MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for OCT. 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), SNOW (in). Snowfall from 21:00 - 21:00, all others Midnight to Midnight.

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG                      WIND       SNOW        
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                DOM  RUN         ON 
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME   DIR  (mi)  SNOW GRND WEATHER
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 1  47.8  58.3   4:20p  41.9   7:25a  17.2   0.0  0.00   0.2   5.0  10:05a    N   5.65  0.0  0.0 Clr/Mclr/VarFog Fog MClr Clr
 2  48.1  61.6   3:30p  41.1   7:15a  16.9   0.0  0.00   0.5   6.0   4:55a    N  10.86  0.0  0.0 Clear/VarFog Clr Aurora 
 3  48.7  56.9   4:20p  41.3   7:10a  16.3   0.0  0.00   1.4  13.0   5:55p  ENE  34.00  0.0  0.0 Clear Clr/Fog Clear MClr Clr
 4  51.5  54.2   4:40p  48.3   2:50a  13.5   0.0  0.26   3.0  16.0   1:00p  ENE  72.14  0.0  0.0 Cld Cld/Rn Cld/RnShrs LoClds(no Rn)
 5  50.3  53.5   2:30p  47.6  11:20p  14.7   0.0  0.15   2.1  20.0   3:45p  ENE  50.86  0.0  0.0 Cld MCld/PCld/Clr Cld Cld/LtRn/Rn
 6  49.9  53.3   2:00p  47.3   1:00a  15.1   0.0  0.40   1.3  13.0   9:55p  ENE  30.55  0.0  0.0 Cld/Shrs Cld/Brks/Sprin Cld Cld/Shrs
 7  49.2  50.8  12:45a  47.3  11:35p  15.8   0.0  0.12   2.3  13.0  12:50a  ENE  54.33  0.0  0.0 Cldy/LtRn/Sprin Cldy Cld/Rn Cld
 8  46.3  52.9   2:15p  38.9   7:30a  18.7   0.0  0.00   3.1  16.0  11:55a    S  75.12  0.0  0.0 Cld Clr MClr PCld/HiThinOvcst MCld
 9  45.7  50.2   1:35p  42.1   3:50a  19.3   0.0  0.06   0.8  12.0   1:05p  ENE  19.11  0.0  0.0 Cld/Sprin Cld/LtShrs Rn M/PCld
10  44.5  46.8   2:30p  42.2   1:50a  20.5   0.0  0.23   1.6  14.0  11:45a  ENE  37.26  0.0  0.0 M/PCld Cld/LtRn/RnShrs MCld/Cld
11  40.5  49.6   2:50p  34.6   7:20a  24.5   0.0  0.01*  2.5  13.0   2:10p    S  58.88  0.0  0.0 Clr LtFrost Fog P/MCld/Fair MClr PCld
12  39.4  49.8   2:45p  32.7   7:25a  25.6   0.0  0.00   1.2   8.0  12:40a    S  28.20 FRST  0.0 PCld/Clr Clr M/Clr PartCld MCld
13  42.3  44.8   9:45a  38.9  12:05a  22.7   0.0  0.26   1.1  12.0   9:45a  ENE  26.72  0.0  0.0 Cld/Mcld Rn (Sn on mtns) Rn Cldy
14  42.7  48.8   1:20p  35.3  12:00m  22.3   0.0  0.05   1.1  10.0  10:05a  ENE  26.46  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn M/PCld MCld/Sun/RnBows Clr
15  42.1  51.6   2:25p  31.0   5:10a  22.9   0.0  0.01*  3.7  30.0   9:15p    N  88.99 FRST  0.0 Clr Aurora Clr/Fog Clr Gusts PCld 
16  48.5  51.0   1:15a  45.1  12:30p  16.5   0.0 TRACE   8.2  37.0  10:10a    N 195.61  0.0  0.0 Brz/Windy PCld/Clr Cld/MCld Sprink
17  45.6  48.8  12:05a  42.3   7:10a  19.4   0.0  0.10   3.0  29.0   1:05a    N  72.66  0.0  0.0 PCld/Cld/Wind MCld Cld/LtRn Rn
18  45.8  48.6   3:50p  42.6  12:20a  19.2   0.0  0.27   1.5  10.0  11:10a  ENE  36.85  0.0  0.0 Cldy Occ.LtRn/Sprink/Rn
19  45.8  47.0   1:40p  44.8   4:40a  19.2   0.0  0.42   2.4  14.0  11:40a  ENE  58.62  0.0  0.0 Cldy/OccLtRn/Sprink/Rain
20  46.1  55.0  10:05p  40.3   8:25a  18.9   0.0  0.01   2.5  22.0   9:05p  ENE  60.27  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Clr/Fog Clear Aurora
21  47.3  53.1   6:35a  42.6   1:05a  17.7   0.0  0.18   3.7  30.0   7:50a  ENE  89.55  0.0  0.0 Clr/Aurora Cld/OccSpr/LtRn & Rn
22  44.3  51.6  12:45p  41.6   6:40a  20.7   0.0  0.34   3.5  29.0  12:45p  ENE  84.92  0.0  0.0 Cldy Cld/Spr Cld/Rn/LtRn
23  44.8  47.6  11:40a  42.5   1:05a  20.2   0.0  0.08   3.3  18.0   2:30p  ENE  78.69  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld/Brks/OccSpr Cld/Spr Cld
24  44.2  47.4  11:05p  42.1   6:10a  20.8   0.0  0.77   2.4  20.0  11:35p  ENE  56.54  0.0  0.0 Cld/Mist/Spr Cld/Rn Cld/Spr Rn/LoCld/Fog 
25  51.0  53.9   1:15p  47.0  12:20a  14.0   0.0  1.05   4.0  19.0   1:15a  ENE  96.84  0.0  0.0 LoCld/Rn Cld Cld/Spr LoCld/Rn
26  47.8  52.2   2:15a  43.1  10:05p  17.2   0.0  0.54   1.8  21.0   4:50a  SSE  43.90  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld/OccSpr MCld/Cld
27  42.6  45.5  11:00a  39.1  10:15p  22.4   0.0  0.50   1.5  12.0   8:05p  ENE  35.39  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn Cld/MCld Cld/Rain
28  43.6  50.5  12:30p  39.1   6:20a  21.4   0.0  0.01   5.6  30.0  10:25p  SSW 134.86  0.0  0.0 Cld/Rn PCld MClr P/MCld Aurora  
29  37.1  44.5  10:10a  27.9  11:20p  27.9   0.0  0.00   4.1  29.0  12:15a    S  98.81  0.0  0.0 VarCld Aurora MClr Clr Aurora
30  29.9  37.5  11:15a  25.0   6:00a  35.1   0.0  0.00   1.3   8.0  12:10a    S  31.40 FRST  0.0 Clr/MClr Aurora VarHighClds Aurora
31  31.5  38.8  11:35a  25.3   7:05a  33.5   0.0  0.00   1.1   8.0  11:50p  SSE  26.20 FRST  0.0 PCld/Clr Aur PCld M/Pcld VarCld Clr 
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    44.7  61.6     2    25.0    30   630.1   0.0  5.82   2.4  37.0    16    ENE 1820.24

*.01" on the 11th and 15th from Dew/Melted Frost and moisture from the preceding day.

