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...Guard hangar at the Juneau International Airport. ``It's a much bigger show than I thought it would be,''said Jerry Painter, Post Chaplain of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars unit. ``I've been to bigger shows in larger cities but this...
Rain to remain

...inches fell at the Juneau Airport. The chance of rain for tonight is 100 percent, and 90 percent for Thursday, said Jerry Painter, meteorological technician. Residents should clear culvert and storm drains of leaves and debris, check basements...
More rain could bring mudslides

...mudslides. ``We're looking at a wind advisory for tonight, with 40- to 50-mph winds, and periodic rain,'' said Jerry Painter of the National Weather Service. ``The combination of wet ground and wind could test some trees'' and make those...
Thank you

...would be nowhere without our volunteers. Our thanks to Bill Tompkins, his three granddaughters, George Bonnett, Jerry Painter, Suzanne Williams, Debbie Lumba, Paul Weaver, Carmin Katasse, Bruce Wing, Douglas Breeze Inn, and the Douglas...
Rain continues; flood warning still in effect

...overflowing streams and mudslides. About two inches of rain fell in a 36-hour period through 8 a.m. today, said Jerry Painter of the National Weather Service. The service's monitoring station in the Mendenhall Valley recorded 8.87 inches...
State and local briefly

...the tarps tight and keep the windshield scraper handy. Accumulations of snow today may be as much as 2 inches, said Jerry Painter of the National Weather Service. This afternoon, snow will mix with rain, and the winds will rise. Painter predicted...
Snowfall lifts local spirits

...Island and less than 4 inches downtown. ``It was the light powdery stuff, but it's still out there,'' said Jerry Painter of the National Weather Service. With a little human help, it's been adding up at Eaglecrest Ski Area, which could...
A layman's guide to the weather: Reading the clouds

...key to it all in Juneau is to watch the wind," said Jerry Painter, the Meteorological Technician who prepares the Nowcast...way out to enjoy Juneau's easy access to nature. Jerry Painter recalled a recent hike he took which began at sea level...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...inch. The average for the month is 3.4 inches, which is close to what many areas of town received Tuesday, said Jerry Painter, a meteorological technician for the National Weather Service in Juneau. ``It's not uncommon at all to get some...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...18 inches had fallen at the airport, ``so we are quite a bit ahead of normal,'' said meteorological technician Jerry Painter at the Juneau Weather Station. It rained all but two days so far and the warmest temperatures each day have averaged...


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