MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for SEP. 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  51.4  54.5  11:25p  49.8   3:25p  13.6   0.0  1.10   2.7  19.0  11:35p  ENE  64.00  Cld/OccRn Cldy/Rain
 2  54.3  56.2   4:15a  52.6   8:45p  10.7   0.0  0.26   5.1  21.0  12:15a  ENE 123.55  Cld/Rn PCld/Clr Cld/OccLtRn Rn Cld
 3  53.0  56.6   2:15p  51.0   4:40a  12.0   0.0  0.22   0.9  11.0   2:25p  ENE  22.19  Cld/OccRn-LtRn/Sprink Cld Rn
 4  52.8  61.6   2:35p  45.1  11:55p  12.2   0.0  0.00   2.2  13.0  12:10p    S  52.39  Cldy Fog PCld MostClr Clr
 5  49.6  58.3  11:50a  41.5   5:20a  15.4   0.0  0.24   1.5  11.0   9:30a   NE  34.74  Clr/LwrFog Clr Ovcst Cld/Rn
 6  53.6  57.8   6:45p  49.6   7:35a  11.4   0.0  0.15   2.1  17.0   2:25p  WSW  50.30  Cld/Rn PCld/Clr/Fog Cld/OccLtRn
 7  52.7  58.0  11:00a  49.5   5:30a  12.3   0.0  1.21   1.9  14.0   1:50p  ENE  46.41  Cld/Rn Fog/PCld Cld/OccRn Cld/Rn
 8  50.5  51.3  12:25p  49.8  11:15p  14.5   0.0  1.70   3.1  17.0   6:20a  ENE  74.70  Cld/Rain Cld/OccLtRn-Drizzle
 9  51.2  56.5   3:15p  47.7   6:20a  13.8   0.0  0.03   0.4   7.0   1:05p  ENE   9.99  Cld/Rn Cld MCld/Fair MCld Cld
10  50.5  54.1   2:00p  48.6   5:50a  14.5   0.0  0.47   1.0  13.0  11:25p  WSW  23.66  Cld/LtRn/Sprink Rn/LoClds/Fog
11  51.4  53.2   3:05p  50.5  12:05a  13.6   0.0  0.26   2.7  16.0  12:55a  ENE  65.04  Cld/Rn Cld-LoClds/Mist/LtRn
12  52.2  55.4   3:20p  49.9   5:55a  12.8   0.0  0.42   1.9  14.0   3:05p  ENE  45.27  Cld/Shwrs Cldy Cld/Rain
13  49.4  53.1   8:50a  46.5   8:45p  15.6   0.0  1.30   2.4  24.0   8:45a  ENE  58.43  Cld/Rn/LtRn Cld/Rain Cld/LtRn Cld
14  46.2  48.3   1:05p  43.3  10:15p  18.8   0.0  0.20   1.3  11.0  11:00p    S  31.87  Cld/Fg/Rn/LtRn Cld/OccSpr Cld/MCld
15  47.0  52.8   2:20p  42.3   2:05a  18.0   0.0  0.00   5.3  28.0  11:55a    N 128.06  M/PCld MCld/ThinOvcst PCld Clr 
16  45.5  51.6   2:00p  38.3   9:45p  19.5   0.0  0.00   4.0  22.0   5:50a    N  95.27  Clear BrzyOcc Aurora M/Pcld
17  46.7  53.6   6:45p  38.8  12:05a  18.3   0.0  0.12   3.4  29.0   8:50p    N  81.21  MCld/Cld/Sprin MCld/Fr Cld/Rn/Brz
18  44.5  47.4   2:25p  41.8  10:55p  20.5   0.0  0.24   3.0  24.0  12:15a   SW  72.59  Cld/Rn Cld/OccSprin Cld/Rn Cld
19  45.8  50.7  12:50p  41.3   2:15a  19.2   0.0  0.38   2.0  14.0   6:15p  ENE  46.99  Cld/Brks/Sprin/OccLtRn Cld/Rn
20  47.9  50.5   9:30p  45.8   8:05a  17.1   0.0  0.71   3.7  19.0  11:30p  ENE  88.99  Cld/Rn Cld/OccLtRn/Sprin/Mist
21  44.8  48.8  11:50a  41.5   4:05a  20.0   0.0  0.24   1.2  13.0  12:20p  ENE  28.28  Cld/M/PCld Cld/LtRn/Sprin Cld Rn
22  42.5  48.0  12:50p  36.5  11:30p  22.5   0.0  0.01   0.7   6.0   6:20a    S  16.04  Cldy/Brks Spr/Shrs DecrCld Clr 
23  42.8  48.5   4:25p  37.0   7:50a  22.2   0.0  0.23   1.1  14.0   8:25p  ENE  26.16  Clr ThinOvcst Cldy Cld/Rn
24  47.3  50.2  10:10p  43.2  12:05a  17.7   0.0  1.09   3.5  19.0   8:45p  ENE  84.69  Cld/LowrClds/Rn Lightning Cld/Rn 
25  49.9  52.8   3:50p  47.7   9:20p  15.1   0.0  0.77   3.7  21.0   2:00a  ENE  89.15  Rain LtRn/Sprinkles Brks MCld/Cld
26  49.0  52.6  12:50p  47.0   2:50a  16.0   0.0  0.26   1.1  12.0  12:15p  ENE  26.15  Cloudy Cldy/Rain
27  48.1  50.7   7:45p  46.5   6:40a  16.9   0.0  2.14   0.8  10.0   3:15a   SW  18.61  Cld/Rn LoClds/Fog/Rn Fog/Misting
28  50.4  58.7   3:30p  46.5  12:00m  14.5   0.0  0.10   1.4  10.0  12:50p   SW  32.29  LoCld/Fog/Rn Fog Fog/Clr Clr/MClr
29  51.0  62.3   4:20p  43.5   7:05a  14.0   0.0  0.00   0.7   8.0  11:00a    S  16.01  Clr/MClr/VarFog MClr PCld Clr
30  50.9  60.5   2:35p  44.2   5:35a  14.1   0.0  0.00   0.9  11.0  12:45p    N  21.99  Clr/Fog Fog Fair/ThinOvcst PCld Clr
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    49.1  62.3    29    36.5    22   476.8   0.0 13.85   2.2  29.0    17    ENE 1575.02