AVERAGE Mean Temp:      44.7                                                            
AVERAGE High Temp:      50.2                                                            
MINIMUM High Temp:      37.5    30th                                                            
MAXIMUM High Temp:      61.6    2nd                                                     
AVERAGE Low Temp:       40.0                                                            
MINIMUM Low Temp:       25.0    30th                                                    
MAXIMUM Low Temp:       48.3    4th                                                     
                                                                                
MAX >= 90.0:            0                                                               
MAX >= 80.0:            0                                                               
MAX >= 70.0:            0                                                               
MAX <= 32.0:            0                                                               
MIN <= 32.0:            4                                                               
MIN <=  0.0:            0                                                               
                                                                                
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:   630.1                                                           
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:   20.3                                                            
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:   13.5    4th                                                     
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:   35.1    30th                                                    
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
                                                                                
TOTAL   Precip.:        5.82                                                            
AVERAGE Precip.:        0.3                                                             
DAYS OF Precip.:        21                                                              
MAXIMUM Precip.:        1.05    25th                                                    
Days of Rain: 18 (>.01 in) 14 (>.1 in) 1 (>1 in)
                                                                                
AVERAGE High Wind:      17.3                                                            
MINIMUM High Wind:      5                                                               
MAXIMUM High Wind:      37      16th                                                    
                                                                                
DAYS OF Sun:            19                                                              
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:   27                                                              
DAYS OF Rainbow:        1       14th
DAYS OF Aurora:         8       2nd, 15th, 20th, 21st, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st



10/31/03: Reformation Day

2050: Mostly/Partly Cloudy with high clouds, a patch/band of fog on the Channel side of Mt. Juneau.
2020: Mostly Clear/Clear, possibly with some faint Aurora Borealis.
1950: Mostly /Partly Cloudy with broken high thin clouds.
1920: Partly Cloudy but with a haze or thin clouds obscuring many of the stars.
1850: Cloudy.
1750: Cloudy.
1650: Cloudy.
1605: Cloudy.
1550: Cloudy with a couple of small breaks.
1535: Mostly Cloudy.
1520: Partly/Mostly Cloudy.
1505: Mostly Cloudy southwestern 1/2 of sky, partly cloudy northeastern 1/2.
1450: Partly Cloudy.
1435: Partly Cloudy/Clear.
1405: Partly Cloudy/Fair, weak sunshine.
1350: Mostly Cloudy with mostly high thin clouds, blue visible through the clouds in 
      large areas, weak sunshine on the mainland.
1250: Cloudy with high thin overcast, blue visible in many areas through the clouds, weak sunshine on the mainland.
1150: Mostly Cloudy/Fair with high thin clouds and blue visible through the clouds in 
      large areas, weakened sunshine.
1050: Partly Cloudy with high thin clouds.
0950: Partly Cloudy with high thin clouds.
0850: Partly Cloudy with high thin clouds.
0750: Partly Cloudy with high thin clouds.
0650: Mostly Clear with some high thin clouds.
0620: Clear with a few small clouds, frost; Aurora Borealis overnight.


10/30/03:

2105: Partly/Mostly Cloudy with thin overcast.
1950: Clear, faint Aurora Borealis over Mt. Roberts? or clouds?
1850: Clear.
1750: Clear.
1720: Clear.
1650: Mostly Clear with a few high thin clouds.
1620: Clear/Partly Cloudy.
1550: Mostly Cloudy with clear sky to the West.
1520: Cloudy with breaks and the sun shining on the mainland mountains.
1505: Cloudy.
1450: Cloudy with minor breaks.
1420: Cloudy with minor breaks.
1350: Cloudy with blue visible through fissures in the clouds.
1335: Mostly Cloudy/Cloudy.
1320: Mostly Cloudy with high thinnish clouds.
1305: Mostly Cloudy/Cloudy with high thinnish clouds NW 1/2 of sky, mostly clear SE 1/2 of sky.
1250: Mostly Clear with cloud cover NW of Salmon Creek and to the ESE of Sheep Creek.
1234: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains.
1150: Mostly Clear with some high thin clouds to the East and ESE/SE.
1120: Mostly Clear with some high thin clouds to the East and South.
1050: Partly Cloudy with high thin clouds.
1020: Partly Cloudy with high thin clouds.
0950: Partly Cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds.
0850: Partly cloudy with high thin clouds.
0750: Clear with high thin clouds over much of the sky.
0748: Chestnut Backed Chickadees arrived.
0720: Fair/Clear with high thin clouds over much of the sky, very light frost or light frost on the lawns.
0650: Fair/Clear with high thin clouds over much of the sky, orange glow on the clouds to 
      the ESE, frost on the roofs.
0620: Mostly Clear with some high thin clouds, cloudy to the NW, Bird Baths are frozen; Aurora Borealis overnight.


10/29/03:

2125: Clear, Auroral Curtains over Mt. Roberts with a band arching to the WNW.
2050: Clear, weak Aurora over Mt. Roberts and to the N and NW.
2005: Clear, faint Aurora over Mt. Roberts.
1950: Clear.
1935: Clear, faint Aurora over Mt. Roberts.
1905: Clear, only a faint hint of the Aurora.
1849: Clear, faint bands of the Aurora directly overhead and diffuse Aurora in the sky to the ESE.
1816: Clear, light pink/light green Auroral Curtain runs from the horizon to the ESE, directly 
      overhead, and then to the horizon to the WNW.
1750: Clear, diffuse Aurora visible over the mainland.
1734: 1st hint of the Aurora Borealis noticed over Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts.
1650: Clear.
1550: Clear.
1450: Clear.
1434: A murder of Crows invaded the neighborhood.
1405: Clear.
1350: Clear with one wee cloud.
1317 - 1320: Sun shining briefly through the trees (as on 10/28).
1250: Mostly Clear.
1237: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains.
1220: Mostly Clear, occasional whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
1214: Noticed Dark Eyed Juncos (Oregon Subspecies) running around on the deck.
1150: Mostly Clear.
1050: Mostly Clear with a few scattered clouds.
1005: Mostly Clear with scattered clouds, a large cloud overhead.
0950: Mostly Clear, Highest Barometric Pressure so far this year (1040.7 mb) and still rising.
0850: Mostly Clear.
0750: Mostly Clear with some scattered clouds.
0650: Mostly Clear, there is ice on the Bird Baths.
0632: 1st Steller's Jays of the day arrived.
0620: Mostly Clear, Aurora Borealis overnight.


