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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC FRI OCT 24 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC OCTOBER 24 2014

LATEST IR SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS SCATTERED TO LOCALLY BROKEN
CUMULUS AND STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS COVERING THE AREA N OF 10N FROM
140W TO 163W...WITH INDIVIDUAL CLOUD ELEMENTS MOVING W/SW AT 15 TO
20 MPH.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...LINES OF BROKEN LOW CLOUDS WITH SCATTERED
SHOWERS ARE MOVING ACROSS THE SE SLOPES OF MAUNA LOA AND ALONG THE
NE/WINDWARD COASTLINE FROM KAPOHO TO WAIPIO VALLEY. SCATTERED TO
MOSTLY CLEAR CONDITIONS PREVAIL ELSEWHERE. ON MAUI COUNTY...BROKEN
LOW CLOUDS WITH A FEW PASSING SHOWERS CAN BE OBSERVED MOVING FROM
THE E AND INTO THE WINDWARD HALEAKALA SLOPES AND THE W MAUI
MOUNTAINS. BROKEN LOW CLOUDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS LINGER OVER THE N
MAUI COASTLINE AND WINDWARD LANAI. ON OAHU...LOCALLY BROKEN TO
OVERCAST LOW CLOUDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
THE KOOLAU MOUNTAINS AND ALONG THE WINDWARD COASTLINE FROM LAIE TO
WAIMANALO. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY BROKEN LOW CLOUDS PREVAIL ELSEWHERE.
ON KAUAI COUNTY...MAINLY SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS PREVAIL.

ELSEWHERE...TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED ABOUT 790 MILES NW OF
KAUAI...PRODUCING AREAS OF BROKEN TO OVERCAST LAYERED CLOUDS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 23N TO 30N AND 165W TO 173W WITH HIGHEST CLOUD
TOPS AROUND 45 THOUSAND FEET. A 200-MILE WIDE BAND OF OVERCAST
LAYERED CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS FROM 30N
174W TO 22N 180...WITH CLOUD TOPS REACHING 40 THOUSAND FEET.

FAR S OF THE ISLAND CHAIN...BROKEN CUMULUS AND STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS
WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS COVER MOST OF THE INTERTROPICAL
CONVERGENCE ZONE...OR ITCZ...S OF 10N. A SMALL CLUSTER OF ACTIVE
THUNDERSTORMS IS CENTERED AROUND 08.6N 163.9W...OR ABOUT 910 MILES
SW OF THE BIG ISLAND WITH CLOUD TOPS PUSHING 50 THOUSAND FEET.

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