AVERAGE Mean Temp:      49.1                                                            
AVERAGE High Temp:      53.8                                                            
MINIMUM High Temp:      47.4    18th                                                    
MAXIMUM High Temp:      62.3    29th                                                            
AVERAGE Low Temp:       45.2                                                            
MINIMUM Low Temp:       36.5    22nd                                                    
MAXIMUM Low Temp:       52.6     2nd                                                    
                                                                                
MAX >= 90.0:            0                                                               
MAX >= 80.0:            0                                                               
MAX >= 70.0:            0                                                               
MAX <= 32.0:            0                                                               
MIN <= 32.0:            0                                                               
MIN <=  0.0:            0                                                               
                                                                                
TOTAL   Htg Deg Days:   476.8                                                           
AVERAGE Htg Deg Days:   15.9                                                            
MINIMUM Htg Deg Days:   10.7                                                            
MAXIMUM Htg Deg Days:   22.5                                                            
Heat Base:  65.0  Cool Base:  65.0  Method: Integration
                                                                                
TOTAL   Precip.:        13.84                                                           
AVERAGE Precip.:        0.6                                                             
DAYS OF Precip.:        25                                                              
MAXIMUM Precip.:        2.14    27th                                                    
Days of Rain: 24 (>.01 in) 22 (>.1 in) 6 (>1 in)
                                                                                
AVERAGE High Wind:      15.6                                                            
MINIMUM High Wind:      6                                                               
MAXIMUM High Wind:      29                                                              
                                                                                
DAYS OF Sun:            15                                                              
DAYS OF Cld or M Cld:   30                                                              
DAYS OF Rainbow:        2       21st and 22nd           
DAYS OF Aurora          1       16th
DAYS OF Lightning       1       24th at 0756



9/30/03: 2050: Clear. 
        1950: Mostly clear. 
        1920: Partly cloudy. 
        1850: Mostly/Partly cloudy.  
        1750: Cloudy NW part of sky, Partly/Mostly cloudy SE part, sun shining on the mainland mountains. 
        1705: Cloudy with some blue visible through the clouds to the E and ENE. 
        1650: Cloudy with high overcast, thinner in areas, some breaks to the East, ENE. 
        1550: High somewhat thin overcast with weak sunshine. 
        1450: Mostly cloudy with somewhat thinnish overcast. 
        1420: Mostly cloudy with somewhat thinnish overcast. 
        1350: Weak sunshine, high thinnish overcast with some bue showing in areas. 
        1320: Thinnish in areas high overcast. 
        1250: Fair/Thin overcast with blue visible through the clouds in areas, somewhat weakened sunshine. 
        1150: Fair/Thin overcast with somewhat weakened sunshine, blue sky visible in areas. 
        1050: Fair/Thin Overcast with blue sky visible in areas and somewhat weakened sunshine. 
        0950: Partly cloudy/Fair. 
        0850: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        0820: Partly cloudy/Fair with high thin clouds, a bit of fog over the Channel. 
        0755: Sun started rising over the far right shoulder of Mt. Roberts. 
        0750: Fair/Thin overcast with blue sky visible through it in areas. 
        0735: Fair/Thin overcast with a lower ribbon of fog. 
        0720: Fog dissipating somewhat, partly/mostly cloudy skies with thin clouds above. 
        0650: Fog with orangish glow. 
        0635: Fog. 


