MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for AUG. 2003                         11/21/03 Revision

NAME: 3270 Nowell   CITY: West Juneau   STATE: Alaska 
ELEV:    97 ft  LAT: 58 17' 33" N  LONG: 134 25' 37" W

                   TEMPERATURE (F), RAIN  (in), WIND SPEED (mph)

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                DOM  WIND
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME   DIR  RUN(mi)   WEATHER
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 1  55.3  57.8   2:35p  53.5  12:00m   9.7   0.0  0.29   1.5  10.0   3:35a  ENE  35.36  Rn/LoCld/Fog Cldy Rn Cld  
 2  53.8  57.0   4:20p  51.6  11:20p  11.2   0.0  0.43   1.0  12.0   5:45p  ENE  23.79  Cld Rn/LoCld M/PCld Cld
 3  54.8  60.5   6:40p  48.5   2:45a  10.2   0.0  0.00   0.5   6.0  10:00a  ENE  11.90  MCld/Cld Cldy/MinorBrks
 4  52.7  55.0   1:55p  51.3   5:55a  12.3   0.0  0.56   0.4  10.0   1:15p  ENE   8.50  Cld Cld/LtRn Cldy/Rn 
 5  57.6  68.4   3:50p  48.8  11:50p   7.8   0.5  0.06   2.9  14.0  11:15a    W  70.19  Cldy/Rn M/PCLdy MClear Clr
 6  59.6  74.9   4:35p  46.5   4:30a   7.6   2.2  0.00   3.9  17.0   1:00p    W  93.71  Aurora Clear bit of cirrus 
 7  60.5  77.6   3:30p  46.4   5:05a   7.1   2.6  0.00   2.4  13.0  12:45p  SSW  58.20  Clear Aurora
 8  62.5  76.8   4:30p  47.7   5:50a   6.0   3.5  0.00   3.3  17.0   3:40p  SSW  80.27  Aurora Clear/MClr Pcld Clr
 9  63.3  75.4   3:45p  50.2  11:50p   4.8   3.1  0.00   3.7  22.0  10:00a  SSW  89.43  Clr/Smoke Clear/Breezy
10  59.3  71.8   3:05p  46.4   6:05a   7.1   1.4  0.00   1.6   8.0   1:50a  SSW  37.72  Clear MostlyClear PCldy
11  58.6  69.9   2:35p  45.1   5:20a   7.2   0.8  0.00   3.4  14.0   1:15p  SSW  81.35  PCld/Clr MClr IncrCld Cldy
12  57.8  61.8   9:50a  54.8  10:10p   7.2   0.0  0.04   1.6  12.0   5:25p  ENE  39.11  Cld RnOverMtns LoCld/Fog/Rn
13  56.5  60.9   1:15p  53.9   3:30a   8.5   0.0  0.08   0.3   7.0  11:50a  ENE   6.81  Cldy/LtRn/Driz Cld/Mcld 
14  56.4  59.6  11:15p  54.1   2:10a   8.6   0.0  0.64   3.6  18.0   5:20a    E  85.83  Cldy/Rn Shwrs/Sprink Rain
15  57.4  59.6  12:05a  55.4   5:50a   7.6   0.0  0.40   5.0  20.0   1:35p    E 119.14  Cldy/Rain Cldy/OccLtRn
16  54.3  56.0  12:05a  53.2  10:55p  10.7   0.0  0.69   3.7  16.0  12:25a    E  89.47  Cld/Rain Cldy Cld/Rn Cld Rn
17  55.0  61.0   4:10p  50.1  11:45p  10.0   0.0  0.10   2.7  13.0   2:35a    E  65.35  Cldy/Rn MCld PCld MClr MCld 
18  54.1  59.9  11:05a  50.5  12:05a  10.9   0.0  0.03   2.4  16.0   4:35a  SSW  58.51  Cldy and MCld with Occ LtRn
19  52.8  61.0   1:20p  49.5   3:10a  12.2   0.0  0.19   1.1  14.0  12:25p  ENE  26.15  Cld/MCld with Shwrs/Rn in PM
20  50.4  53.1   5:20p  48.6   4:50a  14.6   0.0  0.59   2.1  13.0   9:35a    E  50.10  Cld/Rn/LtRn Rn/LoCld-Fog Shrs
21  50.2  55.6  11:35a  44.1  11:40p  14.8   0.0  0.07   1.4  14.0  12:05p    E  33.86  Varied-M/Pcld Afternoon Shrs 
22  50.4  60.5   5:05p  42.3   2:20a  14.6   0.0  0.00   1.5  12.0   6:50p  SSW  35.34  VarCld PCld/WeakSun PCld MClr
23  49.6  56.9   5:45p  41.1   4:25a  15.4   0.0  0.02   0.5   6.0  11:20p  SSW  10.75  MCld Cld/MCld/LtRn-Sprink Cld
24  52.5  55.9  11:00a  49.1  12:25a  12.5   0.0  0.17   0.6  11.0   5:55p  ENE  15.37  Cldy/Shrs Cld/Mcld-OccSprink
25  55.9  65.2   1:05p  46.2  12:00m   9.1   0.0  0.00   2.8  17.0  11:00a  WSW  67.10  Cld MCld/Cldy to PCld/Clr Clr
26  54.5  64.3   1:35p  42.8   5:25a  10.5   0.0  0.00   2.4  16.0   3:25p  SSW  58.36  MClr PCld/Clr MCld/Cld Cld
27  53.6  55.9   9:10a  50.5  12:00m  11.4   0.0  0.15   1.0  12.0  10:45a    E  23.84  Cldy Cld/LtRn/Rn Cld/MCld
28  53.4  64.2   3:40p  44.3   5:55a  11.6   0.0  0.00   2.0  17.0  10:10a    S  47.40  Fog VarHighClds (Ovcst to Clr)
29  54.1  61.2   4:20p  47.3   6:25a  10.9   0.0  0.05   0.5   8.0   1:25p    S  11.65  Part/MCld Cld Cld/Sprink/LtRn 
30  52.9  55.6  12:30p  51.3  10:20a  12.1   0.0  0.88   1.3  21.0   1:20p  ENE  30.77  Cld/LtRn/Fog Cld/Rain Cld
31  51.5  52.5  12:05a  50.4   3:05p  13.5   0.0  0.34   2.7  13.0   6:15a    E  65.49  Cld/LtRn-SprinShrs Cld/Rn Cld
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    55.2  77.6     7    41.1    23   317.7  14.1  5.78   2.1  22.0     9      E 1530.82


