Urban Avalanche Advisory
Current Advisory as of
April 26, 2021
Expires 7:00 AM the following morning.
Issued By Tom Mattice
Primary Avalanche Problem
Diurnal fluctuations will drive loose wet avalanche activity on sunny days.
Slides continue in the heat of the day on sunny south facing slopes.
Any rains will also rise avalanche danger on All aspects regardless of time of day.Learn more about Loose Wet.
Secondary Avalanche Problem
Look for glide cracks on any slope you choose to play on or traverse below and recognize that hazard is increased in these areas until these slabs break and run. Avoid areas below glide cracks and track them in your travel practices to continually avoid them.Learn more about Glide.
Today’s Avalanche Tip
Please continue to share you snow and avalanche observations with the Coastal Alaska Avalanche Center! We appreciate all the effort put in this season by the locals and the Center Staff. Thank you for all you do to keep Juneau an avalanche safe community and our people coming home to their loved ones.
Here is a little more on Avalanche Safety and What to Look for in Spring Conditions.