Update #1: CWD for Central Region will be extended through 12Z Mon April 15 due to the potential for severe weather, heavy rainfall, and flooding over the south-central U.S. this weekend. Also, Southern Region will be added to CWD status beginning at 06Z Sat April 13.

Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared

Date/Time Issued: April 12, 2019 1727Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 09, 2019 1200Z J-day 099

Date/Time of Expected End: April 13, 2019 1200Z J-day 103

Length of Outage: 96 hours

Type: Regional

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, and NCF,Central Region

Reason: Storm system moving across the Northern Plains with impacts including 6"+ of snow with blizzard conditions as well as flooding concerns across the region.

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: http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/cwd/

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