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ATHW40 PHFO 260009
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE JUL 26 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC JULY 26 2016

THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION DARBY WAS ABOUT 110 MILES WEST-
NORTHWEST OF BARKING SANDS ON KAUAI. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY HAS
GREATLY DIMINISHED DURING THE DAY AND THE LARGE AREA OF HIGH
CLOUDS FROM 23N TO 30N BETWEEN 153W AND 161W MAY JUST BE DEBRIS
CLOUDS WITHOUT ANY ACTIVE CORES. LIGHTNING FLASH ACTIVITY HAS
CERTAINLY DROPPED OFF CONSIDERABLY WITH THE LAST HITS OCCURRING
ABOUT 2 HOURS AGO. INTERESTINGLY...A LOW LEVEL CLOUD SWIRL ABOUT
500 MILES NORTHEAST OF HILO IS THE REMNANT OF FORMER TROPICAL
CYCLONE ESTELLE AND IT IS ABOUT TO MOVE UNDER THE HIGH CLOUDS OF
DARBY.

OVER THE ISLANDS...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS WERE MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST. MAUI COUNTY HAD PATCHES OF BROKEN TO
OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS ALONG THE SLOPES. THE BIG ISLAND HAD THE USUAL
AFTERNOON BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUD LAYERS OVER THE KAU...KONA
AND LEEWARD KOHALA SLOPES. MOST OF THE NORTH HILO...SOUTH HILO AND
PUNA DISTRICTS WERE UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES.

COASTAL AND OFFSHORE WATERS EAST OF MAUI AND SOUTHEAST OF THE BIG
ISLAND HAD SCATTERED TO BROKEN SHOWERY LOW CLOUDS MOVING TOWARD
THE WEST AT 15 TO 20 MILES PER HOUR.

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KODAMA



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