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Anchorage


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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
512 AM AKST Thu Dec 20 2018

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

The following message is transmitted at the request of the Chugach
National Forest Avalanche Center 5 am December, 20 2018

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

* Timing...In effect from 5 am today December 20, to 5 am,
tomorrow, December 21, 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 has 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.

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Juneau


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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Juneau AK
630 AM AKST Wed Jan 2 2019

...RECORD RAINFALL ON MONDAY JAN 1 2019...

LOCATION NEW RECORD OLD RECORD YEAR SET

PETERSBURG COOP* 2.68 2.07 2014
PELICAN COOP* 2.51 2.10 1969
KLAWOCK AIRPORT 1.84 1.41 2012
SNETTISHAM POWERHOUSE COOP* 1.79 1.61 2007
JUNEAU FORECAST OFFICE COOP* 1.73 1.30 2015
KETCHIKAN 10N COOP* 1.37 1.19 2014
JUNEAU-DOUGLAS WWTP COOP* 1.30 0.94 2015
CRAIG COOP 1.20 0.90 1948
GUSTAVUS COOP 1.02TIE 1.02 1945
POINT BAKER COOP* 0.91 0.84 2007

ALL PRECIP REPORTED IN INCHES STATIONS WITH AN
* HAVE LESS THAN A 30 YEAR PERIOD OF RECORD.



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