10/28/03:

2113: Aurora Borealis visible to the ENE
2050: Cloudy NW part of the sky, Partly Cloudy SE part of the sky.
1950: Partly Cloudy.
1850: Mostly Clear with clouds to the NW.
1750: Mostly Clear.
1650: Mostly clear with just a few small clouds.
1620: Mostly clear, snow blowing off the Mt. Juneau Ridge.
1605: Partly Cloudy.
1558: Sun shining on the Mt. Juneau Ridge/inner Gold Creek valley and the top of Mt. Juneau 
      with an orange light.
1550: Mostly cloudy with mostly clear sky to the East; snow blowing off the peak of Mt. Juneau 
      and the peaks of the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
1535: Mostly Cloudy.
1520: Mostly/Partly cloudy.
1505: Partly Cloudy.
1450: Mostly Clear but with some large clouds.
1350: Mostly Clear.
1321: Sun set for good behind the Douglas Island mountains.
1312: Sun came out from behind the mountain and is shining through the trees on Blueberry Hill.
1250: Mostly clear with only a few small clouds.
1239: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains.
1150: Mostly Clear with only a few small clouds.
1050: Mostly Clear.
0950: Mostly Clear with a few scattered clouds in the SE half of the sky.
0850: Mostly Clear.
0835: Mostly Clear.
0811: A Ruby Crowned Kinglet in the backyard.
0750: Mostly clear with cloud cover to the ESE.
0720: Mostly clear with some clouds to the ESE and SE.
0650: Partly cloudy/Clear with some high thin clouds.
0635: Partly cloudy.
0620: Mostly/Partly cloudy.


10/27/03:
 
2050: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower bands and ribbons of fog/clouds.
1950: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower bits and patches of fog/clouds.
1850: Light Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower bands/ribbons/bits of fog/clouds. 
1750: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower fog/clouds.
1650: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds, some lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds.
1620: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2000' - 2200' and a few lower wisps of fog/clouds.
1550: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, peak of Mt. Juneau visible, some 
      lower patches/wisps of fog/clouds.
1520: Rain, cloudy with the top of Mt. Roberts and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds; fresh snow 
      seen on Mt. Juneau.
1505: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds.
1450: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, lower patch of fog/clouds over 
      the Channel side of Mt. Roberts.
1420: Rain, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops and a couple of lower patches of fog/clouds.
1350: Rain, cloudy with a few lower patches of fog/clouds.
1250: Rain, cloudy with some lower wisps of fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin.
1220: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds over the mountainsides.
1150: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau.
1120: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops.
1050: Cloudy.
1020: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
0950: Cloudy with minor breaks, mostly/partly cloudy to the NW; some scattered showers over the mainland 
      in the past 1/2 hour. 
0850: Mostly cloudy, some lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
0820: Mostly/Partly cloudy, very top of Mt. Juneau is in the clouds, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
0750: Mostly Cloudy/Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
0650: Cloudy with a few small breaks, ceiling at about 2000'. 
0620: Cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds and a few very small breaks.


SUNDAY 10/26/03:

2050: Cloudy with a small break or two, patch of fog/cloud over the Channel. 
1950: Mostly cloudy, clouds skimming the mountaintops?. 
1850: Mostly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1750: Cloudy. 
1720: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks and fog/clouds around Mt. Juneau. 
1650: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy NW part of sky with some clouds over the Mt. Juneau Ridge, Partly cloudy/Fair 
      SE part of the sky. 
1620: Light Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower bits/wisps of fog/clouds. 
1550: Cloudy with some very small breaks, fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1505: A few sprinkles, cloudy with some clouds around the mountaintops, a few breaks, and an area of sky 
      with thin clouds in which can see blue through, sun shining (or trying) here and there. 
1450: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1350: Cloudy with clouds around the mountaintops and lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1250: Sprinkling/Light Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1150: Cloudy with the Mt. Juneau Ridgeline in the clouds, some lower wisps. 
1050: Cloudy with clouds skimming the Mt. Juneau Ridge, some lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
0950: A few sprinkles, cloudy with the very top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
0850: Rain, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops, reduced visibility. 
0750: Cloudy, some of the mountaintops in the clouds. 0720: Very fine misting, cloudy with the all the 
      mountaintops but Mt. Juneau, in the clouds. 
0705: Rain, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
0650: Cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops and lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds over Last Chance 
      Basin and the inner Gold Creek valley. 
0620: Cloudy. 


10/25/03:
 
2050: Rain, cloudy with upper parts of the mountains in the clouds and lower bands of fog/clouds. 
1950: Rain, variable low clouds/fog. 
1850: Rain, variable low clouds/fog. 
1750: Rain, variable low clouds/fog. 
1720: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 1800'- 2000' and lower band/bank of fog over the Channel down to 100'- 200'. 
1650: Sprinkling/Misting, reduced visibility, variable low clouds/fog. 
1620: Misting/Fog, cloudy with reduced visibility, ceiling at about 1700'. 
1550: Cloudy, upper parts of the mountains in the clouds, precipitation over the mainland mountains. 
1450: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1800'- 2000' and some lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1435: Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1350: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 1320: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1250: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500'. 
1150: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
1058: A Bald Eagle flew West over 3280 Nowell. 
1050: Cloudy with ceiling at around 2200'- 2400'. 
0950: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1700'. 
0850: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1700', precipitation in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
0750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
0735: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2000'- 2200' and precipitation over the mainland mountains. 
0650: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800'. 0620: Cloudy with fog/clouds down to 600'-800'. 


10/24/03:
 
2050: Rain, low clouds/fog. 
1950: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1850: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower band of fog/clouds. 
1750: Very fine misting, mountaintops in the clouds and a few lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1650: Misting, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1550: Very fine misting, cloudy. 1520: Cloudy, some lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1450: Very fine misting, cloudy. 
1420: Very fine misting, cloudy with lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1405: Rain, cloudy with lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1355-1356: A Steller's Jay is taking a bath in the large Bird Bath. 
1350: Sprinkling, cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1320: Very fine misting, cloudy with lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1250: Light Rain/sprinkling, cloudy. 
1235: Sprinkling/Misting, cloudy. 
1220: Cloudy, precipitation over the mainland mountains. 
1205: Light Rain, cloudy with lower patches of fog/clouds. 
1150: Cloudy. 
1120: Sprinkling/Light Rain, cloudy, patch of fog/cloud over the Channel side of Mt. Juneau; snow 
      on Mt. Roberts is down to 2500'. 
1050: Rain, cloudy with some clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge, reduced visibility. 
0950: Rain, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops. 
0920: Light rain, cloudy with a few bits of fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
0850: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
0820: Rain, cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, rain hitting the Channel side windows. 
0810: Chestnut Backed Chickadees have arrived. 
0750: Sprinkling/Light Rain, cloudy. 
0739: Steller's Jays 1st arrived for the day. 
0650: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0620: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy. 


