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ATHW40 PHFO 020042
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC SUN AUG 02 2015

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC AUGUST 02 2015

HURRICANE GUILLERMO LET THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND ENTERED THE CENTRAL
NORTH PACIFIC REGION EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.  AT 2 PM...GUILLERMO WAS
ABOUT 1145 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF HILO AND MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST
NEAR 15 MILES AN HOUR.

BESIDES GUILLERMO...SEVERAL OTHER AREAS OF THUNDERSTORMS SURROUNDED
THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.  AN AREA OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SAT
BETWEEN 139W AND 145W FROM 23N TO 26N THIS AFTERNOON.  THIS AREA OF
THUNDERSTORMS HAD TOPS AROUND 44000 AND WAS ASSOCIATED WITH A WEST
TO EAST JET STREAM PASSING OVERHEAD.

AN AREA OF MORE WIDESPREAD AND STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS OCCUPIED THE
AREA FROM 167W TO 179W BETWEEN 12N AND 19N.  STORM TOPS IN THIS AREA
ROSE TO BETWEEN 50000 AND 55000 FEET.  THE STORMS WERE FORMING IN
THE VICINITY OF A COUPLE OF SURFACE TROUGH MIGRATING WESTWARD
THROUGH THE AREA.

THE REMNANT OF POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE EIGHT-E WAS CENTERED ABOUT 300
MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HILO.  IT WAS MOVING WEST AT 10 TO 15 MILES
AN HOUR.  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT HAD FORMED NEAR ITS CENTER
THIS MORNING HAD NEARLY ALL DISSIPATED BY EARLY AFTERNOON.  THIS
REMNANT WAS CURRENTLY NO MORE THAN A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH.

STILL ANOTHER AREA OF ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED FROM 29N
TO 33N BETWEEN 162W AND 167W.  THESE STORMS WERE ASSOCIATED WITH AN
UPPER LOW NEAR 33N 169W.  THE UPPER LOW WAS MOVING EAST NEAR 15
MILES AN HOUR.

CLUSTERS OF MOSTLY BROKEN...SHOWERY LOW CLOUDS WERE AFFECTING THE
WINDWARD SECTIONS OF THE BIG ISLAND AND MAUI.  THESE CLOUDS WERE
ASSOCIATED WITH THE CLOUDINESS ALONG THE NORTHERNMOST FRINGES OF THE
REMNANT OF EIGHT-E MENTIONED ABOVE.

AT 2 PM...SKIES WERE CLOUDY ALONG THE WINDWARD SIDE OF THE BIG
ISLAND AND ALONG THE LEE SIDE FROM KONA TO SOUTH POINT TO NAALEHU.
MAUI WAS MOSTLY CLOUDY ALONG THE WINDWARD SECTIONS AND ALONG SOME OF
SOUTH SLOPES OF HALEAKALA.  THE INTERIOR PARTS OF KAUAI WERE MOSTLY
CLOUDY AS WELL.  BUT THE REST OF THE STATE WAS MOSTLY SUNNY TO
PARTLY CLOUDY.  THE LOW CLOUDS NEAR THE ISLANDS WERE MOVING
WEST-SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 25 MILES AN HOUR.

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BFUJII







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