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ATHW40 PHFO 280513
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN AUG 28 2016

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC AUGUST 28 2016

TROPICAL STORM MADELINE IS LOCATED NEAR 16N140W OR ABOUT 1000
MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF HILO HAWAII. MADELINE IS MOVING WEST
NORTHWEST AT ABOUT 10 MPH. THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORMING WITHIN 120
MILES OF THE CENTER WITH OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS EXTENDING OUTWARD
TO 200 MILES FROM CENTER. A LESS ORGANIZED AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS
IS LOCATED NEAR 14N160W WITH THUNDERSTORMS RANGING OUT 60 MILES.
THIS AREA IS MOVING WEST AT 10 MPH.

IN THE AREA NORTHEAST OF HAWAII FROM 20N TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND
160W...PATCHY BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING ALONG WITH THE TRADE
WINDS AT 15 TO 20 MPH AND HEADED TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST. THESE
CLOUDS ARE PUSHING INTO THE WINDWARD SLOPES OF THE ALOHA STATE
BRINGING MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES TO THOSE AREAS. LEEWARD LOCATIONS OF
THE SMALLER ISLANDS HAVE PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WHILE THE LEEWARD BIG
ISLAND IS MOSTLY CLOUDY DUE TO AFTERNOON SEA BREEZES AND
CONVECTIVE CLOUDS.

A SURFACE TROUGH ABOUT 1000 MILES NORTHWEST OF KAUAI IS SETTING
OFF A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS FROM 22N AND 30N BETWEEN 174W AND THE
DATELINE. THUNDERSTORMS CLOUD TOPS ARE REACHING UP TO 45 THOUSAND
FEET. OTHERWISE...IN THE AREA WEST OF 160W TO THE DATELINE...
SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS ARE MOVING WEST SOUTHWEST.

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MORRISON



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