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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC SAT DEC 03 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC DECEMBER 03 2016

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS TWO UPPER LEVEL TROUGHS NEAR THE STATE.
THE FIRST TROUGH IS BRINGING OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS OVER BIG
ISLAND...MAUI COUNTY...OAHU AS WELL AS THE AREA SOUTHEAST THROUGH
NORTHEAST OF THE STATE FROM 15N TO 30N AND OUT TO 142W. SOME
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE FOUND NEAR 17N152W WITH
OVERSHOOTING TOPS REACHING 48 THOUSAND FEET. LOW CLOUDS BETWEEN
140W AND 150W AND FROM 20N TO 30N ARE MOVING FROM EAST TO WEST AT
20 TO 30 MPH BEFORE THEY DISAPPEAR UNDER THE OVERCAST CLOUDS
PRODUCED BY THE UPPER TROUGH.

THE SECOND UPPER TROUGH EXTENDS FROM THE NORTH PACIFIC OVER
30N165W AND 18N170W OR ABOUT 400 MILES WEST OF KAUAI. THIS TROUGH
IS MOVING EAST SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH. THIS TROUGH HAS OVERCAST
LAYERED CLOUDS WITHIN 200 MILES EAST OF THE TROUGH AXIS. EMBEDDED
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS CAN ALSO BE SEEN IN THIS FIELD OF OVERCAST
CLOUDS. AT THE SURFACE...THIS UPPER TROUGH HAS A COLD FRONT
ASSOCIATED WITH IT AND THE FRONT EXTENDS FROM 20N162W TO 21N172W.
WEST OF THE FRONT...BROKEN TO OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING 30
MPH TOWARD THE SOUTH WHILE CLOUDS EAST OF THE FRONT ARE MOVING 10
TO 15 MPH TOWARD THE NORTH AND NORTHWEST.

SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH BETWEEN 10N AND 20N
WEST OF 155W. IN THE DEEP TROPICS...SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ARE LOCATED FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 160W AND 171W.

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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.HTML



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