10/23/03:
 
2050: Cloudy with a few breaks, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
2020: Cloudy with some breaks, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1950: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with the upper parts of the mountains in the clouds. 
1850: Cloudy with some breaks and the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1750: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500'. 
1650: Cloudy with minor breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1620: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1550: Light Rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1520: Sprinkling/Light Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1450: Cloudy with minor breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1435: Sprinkling, cloudy with a few small breaks and the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1351: Mostly cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1335: Cloudy with breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1320: Sprinkling, cloudy with small breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1250: Cloudy with some small breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1150: Cloudy with a few breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1120: Cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds, bright spots. 
1050: Cloudy with breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
0950: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy with weak sunshine, mountaintops in the clouds. 
0850: Cloudy with breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
0750: Cloudy with some breaks, the very tops of the mountains are in the clouds. 
0650: Cloudy with a few breaks, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
0635: Cloudy with a small break or two, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 


10/22/03: 

2050: Very fine misting, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower band/ribbon of fog/clouds. 
2035: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and a lower band of fog/Clouds. 
2020: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
2005: Cloudy with very fine misting, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1950: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000' with lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
1850: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000' with lower band of fog/clouds. 
1750: Rain, ceiling at around 2000'- 2400, some lower wisps of fog. 
1735: Rain, ceiling at about 1800'. 
1720: Light rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1650: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1635: Light Rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, snow seen on 
      Mt. Roberts and Mt. Juneau - it fell in the past 45 minutes. 
1620: Rain, cloudy with clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and lower patches/bits of fog/clouds. 
1550: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1535: Rain, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1505: Sprinkles, cloudy. 
1450: Light rain, cloudy. 
1420: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1350: Cloudy, there is a fresh dusting of snow on the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
1320: Occasional sprinkles, cloudy, breezy. 
1250: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy, breezy winds with stronger gusts, occasional whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
1150: Cloudy. 
1105: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1050: Cloudy. 
1035: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1020: Light rain/Sprinklng, cloudy. 
1005: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0950: Cloudy. 
0850: Cloudy. 
0750: Cloudy (high overcast). 
0650: Cloudy. 
0620: Cloudy. 


10/21/03: 

2050: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds and lower band of fog/clouds. 
2020: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower band of fog/clouds. 
1950: Misting, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
1920: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and lower band of fog/clouds. 
1850: Rain, cloudy with lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
1820: Sprinkling/light rain, cloudy. 
1750: Rain, cloudy. 
1650: Rain, cloudy. 
1550: Rain, cloudy. 
1450: Rain, cloudy. 
1350: Rain, cloudy. 
1250: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1150: Cloudy, a sprinkle now and then. 
1120: Rain, cloudy. 
1050: Sprinkling, cloudy with a lower cloud over part of Mt. Juneau. 
0950: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau. 
0935: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau ridge. 
0905: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0850: Misting, cloudy, some whitecaps on the Channel. 
0820: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
0750: Cloudy, some precipitation over Mt. Roberts and the Granite Creek area. 
0720: Misting/Sprinkling - hitting Living Room windows occasionally, cloudy. 
0650: Cloudy. 
0620: Cloudy with very small breaks; Aurora Borealis overnight. 


10/20/03:
 
2050: Clear. 
1950: Clear. 
1850: Clear. 
1750: Clear. 
1650: Clear. 
1550: Clear. 
1458: Sun set behind Douglas Island mountains. 
1450: Clear. 
1350: Clear. 
1250: Clear. 
1150: Clear. 
1050: Clear. 
1005: Clear with a few wisps of fog over the Channel. 
0950: Clear with fog over the Channel. 
0920: Clear with fog over the Channel and West Juneau. 
0850: Clear with fog over the Channel. 
0750: Clear with only a few very small clouds, ribbon/band of fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0720: Mostly Clear/Clear, a few ribbons of fog over the Channel. 
0705: Mostly clear, ribbon of fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0650: Partly cloudy/Clear, a few ribbons of fog over the Channel. 
0625: Mostly cloudy. 


SUNDAY 10/19/03:
 
2050: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
2020: Cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds and some lower patches/bits of fog/clouds; 
      misting/sprinkles in past 15 minutes. 
1950: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1920: Misting/Sprinkles, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1850: Cloudy with ceiling at around 1800'- 2000'. 
1820: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and reduced visibility. 
1750: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1735: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
1650: Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
1635: Light Rain, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1550: Rain, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1450: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1435: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1350: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at about 2600'. 
1305: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1250: Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
1235: Cloudy, clouds skimming the mountaintops, precipitation over the mainland mountains. 
1205: Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
1150: Very fine misting, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1105: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1057: A Seagull is lying on top of a 70' tall 69 Kilovolt capable power pole along Douglas Highway. 
1050: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower wisps, rain over the 
      inner Gold Creek valley. 
1020: Cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds, sprinkles in last 5 minutes, some lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds. 
1005: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and some lower wisps of fog/clouds, precipitation over 
      the mainland mountains. 
0950: Very light sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and some lower patches/bits of fog/clouds. 
0935: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and lower patches/bits of fog/clouds, 
      precipitation over the mainland mountains, sprinkles in the past 5 minutes here. 
0920: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
0850: Light Rain, fog/clouds around the mountaintops with lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds. 
0845: Barometer reset from 1003.7 to 1002.5 mb to match NWS reading at Juneau Airport (PAJN). 
0835: Cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops and lower wisps and patches of fog/clouds. 
0820: Sprinkles, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
0750: Light Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds and lower wisps and patches of fog/clouds. 
0720: Cloudy, clouds skimming the mountaintops, some lower wisps/bits of fog/clouds. 
0650: Very fine misting, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower wisps/bits 
      of fog/clouds. 
0620: Light rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 


10/18/03: Alaska Day, transfer of ownership from Russia to the U.S. took place at Sitka in 1867.
 
