Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
153 PM AKDT TUE SEP 6 2016

To: Subscribers:
-Family of Services
-NOAA Weather Wire Service
-Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
-NOAAPORT
-Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From: Louise Fode
Acting Meteorologist in Charge
Anchorage Forecast Office

Subject: Changes to Upper Air Observation Transmissions at Anchorage

The last upper air sounding conducted by the radiosonde
replacement system (RRS) at Weather Forecast Office Anchorage, AK
will be 12z on Tuesday Sept 6 2016. The following sounding will be
conducted utilizing the Transitional Radiosonde Observing System
(TROS).

The header for Anchorage, Alaska...PANC (Station ID 70273)
has not changed with the introduction of the TROS. The official
header of the Anchorage office will continue to be used for
transmission of official products. These changes have no impact on
NOAA Weather Wire Service subscribers.

The Technical Implementation Notice about this change can be
found at:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/notification/tin16-23radiosonde.htm

If you or your organization has any questions about these
changes, please contact:

Office Contact: Louise Fode
Address: 6930 Sand Lake Road
Phone:(907) 266-5117
E-Mail: louise.fode@noaa.gov

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