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ATHW40 PHFO 220545
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED OCT 22 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC OCTOBER 22 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA IS LOCATED ABOUT 450 MILES WEST OF LIHUE AT 5 PM
HST...AND IS MOVING TO THE NORTHWEST AT 9 MPH. THUNDERSTORMS HAVE
INCREASED WITH THE SYSTEM OVER THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS. CLOUD TOPS
ARE REACHING NEAR 50000 FEET WITHIN 90 MILES ON THE NORTH THROUGH
SOUTHEAST SIDE OF THE CENTER...AND UP TO 45000 FEET WITHIN 240
MILES. ADDITIONAL CIRRUS CLOUDS ARE FOUND EXTENDING ABOUT 450 MILES
TO THE NORTHWEST THROUGH SOUTHEAST SIDE OF THE SYSTEM.

SOME OF THE HIGH CLOUDS CONTINUE TO BRUSH KAUAI COUNTY AND THE
SURROUNDING WATERS THIS EVENING. LOW CLOUDS NEAR THE MAIN HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS ARE MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

JUST A FEW LOW CLOUDS WERE OVER KAUAI THIS EVENING...AND THE CLOUDS
OVER OAHU WERE THINNING OUT JUST AFTER SUNSET. SCATTERED CLOUDS ARE
FOUND OVER MOLOKAI...WITH JUST A FEW CLOUDS OVER LANAI. ON
MAUI...LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS...WITH
CLOUDS THINNING OVER THE NORTHWEST FACING SLOPES OF HALEAKALA. THE
BIG ISLAND HAS A FEW CLOUDS OVER THE KAU DISTRICT...WHILE PLENTY OF
CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE WEST SIDE OF THE ISLAND FROM HAWAIIAN
OCEAN VIEW ESTATES TO KONA TO UPOLU POINT.

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