Update #4:Critical Weather Day has ended for Eastern Region at 12Z Tuesday April 14.

Update #3: Critical Weather Day has ended for Central and Southern Regions. Eastern Region will remain in Critical Weather Day until 1200Z Tue Apr 14. 

Update #2  At the request of Eastern Region, CWD has been extended to 12Z Tuesday April  14,  2020

Update #1 Updated status for Southern Region...They will now participate in CWD until April 14, 2020 00Z.

Topic:  Critical Weather Day has been declared.

Date/Time Issued:  April 14, 2020  0015Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact:  April 11, 2020 1200Z  J/D 102

Date/Time of Expected End:  April 14, 2020 0000Z   J/D 105

Length of Outage:  60 Hours

Type:  Regional

Who:  NCEP, NWSTG, NCF,Central Region, and Southern Region(SR participating from 11/18Z to 13/12Z)

Reason:  Impacts from a significant storm system which include winter wx in the northern Rockies/northern High Plains/western Great Lakes and svr wx in the Southeast.     .

Users can get CWD status on the NCEP WEB page:

Contact Information for Further Information: ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov at 301-817-3880 or Senior Duty Meteorologist at Sdm@noaa.gov at 301-683-1500