AVERAGE Mean Temp:      55.2                                                            
AVERAGE High Temp:      62.1                                                            
MINIMUM High Temp:      52.5    24th                                                    
MAXIMUM High Temp:      77.6    7th                                                     
AVERAGE Low Temp:       48.9                                                            
MINIMUM Low Temp:       41.1    23rd                                                    
MAXIMUM Low Temp:       55.4    15th                                                    
                                                                                
MAX >= 90.0:            0                                                               
MAX >= 80.0:            0                                                               
MAX >= 70.0:            5                                                               
MAX <= 32.0:            0                                                               
MIN <= 32.0:            0                                                               
MIN <=  0.0:            0                                                               
                                                                                
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:   317.7                                                           
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:   10.2                                                            
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:   4.8                                                             
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:   15.4                                                            
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
                                                                                
TOTAL   Precip.:        5.78                                                            
AVERAGE Precip.:        0.3                                                                                                                             
MAXIMUM Precip.:        0.88    30th                                                    
DAYS OF Precip.:        20
Days of Rain: 20 (>.01 in) 12 (>.1 in) 0 (>1 in)
                                                                                
AVERAGE High Wind:      13.5                                                            
MINIMUM High Wind:      6                                                               
MAXIMUM High Wind:      22                                                              
                                                                                
DAYS OF Sun:            24                                                              
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:   26                                                              
DAYS OF Rainbow:        5       2nd, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 24th
DAYS OF Aurora:         3       6th, 7th, 8th




SUNDAY 8/31/03: 2050: Misting, cloudy with very minor breaks and fog/clouds around the 
                      upper parts of the mountains, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        2020: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2000'- 2200, a few lower wisps of fog. 
        1950: Misting, ceiling 1800'- 2000'. 
        1935: Sprinkling/Misting, ceiling at around 2200'- 2400', a bit of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1850: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'. 1805: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        1650: Misting, cloudy with ceiling at about 1700' and lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1620: Misting, cloudy with ceiling at about 2200', some lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and lower 
              bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1450: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'- 2500' and some lower bits/wisps of fog/clouds 
              over the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1350: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1150: Rain, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1050: Rain, cloudy with ceiling above most of the mountains. 
        0950: Sprinkling, shower in the past 1/2 hour, cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0920: Sprinkles, cloudy with ceiling at around 3000', Ruby Crowned Kinglet in backyard. 
        0850: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0750: Light rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0720: Rain, ceiling at 2400' or above. 
        0650: Sprinkling, cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        0620: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'. 


8/30/03: 2050: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1950: Cloudy with very minor breaks, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1905: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1850: Sprinkling, variable fog/clouds around the mountains, Gold Creek has been running muddy 
              since at least 1810, Gastineau Channel is very muddy around the mouth of Gold Creek. 
        1750: Rain, variable fog/clouds around the mountains, bright spots to the SW. 
        1720: Sprinkles/Light rain, variable fog/clouds around the mountains, bright spot to the SW with sun trying. 
        1650: Rain, variable fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1550: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1450: Rain, ceiling at around 1700'. 
        1350: Rain, ceiling at about 1700', some whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        1320: Rain, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel, ceiling at around 1700'. 
        1305: Sprinkles/Light rain, breezy, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel, ceiling at around 1300'- 1500'. 
        1250: Rain, ceiling at around 1400'- 1500'. 
        1150: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with lower wisps and bits of fog. 
        1050: Rain, cloudy with variable lower fog/clouds. 
        0950: Rain, cloudy with variable lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        0923: Rain, cloudy with variable lower fog/clouds. 
        0850: Sprinkling, cloudy with some lower ribbons/bands of fog and low clouds/fog over Blueberry Hills 
              in West Juneau. 
        0750: Sprinkling/Misting, cloudy with variable mists/light fog and a few ribbons of fog over the 
              mainland with fog/clouds in West Juneau down to the Foster/Pioneer Avenues elevation. 
        0735: Light rain, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains and lower ribbons/bands and patches of fog. 
        0705: Light rain, cloudy with variable fog over the Channel and mountainsides. 
        0650: Light rain/sprinkling, fog with ceiling at about 200'- 300'. 
        0635: Fog, ceiling at 150'- 200', light rain/sprinkles. 
        0605: Fog, occasional sprinkles/misting. 
        0550: Cloudy with light rain/sprinkling, band of fog over Gastineau Channel. 
        0535: 1st Steller's Jay of the day arrived. 


8/29/03: 2050: Cloudy. 
        1950: Cloudy. 
        1905: Cloudy. 
        1850: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy. 
        1750: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy. 
        1650: Cloudy. 
        1605: Cloudy. 
        1450: Cloudy. 
        1350: Cloudy. 
        1250: Cloudy. 
        1150: Cloudy. 
        1120: Cloudy with a spot or two of clear sky. 
        1105: Mostly cloudy. 
        1050: Mostly/Partly cloudy with weak sunshine. 
        1020: Mostly cloudy with partly cloudy/clearer skies to the NW. 
        0950: Mostly/Partly cloudy with thin overcast and weak sunshine. 
        0920: Partly/Mostly cloudy with high thin clouds. 
        0905: Partly cloudy. 
        0850: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        0820: Partly cloudy. 
        0750: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        0734/35: Sun started rising over Mt. Roberts. 
        0720: Partly cloudy with high, mostly thin, clouds. 
        0650: Cloudy with thin overcast, thicker clouds in areas. 
        0635: Cloudy - thin overcast in areas. 
        0605: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 


