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ATHW40 PHFO 301217
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC TUE SEP 30 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC SEPTEMBER 30 2014

WATER VAPOR IMAGES SHOWED AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE MIDDLE
ATMOSPHERE OVER THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. THUNDERSTORMS FORMING
UNDER THIS FEATURE WERE ORGANIZED INTO THREE MAIN GROUPS...A LINE OF
VERY STRONG CELLS WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 26N 158W TO 22N
155W...A SINGLE STRONG CELL WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE POINT 17N 162W...
AND A CLUSTER OF RELATIVELY SMALL CELLS WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE POINT
21N 162W. SMALL POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS ALSO WERE PRESENT OFFSHORE TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF OAHU. LAYERED HIGH TO MIDDLE DEBRIS CLOUDS
FROM THIS AND EARLIER CONVECTION PARTLY TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES WITHIN 150 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 27N 153W TO 23N 150W.

TO THE NORTHWEST...TOWERING CUMULI AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS
ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONT WERE LOCATED WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE CURVE
FROM 28N 165W TO 26N 169W TO 26N 177W. FRAGMENTS OF CLOUD LAYERS AT
VARIOUS HEIGHTS SHEARING OFF OF THE MAIN FRONTAL CLOUD BAND PARTLY
TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE LINE FROM
30N 161W TO 22N 166W.

TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST...MODERATE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
CONTINUED IN THE ITCZ FROM 12N TO 04N. LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS
CLOUDS FROM THIS AND EARLIER CONVECTION MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES FROM 14N TO THE EQUATOR. THINNER HIGH CLOUD LAYERS
FOLLOWING A JET STREAM OUT OF THE ITCZ ALSO MOSTLY TO PARTLY
OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE CURVE FROM 16N 140W
TO 19N 149W TO 16N 160W TO 16N 164W TO 12N 170W.

OTHERWISE...CLOUD COVER ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS CONSISTED MAINLY OF
MODERATELY PACKED MARINE STRATOCUMULI AND STRATUS LAYERS EAST OF
ABOUT 155W. INDIVIDUAL SMALL CUMULI ALSO WERE PRESENT THROUGHOUT.
THESE CLOUDS GENERALLY MOVED TOWARD THE WEST AT AROUND 15 MILES AN
HOUR...AND ROSE TO HEIGHTS OF 8000 TO 10000 FEET...THOUGH TALLER
CUMULI APPROACHED 15000 FEET.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...CLOUD COVER CONSISTED MOSTLY OF
MARINE STRATOCUMULI AND STRATUS FRAGMENTS MOVING ASHORE OVER MAUI
COUNTY...AND LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS CLOUDS FLOWING OVER KAUAI
COUNTY FROM THUNDERSTORMS OFFSHORE TO THE WEST. TOWERING CUMULI ALSO
DEVELOPED OVER SOUTHEAST MAUI. LAYERED DEBRIS CLOUDS FROM AFTERNOON
CUMULUS BUILDUPS ON MONDAY LARGELY HAD DISSIPATED OR MOVED OFFSHORE.

RADAR DATA FROM NEAR THE ISLANDS SHOWED A LARGE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN
WELL TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE STATE...SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS OVER
SOUTHEAST MAUI...SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS OFFSHORE TO THE WEST OF THE
BIG ISLAND...AND SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS OFFSHORE TO THE SOUTH
THROUGH WEST OF OAHU. ELSEWHERE...RADAR DATA SHOWED ISOLATED SHOWERS
AT MOST.

$$

RYSHKO






000
ATHW40 PHFO 301217
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC TUE SEP 30 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC SEPTEMBER 30 2014

WATER VAPOR IMAGES SHOWED AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE MIDDLE
ATMOSPHERE OVER THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. THUNDERSTORMS FORMING
UNDER THIS FEATURE WERE ORGANIZED INTO THREE MAIN GROUPS...A LINE OF
VERY STRONG CELLS WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 26N 158W TO 22N
155W...A SINGLE STRONG CELL WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE POINT 17N 162W...
AND A CLUSTER OF RELATIVELY SMALL CELLS WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE POINT
21N 162W. SMALL POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS ALSO WERE PRESENT OFFSHORE TO
THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF OAHU. LAYERED HIGH TO MIDDLE DEBRIS CLOUDS
FROM THIS AND EARLIER CONVECTION PARTLY TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES WITHIN 150 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 27N 153W TO 23N 150W.

