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Service Change Notice 16-13

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

145 PM EDT Fri Apr 22 2016

 

To:      Subscribers:

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPORT

         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

From:    Jeffrey Osiensky

         Acting Chief, Environmental Scientific Services

          Division

         Alaska Region Headquarters

 

Subject: NWS Alaskan Region offices will migrate to a new

         layout on its web home pages effective July 6, 2016

 

On, or shortly after, Wednesday, July 6, 2016, all Alaska Region

(AR) NWS Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs), the AR River Forecast

Center (RFC) and the AR Center Weather Service Unit (CWSU) will

migrate to a new layout on the front page of their web home

pages in response to a required web infrastructure. The change

will also allow office to office consistency because the layout

of the home page will be set across the region.

 

All AR offices will be part of this change. A list of the three

WFOs, the RFC, the CWSU and other offices involved is online at:

 

  http://w2.weather.gov/media/arh/ar_wfos.pdf

 

An example of the new front page for the AR WFOs is online at:

 

  http://w2.weather.gov/images/arh/wfo_example.JPG

 

An example of the new front page for the AR RFC is online at:

 

  http://w2.weather.gov/images/arh/rfc_example.JPG

 

An example of the new front page for the AR CWSU is online at:

 

  http://w2.weather.gov/images/arh/cwsu_example.JPG

 

Additional information on specific web changes is online at:

 

http://w2.weather.gov/arh/SCN

 

For more information, please contact:

 

  Samuel Shea

  NWS AR Headquarters

  Anchorage, AK 99513-7575

  Phone: 907-271-3101

  samuel.shea@noaa.gov

 

or

 

  Nikole Gallegos

  NWS AR Headquarters

  Anchorage, AK 99513-7575

  Phone: 907-271-2466

  nikole.gallegos@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

  http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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