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 Aviation Weather Center Media Release…New Aviation Weather Site

Technical Implementation Notice 14-07
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

750 AM EST Mon Feb 3 2014

TO: Subscribers: Family of Services
-NOAA Weather Wire Service
-Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
Other NWS Partners and Employees

FROM:      Cyndie Abelman
Chief, Aviation Services Branch

SUBJECT: Design Refresh

Effective Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 1800 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the NWS Aviation Weather Center will implement newly designed webpages to the and These design improvements will affect the look and feel of the website, but will not change the content. Users can examine the changes before March 25, 2014 at and

These changes are being implemented to bring the layout of the website up to the standard set by,  released fall of 2012.  The new website will streamline the user access to the site and provide a common look and feel for the web pages. The new web pages still use the ADDS database and products. The GIS maps introduced in the fall of 2013 are now the primary displays of data replacing the Java applets. The design provides the same functionality on a tablet as it does on the desktop.

The legacy web pages will remain on the web site until March 25, 2015 to allow users to transition on their own and not break bookmarks.

You can find a tutorial on the changes to these awc pages at:

If you have any questions about this change, please contact:
Dan Vietor
Aviation Weather Center
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816-584-7211

National NWS Technical Implementation Notices are online at:


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