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
02/26/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Troy
02/26/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Douglas Island
02/25/21 Douglas Island Observation: Showboat proper
02/23/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Stephen’s passage side of Big Dam Valley
02/23/21 Douglas Island Observation: Mt. Anderson east facing trees
02/23/21 Douglas Island Observation: Fish Creek Knob
02/22/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Table Top Mtn
02/21/21 Douglas Island Observation: Saddle mountain, directly across from west end of Eaglecrest upper parking lot
02/21/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: West Bowl Eaglecrest (Ski Patrol Avalanche Mitigation)
02/19/21 Douglas Island Avalanche: Lower Troy Bowl, Douglas Island

Current Juneau Weather

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Overnight

Overnight: Snow showers.  Low around 26. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Snow Showers

Monday

Monday: Snow showers before noon, then snow after noon.  Areas of blowing snow after 3pm. High near 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
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Monday
Night
Monday Night: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Low around 26. South wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
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Tuesday

Tuesday: Snow.  High near 30. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.
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Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: Snow.  Low around 24. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.
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Wednesday

Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Chance Snow

Thursday

Thursday: A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of snow after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
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Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 22.
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