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000
ATHW40 PHFO 210032
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE OCT 21 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC OCTOBER 21 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.5N 164.0W...OR ABOUT 320
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 265 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 200 PM HST. THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE FOUND WITHIN 240 TO THE NORTH THROUGH EAST THROUGH
SOUTHEAST OF THE STORM CENTER WITH TOPS REACHING NEAR 43000 FEET.
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

AN APPROXIMATELY 50 WIDE BAND OF LAYERED CLOUDS WITH EMBEDDED
TOWERING CUMULUS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH TOPS TO 42000 FEET IS FOUND
ALONG A LINE FROM 23.7N 164.9W TO 24.7N 161.5W TO 23.7N 158.1W.

DENSE HIGH CLOUDS EXTEND ABOUT 100 MILES EAST OF THE LAYERED CLOUDS
WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. THESE HIGH CLOUDS COVER KAUAI OBSCURING
LOWER CLOUDS OVER THE GARDEN ISLE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAYERED
CLOUDS APPEAR TO REMAIN OVER NIIHAU THIS AFTERNOON.

THE HIGH CLOUDS EXTEND OVER THE KAUAI CHANNEL...WITH THIN HIGH
CLOUDS REMAINING OVER OAHU THIS AFTERNOON. THROUGH THE THIN
CLOUDS...LOW CLOUDS ARE NOTED OVER THE KOOLAU RANGE. LOW CLOUDS
REMAIN OVER THE HALAWA VALLEY ON THE EASTERN END OF MOLOKAI THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH ADDITIONAL CLOUDS ALONG THE SOUTHERN COAST WEST OF
KAUNAKAKAI. ON LANAI...LOW CLOUDS HAVE INCREASED SINCE DAYBREAK OVER
THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE ISLAND. ON MAUI...LOW CLOUDS INCREASED
SINCE DAYBREAK AND ARE COVERING MUCH OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS AT 2
PM. MEANWHILE SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS HAVE FORMED OVER THE
SLOPES OF HALEAKALA.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
THE SOUTH HILO AND PUNA DISTRICTS. MEANWHILE LOW CLOUDS REMAIN OVER
THE SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES OF THE KAU DISTRICT. CLOUDS HAVE
INCREASED OVER THE WEST SIDE OF THE BIG ISLAND FROM MILOLII TO KONA
TO UPOLU POINT TO OOKALA.

$$

M BALLARD







000
ATHW40 PHFO 210032
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0030 UTC TUE OCT 21 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0000 UTC OCTOBER 21 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.5N 164.0W...OR ABOUT 320
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 265 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 200 PM HST. THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE FOUND WITHIN 240 TO THE NORTH THROUGH EAST THROUGH
SOUTHEAST OF THE STORM CENTER WITH TOPS REACHING NEAR 43000 FEET.
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

AN APPROXIMATELY 50 WIDE BAND OF LAYERED CLOUDS WITH EMBEDDED
TOWERING CUMULUS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH TOPS TO 42000 FEET IS FOUND
ALONG A LINE FROM 23.7N 164.9W TO 24.7N 161.5W TO 23.7N 158.1W.

DENSE HIGH CLOUDS EXTEND ABOUT 100 MILES EAST OF THE LAYERED CLOUDS
WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. THESE HIGH CLOUDS COVER KAUAI OBSCURING
LOWER CLOUDS OVER THE GARDEN ISLE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAYERED
CLOUDS APPEAR TO REMAIN OVER NIIHAU THIS AFTERNOON.

THE HIGH CLOUDS EXTEND OVER THE KAUAI CHANNEL...WITH THIN HIGH
CLOUDS REMAINING OVER OAHU THIS AFTERNOON. THROUGH THE THIN
CLOUDS...LOW CLOUDS ARE NOTED OVER THE KOOLAU RANGE. LOW CLOUDS
REMAIN OVER THE HALAWA VALLEY ON THE EASTERN END OF MOLOKAI THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH ADDITIONAL CLOUDS ALONG THE SOUTHERN COAST WEST OF
KAUNAKAKAI. ON LANAI...LOW CLOUDS HAVE INCREASED SINCE DAYBREAK OVER
THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE ISLAND. ON MAUI...LOW CLOUDS INCREASED
SINCE DAYBREAK AND ARE COVERING MUCH OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS AT 2
PM. MEANWHILE SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS HAVE FORMED OVER THE
SLOPES OF HALEAKALA.

