Soggy conditions conceal record-breaking warm temperatures

...has seen 4.81 inches of rain in October, a figure that is about a half-inch below normal for the month, which is the rainiest of the year.Thus far this year, Juneau has seen 68.12 inches of precipitation (rain and melted snow combined), almost...
Fairbanks dealing with plethora of potholes

FAIRBANKS - Interior Alaska has endured one of its rainiest Junes, and that has opened a plethora of potholes in Fairbanks.State and city road crews are working overtime to patch them...
Deluge of rain causes mudslides in Kodiak

KODIAK - Kodiak has been hit with its second-rainiest day on record. The 6.40 inches of rain Friday caused mudslides along Rezanof Drive and Anton Larsen Bay Road. The volume of...
Obama declares mudslides a disaster

...mudslides a major disaster, a move that qualifies local governments for federal money as the community recovers from the second-rainiest day in Kodiak weather history. The 6.4 inches of rain triggered mudslides along Rezanof Drive and Anton Larsen Bay Road...
'Fire hose' of moisture hits S. Carolina; 12 killed

...Columbia on Sunday made for one of the rainiest days recorded at a U.S. weather station...that said Gills Creek had the single rainiest day in the U.S. since 1999. Based...officials say Gills Creek had one of the rainiest days in the last 15 years, but it was...
Nation and World
With soggy August, Juneau stays on track for wettest year on record

...One day reached 80 degrees and seven days topped 70 degrees.The story of the month, however, was the rain. Juneau's rainiest season is fall, but this year it seemed as if fall arrived early. July recorded a record 10.4 inches of rain, and August's...
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and...bodies of the three climbers off Mount Rainier on Tuesday, in the same area where a...on the 14,410-foot volcano, Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patti Wold said...
Former Mount Rainier ranger dies in Tibet fall

ASHFORD, Wash. - Former Mount Rainier National Park ranger Joe Puryear...describing the accident. Bacher says Rainier's lead climbing ranger David Gottlieb...his wife, Michelle. He was a Mount Rainier ranger in the 1990s.
Regional News
October finishes drier than normal

October is the heart of the rainy season in Juneau, but not so much in 2015.According to figures from the National Weather Service office here, the month finished...
Alaska man searching for long-lost national park art

...received WPA posters: Yellowstone (two designs), Yosemite, Wind Cave, Great Smoky Mountains, Glacier, Fort Marion, Mount Rainier, Zion, Lassen Volcanic, and Petrified Forest. Word spread quickly from there, and people began contacting him with their...


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