2050: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
2020: Cloudy. 
2005: Misting, cloudy. 
1950: Rain, cloudy with some lower fog/clouds. 
1920: Rain, cloudy. 
1850: Misting, cloudy. 
1750: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1705: Light rain, cloudy. 
1650: Rain, cloudy. 
1635: Rain, cloudy. 
1605: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy. 
1550: Cloudy. 
1520: Cloudy. 
1450: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1435: Cloudy. 
1420: Light Rain/Sprinkles, cloudy. 
1405: Cloudy with smoke from open burning along Douglas Highway. 
1350: Cloudy. 
1250: Cloudy. 
1220: Light Rain, cloudy. 
1150: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1121: A Great Blue Heron flew NW. 
1120: Cloudy. 
1105: Cloudy, occasional sprinkles. 
1050: Sprinkles, cloudy. 
1035: Cloudy, smoke from open burning along Douglas Highway. 
1020: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0950: Cloudy. 
0920: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0850: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
0835: Light rain/sprinkles, cloudy. 
0820: Cloudy with thinner areas to the NW. 
0805: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0750: Cloudy. 
0735: Rain, cloudy. 
0720: Cloudy. 
0650: Light rain/Rain, cloudy. 
0620: Light rain/Rain, cloudy - ceiling above the mountains. 


10/17/03:
 
2050: Cloudy. 
2020: Cloudy. 
1950: Cloudy. 
1920: Mostly cloudy. 
1850: Cloudy.
1835: Cloudy with breaks. 
1750: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1735: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1705: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1650: Cloudy with smoke from open burning along Douglas Highway. 
1605: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
1550: Sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks. 
1450: Cloudy. 
1435: Cloudy. 
1350: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1305: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1250: Cloudy with precipitation over Mt. Roberts. 
1247: A squirrel chased a crow away from the Bird Feeder. Alaska Day observed. 
1150: Cloudy. 
1050: Cloudy with some breaks to the NW. 
0950: Mostly/Partly cloudy, smoke from open burning along Douglas Highway. 
0850: Cloudy with breaks. 
0820: Cloudy with breaks, sun illuminating the clouds to the ESE. 
0805: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with a small break overhead. 
0750: Cloudy, precipitation over Mt. Roberts. 
0720: Cloudy. 
0715: 1st Stellers's Jay of the day arrived. 
0705: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
0650: Cloudy. 
0620: Light rain, cloudy. Alaska Day observed - Ownership of Alaska transferred from Russia to the U.S. in 1867. 


10/16/03:
 
2150: Partly cloudy, breezy. 
2050: Cloudy. 
1950: Cloudy, breezy with occasional stronger gusts. 
1920: Cloudy, breezy, occasional gusts. 
1850: Cloudy with thin spots. 
1750: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy with blue visible through thinner areas. 
1650: Mostly cloudy. 
1550: Mostly cloudy. 
1450: Mostly cloudy with sun shining, breezy. 
1420: Mostly/Partly cloudy with sun shining here and there. 
1405: Cloudy with a few breaks, breezy to windy. 
1350: Cloudy, breezy with occasional stronger gusts, precipitation over the Granite Creek area. 
1320: Cloudy, breezy with occasional stronger gusts. 
1250: Cloudy with thinner clouds to the SE, breezy with occasional gusts, precipitation over the inner 
      Gold Creek valley. 
1205: Misting/Sprinkles, cloudy, breezy/windy, some whitecaps on the Channel. 
1150: Cloudy, breezy with occasional gusts, precipitation over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
1050: Sprinkling/Misting, cloudy, breezy to windy, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel, light precipitation 
      over the mainland mountains and the inner Gold Creek valley. 
0950: Cloudy, breezy with occasional stronger gusts, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
0850: Cloudy with thinner spots and areas, blue visible through the clouds overhead, breezy to windy. 
0835: Cloudy with thinner spots, breezy to windy, whitecaps on the Channel. 
0750: Cloudy with thin spots, breezy with occasional stronger gusts of wind, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
0650: Cloudy with thinner spots and areas, moon visible overhead through the clouds, light to breezy winds
      with occasional stronger gusts. 
0620: Cloudy with high thin overcast (moon visible overhead through the clouds), breezy to windy. 


10/15/03:
 
2050: Mostly Clear, breezy with occasional stronger gusts of wind. 
1950: Clear, breezy with occasional stronger gusts. 
1850: Clear. 
1750: Clear. 
1650: Clear. 
1550: Clear. 
1450: Clear. 
1350: Clear. 
1250: Clear. 
1151: Great Blue Heron left it's perch in the spruce tree and flew NW. 
1150: Clear. 
1125: A Great Blue Heron glided NNW low over backyard and landed in a spruce tree below 3290 or 3280 Nowell. 
1050: Clear. 
1037: A Bald Eagle flying/gliding about.
0950: Clear. 
0850: Clear, fog over Channel, fog is blowing rapidly SE. 
0835: Clear with fog over the Channel, there had been some fog in the past 5 minutes in West Juneau with 
      the sun shining through it. 
0831: 1st Chestnut Backed Chickadees of the day arrived. 
0750: Clear, fog over the Channel. 
0658: 1st Steller's Jay of the day arrived. 
0650: Clear with fog over the Channel, frost, ice on the Bird Baths. 
0620: Clear with fog over Gastineau Channel down to the water and hiding downtown; some Aurora Borealis overnight. 


10/14/03:
 
2050: Mostly clear/Clear. 
At about 2042: Moon started rising over the Mt. Juneau Ridge/Granite Creek ridge to the ENE. 
2035: Mostly clear. 
1950: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
1920: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
1850: Mostly cloudy, clear to the North. 
1750: Mostly cloudy. 
1650: Partly cloudy. 
1550: Mostly cloudy, a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1450: Mostly/Partly cloudy, sun out, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1435: Mostly cloudy with shower over the mainland, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1433: Full Rainbow centered just to the right of the peak of Mt. Juneau (3576' above sea level). 
1420: Sprinkling/misting, mostly cloudy with most of the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1355: Full Rainbow centered on Mt. Juneau. 
1350: Mostly cloudy with sun out, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1335: Mostly cloudy with the sun out and some fog/clouds around the mountaintops and occasional 
      brief showers over the mainland. 
1320: Mostly cloudy with the sun shining, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1306: Partial Rainbow to the NE in front of Mt. Juneau. 
1252: Partial Rainbow to the North near the top of Mt. Juneau. 
1250: Partly cloudy, sun shining, rain shower in the inner Gold Creek valley, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1220: Mostly cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1150: Mostly/Partly cloudy with the sun shining, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1050: Partly/Mostly cloudy with some sunshine, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1020: Partly cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
0950: Mostly cloudy with sun trying and fog/clouds around the mountains. 
0920: Cloudy with a minor break and bright spots, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
0859: A Bald Eagle flying SE. 0850: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains down to about 700'- 800'. 
0750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
0650: Cloudy, tops of mountains in the clouds with lower band of fog and hints of breaks. 
0635: Cloudy with fog/clouds hiding the mountains, ceiling at 400'- 500'. 


