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
01/24/22 Juneau Mainland Observation: Both Perseverance Trailheads, “Sunshine” avalanche path
01/22/22 Juneau Mainland Observation: Thunder Mountain 4500 block of Kanata Day
01/22/22 Douglas Island Avalanche: Dan Moller
01/21/22 Juneau Mainland Observation: Highlands / Behrends
01/10/22 Douglas Island Avalanche: Fruit Bowl
01/10/22 Juneau Mainland Observation: Thunder mountain, chute east of 4500 block of Kanata Deyi about 0900 10 Jan 2022.
01/09/22 Douglas Island Avalanche: False Troy / Troy Saddle
01/08/22 Douglas Island Observation: Below Bunny Toe Pass
01/05/22 Douglas Island Avalanche: Propagation bowl
01/03/22 Douglas Island Observation: Mt Troy Bowl – Mid

Current Juneau Weather

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Today

Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Mostly Cloudy

Tonight

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
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Thursday

Thursday: A chance of snow before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm.  High near 34. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
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Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.
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Friday

Friday: Snow before noon, then rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then snow after 3pm.  High near 32. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.
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Friday
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Friday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
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Saturday

Saturday: Snow.  High near 33. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
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Saturday
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Saturday Night: Snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.
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Sunday

Sunday: Snow likely, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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