Not a record - yet

...course for its driest, hottest May in 72 years of modern recordkeeping.According to measurements taken by the National Weather Service, less than half an inch of rain had fallen at Juneau International Airport by Sunday afternoon, 2.15 inches...
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...came with them perhaps hid some of the fires that started that day, wrote Michael Richmond, formerly of the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, in a paper about that extraordinary summer. June was a warm month throughout Alaska. Kivalina...
Forecast remains warm, dry through Sunday

...week, and capital city residents should expect another week of sunshine and warm weather.According to the National Weather Service office here, temperatures will remain well above normal and near record levels this week as ridges of high pressure...
USCG shares safe boating tips

...well as the extended forecast; weather can change in Alaska in a matter of hours. Be prepared for it. The National Weather Service offers local and statewide current and extended marine weather forecasts on their website, which are broadcasted...
Sunshine helps temperature tie record

There can be too much of a good thing - but Juneau isn't there yet.Forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Juneau are predicting continued warm weather and clear skies through at least next week.One computer model, called...
Tornadoes kill at least 5 in South

...never going to know them," he said. "But she's young enough that she'll never remember what happened."National Weather Service investigators confirmed a tornado with a preliminary EF2 rating and winds estimated at 125 mph touched down in...
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Southeast sees year's first 70-degree temperature

...this year.Klawock also hit 70 degrees Thursday, while Ketchikan was one degree short of that.According to National Weather Service measurements, no 70-degree temperatures have been recorded in Southeast Alaska since 2014.While May has...
Around town for Wednesday, May 6

...Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680 or 463-5690. Juneau Amateur Radio Club Monthly meeting, 7 p.m., National Weather Service office, 8500 Mendenhall Loop Road. JARC meets the first Wednesday of every month excluding the months of July...
April ends as No. 2 in record books; 2015 still has wettest start since 1943

...just shy of the wettest April on record at Juneau International Airport.According to measurements taken by the National Weather Service, 7.18 inches of rain fell at the airport last month. That figure was three-tenths of an inch below the...
Mendenhall River gauge removed by NWS

The National Weather Service will no longer take depth measurements of the Mendenhall River at the Mendenhall Loop Bridge.The Weather Service operates several...


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