Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 260311
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
111 PM CHST SAT MAY 26 2018

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

A SURFACE TROUGH CURVES NORTHEASTWARD FROM SOUTH OF KOROR AT EQ134E
TO END SOUTHEAST OF GUAM AT 11N148E. AN UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDS
SOUTHWESTWARD FROM A LOW CENTERED NEAR THE NORTHERN CNMI AT 19N143E
TO END WEST OF KOROR AT 8N132E. INTERACTION BETWEEN THESE TWO
FEATURES IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
NEAR KOROR BUT SOUTH OF YAP WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N131E TO
8N139E...AND SOUTH OF GUAM WITHIN 140 MILES OF A LINE FROM 5N143E TO
9N145E TO 11N150E.

MODEST DIVERGENT WINDS ALOFT ARE ENHANCING PATCHY SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCES ACROSS KOSRAE AND THE
MARSHALL ISLANDS BETWEEN 2N AND 11N FROM 162E TO 175E. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR CHUUK BUT SOUTH OF
POHNPEI WITHIN 135 MILES OF A LINE FROM 8N151E TO 3N159E.

CONVERGING SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR IWO TO ISLAND WITHIN 45 MILES OF A LINE FROM
22N137E TO 26N142E.

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CHAN


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