Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 051505
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 AM CHST WED MAY 6 2015

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

TROPICAL STORM NOUL (06W) IS CENTERED 25 MILES EAST OF YAP NEAR
9N139E AND IS MOVING SLOWLY WEST AT 3 MPH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 70 MPH. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
PRESENT OVER YAP NEAR THE CENTER OF NOUL BETWEEN 8N AND 12N FROM
136E TO 140E. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TROPICAL STORM NOUL...SEE
BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO
HEADER WTPN31 PGTW OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER
WTPQ31 PGUM.

A MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS EAST-NORTHEAST THROUGH 6N130E TO TS NOUL AT
9N139E...THEN HEADS EAST-SOUTHEAST TO A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
CENTERED SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF POHNPEI AT 5N157E TO END AT EQ167E.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR KOROR
WITHIN 100 MILES OF A LINE FROM 2N130E TO 5N135E AND WELL SOUTH OF
GUAM BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 9N FROM 141E TO 150E. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE SEEN NEAR THE DISTURBANCE NEAR CHUUK
AND POHNPEI BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 8N FROM 150E TO 161E...AND SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM 7N161E TO 3N166E.

A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS NORTHEAST FROM EQ175E TO 3N180. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND SOUTHEAST OF MAJURO SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM 7N180 TO 2N168E.

A WEAK COLD FRONT SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA STRETCHES SOUTHWESTWARD FROM
25N142E TO BEYOND 19N130. CLOUDINESS AND PATCHY SHOWERS ARE FOUND
ALONG AND UP TO 125 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE FRONT.

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AYDLETT


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