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Turning Stormy in the Northwest

An active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. 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

Samuel Shea

(907) 266-5111

Warning Coordination Meteorologist

Louise Fode

(907) 266-5117

 

Senior Service Hydrologist

Andy Dixon

(907) 266-5137

Observation Program Leader

Patrick Doll

(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.