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Technical Implementation Notice 13-21

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

145 PM EDT Thu Aug 1 2013

 

TO:       National Weather Service (NWS) Offices

          Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Customers

          Family of Services (FOS) Subscribers

          Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts

 

FROM:     Cyndie Abelman

          Chief, NWS Aviation Branch

 

SUBJECT:  Alaska Aviation Weather Unit to Issue Area

          Forecast 3 times Per Day Effective October 15, 2013       

 

The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire Service

subscribers.

 

Effective 700 AM Alaska Daylight Time (AKDT), 1500 Coordinated

Universal Time (UTC) October 15, 2013 the Alaska Aviation Weather

Unit will begin issuing Area Forecasts 3 times per day.

 

The new issuance times will be 415 AM, 1215 PM, and 815 PM Local

Alaska Time, or 0515 UTC, 1315, and 2115 UTC during standard time

and 0415, 1215, and 2015 UTC during daylight savings time.  The

main body of the Area Forecast will continue to cover 12 hours

from the initial issuance and also include a 12 to 18 hour

outlook.   

 

The Area Forecast WMO headers impacted are:

 

FAAK47AWU

FAAK48AWU

FAAK49AWU

FAAK57AWU

FAAK58AWU

FAAK59AWU

FAAK68AWU

 

For questions regarding this change, please contact

 

Don Moore

National Weather Service Alaska Aviation Weather Unit

Anchorage, AK 99502

Phone: 907-266-5116

Email: donald.moore@noaa.gov

 

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/notif.htm

 

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