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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

 

Anchorage Forecast Office

6930 Sand Lake Road

 

 

Main Office

(907) 266-5105

Administrative Assistant

Debbie Brown

(907) 266-5138

Meteorologist in Charge

Sam Albanese

(907) 266-5120

 

Science and Operations Officer

vacant

(907) 266-5111

Warning Coordination Meteorologist

Louise Fode

(907) 266-5117

 

Senior Service Hydrologist

Andy Dixon

(907) 266-5137

Observation Program Leader

Dan Peterson

(907) 266-5121

 

Tours and Visits

If you'd like to schedule a tour of the Anchorage Forecast Office, or a speaker or presenter for your event, please contact our Warning Coordination Meteorologist:

Louise Fode

(907) 266-5117

louise.fode@noaa.gov

 

 

 

 

We generally give tours to groups of 5 or more, preferably on Fridays. However, accommodations can be made to meet your group's needs. The weather balloon is launched daily at 2 p.m. during Alaska Standard Time, and 3 p.m. during Alaska Daylight Time. If you'd like to watch a balloon launch, please schedule a visit in advance.