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ATHW40 PHFO 020027
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HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC THU OCT 02 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC OCTOBER 02 2014

LOW CLOUDS CROSSING 140W FROM THE EAST PACIFIC ARE BRINGING
SCATTERED TO BROKEN SKIES AS FAR WEST AS 150W. LOW CLOUDS ARE
MOVING NORTHWEST BETWEEN 20N AND 30N AND WESTWARD BETWEEN 10N TO 20N
WITH AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 15 MPH. A COLD FRONT FAR NORTH OF KAUAI IS
PRODUCING A 100-MILE WIDE BAND OF OVERCAST CLOUDS AND THUNDERSTORMS
FROM 30N 156W TO 26N 162W. THE BAND IS MOVING 10 MPH TOWARD THE EAST
WITH THUNDERSTORM TOPS REACHING AS HIGH AS 42 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. 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... INTERIOR AREAS HAVE CLOUDED UP DUE TO SEA BREEZE
CONVERGENCE AND DAYTIME HEATING. TOWERING CUMULUS HAVE FORMED OVER
SECTIONS OF THE SMALLER ISLANDS BRINGING SOME LOCALLY HEAVY SHOWERS.
ISOLATED CB/S OVER OAHU HAVE CLOUD TOPS REACHING 40 THOUSAND FEET.
SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ARE MOVING TOWARD THE
WEST NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

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MORRISON






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