ON THE BIG ISLAND...SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
THE SOUTH HILO AND PUNA DISTRICTS. MEANWHILE LOW CLOUDS REMAIN OVER
THE SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES OF THE KAU DISTRICT. CLOUDS HAVE
INCREASED OVER THE WEST SIDE OF THE BIG ISLAND FROM MILOLII TO KONA
TO UPOLU POINT TO OOKALA.

$$

M BALLARD






000
ATHW40 PHFO 201831
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC MON OCT 20 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC OCTOBER 20 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.7N 164.1W...OR ABOUT 250
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 315 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 800 AM HST. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE FOUND WITHIN 300 MILES TO THE NORTH THROUGH EAST THROUGH
SOUTHEAST OF THE STORM CENTER WITH TOPS REACHING NEAR 49000 FEET.
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

THE CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH ANA CONTINUE TO BLANKET THE KAUAI
CHANNEL...KAUAI AND NIIHAU AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. MOST OF
THE CLOUDS OVER THESE AREAS ARE HIGH CLOUDS THAT ARE OBSCURING LOWER
CLOUDS BENEATH. HOWEVER RADAR SUGGESTS QUITE A FEW LOWER CLOUDS ARE
FOUND JUST WEST OF THE GARDEN ISLE. THINNER HIGH CLOUDS ARE NOTED ON
VISIBLE IMAGERY OVER OAHU...WITH SOME LOWER CLOUDS OVER THE KOOLAU
RANGE. JUST A FEW PATCHES OF LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE ISLANDS
OF MAUI COUNTY. ON MOLOKAI...THE CLOUDS ARE CONCENTRATED OVER THE
EASTERN END NEAR HALAWA VALLEY. ON MAUI...THE CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
THE EAST FACING SLOPES OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS...AND OVER THE
EAST FACING SLOPES OF HALEAKALA NEAR HANA. LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE HAVE
A FEW LOW CLOUDS OVER THE INTERIOR OF THE ISLAND. ON THE BIG
ISLAND...LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES OF
THE KAU DISTRICT...AND OVER THE LOWER SLOPES ON THE WEST SIDE FROM
MILOLII TO THE KONA VILLAGE RESORT AREA.

LOW CLOUDS NEAR THE BIG ISLAND ARE MOVING IN FROM THE EAST BETWEEN
20 AND 25 MPH.

$$








000
ATHW40 PHFO 201831
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1830 UTC MON OCT 20 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1800 UTC OCTOBER 20 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.7N 164.1W...OR ABOUT 250
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 315 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 800 AM HST. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE FOUND WITHIN 300 MILES TO THE NORTH THROUGH EAST THROUGH
SOUTHEAST OF THE STORM CENTER WITH TOPS REACHING NEAR 49000 FEET.
FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

THE CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH ANA CONTINUE TO BLANKET THE KAUAI
CHANNEL...KAUAI AND NIIHAU AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS. MOST OF
THE CLOUDS OVER THESE AREAS ARE HIGH CLOUDS THAT ARE OBSCURING LOWER
CLOUDS BENEATH. HOWEVER RADAR SUGGESTS QUITE A FEW LOWER CLOUDS ARE
FOUND JUST WEST OF THE GARDEN ISLE. THINNER HIGH CLOUDS ARE NOTED ON
VISIBLE IMAGERY OVER OAHU...WITH SOME LOWER CLOUDS OVER THE KOOLAU
RANGE. JUST A FEW PATCHES OF LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE ISLANDS
OF MAUI COUNTY. ON MOLOKAI...THE CLOUDS ARE CONCENTRATED OVER THE
EASTERN END NEAR HALAWA VALLEY. ON MAUI...THE CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER
THE EAST FACING SLOPES OF THE WEST MAUI MOUNTAINS...AND OVER THE
EAST FACING SLOPES OF HALEAKALA NEAR HANA. LANAI AND KAHOOLAWE HAVE
A FEW LOW CLOUDS OVER THE INTERIOR OF THE ISLAND. ON THE BIG
ISLAND...LOW CLOUDS ARE FOUND OVER THE SOUTHEAST FACING SLOPES OF
THE KAU DISTRICT...AND OVER THE LOWER SLOPES ON THE WEST SIDE FROM
MILOLII TO THE KONA VILLAGE RESORT AREA.

