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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Today

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northeast wind 20 to 25 mph.
Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 25 to 35 mph.
Mostly Clear

Monday

Monday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 34. Northeast wind 15 to 25 mph.
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Monday
Night
Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Snow Showers
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Tuesday

Tuesday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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then Snow
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Wednesday

Wednesday: Snow before 4pm, then rain.  High near 36. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Snow then
Rain/Snow

Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Rain before 10pm, then snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 29.
Rain/Snow
then Snow

Thursday

Thursday: Snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Snow

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