Severe weather

The Alaska Department of Transportation uses the DaisyBell device to precisely trigger controlled avalanches above Thane Road, reducing the chances of a catastrophic natural avalanche, Feb. 11, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
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An ounce of prevention: Alaska DOT triggers avalanches above Thane Road

A small noise with a big effect: using tech to trigger avalanches

 

Schools and bus routes are cancelled in Juneau following heavy snow, Feb. 4, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Snow causes closings for schools, bus service across Juneau

Many other offices and businesses are open as usual.

 

High winds blow snow out of the Sheep Creek valley south of downtown Juneau in March 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A cold wind blows: Taku Winds coming Friday

The beginning of the weekend will be a blustery one.

High winds blow snow out of the Sheep Creek valley south of downtown Juneau in March 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A fire hydrant in the snow along Glacier Highway on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

CCFR: Clear your hydrants and help your neighbors

Lend a hand to your neighbors and your emergency personnel.

A fire hydrant in the snow along Glacier Highway on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Tommy Reber cleans a fresh coat of snow off his vehicle at Gruening Park on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Tommy Reber cleans a fresh coat of snow off his vehicle at Gruening Park on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The National Weather Service issued a gale warning for the waters around Juneau and most of the Inside Passage, Dec. 26, 2019. (Screenshot | National Weather Service)
The National Weather Service issued a gale warning for the waters around Juneau and most of the Inside Passage, Dec. 26, 2019. (Screenshot | National Weather Service)
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Juneau (Courtesy Photo | NWS)

Winter weather advisory issued for Juneau

Expect 3-5 inches of snow in some places.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Juneau (Courtesy Photo | NWS)