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ATHW40 PHFO 230554
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU OCT 23 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC OCTOBER 23 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA IS LOCATED ABOUT 580 MILES NORTHWEST OF LIHUE AT
5 PM HST...AND IS MOVING TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AT 12 MPH.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOTED WITHIN 50 MILES OF 26.3N 168.4W AT 7 PM WITH
TOPS REACHING NEAR 52000 FEET. LAYERED CLOUDS EXTEND ABOUT 125 MILES
TO THE WEST...NORTH...AND EAST SIDES OF THIS POINT...AND ABOUT 70
MILES TO THE SOUTH. CIRRUS CLOUDS EXTEND AS FAR NORTH AS 30N.
TOWERING CUMULUS WITH TOPS TO 43000 FEET ARE NOTED NEAR 20.5N
164.1W...ABOUT 325 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE AT 7 PM. SOME THIN
CIRRUS IN THE WAKE OF ANA CONTINUE TO PASS OVER THE MAIN HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS FROM TIME TO TIME.

THE HIGH CLOUDS ARE ONLY PARTIALLY OBSCURING LOWER CLOUDS ON
INFRARED SATELLITE IMAGERY FROM TIME TO TIME. SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS
ARE FOUND OVER KAUAI AT 7 PM...AND JUST A FEW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
NIIHAU. LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING OVER OAHU FROM EAST TO WEST...WITH
SCATTERED CLOUDS GETTING HUNG UP ON THE KOOLAU RANGE. JUST A FEW
LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER MOLOKAI THIS EVENING...WITH SCATTERED TO
BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF LANAI. EARLIER
CLOUDS OVER MAUI HAD BEGUN TO DISSIPATE AT 7 PM...WITH LINGERING
CLOUDS REMAINING OVER THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS...AND THE EAST FACING
SLOPES OF HALEAKALA NEAR HANA. CLOUD BUILDUPS OVER THE BIG ISLAND
THIS AFTERNOON LINGER THIS EVENING...WITH LOW CLOUDS COVERING MOST
OF THE ISLAND AT 7 PM.

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