Topic:  Critical Weather Day has been declared

Date/Time Issued: September 18, 2020 1749Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: September 19, 2020 0000Z J/DAY 263

Date/Time of Expected End: September 25, 2020 0000Z  J/DAY 269


Length of Outage: 144 hours

Who: NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Southern Region, and Eastern Region.

Reason: Tropical Depression 22, which is expected to strengthen while moving slowly over the western Gulf of Mexico over the next few days. Eastern Region has been added to this CWD due to coastal flooding expected this weekend and the impacts of Hurricane Teddy 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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