9/29/03: 2050: Clear. 
        1950: Clear, thin ribbon of fog over the Channel. 
        1905: Clear with lower bands/ribbons and patches of fog. 
        1850: Mostly clear, some lower ribbons of fog. 
        1835: Mostly clear (partly cloudy/clear to the NW) with fog developing over the Channel. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy NW part of sky, mostly clear SE part. 
        1720: Mostly cloudy NW part of sky, partly cloudy SE part. 
        1705: Partly cloudy. 
        1650: Mostly/Partly cloudy with thin high clouds. 
        1550: Partly cloudy/clear. 
        1450: Partly cloudy. 
        1435: Partly cloudy. 
        1350: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1320: Mostly clear. 
        1250: Mostly clear but with streaky cirrus and an area of high cloud. 
        1150: Mostly clear. 
        1120: Mostly clear. 
        1050: Mostly clear with just a bit of fog over the Channel. 
        1020: Mostly clear with some fog over the Channel. 
        0950: Mostly Clear with some fog, especially over Gastineau Channel. 
        0905: Fog diminishing so that can see the upper parts of the mountains through the fog, clear skies. 
        0850: Fog with the sun trying to shine through, clear sky visible overhead through the fog. 
        0820: Fog. 
        0805: Fog with the sun shining through it. 
        0750: Dense fog with clear sky visible directly overhead through the fog, fog is highly 
              variable..can change within moments. 
        0735: Clear with fog over the Channel, light fog over West Juneau. 
        0705: Mostly clear with fog over the Channel, top of the fog rising and falling. 
        0650: Clear, fog over the Channel - top at 400'-600'. 
        0635: Clear with fog over Gastineau Channel and variable light fog over West Juneau. 


Sunday 9/28/03: 2050: Clear. 
        2020: Mostly clear with band of fog Channel side of Mt. Juneau and fog to the NW over the 
              Lemon Creek/Airport area. 
        1950: Mostly clear, fog developing over the Channel, Mars is low in the sky to the SE. 
        1935: Mostly clear. 
        1905: Clear, a bit of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1901: Bald Eagle flying SE over the beach. 
        1850: Mostly clear, occasional patches of thin fog; thin low lying blanket of fog over the harbor, 
              a bit of fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1750: Mostly clear. 
        1720: Mostly clear. 
        1650: Clear with a small cloud or two. 
        1632: Sun set behind mountains on Douglas Island for 3270 Nowell. 
        1550: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1405: Mostly clear. 
        1350: Clear with a few patches of fog. 
        1320: Mostly clear with a few lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1305: Mostly Clear with variable patchy fog, sun shining on downtown and trying here. 
        1235: Foggy overhead with clear sky above the fog, sun shining on downtown. 
        1220: Clear with variable patchy fog, sun shining off and on. 
        1205: Sun shining, fog beginning to dissipate revealing clear skies. 
        1150: Fog, thinning overhead with blue sky visible, sun breaking through (somewhat). 
        1120: Fog. 
        1050: Fog, almost down to the water. 
        0950: Fog overhead and over the Channel, ceiling over Channel is around 150'. 
        0850: Fog, illuminated by the sunshine at times, blue sky visible overhead through the fog. 
        0750: Foggy overhead with a hint of blue sky, fog over the Channel down to 100' or so. 
        0650: Foggy/Cloudy with ceiling almost down to the water of Gastineau Channel. 
        0635: Foggy/Cloudy with ceiling over Gastineau Channel at around 100'. 


9/27/03: 2050: Misting, low clouds/fog. 
        2035: Very fine misting, low clouds/fog. 
        1950: Misting, low clouds/fog, with fog over the Channel almost down to the water. 
        1850: Very fine misting, fog. 
        1820: Sprinkling/Light drizzle, fog. 
        1750: Rain, low clouds/fog. 
        1650: Rain, fog. 
        1602: Bald Eagle flew SE; "Stretchy" the squirrel busily eating. 
        1550: Rain, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains with lower bands, ribbons, and patches. 
        1450: Rain, low clouds/fog. 
        1420: Rain, low clouds/fog with ceiling at about 100'- 200'. 
        1350: Rain, ceiling at about 800', and fog. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1150: Rain, ceiling at around 2400' with lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1105: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1050: Rain, cloudy with lower fog/clouds. 
        1035: Rain, cloudy with variable lower fog and fog/clouds. 
        0950: Rain, fog, ceiling at 100'-200' or less. 
        0850: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains and lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
        0750: Rain, cloudy with lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Rain, cloudy with lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        0641: Steller's Jays 1st arrived for the day. 
        0635: Rain, cloudy, ceiling above the mountains with lower band of fog. 


