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VAWS: The Alaska Aviation Weather Unit and Volcanic Ash Advisory Center

October 26, 2022 @ 11:00 am to 12:00 pm AKDT

Speaker: Joshua Maloy (National Weather Service)

The Alaska Aviation Weather Unit/Anchorage Volcanic Ash Advisory Center is a dual office that has both meteorological watch office and volcanic ash advisory center responsibilities. Falling under the auspices of NOAAs National Weather Service, the dual-office is located in Anchorage, AK. The presentation will provide an overview of operations, products, and some of the challenges encountered by staff. Some examples of tools utilized will also be provided.