TO THE NORTHWEST...TOWERING CUMULI AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS
ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONT WERE LOCATED WITHIN 75 MILES OF THE CURVE
FROM 28N 165W TO 26N 169W TO 26N 177W. FRAGMENTS OF CLOUD LAYERS AT
VARIOUS HEIGHTS SHEARING OFF OF THE MAIN FRONTAL CLOUD BAND PARTLY
TO MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE LINE FROM
30N 161W TO 22N 166W.

TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST...MODERATE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
CONTINUED IN THE ITCZ FROM 12N TO 04N. LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS
CLOUDS FROM THIS AND EARLIER CONVECTION MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES FROM 14N TO THE EQUATOR. THINNER HIGH CLOUD LAYERS
FOLLOWING A JET STREAM OUT OF THE ITCZ ALSO MOSTLY TO PARTLY
OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 60 MILES OF THE CURVE FROM 16N 140W
TO 19N 149W TO 16N 160W TO 16N 164W TO 12N 170W.

OTHERWISE...CLOUD COVER ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS CONSISTED MAINLY OF
MODERATELY PACKED MARINE STRATOCUMULI AND STRATUS LAYERS EAST OF
ABOUT 155W. INDIVIDUAL SMALL CUMULI ALSO WERE PRESENT THROUGHOUT.
THESE CLOUDS GENERALLY MOVED TOWARD THE WEST AT AROUND 15 MILES AN
HOUR...AND ROSE TO HEIGHTS OF 8000 TO 10000 FEET...THOUGH TALLER
CUMULI APPROACHED 15000 FEET.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...CLOUD COVER CONSISTED MOSTLY OF
MARINE STRATOCUMULI AND STRATUS FRAGMENTS MOVING ASHORE OVER MAUI
COUNTY...AND LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS CLOUDS FLOWING OVER KAUAI
COUNTY FROM THUNDERSTORMS OFFSHORE TO THE WEST. TOWERING CUMULI ALSO
DEVELOPED OVER SOUTHEAST MAUI. LAYERED DEBRIS CLOUDS FROM AFTERNOON
CUMULUS BUILDUPS ON MONDAY LARGELY HAD DISSIPATED OR MOVED OFFSHORE.

RADAR DATA FROM NEAR THE ISLANDS SHOWED A LARGE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN
WELL TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE STATE...SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS OVER
SOUTHEAST MAUI...SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS OFFSHORE TO THE WEST OF THE
BIG ISLAND...AND SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS OFFSHORE TO THE SOUTH
THROUGH WEST OF OAHU. ELSEWHERE...RADAR DATA SHOWED ISOLATED SHOWERS
AT MOST.

$$

RYSHKO







000
ATHW40 PHFO 300512
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE SEP 30 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC SEPTEMBER 30 2014

WATER VAPOR IMAGES SHOWED AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE MIDDLE
ATMOSPHERE OVER AND SOUTHWEST OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. ISOLATED
TOWERING CUMULI DEVELOPED UNDER THIS FEATURE...PRIMARILY TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF THE ISLANDS...WHILE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PERSISTED OVER
THE OCEAN WELL TO THE NORTHEAST OF MAUI COUNTY AND KAUAI. LAYERED
MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS CLOUDS FROM THIS AND EARLIER CONVECTION MOSTLY
TO PARTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN THE AREA BOUNDED BY THE
CURVE FROM 28N 155W TO 27N 152W TO 24N 147W TO 19N 154W TO 24N 157W.

