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
01/16/21 Douglas Island Observation: Troy
01/12/21 Douglas Island Observation: Eaglecrest, west side
01/10/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Troy
01/09/21 Douglas Island Observation: Mt. Troy
01/05/21 Douglas Island Observation: East Fruit Bowl, Eaglecrest
01/03/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Fred Meyer Bowl
01/03/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Jumbo Bowl
01/01/21 Douglas Island Observation: Fish Creek Knob
12/31/20 Douglas Island Observation: Bunny Tow Pass
12/30/20 Douglas Island Observation: Ben Stewart – 2990ft – NW Aspect

Current Juneau Weather

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M.L.King
Day
M.L.King Day: Snow before 9am, then rain and snow. The rain and snow could be heavy at times.  High near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Rain/Snow

Tonight

Tonight: Snow before 3am, then snow showers after 3am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 30. South wind 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
Heavy Snow

Tuesday

Tuesday: Snow showers.  High near 31. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches possible.
Snow Showers

Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Snow Showers

Wednesday

Wednesday: Snow showers.  High near 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Snow Showers
then Snow
Showers
Likely
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 26.
Chance Snow
Showers then
Cloudy
Thursday

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Partly Sunny

Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Partly Cloudy

Friday

Friday: A chance of snow after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Chance Snow

Hi 34 °F Lo 30 °F Hi 31 °F Lo 30 °F Hi 31 °F Lo 26 °F Hi 30 °F Lo 24 °F Hi 29 °F