Update # 3 CWD has ended for Central Region.  Western Region will remain in CWD until 18Z Tue Oct 27.

Update #2 Critical Weather Day has been expanded to include Western Region and extended to 18Z Tue Oct 27 due to extreme fire weather conditions expected over California. CWD will end for Central Region at 00Z Sun Oct 25. 

Update #1: Critical Weather Day has been extended until 00Z Sun Oct 25th due to the ongoing fire weather threat in Colorado.  

CORRECTION : Critical Weather Day has been declared, Issued: October 22, 2020 1450Z

Topic:  Critical Weather Day has been declared.

Date/Time Issued:  October 25,  2020  1050Z

Date/Time of Initial Impact: October 22,  2020 1400Z J/DAY 296

Date/Time of Expected End: October 23, 2020  1200Z J/DAY 297 (October 27, 2020 1800Z J/DAY 301)

Length of Outage:  22 hours (124 hours)

Type:  Regional

Who:  NCEP, NWSTG, NCF, Western Region
Reason:    Extreme fire weather conditions expected over California early this week.
    Users can get CWD status on the NCEP WEB page:

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