8/28/03: 2050: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        2035: Mostly clear. 
        2020: Mostly clear? or High thin clouds? 
        2005: Partly cloudy/ Clear, or Mostly clear?. 
        1950: Mostly/Partly cloudy with sun on Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts. 
        1850: Thinnish overcast with filtered sun shining on the mainland. 
        1750: Overcast, thinnish cloud cover. 
        1735: Overcast with thinnish cloud cover. 
        1650: Fair/Thin overcast with filtered sun. 
        1635: Fair/High thin clouds over most of the sky, filtered sunshine. 
        1620: Partly cloudy/Fair with high thin clouds. 1550: Mostly clear/Fair with cirrus and 
              areas of high thin clouds. 
        1505: Clear, but with scattered cirrus over much of the sky. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1305: Clear. 
        1150: Clear with just a few bits of cloud. 
        1050: Mostly clear. 
        1002: Red Breasted Sapsucker in backyard as well as a Robin. 
        0950: Mostly clear. 
        0905: Clear with a bit of cirrus, bits of fog blowing SE over the Channel. 
        0820: Clear with just a bit of cirrus, ribbon of fog over the Channel. 
        0805: Mostly clear, sun shining, fog over Gastineau Channel. 
        0750: Fog with the sun illuminating it and the disc of the sun visible. 
        0735: Variable fog with partly cloudy/clear skies above and the sun shining through the fog. 
        0733: Sun started rising over the right top of Mt. Roberts. 
        0720: Partly cloudy/Clear with variable fog. 
        0705: Fog extending from Channel to Nowell Avenue, partly cloudy/clear skies above. 
        0650: Partly cloudy/Clear with cirrus clouds, low lying band of fog over Gastineau Channel. 
        0605: Partly cloudy/Clear with cirrus clouds, band of fog over Gastineau Channel down to the water. 
        0001 (12:01 AM): Partly cloudy/Clear; Observed Mars (magnitude -2.9) in the southern sky, saw the 
              South Polar Icecap using an 8" Telescope. 


8/27/03: 2050: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        2020: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy, band of fog over Last Chance Basin and the south slope of Mt. Juneau. 
        1950: Cloudy/Mostly cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountains, fog still over Last Chance Basin. 
        1920: Cloudy with some breaks and sun lighting up parts of the mainland, still some fog/clouds 
              around the mountains. 
        1850: Cloudy - ceiling above the mountains but with some fog/clouds still around the mountains. 
        1820: Sprinkling, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1750: A few sprinkles, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1650: Sprinkling, ceiling mostly above the mountains, fog over Last Chance Basin and 
              the side of Mt. Juneau and some over the slopes of Mt. Roberts. 
        1635: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains and a lower band of fog. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1535: Light rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1520: Rain, variable low clouds/fog. 
        1450: Rain, ceiling at about 1700' with some lower fog over the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1420: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1405: Light rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1350: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1600'- 1700'. 
        1305: Light rain/drizzle, ceiling at about 1700', reduced visibility. 
        1250: Misting/Sprinkling, ceiling at around 1600'- 1700'. 
        1235: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1500'- 1700'. 1150: Cloudy, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000' with 
              some lower fog over Last Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1135: Misting, ceiling at about 2400' with lower ribbons/bands of fog. 
        1050: Misting, ceiling at around 2000'- 2200'. 
        1035: Sprinkling/Misting, ceiling at about 2000'. 
        1020: Misting, ceiling at about 1800'. 
        1005: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        0850: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'- 2500'. 
        0750: Cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0735: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        0650: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0635: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 


8/26/03: 2050: Cloudy. 
        2020: Cloudy. 
        1950: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        1850: Cloudy. 
        1820: Cloudy. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy. 
        1735: Mostly cloudy. 
        1721: Sun coming out. 
        1650: Cloudy. 
        1550: Cloudy. 
        1450: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        1420: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        1350: Mostly cloudy. 
        1335: Mostly cloudy - Fair. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy, weak sunshine. 
        1150: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1050: Mostly clear. 
        0950: Mostly clear. 
        0850: Clear with some cirrus. 
        0750: Clear with some cirrus. 
        07:30:56 Sun started rising above the top of Mt. Roberts. 
        0650: Mostly clear with cirrus over much of the sky. 
        0620: Mostly clear with cirrus over much of the sky. 
        0520: 1st Steller's Jay of the day arrived. 


8/25/03: 2050: Clear, a bit of clouds to the ENE. 
        2035: Totally clear with only a few clouds over the mainland to the ENE. 
        1950: Clear with one large cloud mass. 
        1850: Partly cloudy/Clear with one major cloud mass and a few smaller clouds. 
        1848: Sun set behind Douglas Island mountains for the day for 3270. 
        1750: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1650: Partly cloudy. 
        1620: Partly cloudy. 
        1550: Mostly cloudy. 
        1450: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        1420: Mostly cloudy. 
        1405: Partly cloudy, mostly cloudy to the NW. 
        1350: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1305: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        1250: Partly cloudy. 
        1220: Partly cloudy. 
        1150: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1050: Mostly clear with some puffy cumulus clouds - clouds generally near or over the mountains. 
        0950: Mostly clear. 
        0850: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        0836: Sun coming out, partly cloudy. 
        0820: Mostly cloudy with broken overcast, mostly clear SE of Sheep Creek. 
        0750: Cloudy with minor breaks, partly cloudy skies SE of Sheep Creek. 
        0735: Cloudy, minor breaks, broken skies to the SE. 
        0650: Cloudy with minor breaks, partly cloudy/clear skies SE of Sheep Creek. 
        0635: Cloudy with minor breaks NW part of sky, partly cloudy skies SE of Sheep Creek. 


SUNDAY 8/24/03: 2050: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        2035: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy/mostly cloudy. 
        1950: Cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1920: Cloudy. 
        1850: Mostly cloudy, the very top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds, 
              sun shining here and there on the mountains. 
        1750: Sprinkling, mostly/partly cloudy with mountain tops in the fog/clouds, shower over the 
              inner Gold Creek valley, and sun shining here and there on the mountains. 
        1705: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1650: Mostly/Partly cloudy with sun on parts of the mountains and fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1635: Partly cloudy, sprinkling, Rainbow to ENE, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1550: Cloudy with some breaks and weak sun occasionally, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1535: Cloudy with breaks and sun shining off and on, fog/clouds around the mountain tops and 
              in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1526: Rainbow to NE. 
        1520: Rain, cloudy fog/clouds around the mountains, bright areas to the SW. 
        1505: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops, fog/clouds on the North side of Mt. Roberts. 
        1435: Cloudy with minor breaks, top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge are in the clouds. 
        1420: Misting/Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with some lower wisps of fog. 
        1350: Rain, variable fog/clouds around the mountain tops, reduced visibility. 
        1320: Cloudy with minor breaks, sun trying at times, fog/clouds around the mountain tops and 
              in the Gold Creek valley. 
        1250: Light rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1235: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops with lower fog/clouds on North side of Mt. Roberts. 
        1220: Light rain/Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1150: Sprinkling, cloudy with top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds, 
              lower fog/clouds on the North side of Mt. Roberts. 
        1120: Cloudy with a few bright spots, fog/clouds around top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau 
              Ridge, inner Gold Creek valley and Mt. Roberts side of Last Chance Basin filled with clouds. 
        1050: Cloudy with minor breaks, sun trying at times, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops and 
              over Last Chance Basin. 
        1040: Sun coming out. 
        1020: Cloudy with some small breaks, clouds hiding the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge, 
              fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0950: Cloudy with some small breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0920: Cloudy with very minor breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops, fog in Last Chance Basin. 
        0850: A few sprinkles, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops with some lower bits of fog. 
        0842: A Great Blue Heron flew SE. 
        0835: Rain, cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops and filling the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        0820: Sprinkling, cloudy, top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds with some lower 
              ribbons/bits of fog. 
        0805: Light rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountain tops, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0750: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains and filling Last Chance Basin (as it has been 
              all along this morning). 
        0720: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0705: Light rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains and lower bands and patches of fog/clouds. 
        0620: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains and lower patches/bands of fog. 
              3rd day of the 57th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby. 


