Fresh rainwater sits on top of the ice at Auke Lake on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. The National Weather Service calls for decreasing clouds and a high of 35 for Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Fresh rainwater sits on top of the ice at Auke Lake on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. The National Weather Service calls for decreasing clouds and a high of 35 for Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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