Correction: CWD has now ended for Eastern Region as scheduled. The Ocean Prediction Center remains in CWD until 21Z today (09/07).

Update #6: CWD has not ended as scheduled for Eastern Region. The Ocean Prediction Center remains in CWD until 21Z today (09/07).

Update #5: CWD is now ended as scheduled for Pacific Region and early for Southern Region.

Eastern Region remains in CWD until 12Z Saturday (09/07)

Update #4: CWD will be extended until 12Z on Saturday for Eastern Region with Tropical Storm Watches up in New England as Hurricane Dorian moves by the region.

Southern region will end as scheduled at 1800Z today
Pacific Region will end as scheduled at 1600Z today

Update #3: Pacific Region requested to be added to the existing CWD starting 9/4 @ 0215Z through 9/5/2019 @ 16Z. CPHC needs to backup NHC for Hurricane Juliette in the Eastern Pacific.

Update #2: This Critical Weather Day has been extended to September 06, 2019 1200Z.

Update #1: CWD has been expanded to include Eastern Region due to Hurricane Dorian's potential impacts to the Georgia and Carolina Coasts.

Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared.

Date/Time Issued: September 07, 2019 1227Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 26, 2019 2000Z

Date/Time of Expected End: September 06, 2019 1200Z

Length of Outage: 160 hours

Type: Regional

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, NCF and Southern Region

Reason: Hurricane Dorian and associated impacts to Florida

Users can get CWD status on the NCEP web page:

Latest updates on Dorian:

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at at 301-817-3880 or Senior Duty Meteorologist at at 301-683-1500

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