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First freeze slightly behind schedule

...Thursday 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...
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...moderate flood 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...
Weather watchers prep for snow

They don't yet know when it's going to come down or how intensely, but weather forecasters say Juneau is in for a big snow and wind event soon.
Alaska Digest

...and heavy rain rolled across the Juneau area on Saturday. Jim Truitt, a senior forecaster at the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office, said instability in the atmosphere combined with the lifting action of an upper-level trough...
Lightning knocks out State Office Building phones

More than 6,800 state telephones were knocked out of service over the weekend, when lightning struck the State Office Building in downtown Juneau.
Skiers be warned: Winter may be wet one

Early climate predictions for the upcoming winter season indicate Juneau and the rest of Southeast Alaska may be in for weather that is warmer and wetter than normal, with below-average snowfall a possibility.
Photo: Explaining the ways of weathermen

Tom Ainsworth, meteorologist-in-charge of the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office, talks during an open house for local media on Tuesday about disseminating information on weather warnings. The office recently...
'Cleanup Day' Saturday in Juneau

A local nonprofit organization is inviting Juneau residents to volunteer Saturday for "Cleanup Day," an annual event in which participants pick up trash around town. Litter Free Inc.
4-8 inches of snow expected overnight, this morning

The National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office issued a winter storm warning for Thursday evening and Friday morning.Local meteorologists expect between 4 and 8 inches of snowfall...
Crow Hill Drive briefly closed due to accident Thursday

...Juneau has seen more than a foot of snow - 12.7 inches - since Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office. Just more than an inch of snow fell after midnight Wednesday, and flurries continued on Thanksgiving...


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