Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared

Date/Time Issued: August 20, 2018 1623Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 20, 2018 1800Z J/D 232

Date/Time of Expected End: August 25, 2018 0000Z J/D 237

Length of Outage: 4 days, 6 hours

Type: Regional

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Pacific Region

Reason: For Hawaii, tracking of Hurricane Lane throughout the week as it threatens the Islands with offshore Hurricane Warnings and nearshore Tropical Storm Watches already issued. For Guam, effects from Typhoon Cimaron moving through the northern Marinas Islands over the next 24 hours.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at at 301-817-3880 or Senior Duty Meteorologist at at 301-683-150

Web Site(s) for applicable Information: Users can get CWD status on the NCEP web page:

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