LOW CLOUDS NEAR THE BIG ISLAND ARE MOVING IN FROM THE EAST BETWEEN
20 AND 25 MPH.

$$









000
ATHW40 PHFO 201226
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC MON OCT 20 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC OCTOBER 20 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.6N 162.6W...OR ABOUT 225
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 325 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 200 AM HST. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE IN THE AREA FROM 20N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 161W AND 164W. THE
HIGHEST TOPS OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEAR 56 THOUSAND FEET. FOR
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

THE CIRRUS SHIELD FROM THE OUTFLOW OF ANA WAS STREAMING NORTH
THROUGH EAST OVER THE HAWAIIAN ISLAND CHAIN FROM KAUAI TO MAUI
COUNTY. THESE HIGH CLOUDS WERE OBSCURING THE LOW CLOUDS ACROSS THE
ISLANDS. SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS WERE OVER PARTS OF THE
EASTERN BIG ISLAND...AND ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD COASTLINE.
RADAR REFLECTIVITY DATA INDICATED A LARGE SWATH OF STRATIFORM RAIN
WAS IN THE VICINITY OF KAUAI AND THE SURROUNDING WATERS. THERE WERE
ALSO ISOLATED SHOWERS NEAR THE EASTERN AND WESTERN BIG ISLAND.

ACCORDING TO LOOPS OF WATER VAPOR IMAGERY...A MIDDLE-LEVEL
ANTICYCLONE WAS LOCATED NEAR 30N 162W...OR ABOUT 565 MILES NORTH
NORTHWEST OF LIHUE. THIS FEATURE HAS BEEN MOVING TOWARD THE
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS. ANOTHER MIDDLE-LEVEL
ANTICYCLONE WAS NEAR 19N 151.5W...OR ABOUT 220 MILES EAST OF HILO.
THIS FEATURE WAS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST.

$$

HOUSTON






000
ATHW40 PHFO 201226
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
1230 UTC MON OCT 20 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 1200 UTC OCTOBER 20 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.6N 162.6W...OR ABOUT 225
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 325 MILES SOUTHEAST OF FRENCH
FRIGATE SHOALS AT 200 AM HST. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH
ANA WERE IN THE AREA FROM 20N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 161W AND 164W. THE
HIGHEST TOPS OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEAR 56 THOUSAND FEET. FOR
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES
ISSUED UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

THE CIRRUS SHIELD FROM THE OUTFLOW OF ANA WAS STREAMING NORTH
THROUGH EAST OVER THE HAWAIIAN ISLAND CHAIN FROM KAUAI TO MAUI
COUNTY. THESE HIGH CLOUDS WERE OBSCURING THE LOW CLOUDS ACROSS THE
ISLANDS. SCATTERED TO BROKEN LOW CLOUDS WERE OVER PARTS OF THE
EASTERN BIG ISLAND...AND ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD COASTLINE.
RADAR REFLECTIVITY DATA INDICATED A LARGE SWATH OF STRATIFORM RAIN
WAS IN THE VICINITY OF KAUAI AND THE SURROUNDING WATERS. THERE WERE
ALSO ISOLATED SHOWERS NEAR THE EASTERN AND WESTERN BIG ISLAND.

