Coastal Alaska Avalanche Center

Based in Juneau, Alaska, the Coastal Alaska Avalanche Center (CAAC) promotes public avalanche education and awareness through observations and public outreach.

The Coastal Alaska Avalanche Center (CAAC) is a non-profit organization based in Juneau, Alaska that promotes avalanche safety and accident prevention to the general public. The CAAC is governed by a volunteer board of directors who include avalanche professionals, mountain rescue professionals, and avid backcountry users. If you would like to help the CAAC or have any questions we can be reached at info@coastalakavalanche.org.

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Recent Observations

Date Region Location
04/09/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Showboat
04/08/21 Douglas Island Observation: Fish Creek Knob
04/07/21 Juneau Mainland Avalanche: Mendenhall Valley
04/04/21 Douglas Island Observation: Mt. Meek
04/03/21 Douglas Island Observation: Troy Saddle
04/02/21 Douglas Island Observation: Cropley Couloir
04/02/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: The Orient
04/02/21 Douglas Island Observation: Orient
04/02/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Fred Meyer Bowl
04/02/21 Juneau Mainland Avalanche: Snowslide Gulch, Gold Creek

Current Juneau Weather

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Tonight

Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 29. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Heavy Snow

Tuesday

Tuesday: Snow before 4pm, then rain and snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 34. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches possible.
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Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 7pm.  Low around 32. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
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Wednesday

Wednesday: Snow likely before 10am, then rain.  High near 40. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Wednesday
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Wednesday Night: Rain likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Thursday

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Mostly Cloudy

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Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Mostly Sunny

Friday
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Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
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Lo 29 °F Hi 34 °F Lo 32 °F Hi 40 °F Lo 30 °F Hi 42 °F Lo 32 °F Hi 44 °F Lo 32 °F