Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 270238
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1238 PM CHST THU JUL 27 2017

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

A MONSOON RAIN BAND ASSOCIATED WITH TYPHOON NORU (07W) WELL SOUTHEAST
OF JAPAN IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WITHIN 200 MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 17N144E TO 25N165E. THIS
INCLUDES THE FAR NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS...BUT PASSES JUST SOUTH
OF MINAMI-TORISHIMA.

A WEAK CIRCULATION IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WELL NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND...BETWEEN 20N AND 25N
FROM 175E TO BEYOND 180.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
EASTERN FLANK OF TROPICAL STORM NESAT (11W) EAST OF THE PHILIPPINES
ARE FOUND WELL NORTHWEST OF KOROR...WEST OF A LINE FROM 11N130E TO
14N133E TO 17N130E.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS JUST NORTHWEST OF KOROR AND YAP BETWEEN 8N AND 12N
FROM 134E TO 137E...AND WELL SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK BETWEEN 1N AND 3N
FROM 145E TO 150E.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A WEAK
TROPICAL DISTURBANCE ARE FOUND ACROSS POHNPEI AND KOSRAE...IN THE
AREA BOUNDED BY EQ158E TO 8N156E TO 4N166E TO 1N164E BACK TO EQ158E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS BETWEEN 2N
AND 6N FROM 171E TO 180. THIS INCLUDES BUTARITARI BUT IS JUST SOUTH
OF MAJURO.

$$

MGM



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