Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 240311
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SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
111 PM CHST TUE APR 24 2018

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

A NEAR-EQUATORIAL TROUGH EXTENDS JUST NORTH OF THE EQUATOR FROM
1N130E THROUGH A WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTHWEST OF CHUUK NEAR
2N145E TO END AT ANOTHER WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTH OF POHNPEI
NEAR 3N159E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
OCCURRING IN THE VICINITY OF THE FIRST CIRCULATION BETWEEN THE
EQUATOR AND 6N FROM 145E TO 151E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO LOCATED BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 2N FROM 130E
TO 136E.

ANOTHER TROUGH EXTENDS NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD FROM THE EQUATOR NEAR 160E
THROUGH THE CIRCULATION CENTERED SOUTH OF POHNPEI THROUGH ANOTHER
WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED NORTHWEST OF POHNPEI NEAR 10N156E TO END
NEAR THE FAR NORTHERN CNMI AT 21N143E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN WITH THIS SYSTEM WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE
FROM EQ162E TO 11N160E TO 13N153E TO 20N146E. THESE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE AFFECTING POHNPEI...KOSRAE...A FEW OF THE FAR
WESTERN MARSHALL ISLANDS AND A FEW OF THE FAR NORTHERN MARIANAS.

PATCHY CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ARE FOUND ALONG AND NORTH OF A STATIONARY
FRONT THAT CURVES SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH 25N163E TO 22N156E.

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