AT 8N130E TO END SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA AT
21N135E. A PAIR OF UPPER-LEVEL LOWS ARE CENTERED NORTH OF YAP AT
11N137E AND WEST OF THE CNMI AT 18N141E. INTERACTION BETWEEN THESE
SYSTEMS IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
NORTH OF PALAU AND YAP WITHIN 250 MILES OF A LINE FROM 14N130E TO
19N141E. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR YAP WITHIN 80 MILES OF
A LINE FROM 9N137E TO 11N141E.

ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH RUNS NORTHWARD FROM EAST OF SAIPAN AT 15N156E
TO END SOUTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA AT 23N158E. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FEATURE ARE FOUND
WITHIN 85 MILES OF A LINE FROM 20N155E TO 17N162E.

A THIRD SURFACE TROUGH REACHES NORTHWARD FROM A CIRCULATION CENTERED
NORTHEAST OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS AT 12N177E TO END EAST OF WAKE
ISLAND AT 20N175E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FLARING UP NEAR THESE FEATURES WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM
19N176E TO 11N180.

AN UPPER-LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND AT 23N169E. THIS
LOW IS TRIGGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF A LINE FROM
24N167E TO 23N170E.

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CHAN




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