8/23/03: 2050: Cloudy with a few very small breaks. 
        2035: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        2005: Mostly cloudy. 
        1905: Mostly cloudy. 
        1850: Broken overcast. 
        1824: Sun breaking through. 
        1750: Broken overcast. 
        1650: Broken cloud cover - broken in a regular pattern. 
        1620: Cloudy with some breaks. 
        1550: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        1535: Cloudy. 
        1450: Cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1350: Cloudy, some fog around the very tops of the mountains. 
        1335: A few sprinkles, cloudy with minor breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1250: Cloudy with thinner areas, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1235: Sprinkling, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1150: Cloudy with bits and bands of fog around the mountains. 
        1135: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1120: A few sprinkles, some bits/ribbons/patches of fog around the mountains. 
        1035: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with some ribbons and wisps of fog around the mountains, 
              Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1005: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        0950: Sprinkling, cloudy, weak sun at times, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        0850: Sprinkling, overcast - thin in areas, with weak sunshine. 
        0820: Cloudy. 
        0750: Cloudy with thinner areas. 
        0735: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy with areas where blue sky can be seen through the clouds. 
        0720: Cloudy with thinner areas. 
        0650: Cloudy. 
        0635: Cloudy. 
        0620: Mostly cloudy/Fair. 2nd Day of the 57th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby. 


8/22/03: 2050: Clear with a bit of cirrus. 
        1950: Mostly clear with some cirrus in the Northern part of the sky, and a few small clouds 
              in the Southern part. 
        1850: Mostly clear with a few clouds and a bit of cirrus. 
        1750: Clear with a few puffy clouds. 
        1650: Mostly clear with puffy cumulus clouds. 
        1550: Partly cloudy. 
        1520: Partly cloudy with puffy cumulus clouds, small partial Rainbow in Last Chance Basin. 
        1450: Partly cloudy with a shower over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1350: Partly cloudy with large cumulus cloud masses. 
        1250: Partly cloudy. 
        1150: Partly cloudy. 
        1120: Partly/Mostly cloudy with weakened sunshine, broken thin clouds, and cirrus in the clearer areas. 
        1050: Partly cloudy with weak sunshine, cirrus over much of the clearer areas. 
        1035: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        0950: Partly cloudy. 
        0850: Partly cloudy. 
        0750: Partly cloudy. 
        0735: Partly cloudy with broken high clouds. 
        0724: Sun started rising over Mt. Roberts. 
        0650: Mostly/Partly cloudy with high overcast, fair to the East. 
        0635: Mostly cloudy. 1st Day of the 57th Annual Golden North Salmon Derby. 


8/21/03: 2050: High thin overcast over much of the sky, other areas either cloudy or mostly clear. 
        2020: Partly cloudy overhead and to the NW, Mostly cloudy to the SE. 
        1950: Mostly cloudy. 
        1905: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1850: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1820: Mostly cloudy. 
        1805: Mostly cloudy to SE, Partly cloudy to NW. 
        1750: Partly cloudy. 
        1735: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1720: Partly cloudy. 
        1705: Sprinkling, partly cloudy, partial Rainbow to the NE. 
        1650: Partly cloudy. 
        1605: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1557: Sprinkling, sun coming out, mostly/partly cloudy. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with some clear sky to the ESE. 
        1535: Cloudy with a few small breaks. 
        1520: Rain, mostly cloudy. 
        1450: Mostly cloudy. 
        1405: Mostly cloudy. 
        1350: Light rain, cloudy with small areas of blue sky to the East and ESE. 
        1335: Sprinkling, cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1320: Mostly cloudy, very top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        1305: Mostly Cloudy with a few sprinkles, very tops of mountains in the clouds. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy with some breaks/small areas of blue sky, tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1235: Light rain/Sprinkles (began at 1227), cloudy with a few small breaks and the tops of the 
              mountains in the clouds. 
        1220: Mostly cloudy, top of Mt. Roberts and Mt. Juneau are in the clouds,light shower? over 
              the inner Gold Creek valley and part of Mt. Juneau ? 
        1205: Mostly/Partly cloudy, a shower? over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1150: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        1135: Mostly/Partly cloudy, can see top of Mt. Juneau. 
        1120: Partly cloudy, very top of Mt. Juneau still in the clouds. 
        1105: Mostly cloudy. 
        1050: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        1035: Partly cloudy, the very top of Mt. Juneau and part of the top of Mt. Roberts are in the clouds. 
        0950: Partly cloudy/Mostly Clear - most of the clouds are over the mainland, some fog over Last 
              Chance Basin. 
        0920: Mostly cloudy, sun trying to break through, some fog over Last Chance Basin 
              and a bit over the side of Mt. Roberts. 
        0850: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog over Last Chance Basin and some bits of fog over the 
              side of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts. 
        0820: Cloudy with a few minor breaks, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0750: Cloudy with some breaks. 
        0746: Sun breaking through the clouds. 
        0735: Mostly cloudy. 
        0650: Cloudy, band of fog along the side of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts and over Last Chance Basin. 
        0635: Cloudy with minor breaks, bright area to the ENE, ceiling above the mountains but with lower 
              band/bank of fog over town and on Channel side of Mt. Juneau - bottom at about 200'. 