ACCORDING TO LOOPS OF WATER VAPOR IMAGERY...A MIDDLE-LEVEL
ANTICYCLONE WAS LOCATED NEAR 30N 162W...OR ABOUT 565 MILES NORTH
NORTHWEST OF LIHUE. THIS FEATURE HAS BEEN MOVING TOWARD THE
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS. ANOTHER MIDDLE-LEVEL
ANTICYCLONE WAS NEAR 19N 151.5W...OR ABOUT 220 MILES EAST OF HILO.
THIS FEATURE WAS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST.

$$

HOUSTON







000
ATHW40 PHFO 200536
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON OCT 20 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC OCTOBER 20 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.7N 161.7W...OR ABOUT 175
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 250 MILES WEST OF HONOLULU AT
700 PM HST. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH ANA WERE IN THE
AREA FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN 160W AND 162.5W. THE HIGHEST TOPS OF
THE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEAR 50 THOUSAND FEET. FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED UNDER AWIPS
HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

THE CIRRUS SHIELD FROM THE OUTFLOW OF ANA WAS STREAMING NORTH
THROUGH EAST OVER THE ISLAND CHAIN. THESE HIGH CLOUDS WERE OBSCURING
THE LOW CLOUDS ACROSS THE ISLANDS. RADAR REFLECTIVITY DATA INDICATED
A LARGE SWATH OF STRATIFORM RAIN WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
WERE AFFECTING THE ISLANDS WEST OF MOLOKAI AND LANAI.

ACCORDING TO LOOPS OF WATER VAPOR IMAGERY...THE AXIS OF A
MIDDLE-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDED FROM NEAR 32N 146W TO 24N 153...OR
ABOUT 380 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF HILO. THIS TROUGH AXIS HAS BEEN
PROPAGATING EASTWARD AT ABOUT 20 MPH DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS. A
MIDDLE-LEVEL ANTICYCLONE WAS LOCATED NEAR 31N 164W...OR ABOUT 700
MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF LIHUE. THIS FEATURE HAS BEEN MOVING TOWARD
THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS. ANOTHER
MIDDLE-LEVEL ANTICYCLONE WAS NEAR 20N 149W...OR ABOUT 430 MILES EAST
OF HILO. THIS FEATURE WAS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE SOUTH.

$$

HOUSTON








000
ATHW40 PHFO 200536
SIMHI

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON OCT 20 2014

BASED ON DATA THROUGH 0500 UTC OCTOBER 20 2014

TROPICAL STORM ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR 20.7N 161.7W...OR ABOUT 175
MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF LIHUE...AND 250 MILES WEST OF HONOLULU AT
700 PM HST. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH ANA WERE IN THE
AREA FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN 160W AND 162.5W. THE HIGHEST TOPS OF
THE THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEAR 50 THOUSAND FEET. FOR MORE DETAILED
INFORMATION ON ANA...PLEASE SEE PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED UNDER AWIPS
HEADER TCPCP5 AND WMO HEADER WTPA35 PHFO.

THE CIRRUS SHIELD FROM THE OUTFLOW OF ANA WAS STREAMING NORTH
THROUGH EAST OVER THE ISLAND CHAIN. THESE HIGH CLOUDS WERE OBSCURING
THE LOW CLOUDS ACROSS THE ISLANDS. RADAR REFLECTIVITY DATA INDICATED
A LARGE SWATH OF STRATIFORM RAIN WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
WERE AFFECTING THE ISLANDS WEST OF MOLOKAI AND LANAI.

ACCORDING TO LOOPS OF WATER VAPOR IMAGERY...THE AXIS OF A
MIDDLE-LEVEL TROUGH EXTENDED FROM NEAR 32N 146W TO 24N 153...OR
ABOUT 380 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF HILO. THIS TROUGH AXIS HAS BEEN
PROPAGATING EASTWARD AT ABOUT 20 MPH DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS. A
MIDDLE-LEVEL ANTICYCLONE WAS LOCATED NEAR 31N 164W...OR ABOUT 700
MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF LIHUE. THIS FEATURE HAS BEEN MOVING TOWARD
THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS. ANOTHER
MIDDLE-LEVEL ANTICYCLONE WAS NEAR 20N 149W...OR ABOUT 430 MILES EAST
OF HILO. THIS FEATURE WAS MOVING SLOWLY TOWARD THE SOUTH.

$$

HOUSTON







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