Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 211454
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
1254 AM CHST SUN APR 22 2018

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTH OF
MINDANAO THROUGH 3N130E...PASSING SOUTH OF CHUUK AT 4N150E TO END AT
A BROAD CIRCULATION CENTERED JUST NORTHEAST OF KOSRAE NEAR 6N164E.
PATCHY SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK
AND SOUTH OF POHNPEI WITHIN 155 MILES OF A LINE FROM 3N140E TO 5N160E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE OCCURRING NEAR
KOSRAE AND OVER THE MARSHALL ISLANDS WITHIN 305 MILES OF A LINE FROM
EQ163E TO 15N172E.

A COLD FRONT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM NORTHEAST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA
THROUGH 25N156E TO EAST OF THE NORTHERN CNMI AT 20N150E...THEN
CONTINUES WESTWARD AS A SHEAR LINE TO BEYOND 130E AT 22N. PATCHY
CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND UP TO 150 MILES NORTH OF THIS
BOUNDARY.

$$

CHAN



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