Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 030216
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
100 PM CHST SUN MAY 3 2015

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

NEWLY-FORMED TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W IS CENTERED 215 MILES EAST-
SOUTHEAST OF YAP NEAR 8N141E AND IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST AT 8 MPH
WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE JUST EAST OF YAP AND SOUTH OF GUAM WITHIN
150 MILES OF A LINE FROM 6N140E TO 12N144E. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 06W...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 EASTWARD THROUGH 7N130E TO TROPICAL
DEPRESSION 06W AT 8N141E...THEN CONTINUES EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD TO
ANOTHER WEAK CIRCULATION CENTERED WEST OF POHNPEI NEAR 6N156E TO END
AT 3N166E. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND
WEST OF KOROR WEST OF A LINE FROM 10N132E TO 8N134E TO 6N132E...OVER
PORTIONS OF CHUUK AND POHNPEI STATES BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 9N FROM
147E TO 160E.

TRADE-WIND CONVERGENCE IS GENERATING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR KOSRAE AND MAJURO WITHIN 180 MILES OF A LINE FROM
8N161E TO 3N180.

LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE IS PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWEST OF MINAMI TORI SHIMA WITHIN 70 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 19N148E TO 22N153E...AND FARTHER TO THE NORTH...NORTH OF
A LINE FROM 24N148E TO 24N155E.

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AYDLETT



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