Update #1: Critical Weather Day has been extended and is now scheduled to end April 20th at 0000Z. Reason: Severe weather is expected to continue Thursday over the Lower MS Valley with the threat shifting to the Southeast and East coast by Friday.

Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared

Date/Time Issued: April 17, 2019 1742Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: April 17, 2019 1200Z J-day 107

Date/Time of Expected End: April 18, 2019 1200Z J-day 108

Length of Outage: 24 hours

Type: Regional

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, and NCF, Southern Region

Reason: Enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms across northeast Texas, southeast Oklahoma into Arkansas.

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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