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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
526 AM AKST Sat Jan 13 2018

...Public Information Statement...

Bulletin - Immediate Broadcast Requested

The following message is transmitted at the request of the
Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center - 6 am January 13, 2018

The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center
in Girdwood AK has issued a Backcountry Avalanche Warning.

Timing...In effect from 6 am today January 13, 2018 to 6 am,
tomorrow, January 14, 2018.

Affected Area...For Turnagain Pass and the Kenai and Western
Chugach Mountains in and around Eastern Turnagain Arm.

Avalanche Danger...The Avalanche Danger will remain at HIGH today
and is expected to last through the evening.

Reason...Recent heavy snow combined with strong wind have created
widespread areas of unstable snow. Both human triggered and
natural avalanches are likely on slopes steeper than 30 degrees.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...Backcountry travelers should
stay off of...and out from underneath slopes steeper than 30
degrees. Avalanches may run long distances. Avoid avalanche
terrain today.
Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of any avalanche center. Check www.avalanche.org for
your closest avalanche center and to learn more about how to
learn about how to identify avalanche hazards.

This Avalanche Warning does not apply to ski areas or highways
where avalanche reduction measures are performed.

For more information visit www.cnfaic.org or call:
CNFAIC staff on duty, Heather Thamm (907)230-2370 or
Wendy Wagner (435) 640-6508.

Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center
PO Box 129 Girdwood, AK 99587
Hotline 907-754-2369 Voice 907-783-3242 Fax 907-783-2094

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Juneau


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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Juneau AK
511 AM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR MONDAY JANUARY 15...

LOCATION NEW RECORD OLD RECORD YEAR SET

Skagway Airport 51 45 2017
Haines #2 50 43 2009
Haines Airport 53 45 2015
Juneau Lena Point 52 45 2015
Eaglecrest Base 52 42 2015
Auke Bay 56 55 2015
Pelican 57 52 1981
Sitka Airport 60 58 1981
Sitka 1 Northeast 61 49 1981
Gustavus 2 Northeast 61 46 2015
Hoonah 61 54 1981
Point Baker 62 48 2015
Craig 65 51 2015
Thorne Bay 59 50 2015
Ketchikan Airport 59 58 1981
Ketchikan 10 North 55 49 2015
Metlakatla 6 South 66 51 2015

These stations do not have decadal normals/less than 30 years of
complete records.

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