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Alaska wildfire managers prepare for early season

...There is no correlation between a warm and low-snow winter and a busy fire season, according to federal fire weather forecaster Sharon Alden with the Alaska Fire Service."However, there is a correlation between snowpack and the early fire...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...Aleutian Islands over the weekend and bring unseasonably frigid temperatures to much of the U.S. next week, weather forecasters said Thursday.What remains of Typhoon Nuri is moving northeast from off the Japanese coast and is mixing with...
January temperatures 'outrageously warm' throughout Southeast

...are right. In fact, the capital city is in the midst of an "outrageously warm" January, according to a local weather forecaster.And the phenomenon is not unique to the capital city, either. Yakutat, for example, had six inches of rain...
State | Local
Weather-wise, expect more of the same

Juneau weather forecasters are expecting more "rain, snow and sleet" this week as temperatures in the capital city hover in the 30s during a warm pattern...
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.Meteorologists with the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office...
Fairweather sailing canceled for today

...Fairweather from Juneau to Sitka, according to a release from the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Weather forecasters are predicting winds exceeding 45 knots with seas rising to nine feet and freezing sea spray. For more information...
Regional News
Lack of snow halts snowmachine sales

...Haddad, co-owner of Polaris Outpost, a shop that sells Polaris snowmachines. Sales are not robust, he said. Weather forecasters and snowmachine enthusiasts alike are scratching their hatless heads waiting for snow and cold. Marvin Percha...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Frigid weather here for the week JUNEAU - Mittens, hats and leg warmers will be required garb through the weekend, weather forecasters say. How low will it go? ``Areas which don't get wind, such as the Mendenhall Valley, may get minus 10...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a season of discontent for weather forecaster and avid skier Ed Plumb. He...a season of discontent for weather forecaster and avid skier Ed Plumb. Weathering...a season of discontent for weather forecaster and avid skier Ed Plumb. Home...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...They believe the system shouldn't be postponed, but rather scrapped. ``To blame Clinton is like blaming the weather forecasters for bad weather,'' said John Isaacs, president of the Council for a Livable World, a pro-nuclear arms control...


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