Update #2: ESPC was informed per SDM to remove the following Reason: "For Guam, effects from Typhoon Cimaron moving through the northern Marinas Islands over the next 24 hours" due to no current watches or warnings posted for Guam.

Update #1:
Critical Weather Day has been extended. End time is now 0000Z Monday August 27, 2018 in support of tracking Hurricane Lane and its impact on the Hawaiian Islands.

Critical Weather Day has been declared

Date/Time Issued: August 23, 2018 2110Z

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: 6 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.

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880 or Senior Duty Meteorologist at Sdm@noaa.gov at 301-683-150

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

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