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ATHW40 PHFO 030015
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE MAY 03 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC MAY 03 2016

A WEAKENING COLD FRONT GOES FROM 28N140W TO 26N163W AND IS
CHARACTERIZED AS A 175 MILE WIDE BAND OF BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS.
THESE CLOUDS ARE MOVING TO THE SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH. BEHIND TO
THE FRONT TO THE NORTH...SCATTERED TO BROKEN STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS
ARE ALSO MOVING TO THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

TO THE SOUTH OF THE FRONT...SCATTERED CUMULUS CLOUDS COVER THE
AREA BETWEEN 10N TO 22N ACROSS THE WIDTH OF CENTRAL PACIFIC.

WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW NEAR 16N175W...DRIFTING
SLOWLY WEST. A FEW CIRRUS CLOUDS ARE LOCATED ALONG THE EASTERN
FLANK OF THE LOW.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...BROKEN TO OVERCAST CUMULUS
CLOUDS COVER THE WINDWARD AREAS OF KAUAI...OAHU...MOLOKAI...MAUI...LANAI
AND THE BIG ISLAND. LEEWARD SIDES OF KAUAI...OAHU AND MOLOKAI ARE
MOSTLY SUNNY. THE LEEWARD SIDES OF LANAI...MAUI AND THE BIG
ISLAND HAVE BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF CLEARING
ACROSS THE CENTRAL VALLEY OF MAUI...THE SUMMITS OF HALEAKALA AND
THE BIG ISLAND INTERIOR ABOVE 7 KFT IN ELEVATION.

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