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Computers replace human weather broadcasters

...reading the forecasts until the problem is rectified in the near future, officials said.It's a job that meteorological technician Robert Murders dreaded when he first moved to Nome, an old gold rush town about 550 miles northwest of Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-16/computers-replace-human-weather-broadca
State
October extra soggy with unusual snowfall

...October was 2 inches wetter than normal and close to normal for temperatures," said Richard Blizzard, hydro meteorological technician with the National Weather Service. However, the autumn downpours were shoehorned into just a few days early...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110200/Loc_October.html
Local
Springlike weather cracks local record

...The temperature at the Juneau Airport reached a record-breaking 48 degrees Sunday, said Sam Simpson, a meteorological technician at the National Weather Service. The previous record high for that date was 46 degrees in 1998. ``We bested...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013100/Loc_weather.html
Local
A layman's guide to the weather: Reading the clouds

...understand a few basic concepts. "The key to it all in Juneau is to watch the wind," said Jerry Painter, the Meteorological Technician who prepares the Nowcast, also known as the short-term forecast. "The winds tell the tale." The wind...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071901/Out_Reading.shtml
Out
Juneau should celebrate its abundant rain

...America. Recently I spoke to the information director of the Weather Bureau, Rick Fritsch, also called a meteorological technician. He told me that we've had two long rainy spells this spring and summer, one starting on April 22, lasting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082506/nei_20060825003.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The temperature at the Juneau Airport reached a record-breaking 48 degrees Sunday, said Sam Simpson, a meteorological technician at the National Weather Service. The previous record high for that date was 46 degrees in 1998. ``We bested...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013100/Loc_weather.shtml
Briefly

...than the least recorded, 23.4 inches in 1987. It s been rain and not snow, said National Weather Service meteorological technician Sam Simpson. For December 2000, the average temperature was more than 4 degrees above normal. That s why...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010201/Loc_Briefly.html
Local
Valdez finally catches up after snow drought with 8-foot dump of powder

...resemble tunnels with the snow piled up on both sides. "We look totally normal now," said Roger Wilson, a meteorological technician at the National Weather Service office in Valdez. "It was amazing. We went from nothing to overwhelming overnight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010803/sta_valdez.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...recorded, 23.4 inches in 1987. ³It¹s been rain and not snow,² said National Weather Service meteorological technician Sam Simpson. ³For December 2000, the average temperature was more than 4 degrees above normal. ThatÂ...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010201/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Rain to remain

...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 and make sure sump...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092299/Loc_storm.html
Local

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