CORRECTION: The earthquake that created the tsunami was a magnitude 4.0 earthquake.  

Update #2
: CWD updated to add Pacific Region due to a Tsunami Warning for American Samoa starting from 0630Z to 1430Z due to a magnitude 7.6 earthquake.

Update #1: Critical Weather Day has been extended to 00Z Tuesday January 18 for Eastern Region and expanded to include Southern Region due to a winter storm impacting the eastern half of the country this weekend. CWD will still end at 12Z Saturday January 15 for OPC.   

 Critical Weather Day has been declared.
Date/Time Issued: January 15, 2022  0723Z
Date/Time of Initial Impact:  January 15, 2022  0000Z J/DAY 015
Date/Time of Expected End:  January 15, 2022  1200Z  J/DAY 015
Length of Outage: 12 hours
Who: NCEP, NCF, Eastern Region and OPC (Ocean Prediction Center)

Reason: Due to hurricane-force wind warnings for Ocean Prediction Center's offshore Atlantic Waters.  

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  

Web Site(s) for applicable information: N/A  

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