8/20/03: 2050: Heavy rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and down as low as 500', 
               lower on Douglas Island. 
        2020: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy, some minor breaks to the NW, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Cloudy with breaks to the NW, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1850: Cloudy with thin spots that can see blue sky through, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1825: A Hummingbird looked in the Living Room window and then flew off. 
        1820: Mostly cloudy, weak sun shining on downtown Juneau, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1735: Cloudy with sun almost trying, hints of some blue sky to the NW over the Airport area, 
              fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1650: Cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1635: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and thin spots to the SW with sun trying to break 
              through at 1628. 
        1620: Cloudy, ceiling above the mountains but lower fog/clouds hiding much of the mountains. 
        1605: Cloudy with thinner overcast, a few sprinkles, ceiling above the mountains with some lower fog/clouds. 
        1550: Rain, variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains with a lower bank/band/area of fog. 
        1535: Cloudy, ceiling mostly above the mountains with variable bank/band of fog over the lower slopes of 
              the mountains. 
        1520: Misting, fog/clouds hiding much of the mountains - bottom at about 300'. 
        1505: Sprinkling, visibility much better, ceiling at about 2400' with lower bank of fog over the Channel. 
        1450: Rain, reduced visibility, low clouds/fog - bottom at 150'. 
        1420: Rain, low clouds and fog. 
        1350: Rain, ceiling at around 1700', some lower fog over the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1250: Rain, reduced visibility, ceiling at about 1700' with some lower fog over Last Chance 
               Basin and the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1205: Light rain/Rain, reduced visibility, ceiling at about 1500'- 1700', lower bits of fog. 
        1150: Misting, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200' with lower wisps/bits of fog. 
        1120: Sprinkling, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800', inner Gold Creek valley filled with clouds. 
        1050: Misting, shower over the mainland mountains/valleys ceiling at around 2000', some lower wisps 
              of fog over the side of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts. 
        1035: Rain, ceiling at around 1700'- 2000', some fog along the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1020: Misting/Sprinkling, ceiling at around 1700'- 1800', some lower wisps/bits of fog. 
        0950: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400' with some lower patches/wisps of fog along the mountainsides. 
        0850: Misting/Sprinkling, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500' with some lower bits/wisps of fog 
              along the mountainsides. 
        0835: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2400' and some lower ribbons/bands of fog over the mountainsides. 
        0820: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds with some lower fog/clouds over the mountainsides. 
        0750: Light rain/sprinkles, tops of mountains in the clouds with variable lower fog banks over 
              the mountainsides. 
        0720: Rain, reduced visibility, tops of mountains in the clouds with lower patches of fog. 
        0705: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds with some lower patches of fog/clouds 
              along the mountainsides. 
        0635: Rain, very tops of the mountains in the clouds with some lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds. 


8/19/03: 2050: Sprinkling, cloudy with variable banks/bands/ribbons of fog. 
        2035: Cloudy with bank of fog hiding much of Mt. Roberts. 
        2020: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy, lower ribbons/bands/patches of fog. 
        1950: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1920: Cloudy. 
        1850: Cloudy with a few sprinkles, wisp of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1835: Sprinkling/Misting, cloudy. 
        1750: Cloudy. 
        1735: Cloudy. 
        1720: Rain, cloudy. 
        1650: Rain, very top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge are in the clouds, some lower fog/clouds. 
        1635: Light rain, cloudy, bits of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1620: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1605: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy. 
        1550: Cloudy, shower over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1520: Rain, cloudy. 
        1505: Cloudy, sprinkling. 
        1450: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1350: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1320: Partly cloudy. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy/Partly cloudy with sunshine (going in and out). 
        1150: Cloudy with some breaks, sun in and out. 
        1050: Cloudy with minor breaks, some clouds around the top of Mt. Roberts. 
        1035: Cloudy with some breaks, sun coming out. 
        0950: Cloudy with some breaks to the SE, some bits of fog over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        0850: Cloudy, very top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds, a bit of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0750: Cloudy, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0720: Misting, mostly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0650: Cloudy, very top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        0635: Cloudy with light rain. 


8/18/03: 2050: Cloudy with some breaks, some fog over Last Chance Basin, Mt. Juneau Ridge is in the clouds. 
        2035: Mostly cloudy, fog over the Gold Creek canyon beyond "The Horn" and hiding the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
        1950: Mostly/Partly cloudy (large area of clear sky overhead), top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau 
              Ridge in the clouds. 
        1850: Mostly cloudy with some wisps of fog around the mountains. 
        1805: Mostly cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1750: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops, some wisps of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1735: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1720: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops, clouds in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1650: Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountain tops, with some lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        1635: Cloudy with a few breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops and in the 
              inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1620: Mostly cloudy with sun shining on parts of the mainland, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1550: Mostly cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with some lower wisps, clouds filling 
              the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1537: Rainbow to NE is back again (sun is out brightly). 
        1535: Rain, breaks to the SW, fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains and fog/clouds 
              in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1532: Sun trying to shine - breaks to the SW, rain, faint shallow arc Rainbow to the NE. 
        1520: Cloudy with the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1505: Sprinkles, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1450: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1435: Cloudy with occasional sprinkles, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds, a few bits and wisps of 
              fog around the mountains. 
        1420: Cloudy with a few small breaks, a few sprinkles in the past 15 minutes, some fog/clouds 
              around the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
        1405: Cloudy, shower over Last Chance Basin and inner Gold Creek valley (a few mintes before had been 
              over Mt. Juneau), shower over the Thane area, top of Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        1350: Cloudy, the Mt. Juneau Ridge is in the clouds as well as the very top of Mt. Roberts. 
        1335: Light rain, cloudy with Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1324: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1250: Cloudy with minor breaks, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1220: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks. 
        1150: Cloudy, very top of Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        1120: Cloudy, top of Mt. Juneau Ridge and Olds Mountain are in the clouds. 
        1050: Cloudy with minor breaks, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        0950: Mostly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0935: Mostly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0905: Partly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0825: Sun breaking through. 
        0820: Mostly/Partly cloudy with weak sunshine and some ribbons/patches of fog around the mountains. 
        0750: Mostly cloudy, ribbons of fog along the side of Mt. Roberts and Mt. Juneau. 
        0720: Cloudy with a bright spot where the sun is. 
        0650: Mostly cloudy with a few lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
        0620: Mostly cloudy with lower banks and bands of fog/clouds. 


