The CBJ (City and Borough of Juneau) has suspended forecasting for the summer season. Check back in the fall when the snow starts to fly. 

Forecast as of 04/15/2019 at 12:00 am and expires on 11/01/2019

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Forecast Center Observation

Date2020-01-19
LocationJuneau
ObserverSedgesprtie
AvalancheN

General Observations

Near Cropley Chute, 2100' elevation WSW facing, 38 degree slope below rock and timber. Dan Kirkwood and I had skied E. side of Fruit Bowl earlier and found dust on crust and punchy crust with windblown powder. Nothing worth repeating. But no slab movement or signs of settling. All our descents were on ski cut powder, with…

 
Date2019-12-24
LocationJuneau
ObserverSedgesprite
AvalancheN

General Observations

Fruit Bowl. 2300',3pm. Snowing, fog, light winds. 110 cm in the pack. 50 cm of new snow on top of that old icy crust, which is expanding and weakening. 10 cm of facets at ground level. No action at all in the PST, 6 taps on the ECT gave a meager unsatisfying collapse.(no way to…

 
Date2019-12-23
LocationJuneau
ObserverSedgesprite
AvalancheN

General Observations

Pit results:CT 3 ECT 6PST 50/100 end, down 50cm on that hard icy layer, 30 degree slope~Rutsch/~Ak Block - failure on approachLayering density: fist for the new, Credit card for the ice-this layer is getting weaker, 4 fingers the rest of the way down. A tree at the bottom, so the facets there and rounded-sintered grains…

 

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