10/13/03: Columbus Day.
 
2050: Cloudy, a few bits of lower fog/clouds. 
2035: Very fine misting, cloudy with lower band of fog/cloud. 
2005: Very fine misting, cloudy; there was a large fog/cloud over the Channel in the past 15 minutes. 
1950: Cloudy. 
1935: Very fine misting, cloudy with a lower narrow ribbon of fog/cloud. 
1905: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with a lower ribbon of fog/cloud. 
1850: Rain, cloudy. 
1846: Seagulls making a racket. "Gymnast" Squirrel at the feeder until sometime between 1808 and 1813 even 
      though it was very dark and all the street lights were on. 
1750: Rain, cloudy. 
1720: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
1650: Rain, cloudy with a few lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
1620: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1550: Rain, cloudy with some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
1535: Rain, cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, lower patches of fog/clouds, new snow 
      in the past 1 - 2 hours on the mountains...down to about 2800' on Mt. Roberts. 
1450: Rain, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops. 
1350: Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds and some lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
1320: Light rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and some lower wisps of fog. 
1250: Sprinkling, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, some lower wisps/bits of fog/clouds. 
1150: Very fine misting and occasional sprinkles, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops and some 
      lower bits of fog/clouds. 
1135: Sprinkling, cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, some lower wisps of fog. 
1050: Rain, variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
1035: Rain, cloudy with clouds around the mountaintops down to 1800'. 
1020: Light rain/Drizzle, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1005: Light rain, cloudy with variable clouds around the mountaintops. 
0950: Sprinkling, cloudy, clouds skimming the mountaintops. 
0935: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0920: Mostly cloudy. 
0850: Cloudy. 
0820: Cloudy, light sprinkles.
0805: Cloudy with very small breaks. 
0750: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy, noticed slight dusting of snow on the top of Mt. Roberts. 
0735: Mostly cloudy. 
0705: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy, there is a light dusting of snow on the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
0650: Cloudy with shower over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
0620: Cloudy. 
0605: Cloudy with a few small breaks to the SW. 


SUNDAY 10/12/03:
 
2050: Mostly cloudy. 
2020: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy. 
2005: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
1950: Cloudy. 
1920: Cloudy with some breaks to the SE. 
1850: Mostly cloudy. 
1835: Mostly cloudy. 
1750: Partly cloudy. 
1720: Clear with only a few clouds. 
1650: Mostly clear with some cumulus clouds. 
1557: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains. 
1550: Clear with scattered cumulus (more clouds than 1 hour ago). 
1450: Mostly clear (some puffy clouds). 
1350: Clear with one puffy cloud. 
1252: Clear with a few small clouds in the Eastern sky. 
1220: Clear with just a small bit of high thin clouds. 
1152: A Squirrel - probably "Stretchy"- checking out the "old" Digitar Anemometer/Wind Vane 
      installation which included licking with it's little pink tongue, the excess coiled cable at 
      the eaves, and spinning the Anemometer cups. 
1150: Mostly clear. 
1050: Partly cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds. 
0950: Partly cloudy with high thin clouds and weak sunshine. 
0850: Partly Cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds, thin wisp/ribbon of fog. 
0750: Partly cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds, light frost on lawns now. 
0720: Fair/Clear (can see blue through the high thin clouds), ice on the Bird Baths and frost on the roofs. 
0650: Partly cloudy/Fair with high thin clouds. 
0620: Partly cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds. 


10/11/03:
 
2050: Partly cloudy. 
2023: Moon rising above Mt. Roberts. 
1950: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
1850: Mostly clear. 
1750: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
1720: Partly cloudy with thin clouds. 
1650: Partly/Mostly cloudy with high thin overcast and somewhat weakened sunshine on the mainland. 
1559: The sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains. 
1550: Fair/High thin overcast with blue visible through the clouds, somewhat weakened sunshine. 
1450: Partly/Mostly cloudy with high thin clouds and somewhat weakened sunshine. 
1350: Partly/Mostly cloudy with high thin clouds, weakened sunshine. 
1250: Partly cloudy with high thin clouds, weakened sunshine. 
1150: Mostly cloudy with high thin overcast SE part of sky, partly cloudy with high thin clouds NW part, 
      sun is shining (has been all morning). 
1050: Partly cloudy with high thin clouds, mostly cloudy/cloudy with thin overcast to the SE. 
0950: Mostly Clear with thin clouds NW part of sky, mostly cloudy/cloudy with thin overcast SE part. 
0935: Mostly clear with some high clouds to the SE. 
0920: Mostly clear, a bit of fog. 
0850: Mostly clear, variable fog - fog mostly over the Channel. 
0835: Mostly clear, variable fog. 
0750: Mostly clear, band of fog over Gastineau Channel, noticed ice on the Bird Baths. 
0735: Mostly clear with fog over the Channel, there is very light frost on the roofs. 
0650: Clear with fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0620: Clear with band of fog over Gastineau Channel. 


10/10/03:
 
2050: Cloudy with minor breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1950: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
1935: Mostly cloudy. 
1850: Misting/Sprinkling, partly cloudy NW part of sky, cloudy SE part, clouds skimming the mountaintops. 
1750: Mostly cloudy, some clouds around the mountaintops. 
1720: Mostly cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1650: Cloudy with breaks and sun shining on part of Mt. Juneau, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1620: Rain, cloudy with breaks overhead, ceiling at about 2400'. 
1550: Cloudy with minor breaks, ceiling at about 2400'. 
1535: Rain, ceiling at about 2200', minor breaks and bright skies. 
1520: Cloudy with bright spots, ceiling at about 2500'. 
1450: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with a few small breaks, ceiling at about 2600'- 2700'. 
1435: Cloudy with minor breaks, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1420: Rain, cloudy with a break or two and sun shining on part of Mt. Roberts, fog/clouds around the 
      mountaintops, fresh snow noticed on the Mt. Juneau/Granite Creek ridges. 
1405: Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
1350: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1335: Rain, ceiling 2400'- 2500'. 
1320: Cloudy with ceiling at around 2600'. 
1305: Very fine misting, cloudy, ceiling at around 2600'. 
1250: Rain, ceiling at about 2500'- 2600'. 
1150: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2200'- 2400'. 
1120: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1105: Light rain, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1050: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
1020: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
1005: Rain, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
0920: Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
0850: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
0805: Rain, cloudy with tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
0750: Sprinkling, cloudy with tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
0735: Rain, cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds and lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
0705: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
0650: Cloudy. 
0635: Rain, cloudy. 
0620: Cloudy. 


