Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM AKDT
Crane Johnson and Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
We will present a brief overview of current conditions and provide our spring statewide flooding potential outlook for the 2017 spring break-up season. This will be followed by a comparison of historic breakup years and a spring/summer climate outlook.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM AKDT
Curtis J. Seaman CIRA, Colorado State University
An introduction to RGB composites and an overview of applications will be discussed.
Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM AKDT
Rick Thoman, National Weather Service
Rick will present a "Feature-of-the-Month" special addition in which each month he will highlight a topic relevant to the particular month, review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the CPC forecast.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM AKDT
Mr. Juhani Damski, Director-General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).
Finland’s priorities during their Chairmanship of the Arctic Council are: Environmental Protection, Connectivity, Meteorology, and Education.

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January 2017

A prolonged bout of cold Taku winds buffeted Juneau between January 6 and 8, with widespread damage to roofs, blown down trees and the winds even pushed a shipping container into Gastineau Channel. Winds peaked at 94 mph at the Juneau’s downtown library and 78 mph at the Federal Building.