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ATHW40 PHFO 011215
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC TUE SEP 01 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC SEPTEMBER 01 2015

AS OF 200 AM HST...HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED ABOUT 380 MILES
EAST-NORTHEAST OF HONOLULU...HAWAII. IGNACIO WAS TRACKING TOWARD
THE NORTHWEST 12 MPH. LAYERED CLOUDS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
WERE LOCATED BETWEEN 22N AND 29N FROM 146W TO 157W. MAXIMUM CLOUD
TOPS WERE LOCATED NEAR THE CENTER OF IGNACIO THAT EXTENDED UP TO 50
THOUSAND FEET.

HURRICANE KILO WAS LOCATED ABOUT 1400 MILES WEST OF
HONOLULU...HAWAII NEAR THE INTERNATIONAL DATELINE. KILO WAS
TRACKING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH. CUMULONIMBUS
CLOUDS WITH TOPS TO 55 THOUSAND FEET WERE LOCATED FROM 21N TO 26N
WEST OF 175W.

HURRICANE JIMENA WAS LOCATED JUST EAST OF THE DISCUSSION AREA NEAR
16N139W AND WAS TRACKING WEST-NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH. LAYERED
CLOUDS WERE DEPICTED BETWEEN 10N AND 23N FROM 140W TO 146W. MAXIMUM
CLOUD TOPS WERE LOCATED ALONG AND NEAR 140W FROM 12N TO 19N...WHICH
EXTENDED AS HIGH AS 45 THOUSAND FEET.

OVER THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW-LEVEL
CLOUDS WERE TRACKING SOUTHWARD OVER THE ISLANDS. THESE CLOUDS WERE
MANAGING TO SPILL OVER TO THE LEEWARD SECTIONS OF THE ISLANDS.
MAXIMUM CLOUD TOPS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE CLOUDS EXTENDED AS HIGH AS
20 TO 25 THOUSAND FEET.

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