SUNDAY 8/17/03: 2050: Partly cloudy. 
        2042: Orange glow on the clouds. 
        2020: Mostly clear with mostly cloudy sky to the SE. 
        1950: Mostly clear with streaky cirrus clouds. 
        1850: Mostly clear. 
        1750: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1735: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1650: Partly cloudy. 
        1620: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1605: Mostly cloudy with weak sunshine. 
        1520: Mostly cloudy with clouds above all but Mt. Juneau. 
        1450: Cloudy with some breaks, some clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1350: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1335: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1120: Cloudy with breaks and clear spots. 
        1058: Sun coming out. 
        1050: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1020: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains with lower patches/bits of fog. 
        0950: Light rain, ceiling 1700'- 1800' with lower bits of fog. 
        0944: A Wilson's Warbler, a male, (a small olive green and yellow bird with a black cap) seen 
              in backyard - first one seen this year. 
        0920: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        0850: Rain, ceiling at about 2200'- 2400' with lower wisps/bits of fog. 
        0835: Rain, ceiling at around 1500'- 1600', fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0750: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at around 1700'- 1800' with lower bands/patches/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        0735: Misting, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200' with lower ribbons/bands of fog. 
        0650: Cloudy with a few sprinkles, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800', lower ribbons/wisps of fog. 
        0625: A Hummingbird spotted in the backyard (last time one was seen was 8/7/03 at 0630). 
        0620: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1600'- 1700' with lower ribbon of fog over Last 
              Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau. 


8/16/03: 2050: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1800' with some fog over Last Chance Basin and 
               the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        2005: Light rain, ceiling at about 1800'. 
        1950: Cloudy, ceiling at around 1700'. 
        1850: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800'. 
        1750: Light rain, ceiling at around 1800', Gastineau Channel is still muddy from Gold Creek (see 0705). 
        1720: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1600'. 
        1650: Rain, ceiling at 1800'- 2000'. 
        1550: Rain, ceiling at about 1800' with lower mists and reduced visibility. 
        1505: Rain, mists, reduced visibility. 
        1350: Rain, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        1320: Rain, ceiling at about 1600'. 
        1250: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800'. 
        1150: Rain, ceiling at about 1800'- 2000'. 
        1050: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2000'. 
        1035: Cloudy, ceiling 2000'- 2200'. 
        0950: Sprinkling, ceiling at about 2000'. 
        0905: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        0835: Light rain/Rain, ceiling at about 2000'. 
        0820: Cloudy, ceiling 1700'. 0805: Misting, ceiling 1700'. 
        0750: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 1600', reduced visibility. 
        0735: Light rain/Rain, ceiling 1600' with mists and reduced visibility. 
        0705: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1600', Gastineau Channel is muddy at the mouth of Gold Creek...must 
              have had heavy rainfall over the Gold Creek watershed (8.41 square miles in area). 
        0635: Rain, ceiling at about 1600'- 1700'. 


8/15/03: 2050: Sprinkling/Light rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1935: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1850: Light rain/sprinkles, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1805: Light rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1750: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1800', rain over mainland mountains. 
        1650: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2200'. 
        1605: Cloudy with tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1520: Cloudy. 
        1505: Cloudy, ceiling 2400'- 2500'. 
        1435: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        1420: Rain, ceiling 1800'. 
        1350: Light rain, ceiling at about 2200'- 2400'. 
        1320: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1500'- 1700', rain in the Granite Creek/Silverbow Basin area, 
              whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        1250: Misting, sun trying to shine on the downtown Juneau waterfront, whitecaps on Gastineau 
              Channel, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1150: Rain/Drizzle, brighter, fog/clouds around the mountains, Gold Creek is running muddy from 
              heavy rains in the inner Gold Creek valley, there was a mudslide from the mountainside above 
              the Perseverance Trail. 
        1050: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        0950: Rain/Drizzle, reduced visibility, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        0920: Light rain, fog/clouds around the tops of the mountains. 
        0851: Light rain/misting, ceiling at about 2500', Great Blue Heron flying SE over backyard. 
        0835: Cloudy, tops of mountains in the clouds. 
        0750: Light rain, ceiling 2600' or above. 
        0720: Rain, reduced visibility (mists/fog). 
        0650: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        0635: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 


8/14/03: 2050: Light rain/sprinkles, tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1950: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1848: Rain, ceiling 2500'- 2600', 3 Bald Eagles soaring about. 
        1750: Rain, ceiling at about 2400'- 2600' with some lower wisps of fog. 
        1705: Light rain/sprinkles, ceiling at about 1800'. 
        1650: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000'. 
        1620: Light rain, ceiling at about 1800'- 2000'. 
        1550: Rain, ceiling at around 2400' with lower wisps of fog. 
        1450: Rain, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500', lower wisps of fog. 
        1350: Rain, tops of mountains in the clouds with lower patches/bands of fog. 
        1250: Light rain, tops of the mountains in the clouds, patches/bands of fog over the mountain slopes. 
        1220: Rain, ceiling at about 2400' with some lower wisps and patches of fog/clouds. 
        1150: Light rain, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800' with some lower wisps/patches of fog over 
              the mountain slopes. 
        1105: Light misting, ceiling at about 1700', rain in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1035: Sprinkling/misting, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        1005: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        0850: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800'- 2000'. 
        0750: Rain, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500' with lower patches and wisps of fog over the 
              lower slopes of the mountains. 
        0650: Rain, ceiling at around 1500'- 1600' with some lower patches of fog. 
        0635: Rain, clouds around the mountain tops and lower wisps and patches of fog blowing NW. 


8/13/03: 2050: Cloudy. 
        2035: Cloudy with very minor breaks. 
        1950: Mostly cloudy with sun shining on downtown. 
        1920: Cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1850: Cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1735: Light rain, cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1705: Cloudy with a few breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1650: Mostly/Partly cloudy with sun shining off and on, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1620: Cloudy with sun trying, fog/clouds around the mountain tops, inner Gold Creek valley filled 
              with clouds. 
        1605: Light rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1550: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1535: Light rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1505: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1450: Sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks, variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1435: Sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1420: Rain, cloudy with a small hole, fog/clouds around the mountains, reduced visibility. 
        1405: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1335: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1320: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy with sun going in and out, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1235: Mostly cloudy with sunshine and fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1223: Sun coming out. 
        1220: Cloudy with breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountains, fog/clouds in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1205: Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountain tops and in the Gold Creek gorge beyond "The Horn". 
        1150: Rain, mists - reduced visibility. 
        1120: Light rain, ceiling at about 1800' with some lower fog/clouds. 
        1050: Misting/Sprinkling, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops, fog in the inner Gold Creek Valley. 
        0950: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountain tops and over inner Gold Creek Valley. 
        0920: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0850: Sprinkling, variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0835: Sprinkling, variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0805: Light rain/Drizzle, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0750: Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with lower wisps and bands of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Cloudy with tops of the mountains in the clouds and lower patches/bands of fog. 
        0635: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 


