Update:  SDM reports Enhanced Caution status has now ended. as of January 26, 2023 at 1200Z

Topic:  NWS IT enterprise operating with Enhanced Caution
Date/Time Issued: January 26, 2023 1324Z
Product(s) or Data Impacted: NWS IT Enterprise
Date/Time Initial Impact:   January 24, 2023 1300Z  JDay 024

Date/Time Expected End:  January 25, 2023 1200Z  JDay 025

Length of Event:  23 Hours

Requester: SDM

Details/Specifics of Change: In support of severe thunderstorm and winter storm operations with a storm moving through the South Central and Eastern U.S. this week. Pause all operational changes. Request Regional or Center management approval prior to moving forward with any operational change. Managers should consider the critical resources outlined in the NWS IT Playbooks prior to authorizing any operational system, data, or application changes.


Web Site(s) for Applicable Information: Please visit the CWD status page for more information:



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