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Mudslide causes temporary closure

...record-breaking 1.62 inches of water just outside the airport area, according to the National Weather Service Juneau Forecast Office. Normal rainfall this time of year in that area is .30 inches.CBJ Emergency Programs Director Tom Mattice...
First freeze slightly behind schedule

...morning, as temperatures dipped below freezing.Forecaster Kimberly Vaughan with the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office said winter is in sight."We're well beyond the end of growing season," she said by phone Thursday.Temperatures...
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...stage, which is 10 feet, and still rising, said Meteorologist Edward Liske of the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office. Liske told the Empire the lake was expected to crest at about 11.6 feet by either late Tuesday or early today...
Weather-wise, expect more of the same

...89 inches of rain and one inch of snow, as measured at the airport.Meteorologist Richard Lam, also of the Juneau Forecast Office, said there has been above normal precipitation levels the past two months, according to airport measurements...
Weather watchers prep for snow

...forecasters say Juneau is in for a big snow and wind event soon.Meteorologists with the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office are working hard this week to "get ahead of the weather" and come up with an accurate seven-day forecast so...
After cold summer, El Nino set to bring warm winter

...Alaska down to Oregon or so, in the Pacific Northwest."But Carl Dierking, science operations officer in the Juneau Forecast Office, said that observation does not necessarily hold true for Juneau."When we're getting a lot of fronts or...
Sinkhole opens up in Dimond Park

...wouldn't be surprised if the amount of rain we've had recently had something to do with it."According to the Juneau Forecast Office, 5.71 inches of rain have fallen this month at Juneau International Airport, as of 3 p.m. Thursday.A contractor...
Cold, windy week forecast for Juneau

...National Weather Service predicts in its forecast for the Juneau area.Meteorologist Tim Steffen, who works in the Juneau Forecast Office on the Back Loop, said Friday that with winds out of the north pushing dry, cold air into Southeast Alaska...
Wind, snow forecast for Thanksgiving Day

...lashed with high winds and blanketed with at least an inch or two of snow.Rick Fritsch, an NWS forecaster in the Juneau Forecast Office, said Wednesday morning that he is expecting one to three inches of snowfall, as well as winds gusting up to 60...
What's up with that? want to read more about Juneau's rainfall situation and other local weather topics, the weather service Juneau Forecast Office has recently posted the June issue of its Cloudburst Chronicle on the Internet. To access the newsletter, visit...
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