8/12/03: 2050: Misting/Drizzle, low clouds/fog with bottom at about 200'. 
        2035: Misting, bands and patches of low clouds/fog. 
        1950: Drizzle, ceiling at about 1800' with lower fog/clouds/mists and reduced visibility. 
        1920: Misting, ceiling at about 1800', lower patches/bands of fog/clouds down to 200'- 300'. 
        1850: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 1800' with lower clouds/fog, reduced visibility. 
        1750: Misting, ceiling at about 2200'- 2400' with lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1720: Light rain/drizzle, reduced visibility, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000'. 
        1650: Light misting, ceiling at around 2400' with lower band of fog/cloud over the Channel 
              side of Mt. Juneau, rain over the mainland. 
        1635: Sprinkling/Light rain, ceiling at about 2200'- 2400. 
        1550: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500', rain over the mainland mountains. 
        1450: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500', rain over the mainland mountains. 
        1350: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2400' (lowering), rain over the mainland mountains and 
              Douglas Island mountains. 
        1320: Cloudy, rain over the mainland mountains, tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1250: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1150: Cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1050: Cloudy, light rain over the mainland mountains; top of Mt. Juneau, the Mt. Juneau Ridge, 
              and Douglas Island mountains are in the clouds. 
        1020: Cloudy with occasional light rain over the mainland mountains. 
        0950: Cloudy, the very tops of the mountains have some clouds around them. 
        0935: Cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        0906: Sun breaking through, cloudy with minor breaks, shower over Mt. Juneau Ridge and Granite Creek Ridge. 
        0850: Cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        0750: Cloudy. 
        0650: Cloudy, some clouds around the very tops of the mountains. 
        0635: Cloudy. 


8/11/03: 2105: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        2050: Mostly cloudy. 
        2035: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        2020: Partly cloudy/Clear, cloudy to the NW. 
        1950: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1850: Mostly clear with thin cirrus, cirrus, and some cumulus. 
        1750: Clear with a few cumulus clouds. 
        1650: Mostly clear. 
        1635: Mostly clear. 
        1550: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1520: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1450: Mostly clear with cirrus and cumulus clouds. 
        1350: Mostly clear with thin cirrus and cirrus over much of the sky and some cumulus. 
        1250: Mostly clear but with thin cirrus and cirrus clouds over much of the sky. 
        1150: Mostly clear but with thin cirrus and cirrus over much of the sky. 
        1050: Clear with a bit of cirrus, thin layer of clouds to the SE. 
        0950: Mostly clear/Fair (cirrus over most of the sky). 
        0850: Mostly clear with cirrus clouds. 
        0750: Mostly clear with cirrus. 
        06:58:38 Sun started rising over Mt. Roberts. 
        0650: Partly cloudy with cirrus clouds. 
        0635: Partly cloudy with cirrus. 


SUNDAY 8/10/03: 2050: Clear/Partly cloudy with some high thin clouds. 
        1950: Partly cloudy with thin clouds. 
        
        During the day: Sunny, clear/mostly clear...No hourly updates during the day because I was on a 
        cruise to Dawes Glacier and Ford's Terror (a fjord), 60 miles SE of Juneau on Auk Nu Tours "Keet". 
        
        06:58:14 Sun started rising above Mt. Roberts. 


8/09/03: 2050: Clear. 
        1950: Clear. 
        1850: Clear. 
        1750: Clear. 
        1650: Clear. 
        1605: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1250: Clear. 
        1150: Clear. 
        1050: Clear. 
        1005: Whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        0950: Clear. 
        0850: Clear. 
        0750: Clear, smoke is lessening and mostly over the mainland. Smoke - most likely from wildfires in Canada? 
        0656: Sun started rising above the Gold Ridge of Mt. Roberts. 
        0650: Clear. 
        0620: Clear. 


8/08/03: 2105: Clear. 
        2050: Clear with a few clouds to the SE. 
        2020: Clear with only a few clouds to the SSE. 
        1950: Mostly clear with scattered clouds. 
        1850: Clear/Partly cloudy. 
        1820: Mostly clear with some clouds, sun going in and out. 
        1750: Clear with some scattered clouds. 
        1720: Mostly clear, some clouds to the North and NW. 
        1650: Clear. 
        1550: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1349: A Seagull flew low over backyard. 
        1250: Clear with a bit of cirrus. 
        1150: Clear. 
        1050: Clear with a slight bit of haze. 
        0950: Clear with a bit of cirrus to the SE. 
        0850: Clear with some cirrus. 
        0750: Clear with some cirrus. 
        0653: Sun started rising above the upper left point of Mt. Roberts at the Silverbow Basin end of Gold Ridge. 
        0650: Mostly clear with cirrus clouds. 
        0635: Mostly clear with cirrus clouds. Aurora Borealis, ended by 0200. 


8/07/03: 2352: Aurora stretches from the ESE to the NW. 
        2347: Aurora has spread to the NE. 
        2343: Clear, Noticed Auroral curtains to the East over Mt. Roberts. 
        2050: Clear. 
        1950: Clear. 
        1850: Clear. 
        1750: Clear. 
        1650: Clear. 
        1550: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1305: Clear. 
        1150: Clear. 
        1050: Clear. 
        0950: Clear. 
        0850: Clear. 
        0750: Clear. 
        0650: Clear. 
        0641: Sun started rising above the left shoulder of Mt. Roberts. 
        0620: Clear. 


8/06/03: 2050: Clear. 
        1950: Clear. 
        1850: Clear with some cirrus. 
        1750: Mostly clear. 
        1650: Mostly clear. 
        1550: Mostly clear. 
        1520: Clear with a bit of cirrus. 
        1450: Clear with a bit of cirrus and a cloud to the ENE/NE. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1250: Clear with just a bit of cirrus. 
        1150: Clear with some cirrus. 
        1050: Mostly clear with areas of cirrus clouds. 
        1035: Clear with some cirrus. 
        0950: Clear. 
        0850: Clear. 
        0750: Clear. 
        0650: Clear. 
        0632: Sun started rising over the left shoulder of Mt. Roberts to the right of Snowslide Gulch. 
        0620: Clear. 
        0112: Noticed Aurora Borealis to the ESE over Mt. Roberts. 