TO THE NORTHWEST...A BAND OF DEEP LAYERED CLOUDS AND EMBEDDED
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A WEAKENING FRONT EXTENDED
OVER HAWAIIAN WATERS WITHIN 120 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 30N 163W TO
24N 167W AND FURTHER NORTHEAST. THUNDERSTORMS ALSO ASSOCIATED WITH
THE FRONT DEVELOPED WITHIN 90 MILES OF THE POINT 26N 178W. FRAGMENTS
OF CLOUD LAYERS SHEARING OFF OF THE MAIN CLOUD BAND PARTLY TO MOSTLY
OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES WITHIN 200 MILES OF THE LINE FROM 27N 167W
TO 23N 180 AND FURTHER SOUTHWEST.

TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHWEST...LIGHT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
CONTINUED IN THE ITCZ FROM 11N TO 03N. LAYERED MIDDLE TO HIGH DEBRIS
CLOUDS FROM THIS AND EARLIER CONVECTION MOSTLY OBSCURED LOWER
FEATURES FROM 12N TO 01N. THINNER HIGH CLOUD LAYERS FOLLOWING A JET
STREAM OUT OF THE ITCZ ALSO MOSTLY TO PARTLY OBSCURED LOWER FEATURES
WITHIN 120 MILES OF THE CURVE FROM 17N 148W TO 16N 157W TO 12N 168W
TO 10N 169W.

OTHERWISE...CLOUD COVER ACROSS HAWAIIAN WATERS CONSISTED MAINLY OF
CLUMPS AND BANDS OF MARINE STRATOCUMULI AND STRATUS EAST OF ABOUT
160W. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT BAND EXTENDED FROM EAST TO WEST ROUGHLY
ALONG 23N. INDIVIDUAL SMALL CUMULI ALSO WERE PRESENT THROUGHOUT.
THESE CLOUDS GENERALLY MOVED TOWARD THE WEST AT AROUND 15 MILES AN
HOUR...AND ROSE TO HEIGHTS OF 8000 TO 10000 FEET...THOUGH TALLER
CUMULI APPROACHED 15000 FEET.

ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...CLOUD COVER CONSISTED MOSTLY OF
AFTERNOON CUMULUS BUILDUPS OVER HIGHER TERRAIN INLAND...THOUGH
MARINE CUMULI AND STRATOCUMULI ALSO MOVED ASHORE ALONG SLOPES FACING
EAST. TWO THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRESENT ON THE BIG ISLAND...THE
STRONGER ONE OVER EAST-CENTRAL KAU DISTRICT...AND THE WEAKER ONE
ALONG THE BORDER BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH HILO DISTRICTS. AN EVEN
STRONGER THUNDERSTORM PERSISTED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF OAHU. DISSIPATING FORMER THUNDERSTORMS ALSO WERE
PRESENT OVER WEST KAUAI AND WEST LANAI. AREAS WITH THE LEAST CLOUD
COVER WERE LIMITED MAINLY TO NIIHAU...NORTHEAST KAUAI...THE WEST
THREE QUARTERS OF OAHU...MOLOKAI...SOUTHEAST LANAI...THE CENTRAL
ISTHMUS ON MAUI...THE SUMMIT AND SOUTH SLOPES OF HALEAKALA ON
MAUI...AND THE SUMMIT OF MAUNA KEA ON THE BIG ISLAND.

RADAR DATA FROM NEAR THE ISLANDS SHOWED AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN OVER
EAST-CENTRAL KAU DISTRICT...THE COASTAL WATERS TO THE SOUTHWEST OF
OAHU...AND WELL OFFSHORE TO THE NORTHEAST OF MAUI COUNTY. RADAR
DATA ALSO SHOWED AREAS OF RAIN ALONG THE BORDER BETWEEN NORTH AND
SOUTH HILO DISTRICTS AND OVER NORTHWEST LANAI. ELSEWHERE...RADAR
DATA SHOWED ISOLATED SHOWERS AT MOST.

$$

RYSHKO






000
ATHW40 PHFO 300036
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE SEP 30 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC SEPTEMBER 30 2014

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED AT 21N156W...MOVING TO THE NORTH AT
10 MPH. THE LOW IS INDUCING LAYERED AND TOWERING CUMULUS /TCU/
CLOUDS ALONG A 400 MILE RADIUS FROM THE CENTER ALONG THE NORTHERN
AND EASTERN FLANKS. TOPS OF THE CLOUDS IN THIS AREA ARE UP TO 32 KFT
IN HEIGHT. THESE CLOUDS ARE BANKED AGAINST THE NORTHEASTERN SIDES OF
MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

THE UPPER LOW IS INDUCING HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THIS AFTERNOON. ALL ISLANDS HAVE BROKEN CLOUD
COVER...SCATTERED INTERIOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TOPS OF THE
STORMS REACH UP TO AROUND 35 KFT.

