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Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...Weather Service said Thursday the storm system moving into the region Friday will likely not produce more landslides.Joel Curtis, who is currently serving as the incident meteorologist at the emergency operations center, said Sitka can expect...
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Amid heavy rainfall, Sitka officials suspend search for body

...after six landslides occurred Tuesday when 2½ inches of rain fell in 24 hours. National Weather Service meteorologist Joel Curtis said the coming rain could be spread over a much longer timeframe than the deluge that preceded the earlier landslides...
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Forecasters: 'Winter is over'

...of Alaska's surface temperatures, among other factors - is higher than it's been since 1900, said Fritsch and Joel Curtis, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the Juneau weather station. El Nino, which has to do with warmer than usual...
Juneauites learn how to survive a fall through the ice

...should be followed by throwing something to help the person get as much of their body out of the water as possible, said Joel Curtis, a volunteer with the Capital City Fire and Rescue special teams."The more you can get yourself out of the water...
Boat show offers tips, prizes

...Rotary Boat and Sports show features some new educational and safety programs. Sound off on the important issues at Joel Curtis, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Juneau, will host seminars titled "What Were They Thinking...
Fireside Lecture highlights great waves of Alaska

...Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center auditorium. Attendees are invited to travel with National Weather Service Forecaster Joel Curtis around the gulf for a look at tsunamis that have happened in the past and those that may happen in the future. Curtis...
Weather watchers prep for snow

...accurate seven-day forecast so Southeast residents can prep for the white stuff, said Warning Coordination Meteorologist Joel Curtis.Curtis said Tuesday he will likely be "staying after school" to interpret data for the forecast. An update was...
4-8 inches of snow expected overnight, this morning

...between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., plus a reported 8 inches downtown, according to Warning Coordination Meteorologist Joel Curtis."It seems like for this particular November, we've got a good start on winter," Curtis said by phone. "We...
Fireside Lectures begin tonight at the glacier

...this same: the human and natural history of Southeast. This Friday's lecture, Ocean Waves, will be presented by Joel Curtis, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Juneau and a Yakutat surfer. Curtis will...
This week's Fireside Lecture to focus on Attu Island

...Franz Mueter and Dan Lesh Feb. 1: "Weather, Currents and Rubber Duckies" with National Weather Service forecaster Joel Curtis Feb. 8: "Harbor Seals on the Move" with National Park Service biologist Jamie WombleFeb. 15: "Power to the People...


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