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ATHW40 PHFO 090038
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC FRI DEC 09 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC DECEMBER 09 2016

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WITH AN AXIS FROM
23N163W TO 13N168W. MID TO UPPER SOUTHWEST FLOW EAST OF THIS
UPPER TROUGH WAS DRAWING A LARGE PLUME OF LAYERED CLOUDS
NORTHEASTWARD FROM THE DEEP TROPICS ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS TO 30N. ISOLATED EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED WITHIN
THE LAYERED CLOUD BAND WITH CLOUD TOPS UP TO 44 KFT IN HEIGHT.
FURTHER TO THE EAST...AN UPPER RIDGE AXIS LIES BETWEEN THE BIG
ISLAND AND 140W. SCATTERED CUMULUS CLOUDS COVER MUCH OF THE AREA
BETWEEN 140W AND 150W BETWEEN 10N AND 30N.

THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS ARE COVERED WITH OVERCAST SKIES AND WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY...DECEMBER 14 2016...THE NWS WILL DISCONTINUE
THIS PRODUCT. FOR QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT TOM EVANS AT
808-973-5273. THE OFFICIAL CHANGE NOTICE CAN BE FOUND AT...ALL
LOWER CASE...HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM



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