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ATHW40 PHFO 011828
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC WED OCT 01 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC OCTOBER 01 2014

LOW CLOUDS CROSSING 140W FROM THE EAST PACIFIC ARE BRINGING
SCATTERED TO BROKEN SKIES TO 150W. LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING NORTHWEST
BETWEEN 20N AND 30N AND WESTWARD BETWEEN 10N TO 20N WITH AN AVERAGE
SPEEP OF 15 MPH. A COLD FRONT FAR NORTH OF KAUAI IS PRODUCING A BAND
OF OVERCAST CLOUDS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM 30N 158W TO 26N 162W. THE
BAND IS MOVING 10 MPH TOWARD THE EAST WITH THUNDERSTORM TOPS
REACHING AS HIGH AS 43 THOUSAND FEET. BEHIND THE FRONT LAYERED LOW
AND MID LEVEL CLOUDS COVER THE SKIES BETWEEN 25N AND 30N AS FAR WEST
AS 175W.

ALOFT...AN UPPER TROUGH EXTENDS SOUTHWESTWARD FROM 30N 136W TO
HAWAII TO 17N 170W. A THIN BAND OF TOWERING CUMULUS AND
THUNDERSTORMS HAS FORMED UNDER THE TROUGH WEST OF 160W. THE
SUBTROPICAL JET RUNS ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF THIS TROUGH AND IS
PRODUCING OVERCAST CIRRUS SOUTH OF 20N WITH SOME HIGH CLOUDS
APPROACHING THE BIG ISLAND.

OVER HAWAII... SKIES ARE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER THE ISLANDS WITH
SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST
NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

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MORRISON




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