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
05/01/21 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
04/07/21 Juneau Mainland Avalanche: Mendenhall Valley

Current Juneau Weather

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Overnight

Overnight: Scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Wednesday

Wednesday: Showers, mainly after 4pm.  High near 41. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Wednesday Night: Rain showers before 1am, then scattered rain and snow showers.  Low around 33. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
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Thursday

Thursday: Scattered rain and snow showers before 7am, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Thursday Night: Rain before 1am, then snow likely.  Low around 32. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Friday: Snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 32.
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Saturday

Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
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Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 35.
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Lo 36 °F Hi 41 °F Lo 33 °F Hi 37 °F Lo 32 °F Hi 42 °F Lo 32 °F Hi 42 °F Lo 35 °F