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Fire Weather in the West; Strong to Severe Storms in Southern Mid-Atlantic; Tropics off Florida and Southeast

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through the upcoming weekend, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches are in effect. Meanwhile, strong to severe storms w/ damaging winds and heavy rain likely in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Finally, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a broad area of low pressure in the Bahamas for development. Read More >

 

Anchorage Forecast Office

6930 Sand Lake Road

 

 

Main Office

(907) 266-5105

Administrative Assistant

Debbie Brown

(907) 266-5142

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

Celine Van Breukelen

(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.