National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

 

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.