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NOUS41 KWBC 051859

Technical Implementation Notice 15-23
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
300 PM EDT May 5 2015

TO:       National Weather Service (NWS) Offices
          Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Customers
          Family of Services (FOS) Subscribers
          Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts

FROM:     Bob Rutledge
          Acting Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF) service for
          Klawock, Alaska (PAKW), effective June 1, 2015

NOTE:     The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire Service

Effective June 1, 2015, 1800 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the NWS Office
in Juneau, AK, will begin TAF service for the Klawock, AK, Airport (PAKW).
Routine and updated TAFS will be issued for this airport, 24 hours a day.

NWS personnel will need to add the following identifier to their
communications systems to receive the new TAF:

Airport                 WMO Heading          AWIPS ID
-------                 -----------          --------
Klawock                 FTAK31 PAJN          TAFAKW

The new TAF will be added to the TAF collectives below, transmitted to
Federal Aviation Administration personnel and other external users.

WMO Headings        Available to the following customers
FTUS80 KWBC         Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services
FTUS90 KWBC         FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA Facilities
FTUS52 KWBC         Global Telecommunication System Customers

Holders of NWS procedural instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome
Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.

If you have questions regarding the TAF change, contact:

Tom Ainsworth
Meteorologist In Charge
NWS Juneau Forecast Office
Juneau, AK  99801
Phone 907-790-6804

This and other NWS Technical Implementation notices are available at:

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