10/09/03:
 
2050: Mostly cloudy with full moon shining. 
2035: Partly cloudy with the full moon shining. 
1950: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
1935: Cloudy with lower band/ribbon of fog. 
1920: Rain, cloudy with lower bands/ribbons of fog. 
1850: Mostly cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1820: Mostly cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1810: 2 Bald Eagles flying SE together. 
1807: Bald Eagle flying NW. 
1750: Mostly cloudy with a golden glow on the clouds and on the countryside, fog/clouds hiding the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
1735: Cloudy with some breaks, clouds skimming the mountaintops with lower patches/bits of fog/clouds. 
1650: Sprinkling, clouds skimming the mountaintops except Mt. Juneau (3576') totally in the clear. 
1635: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy with the clouds skimming the mountaintops, a bit of fog in Last Chance Basin 
      behind Mt. Maria. 
1626: A Steller's Jay drank from the Bird Bath. 
1620: Rain/Drizzle, cloudy with only the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
1605: Sprinkling, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1550: Rain, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains with lower bands/ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
1532: Bald Eagle gliding NW over the Channel. 
1450: Light rain/Sprinkles, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1420: Light rain (began as sprinkles at 1413), cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and in the inner 
      Gold Creek valley. 
1350: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
1335: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
1305: Mostly cloudy with sun trying, fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
1250: Cloudy with some minor breaks overhead, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and some lower wisps. 
1150: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and filling the inner Gold Creek valley, lower patches/bits 
      of fog/clouds. 
1120: Cloudy with breaks and bright spots, sun trying on part of the mainland at times, fog/clouds around the 
      mountaintops and lower patches of fog/clouds, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
1050: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains and over Last Chance Basin. 
1020: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, fog over Last Chance Basin and some other
      wisps of fog. 
0950: Sprinkling, fog/clouds around the mountaintops with lower ribbons/wisps of fog/clouds. 
0920: Sprinkling, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, part of West Juneau is getting "smoked out" by someone 
      along Douglas Highway open burning in their backyard. 
0905: Light rain/Drizzle, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and some lower ribbons/bits of fog/clouds. 
0850: Sprinkling, cloudy with most of the mountaintops in the clouds, lower ribbons and wisps of fog/clouds. 
0820: Rain/Drizzle, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds.
0750: Light Rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with the very top of Mt. Juneau in the clouds. 
0705: Sprinkling, cloudy. 0650: Very fine misting, cloudy, some light rain in past 1/2 hour. 
0620: Cloudy, with possibly some minor breaks, a few sprinkles within the past hour. 


10/08/03:
 
2050: Cloudy with some breaks. 
2035: Mostly cloudy. 
2020: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
1950: Partly cloudy. 
1921: Mostly/Partly cloudy with 98% full moon visible through the thin clouds low in the sky to the ESE. 
1850: Cloudy. 
1820: Cloudy. 
1750: Fair/Thin overcast. 
1720: Overcast, thin in areas. 
1650: Mostly cloudy/Fair with blue sky showing through, weakened sunshine shining on the mainland. 
1620: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
1550: Partly cloudy/Fair. 
1520: Mostly/Partly cloudy with the sun shining. 
1505: Cloudy with thinner areas where blue is visible through the clouds. 
1450: Weak sunshine, mostly/partly cloudy with thin-in-areas overcast. 
1420: Fair/Thin Overcast with large areas of blue sky visible throught the thin clouds, somewhat weakened sunshine. 
1350: Weak sunshine, overcast (thin in areas) SE part of sky and partly cloudy NW part. 
1250: Fair-Thin Overcast/Clear (blue visible through the clouds) with sunshine. 
1150: Partly cloudy with high thin clouds. 
1120: Fair/Clear. 
1050: Mostly clear with thin overcast to the SE and some high thin clouds to the NW. 
0950: Mostly clear with some high thin clouds to SE and to NE. 
0935: Clear with a bit of high thin clouds to the SE. 
0850: Mostly clear with thin overcast to the SE.
0820: Partly cloudy/Clear with wisps of fog over the Channel being blown SE in a steady stream. 
0750: Partly cloudy/Fair with thin overcast over much of the sky and blue sky visible through most of the 
      thin cloud cover (having trouble describing it), fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0735: Partly cloudy with high thin clouds, fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0705: Mostly Clear with fog over the Channel almost down to the water. 
0650: Clear with band of fog over the Channel (bottom at around 100'- 200'). 
0620: Clear with lower ribbon of fog over the Channel. 


10/07/03: 

2050: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2000'- 2200'. 
1950: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500'. 
1850: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2000'- 2200'. 
1750: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1800'- 2000'. 
1650: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2000'. 
1620: Sprinkling, ceiling at around 1800'. 
1550: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400' or above. 
1505: Rain, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
1450: Rain, cloudy with a few lower patches of fog/clouds. 
1405: Rain, cloudy with the very top of Mt. Juneau in the clouds. 
1350: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with clouds above the mountains except for Mt. Roberts. 
1305: Light rain, cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops. 
1250: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1220: Light rain, cloudy. 
1150: Cloudy, a patch of fog over the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 
1120: Cloudy. 
1050: Sprinkling, cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog. 
1045: A Great Blue Heron flew SE over the backyard. 
1035: Sprinkling, cloudy with some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
0950: Cloudy, a few wisps of fog in the vicinity of Mt. Maria. 
0850: Cloudy, a few wisps of fog. 
0820: Cloudy, a few wisps of fog. 
0750: Very fine misting, cloudy with lower patches/bits of fog/clouds. 
0650: Cloudy with clouds skimming the mountaintops, a few lower bits and wisps of fog/clouds. 
0620: Very fine misting, cloudy with the top of Mt. Juneau in the clouds. 


10/06/03:
 
2050: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1950: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1920: Very fine misting, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1850: Cloudy with some patches of fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
1805: Rain, cloudy, some bits of fog/clouds around the mountains. 
1750: Rain, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower bits of fog/clouds. 
1720: Rain, cloudy with a few wisps of fog. 
1650: Rain, cloudy with a patch of fog over the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 
1635: Rain, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains, lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
1605: Rain, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower ribbons/bands and patches of fog/clouds. 
1550: Rain, cloudy with bands and patches of lower fog/clouds. 
1520: Light rain, cloudy with lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
1450: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1350: Cloudy, a few lower ribbons/wisps of fog. 
1320: Cloudy with lower ribbons of fog. 
1250: Cloudy with some breaks and thinner areas, lower ribbons of fog. 
1235: Cloudy with some breaks and thinner areas with sun trying to shine through, some lower wisps/ribbons of fog. 
1220: Mostly cloudy with a ribbon of fog in the vicinity of Mt. Maria. 
1212: 1st noticed (for today) Dark Eyed Junco - Oregon Subspecies in backyard. 
1150: Cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog. 
1050: Cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog. 
1042: Bald Eagle flying SE. 
1020: Cloudy. 
0935: Cloudy with breaks. 
0920: Light rain, cloudy, small ribbon of fog over downtown. 
0850: Cloudy with a lower thin ribbon of fog, during past hour a few brief isolated showers over the 
      mainland mountains and a brief sprinkle here. 
0750: Cloudy, clouds skimming the mountaintops, lower ribbon of fog. 
0742: 1st Chestnut Backed Chickadees of the day arrived. 
0650: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
0620: Very fine misting, cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds, rain shower in the past 20 minutes. 


