Update #3: The Critical Weather Day has ended as scheduled for the Eastern Region at 1200Z Wed. August 18, 2021.
Update #2 : CWD will end as scheduled for the Pacific and Southern Regions today at 18Z but will be Extended for the Eastern Region to the following:
Update #1: Critical Weather Day has been extended thru August 17, 2021 1800Z J/DAY 229
Topic: Critical Weather Day has been declared.
Date/Time Issued: August 18, 2021 1230Z
Date/Time of Initial Impact: August 12, 2021 2300Z J/DAY 224
Date/Time of Expected End: August 17, 2021 1200Z J/DAY 229 (August 18, 2021 1200Z J/Day 230)
Length of Outage: 109 hours
Who: NCEP, NCF, Southern Region (Eastern Region)
Reason: REASON: Tropical Depression Fred, with tropical storm watches posted for portions of Florida. (Heavy rain far western Carolinas.)
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