Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 041509
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST WED AUG 5 2015

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

SUPER TYPHOON SOUDELOR (13W) IS CENTERED 650 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF
SAIPAN NEAR 19N137E...MOVING WEST AT 12 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 160 MPH. HEAVY RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING WITHIN 70 MILES OF THE CENTER. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN FARTHER NORTH AND WEST WITHIN 50
MILES OF A LINE FROM 22N138E TO 21N135E TO 18N135E. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON SOUDELOR...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON
WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN31 PGTW AND ADVISORIES ISSUED BY
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ31 PGUM.

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE CENTRAL PHILIPPINES
THROUGH 16N130E TO SUPER TYPHOON SOUDELOR...THEN MEANDERS
SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH TWO WEAK CIRCULATIONS CENTERED NEAR KOSRAE AT
4N165E AND NEAR BUTARITARI ATOLL AT 3N173E TO FINALLY END AT EQ179W.
CONVERGING MONSOON WINDS SOUTH OF THE TROUGH AND SOUDELOR ARE
CAUSING SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
KOROR...YAP AND GUAM WITHIN 130 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N130E TO
10N141E TO 13N147E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE ALSO FOUND NEAR THE
TROUGH FROM THE NORTHERN CNMI SOUTHEASTWARD TO POHNPEI WITHIN 170
MILES OF A LINE FROM 22N147E TO 2N162E.

TWO UPPER-LEVEL LOWS CENTERED NORTH OF WAKE ISLAND NEAR 21N165E AND
22N173E ARE TRIGGERING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 17N AND 25N
FROM 169E TO 175E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF A LINE FROM 14N179E TO 11N178E.

$$

CHAN



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