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
05/19/21 Douglas Island Observation: Ben Stewart Bunny Toe Pass
05/01/21 Douglas Island Observation: Hogs SFB
04/28/21 Douglas Island Observation: Pittman’s ridge
04/28/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Pittman’s Ridge West Bowl
04/25/21 Douglas Island Observation: Banana chute, false troy
04/16/21 Juneau Mainland Observation: Flume
04/15/21 Juneau Mainland Observation: Flume
04/13/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Jennifer’s (skiers left of Tugboat Alley), Eaglecrest
04/09/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Showboat
04/08/21 Douglas Island Observation: Fish Creek Knob

Current Juneau Weather

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Tonight

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Saturday: Isolated showers between 10am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Isolated
Showers then
Slight Chance
T-storms
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then scattered showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Slight Chance
T-storms then
Scattered
Showers
Sunday

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. West wind around 5 mph.
Mostly Sunny

Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North wind around 5 mph.
Mostly Clear

Monday

Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Chance Rain

Monday
Night
Monday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Rain Likely

Tuesday

Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 49.
Rain Likely

Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Chance Rain

Lo 51 °F Hi 62 °F Lo 47 °F Hi 57 °F Lo 45 °F Hi 50 °F Lo 44 °F Hi 49 °F Lo 42 °F