Update #1 Tropical storm/hurricane warnings were lifted for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Therefore, the Critical Weather Day will end early as of 0100Z Thu Aug 29 2019.

Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared.

Date/Time Issued: August 29, 2019 0057Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 26, 2019 2100Z

Date/Time of Expected End: August 29, 2019 1200Z

Length of Outage: 63 hours

Type: Regional

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Southern Region

Reason: Tropical storm watches posted for portions of Puerto Rico.

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