NOUS41 KWBC 061630



Service Change Notice 16-30

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1230 PM EDT Wed Apr 6 2016


TO:        Subscribers

            -NOAA Weather Wire Service

            -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


           NWS Users, Partners, and Employees


FROM:      William Bauman

           Chief, Aviation & Space Weather Services Branch


SUBJECT:   Legacy Aviation Weather Center webpages (ADDS) and

           Java applets no longer available effective

           June 30, 2016 


Effective Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 1500 Coordinated

Universal Time (UTC), the legacy Aviation Weather Center

webpages listed at


and Java applets at


will no longer be publicly accessible. If a user attempts to

access these legacy webpages after this date/time, the user will

be automatically redirected. Additionally, the Java applets will

no longer properly function with Java Release 9. As the Java

applet has evolved, its Application Programming Interface (API)

has also changed, to the point where it can no longer be

reliably used since it significantly degrades Web browser

performance and must be deprecated.


If users still want to use Java functionality, please visit the

Flight Path Tool application:


Otherwise, users can access a variety of OpenLayers GIS

applications readily available at:


If you have questions regarding this Service Change, please contact:


Mike Bettwy

Warning Coordination Meteorologist

Aviation Weather Center

Kansas City, MO 64153



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