SUNDAY 10/05/03:
 
2050: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with lower band of fog. 
2020: Sprinkling/Light rain, clouds above the mountains but with lower band of fog. 
1950: Very fine misting, cloudy. 
1905: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1750: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1720: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1705: Cloudy. 
1650: Light misting sprinkles, cloudy. 
1620: Rain, cloudy. 
1605: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy. 
1520: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
1450: Cloudy. 
1350: Cloudy. 
1335: Cloudy. 
1250: Cloudy with bright spots. 
1220: Cloudy with very minor break to the ENE. 
1150: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
1050: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
1020: Mostly cloudy. 
0950: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
0850: Partly cloudy. 
0820: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
0750: Partly cloudy. 
0735: Partly cloudy/Clear.
0705: Partly cloudy, orange glow on many of the clouds. 
0650: Mostly/Partly cloudy with ribbon of fog over Last Chance Basin and the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 
0635: Mostly cloudy, some lower ribbons of fog. 
0620: Cloudy with some breaks (ceiling above the mountains) and a band of fog on the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 


10/04/03:
 
2050: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2000' and above. 
1950: Cloudy with ceiling 700'- 800'. 1850: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1500'. 
1820: Very fine misting, ceiling at about 1500'. 
1750: Misting/Drizzle, ceiling at about 1600' (lower in the inner Gold Creek valley). 
1650: Rain, ceiling at around 1800' with lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
1620: Rain, ceiling at about 1800' (lower in inner Gold Creek valley), some lower bits/patches of fog/clouds. 
1605: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1500', lower wisps/patches/bits of fog/clouds. 
1535: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700', a few lower bits of fog. 
1505: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 1700'. 
1350: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200', lower wisps of fog. 
1250: Very light misting, ceiling at around 2400' (lower in the inner Gold Creek valley) with some lower 
      patches/wisps of fog/clouds. 
1205: Cloudy with ceiling at around 2200'- 2400', shower in inner Gold Creek valley. 
1050: Sprinkling, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds, lower wisps of fog. 
1037: A Bald Eagle gliding/flying about with a crow tailing it. 
1035: Rain, cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds and lower bands and ribbons of fog/clouds.
0935: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds, lower ribbons and patches of fog. 
0905: Rain, cloudy with some of the mountain peaks in the clouds. 
0850: Cloudy, shower over Mt. Roberts and the Mt. Juneau Ridge, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
0805: Rain, cloudy with lower wisps and bits of fog. 
0750: Cloudy with a few sprinkles, a few small wisps of fog. 
0735: Rain, cloudy with some lower bits of fog. 
0705: Rain, cloudy. 
0654: 1st Steller's Jay arrived. 
0650: Cloudy, shower over inner Gold Creek valley in past 20 minutes. 
0620: Cloudy, have had some sprinkles or light rain in past few hour(s). 


10/03/03:
 
2050: Clear. 
1950: Clear. 
1850: Clear. 
1750: Mostly clear with some clouds far to the NW, West (less than at 1705). 
1705: Mostly Clear with clouds to the NW and West. 
1650: Clear. 
16:13:56 Sun set behind Mt. Troy Ridge, approximately 8 hrs. 17 mins. of sunshine at 3270. 
1550: Clear. 
1450: Clear, some whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
1355: Some small whitecaps appearing on Gastineau Channel. 
1350: Clear. 
1314: Bald Eagle flying SE. 
1250: Clear. 
1150: Clear. 
1050: Clear. 
1037: Ruby Crowned Kinglet in the backyard. 
0950: Clear. 
0935: Clear. 
0850: Clear with fog over the Channel.
0750: Clear with fog over the Channel. 
0735: Fog. 
0720: Clear with band of fog over the Channel. 
0650: Clear with some fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0620: Clear. 


10/02/03:
 
2050: Clear with Aurora Borealis. 
2035: Curtain of the Aurora extends from Mt. Roberts to Heintzleman Ridge. 
2013: Horizontal ribbon of Aurora Borealis to the ENE. 
1950: Clear. 
1850: Clear. 
1750: Clear. 
1650: Clear. 
16:16:34 Sun dipped below the Mt. Troy Ridge on Douglas Island. 
1608: 2 Bald Eagles flying about, 1 flew low SW over 3270 and the other flew SW over 3260. 
1550: Clear. 
1450: Clear. 
1350: Clear. 
1250: Clear. 
1150: Clear. 
1050: Clear. 
1020: Clear. 
0950: Clear with a bit of thin fog over the harbor and SE towards Thane. 
0920: Clear with a few patches of fog and some fog lying just over the water of the Channel. 
0850: Fog with clear sky above and sun shining through the fog. 
0835: Clear with fog over the Channel and light fog over West Juneau. 
0750: Clear with a band of fog over Gastineau Channel.
0650: Clear with some fog over the Channel. 
0635: Clear with some fog over the Channel. 


10/01/03:
 
2050: Clear, some fog developing over the Channel. 
1950: Clear. 
1850: Clear. 
1750: Clear. 
1650: Clear with a few small clouds to the NW. 
1620: Sun hid behind the Mt. Troy Ridge on Douglas Island. 
1605: Mostly clear. 
1554: A Bald Eagle nearby "talking". 
1550: Mostly clear (more clouds than at 1450). 
1450: Mostly clear. 
1350: Mostly clear. 
1250: Mostly clear. 
1220: Mostly clear. 
1217: Bald Eagle flying NW. 
1150: Mostly clear with thin fog over the Channel. 
1120: Mostly clear with fog over the Channel and some other patches of fog. 
1050: Patchy fog with clear sky visible in areas. 
1020: Fog, blue visible through the fog overhead. 
0950: Fog. 
0850: Fog, with blue visible through the fog directly overhead. 
0820: Fog with blue visible overhead. 
0750: Fog. 
0720: Fog. 
0650: Mostly clear with some fog over Gastineau Channel. 
0550: Mostly clear with fog over Gastineau Channel.