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ATHW40 PHFO 210032
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE OCT 21 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC OCTOBER 21 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.5N 164.0W...OR ABOUT 320
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 265 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 200 PM HST. THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE FOUND WITHIN 240 TO THE NORTH THROUGH EAST THROUGH
SOUTHEAST OF THE STORM CENTER WITH TOPS REACHING NEAR 43000 FEET.
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

AN APPROXIMATELY 50 WIDE BAND OF LAYERED CLOUDS WITH EMBEDDED
TOWERING CUMULUS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH TOPS TO 42000 FEET IS FOUND
ALONG A LINE FROM 23.7N 164.9W TO 24.7N 161.5W TO 23.7N 158.1W.

DENSE HIGH CLOUDS EXTEND ABOUT 100 MILES EAST OF THE LAYERED CLOUDS
WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. THESE HIGH CLOUDS COVER KAUAI OBSCURING
LOWER CLOUDS OVER THE GARDEN ISLE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAYERED
CLOUDS APPEAR TO REMAIN OVER NIIHAU THIS AFTERNOON.

THE HIGH CLOUDS EXTEND OVER THE KAUAI CHANNEL...WITH THIN HIGH
CLOUDS REMAINING OVER OAHU THIS AFTERNOON. THROUGH THE THIN
CLOUDS...LOW CLOUDS ARE NOTED OVER THE KOOLAU RANGE. LOW CLOUDS
REMAIN OVER THE HALAWA VALLEY ON THE EASTERN END OF MOLOKAI THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH ADDITIONAL CLOUDS ALONG THE SOUTHERN COAST WEST OF
KAUNAKAKAI. ON LANAI...LOW CLOUDS HAVE INCREASED SINCE DAYBREAK OVER
THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE ISLAND. ON MAUI...LOW CLOUDS INCREASED
SINCE DAYBREAK AND ARE COVERING MUCH OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS AT 2
PM. MEANWHILE SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS HAVE FORMED OVER THE
SLOPES OF HALEAKALA.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
THE SOUTH HILO AND PUNA DISTRICTS. MEANWHILE LOW CLOUDS REMAIN OVER
THE SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES OF THE KAU DISTRICT. CLOUDS HAVE
INCREASED OVER THE WEST SIDE OF THE BIG ISLAND FROM MILOLII TO KONA
TO UPOLU POINT TO OOKALA.

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M BALLARD





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