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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Overnight

Overnight: Showers.  Low around 38. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Showers
Thursday

Thursday: Showers before 7am, then rain, mainly after 7am.  High near 40. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Rain
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Friday

Friday: Cloudy, with a high near 45. North wind 25 to 30 mph.
Cloudy
Friday
Night
Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Saturday

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
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Sunday

Sunday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.
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