Correction: The CWD extension earlier sent is for impacts from Hurricane Sally on the central Gulf Coast. 

Update # 1: CWD has been extended until 00Z Fri Sep 18 2020 for impacts from Hurricane Laura on the central Gulf Coast.

Topic:  Critical Weather Day has been declared

Date/Time Issued: September 14, 2020 2348Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 11, 2020 2200Z J/DAY 255

Date/Time of Expected End: September 18, 2020 0000Z  J/DAY 262


Length of Outage: Approx 168 hours

Who: WHO: NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Southern Region

Reason: Impacts associated with Tropical Depression 19 as it crosses Florida this weekend and strengthens in the Gulf of Mexico early next week.

Users can get CWD status on the NCEP Web page:

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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