Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 040140
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST WED MAY 4 2016

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

A COLD FRONT RUNS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF WAKE ISLAND ACROSS
25N172E TO END NORTHEAST OF THE MARIANAS AT 22N160E. A THUNDERSTORM
IS NEAR 24N154E WHILE CLOUDINESS WITH PATCHY SHOWERS IS SEEN ALONG
AND UP TO 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

A SURFACE TROUGH EAST OF SAIPAN IS CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 17N AND 14N FROM 149E TO 155E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE SOUTHEAST OF KOROR IS PRODUCING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 60 MILES OF A LINE FROM
5N142E TO 2N137E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WELL SOUTH OF GUAM WITHIN 25 MILES OF A LINE FROM
11N144E TO 9N147E. PATCHY AREAS OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE SOUTH OF KOSRAE BETWEEN 4N AND 2N FROM 160E TO
166E...NEAR MAJURO BETWEEN 8N AND 4N FROM 168E TO 176E AND EAST OF
TARAWA OR EAST OF A LINE FROM 4N175E TO EQ175E.

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SIMPSON



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