AN UPPER TROUGH IN THE NORTH CENTRAL PACIFIC IS PUSHING ALONG A COLD
FRONT WEST TO EAST AT 20 MPH. THE ASSOCIATED CLOUD BAND OF THE
FRONT EXTENDS ALONG AN AXIS FROM 30N163W TO 26N168W. THE CLOUD BAND
CONSIST OF A MIXTURE OF CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS WITH TOPS TO 49 KFT
ALONG THE AXIS...AND BROKEN CUMULUS AND CIRRUS CLOUDS WITHIN 200
MILES OF THIS AXIS.

ELSEWHERE...SCATTERED STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS COVER THE MUCH OF THE
AREA NORTH OF 20N AND EAST OF 150W...MOVING WESTWARD AT 10 TO 15
MPH. SOUTH OF 19N...THE CLOUDS BECOME SCATTERED CUMULUS CLOUDS. WEST
OF 150W...THE CLOUDS ARE SCATTERED IN COVERAGE CONSISTING OF CUMULUS
CLOUDS.

FAR SOUTH OF THE AREA...IN THE ITCZ...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COVER
MUCH OF THE LATITUDES FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 140W AND THE DATELINE.
CLOUD TOPS IN THIS AREA EXTEND UP TO 47 KFT IN HEIGHT.

$$

FOSTER






000
ATHW40 PHFO 300036
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE SEP 30 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC SEPTEMBER 30 2014

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED AT 21N156W...MOVING TO THE NORTH AT
10 MPH. THE LOW IS INDUCING LAYERED AND TOWERING CUMULUS /TCU/
CLOUDS ALONG A 400 MILE RADIUS FROM THE CENTER ALONG THE NORTHERN
AND EASTERN FLANKS. TOPS OF THE CLOUDS IN THIS AREA ARE UP TO 32 KFT
IN HEIGHT. THESE CLOUDS ARE BANKED AGAINST THE NORTHEASTERN SIDES OF
MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND.

THE UPPER LOW IS INDUCING HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THIS AFTERNOON. ALL ISLANDS HAVE BROKEN CLOUD
COVER...SCATTERED INTERIOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TOPS OF THE
STORMS REACH UP TO AROUND 35 KFT.

AN UPPER TROUGH IN THE NORTH CENTRAL PACIFIC IS PUSHING ALONG A COLD
FRONT WEST TO EAST AT 20 MPH. THE ASSOCIATED CLOUD BAND OF THE
FRONT EXTENDS ALONG AN AXIS FROM 30N163W TO 26N168W. THE CLOUD BAND
CONSIST OF A MIXTURE OF CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS WITH TOPS TO 49 KFT
ALONG THE AXIS...AND BROKEN CUMULUS AND CIRRUS CLOUDS WITHIN 200
MILES OF THIS AXIS.

ELSEWHERE...SCATTERED STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS COVER THE MUCH OF THE
AREA NORTH OF 20N AND EAST OF 150W...MOVING WESTWARD AT 10 TO 15
MPH. SOUTH OF 19N...THE CLOUDS BECOME SCATTERED CUMULUS CLOUDS. WEST
OF 150W...THE CLOUDS ARE SCATTERED IN COVERAGE CONSISTING OF CUMULUS
CLOUDS.