8/05/03: 2050: Clear. 
        1950: Clear. 
        1850: Clear. 
        1750: Clear with very few clouds. 
        1650: Clear with a few cumulus clouds. 
        1550: Clear with a few cumulus clouds. 
        1450: Clear with a few cumulus clouds. 
        1357: A Yellow-Rumped Warbler in the willow with the feeder; first one seen this year. 
        1350: Clear with scattered cumulus. 
        1333: Noticed Fireweed seeds are being released into the wind. 
        1250: Mostly clear with scattered cumulus. 
        1150: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1050: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        0950: Partly cloudy, wisps of fog around Mt. Juneau. 
        0850: Partly cloudy/Clear, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0835: Partly cloudy/Clear, fog over Last Chance Basin and along the side of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts. 
        0750: Partly cloudy with variable fog over the Channel. 
        0720: Mostly/Partly ? cloudy with variable fog overhead and over Gastineau Channel. 
        0650: Mostly cloudy (above mountains), lower ribbons/patches of fog. 
        0635: Mostly cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and sun trying. 


8/04/03: 2050: Sprinkling, ceiling at about 2500' with fog over Last Chance Basin and a band over the mountainsides. 
        1950: Light rain/Sprinkles, fog/clouds around the tops of the mountains and some lower ribbons 
              and patches of fog. 
        1905: Misting, ceiling at about 2400' with lower patches/ribbons of fog. 
        1850: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 2200' with lower mists, bands/patches of fog. 
        1750: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops, patch of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1650: Sprinkling, light rain/drizzle, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with some lower bits/wisps of fog. 
        1620: Rain, ceiling at about 2200' with lower clouds/fog, reduced visibility. 
        1550: Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1505: Sprinkling, ceiling 2400'- 2500' with lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1420: Rain, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500' with lower ribbons/bands of fog. 
        1350: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500', fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1305: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1220: Rain, ceiling at about 1700' with lower patches, bands of fog. 
        1205: Heavy rain, fog/clouds, poor visibility. 
        1150: Rain (began in last 5-10 minutes), ceiling at about 1800' with lower wisps/bands/patches of fog. 
        1050: Cloudy, bright spots, ceiling at about 1800' with lower ribbons of fog. 
        1020: Light rain, ceiling at about 1800', fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0950: Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the tops of the mountains with a lower ribbon of fog. 
        0850: Cloudy, some clouds around the mountain tops, lower ribbon of fog. 
        0750: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds, a bit of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0720: Misting/Sprinkling, ceiling mostly above the mountains, some lower ribbons/bands of fog. 
        0705: Rain, ceiling at about 3000'- 3500', band of fog over lower slope of Mt. Roberts, downtown, 
              and Mt. Juneau with bottom at 150'- 200'. 
        0635: Rain, ceiling 2800'- 3000' with some lower bits of fog. 


SUNDAY 8/03/03: 2050: Mostly cloudy. 
        2005: Broken overcast, thin in areas, weak sun/sun shining under the clouds. 
        1950: Cloudy. 
        1850: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1750: Cloudy with a few breaks, weak sun at times. 
        1735: Cloudy with minor breaks, weak sun. 
        1650: Cloudy. 1550: Cloudy. 
        1450: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1350: Cloudy with minor breaks, a clear spot to the NW. 
        1335: Cloudy, a clear spot to the NW. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1150: Cloudy with minor breaks, ceiling at around 3200'- 3400'. 
        1050: Cloudy with a few breaks, weak sunshine at times, variable fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        0950: Cloudy with a few breaks, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        0850: Cloudy with a few breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0750: Partly/Mostly cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        0650: Mostly cloudy with some ribbons of fog around the mountains. 
        0635: Mostly cloudy. 


8/02/03: 2050: Mostly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        2005: Cloudy with breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Mostly cloudy, some clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1850: Partly Cloudy with some clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1801: Faint partial Rainbow to the ENE. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy with sun shining and fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1650: Mostly/Partly cloudy with the sun in and out, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1635: Partly/Mostly cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1620: Partly cloudy with the sun in and out, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1605: Mostly cloudy with weak sunshine, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1550: Mostly cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1450: Cloudy with a few breaks and some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1350: Cloudy with a few breaks and variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1335: Sprinkling, getting brighter, cloudy with some lower bands/ribbons/patches of fog. 
        1305: Rain, cloudy with some lower bits of fog except fog/clouds hiding the Douglas Island mountains. 
        1250: Rain, patches/wisps of fog here and there around the mountains. 
        1235: Rain, ceiling above Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts, Mt. Troy Ridge and Mt. Juneau Ridge are in the clouds. 
        1205: Rain, variable fog/clouds. 
        1150: Heavy rain, reduced visibility, low clouds/fog with ceiling at about 400'- 500'. 
        1120: Rain, getting brighter, variable fog/clouds. 
        1050: Rain, variable low clouds/fog. 
        0950: Rain, variable low clouds/fog. 
        0850: Rain, variable fog/clouds around the mountains with lower band of fog (bottom at 250'- 400'). 
        0805: Rain, ceiling at about 2200' with lower band of fog. 
        0750: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and over Last Chance Basin. 
        0735: Sprinkling, ceiling at about 2400' with lower bands of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Cloudy with bands and patches of fog over the mountainsides. 
        0620: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops and lower bands of fog. 


8/01/03: 2050: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2400', band of fog over the mainland, inner Gold Creek Valley 
               filled with clouds. 
        2035: Rain, lower clouds/fog, reduced visibility. 
        2020: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountains, reduced visibility. 
        2005: Cloudy with light rain/rain, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1850: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountain tops, fog/clouds in the inner Gold Creek Valley. 
        1750: Cloudy with the very tops of Mt. Roberts and Mt. Juneau in the clouds, Mt. Juneau Ridge 
              and Granite Creek ridge totally engulfed in the clouds. 
        1650: Cloudy, variable fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1550: Cloudy, Mt. Juneau Ridge/Granite Creek ridge in the clouds, clouds mostly above Mt. Roberts 
              and Mt. Juneau with some lower wisps/bits of fog/clouds. 
        1450: Cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1350: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1250: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400' with some lower wisps/bits of fog/clouds, inner Gold 
              Creek Valley filled with clouds. 
        1150: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800', lower fog clouds in Last Chance Basin and the inner Gold Creek Valley. 
        1120: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800'- 2000' with lower fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin. 
        1050: sprinkling/Light rain, ceiling 1000'- 1200', lower fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin. 
        1035: Light rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 1200' with lower fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin. 
        0950: Sprinkling, ceiling 1400'- 1600' with lower fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin. 
        0905: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1500'- 1600' with lower fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin. 
        0850: Light rain/Rain, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0750: Light rain, ceiling at around 1000'- 1200'. 
        0650: Light rain/Rain, ceiling 800'- 1000'. 
        0535: Mostly cloudy with partly cloudy skies to the NE.