Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Juneau as the capital city prepares to receive what may be its heaviest snowfall in two years...
First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

The weather wizards were right.On Wednesday morning, Juneauites woke up to find that the National Weather Service winter storm warning had held true: Snow covered the capital city, and more continued falling throughout the day."We have...
Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...gets hit later Monday, the National Weather Service said. The worst conditions...said Kathy Hoxsie of the National Weather Service."It's the beginning...said Eric Kurth of the National Weather Service in Sacramento. There were...
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Tree knocks out power Out The Road

...and restored service for a second time at 10:52 a.m., the company reported by Twitter.According to the National Weather service, wind gusts of 45 mph were recorded at Juneau International Airport on Friday morning.
Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...And snow-fighters - the name adopted by Juneau's snow removal operators - have weather alerts from the National Weather Service. All three work to keep the community safe, but it's the snow-fighters who are already at work when danger...
Snow hits Colorado, could bring tornadoes to south

...system pushed east, the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for...area, according to the National Weather Service. No one was injured in...said Kathy Hoxsie of the National Weather Service."It's the beginning...
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Season's first snow leaves dusting in capital, powder elsewhere

...measurable snowfall of the cold season arrived in Juneau over the weekend, with 0.4 inches recorded by the National Weather Service at Juneau International Airport.Measurements show Juneau at the southern edge of a band of snowfall that dropped...
CBJ asks mariners to check boats

...Ensure bilge pumps are operating correctly, lines are secure and that your boat is not collecting rainwater.The National Weather Service is forecasting a strong storm to arrive in Southeast Alaska on Thursday. The storm is already bringing seas...
Pure Sole: There will be snow

...Kimberly Vaughan said. "They are most likely expected."Vaughan is the Observation Program Leader for the National Weather Service in Juneau.OK, so the title is not exactly like Gandalf changing from "the Gray" to "the White" but, like...
Treacherous roads prompt school cancellation in Anchorage

...Highway.Police spokeswoman Anita Shell says people are "slipping, sliding and crashing into each other." The National Weather Service website says 2.3 inches of snow fell overnight.


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