FAR SOUTH OF THE AREA...IN THE ITCZ...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COVER
MUCH OF THE LATITUDES FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 140W AND THE DATELINE.
CLOUD TOPS IN THIS AREA EXTEND UP TO 47 KFT IN HEIGHT.

$$

FOSTER







000
ATHW40 PHFO 291755
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC MON SEP 29 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC SEPTEMBER 29 2014

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW IS CENTERED AT 19N156W...MOVING TO THE NORTH AT
10 MPH. THE LOW IS INDUCING WIDELY SCATTERED TOWERING CUMULUS /TCU/
CLOUDS ALONG A 400 MILE RADIUS OF THE CENTER WITH TOPS TO 32 KFT IN
HEIGHT. CIRRUS AND MIXED LAYERED CLOUDS ARE ALSO MIXED IN WITH THE
TCU CLOUDS. THESE CLOUDS ARE BANKED AGAINST THE NORTHEASTERN SIDES
OF MAUI AND THE BIG ISLAND. REMAINING COASTAL WATERS AROUND THE
ISLANDS ARE PARTLY CLOUDY THIS MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS CELLS ARE
LOCATED ABOUT 250 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HONOLULU...AND ABOUT 100 MILES
SOUTH OF SOUTH POINT ON THE BIG ISLAND.

BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE IMPACTING KAUAI THIS MORNING...WITH BREAKS
MAINLY ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST. ON OAHU...WINDWARD SLOPES AND THE
KOOLAU MOUNTAINS IS COVERED...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES PREVAIL ON THE
LEEWARD SIDE OF OAHU. ON MOLOKAI...A FEW LOW CLOUDS COVER THE
EASTERN MOUNTAINS...BUT IS MOSTLY SUNNY OVER THE REST OF THE ISLAND.
LANAI HAS SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS CONCENTRATED OVER THE NORTHERN PART
OF THE ISLAND. MAUI IS MOSTLY CLOUDY OVER THE WHOLE ISLAND. THE BIG
ISLAND IS MOSTLY CLOUDY OVER THE MOST OF THE ISLAND...WITH BREAKS
OVER MAUNA LOA AND KAU DISTRICT.

AN UPPER TROUGH IN THE NORTH CENTRAL PACIFIC IS PUSHING ALONG A COLD
FRONT WEST TO EAST AT 20 MPH. THE ASSOCIATED CLOUD BAND OF THE
FRONT EXTENDS ALONG AN AXIS FROM 30N165W TO 26N171W. THE CLOUD BAND
CONSIST OF A MIXTURE OF CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS WITH TOPS TO 35 KFT
ALONG THE AXIS...BROKEN CUMULUS AND CIRRUS CLOUDS WITHIN A 300 MILE
WIDE BAND.

ELSEWHERE...BROKEN STRATOCUMULUS CLOUDS COVER THE MUCH OF THE AREA
NORTH OF 19N AND EAST OF 153W...MOVING WESTWARD AT 10 TO 15 MPH.
SOUTH OF 19N...THE CLOUDS BECOME BROKEN CUMULUS CLOUDS. WEST OF
153W...THE CLOUDS ARE SCATTERED IN COVERAGE CONSISTING OF CUMULUS
CLOUDS.

FAR SOUTH OF THE AREA...IN THE ITCZ...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COVER
MUCH OF THE LATITUDES FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 140W AND THE DATELINE.
CLOUD TOPS IN THIS AREA EXTEND UP TO 47 KFT IN HEIGHT.

$$

FOSTER







000
ATHW40 PHFO 291224
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC MON SEP 29 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC SEPTEMBER 29 2014

THE UPPER LEVEL LOW CONTINUED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH NORTHEAST OVER
THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS AROUND 10 MPH. WATER VAPOR SHOWS THE UPPER
LOW CENTER LOCATED NEAR 17.6N 156.5W AT 2 AM...ABOUT 110 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF THE BIG ISLAND. THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO FIRE UP
OVERNIGHT NEAR THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS IN RESPONSE TO THE UPPER LEVEL
LOW.

