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Technical Implementation Notice 14-07

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

750 AM EST Mon Feb 3 2014


TO:        Subscribers: Family of Services 0

           -NOAA Weather Wire Service

           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network 0


           Other NWS Partners and Employees


FROM:      Cyndie Abelman

           Chief, Aviation Services Branch


SUBJECT: Design Refresh


Implementation Effective 1800 UTC Tuesday March 25, 2014


Effective Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 1800 Coordinated Universal

Time (UTC), the NWS Aviation Weather Center will implement newly

designed webpages to the



These design improvements will affect the look and feel of the

website, but will not change the content. Users can examine the

changes before March 25, 2014 at



These changes are being implemented to bring the layout of the

website up to the standard set by,  released fall

of 2012.  The new website will streamline the user access to the

site and provide a common look and feel for the web pages. The

new web pages still use the ADDS database and products. The GIS

maps introduced in the fall of 2013 are now the primary displays

of data replacing the Java applets. The design provides the same

functionality on a tablet as it does on the desktop.


The legacy web pages will remain on the web site until March 25,

2015 to allow users to transition on their own and not break



You can find a tutorial on the changes to these awc pages at


If you have any questions about this change, please contact:


Dan Vietor

Aviation Weather Center

Kansas City, MO 64153

Phone: 816-584-7211  



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