Update #4 CWD has ended as scheduled.

Update#3: CWD is now ended for Central Region as scheduled. Western Region remains in CWD until Oct. 13/0000Z.

Update #2: Critical Weather Day has been extended for Western Region and is now scheduled to end at 00Z Sun Oct 13. Reason is for Critical firewx conditions in Southern CA

Update #1: Western Region has been added to the CWD due to winter storm impacts and firewx support...they will participate until 00Z Sat Oct 12. CWD end time remains at 1200Z Sat Oct 12 2019 for NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Central Region.

Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared.

Date/Time Issued: October 12, 2019 0018

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 09, 2019 1200Z

Date/Time of Expected End: October 12, 2019 1200Z

Length of Outage: 72 hours

Type: Regional

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Central Region, Western Region

Reason: Impacts from a developing winter storm over the north central U.S.

Users can get CWD status on the NCEP web page:


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