AT 2 AM...MOST OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WAS FOUND WEST OF THE
BIG ISLAND CENTERED NEAR 20N 160W...ABOUT 100 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
HONOLULU. CLOUD TOPS IN THIS AREA WERE REACHING NEAR 45000 FEET. A
NEW AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AT 2 AM ABOUT 80 MILES WEST OF
KONA NEAR 20.0N 157.3W...WITH TOPS NEAR 37000 FEET.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WERE FOUND SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND NEAR
17.0N 154.5W...ABOUT 150 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH POINT...WITH
TOPS TO 37000. AN EVEN SMALLER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS NEAR 15.7N
153.8W...ABOUT 260 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH POINT...WITH TOPS
TO 40000 FEET. ANOTHER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS IS FOUND NEAR 15.3N
151.6W...ABOUT 370 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH POINT...WITH TOPS
REACHING NEAR 44000 FEET. THIS AREA HAS REMAINED NEARLY STATIONARY
OVER THE LAST SIX HOURS...BUT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY HAS DECREASED.

AT 2 AM...PRIMARILY LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND PASSING OVER KAUAI...THE
KAUAI CHANNEL AND OAHU. TOWERING CUMULUS WERE FORMING OVER THE NORTH
SHORE OF KAUAI WITH TOPS TO 31000 FEET. ADDITIONAL TOWERING CUMULUS
WERE FORMING ABOUT 40 MILES EAST OF OAHU WITH TOPS TO 30000 FT. A
MIX OF LOW...LAYERED...AND HIGH CLOUDS WERE FOUND OVER THE ISLANDS
MAUI COUNTY...AND OVER THE BIG ISLAND.

NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED BANDS OF CLOUDS ARE FOUND NORTHWEST
OF THE ISLANDS ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING TOWARDS THE
MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR 31.9N
165.9W WITH TOPS NEAR 39000 FEET.

$$









000
ATHW40 PHFO 291224
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC MON SEP 29 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC SEPTEMBER 29 2014

THE UPPER LEVEL LOW CONTINUED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH NORTHEAST OVER
THE LAST SEVERAL HOURS AROUND 10 MPH. WATER VAPOR SHOWS THE UPPER
LOW CENTER LOCATED NEAR 17.6N 156.5W AT 2 AM...ABOUT 110 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF THE BIG ISLAND. THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO FIRE UP
OVERNIGHT NEAR THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS IN RESPONSE TO THE UPPER LEVEL
LOW.

AT 2 AM...MOST OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WAS FOUND WEST OF THE
BIG ISLAND CENTERED NEAR 20N 160W...ABOUT 100 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
HONOLULU. CLOUD TOPS IN THIS AREA WERE REACHING NEAR 45000 FEET. A
NEW AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AT 2 AM ABOUT 80 MILES WEST OF
KONA NEAR 20.0N 157.3W...WITH TOPS NEAR 37000 FEET.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WERE FOUND SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND NEAR
17.0N 154.5W...ABOUT 150 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH POINT...WITH
TOPS TO 37000. AN EVEN SMALLER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS NEAR 15.7N
153.8W...ABOUT 260 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH POINT...WITH TOPS
TO 40000 FEET. ANOTHER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS IS FOUND NEAR 15.3N
151.6W...ABOUT 370 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SOUTH POINT...WITH TOPS
REACHING NEAR 44000 FEET. THIS AREA HAS REMAINED NEARLY STATIONARY
OVER THE LAST SIX HOURS...BUT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY HAS DECREASED.

AT 2 AM...PRIMARILY LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND PASSING OVER KAUAI...THE
KAUAI CHANNEL AND OAHU. TOWERING CUMULUS WERE FORMING OVER THE NORTH
SHORE OF KAUAI WITH TOPS TO 31000 FEET. ADDITIONAL TOWERING CUMULUS
WERE FORMING ABOUT 40 MILES EAST OF OAHU WITH TOPS TO 30000 FT. A
MIX OF LOW...LAYERED...AND HIGH CLOUDS WERE FOUND OVER THE ISLANDS
MAUI COUNTY...AND OVER THE BIG ISLAND.

NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTED BANDS OF CLOUDS ARE FOUND NORTHWEST
OF THE ISLANDS ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING TOWARDS THE
MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FOUND NEAR 31.9N
165.9W WITH TOPS NEAR 39000 FEET.

$$








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