9/26/03: 2050: Rain, cloudy (ceiling above the mountains) with lower band of fog. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy with lower band/ribbon of fog. 
        1935: Light rain, cloudy with band of fog over the Channel. 
        1850: Rain, cloudy. 
        1750: Rain, cloudy. 
        1705: Rain, cloudy. 
        1620: Rain, cloudy. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with ceiling almost above the mountains (only the high points are in the clouds). 
        1520: Light rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1450: Sprinkling, cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1405: Cloudy with Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clear, and the tops of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        1350: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1250: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1150: Cloudy with ceiling at around 2500'. 
        1050: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
        1027: 2 Pine Siskins attempting baths in the large Bird Bath (they were fluttering/flying 
              through the upper part of the water since the water depth was too great). 
        0950: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        0850: cloudy with some clouds around the very tops of the mountains. 
        0750: Cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0705: Cloudy with some breaks, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0635: Cloudy with clouds around the very tops of the mountains. 


9/25/03: 2050: Cloudy with possibly some minor breaks. 
        1950: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        1850: Mostly cloudy. 
        1805: Cloudy with very minor breaks. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy, clearer sky to the SE, sun is highlighting the clouds. 
        1720: Partly cloudy/Clear SE half of sky with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, 
              mostly cloudy NW half of sky. 
        1712: Partial Rainbow to the East, sun shining here and there. 
        1705: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and large area of clear sky NW part of sky. 
        1650: Rain, ceiling at about 2400', reduced visibility. 
        1620: Rain, ceiling at about 2000', reduced visibility; Gold Creek has been running muddy again today. 
        1550: Rain, ceiling at about 2400', fog over part of Last Chance Basin. 
        1520: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800' with some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1450: Sprinkling, ceiling at about 1500', inner Gold Creek valley filled with clouds. 
        1350: Very fine misting, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500', some lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        1335: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1600' with lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1305: Rain, ceiling at about 1700', reduced visibility. 
        1250: Light rain/Sprinkling, ceiling at about 1700', lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1150: Rain, ceiling at about 2000', reduced visibility. 
        1135: Rain, ceiling at about 1700' with reduced visibility. 
        1120: Rain, ceiling at about 1400'. 
        1050: Light rain/sprinkles, ceiling at about 1200'- 1400'. 
        1020: Rain, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        0950: Sprinkling, ceiling at about 1200'. 
        0854: A Great Blue Heron flew SE over the Gastineau Channel end of backyard. 
        0850: Rain, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        0820: Rain, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        0805: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1500'- 1700'. 
        0750: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'. 
        0650: Rain, ceiling at around 2200'- 2400'. 
        0635: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 


9/24/03: Last day of the 2003 Cruise Ship season. 
        2050: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at around 1700' and lower bands of fog/clouds. 
        2020: Very fine misting, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1950: Rain, ceiling at around 1700'. 
        1905: Sprinkling/Misting, cloudy with ceiling at around 1500'. 
        1850: Rain, ceiling at about 1400'- 1500'. 
        1750: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1720: Rain, ceiling at around 2500'- 2600'. 
        1650: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1620: Sprinkling/Misting, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1450: Rain, cloudy with some of the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1350: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1220: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        1150: Rain, cloudy with the upper parts of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1050: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1005: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2200', reduced visibility. 
        0950: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2400' and some lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        0935: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'. 
        0920: Gold Creek is running muddy. 0850: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2000'. 
        0835: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        0756: Lightning and Thunder! A cold front had just passed through. There was a strobe light effect 
              during daylight even though not looking out the window, a few seconds later (after first 
              wondering if the computer or a power line/transformer had blown), heard a crashing boom/explosion 
              and rumble. There was just one occurrence. Wow... totally unexpected, the last time we had any 
              lightning was Thursday, September 14, 2000 at 0357. 
        0750: Rain, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
        0735: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains down to about 600'(highly variable). 
        0726: A Varied Thrush started whistling. 
        0705: Cloudy with ceiling 1400'- 1600' and lower wisps/bits of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Light rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0635: Rain, ceiling at about 2400' with lower fog/clouds (down to 300'- 400'). 
        0629: 1st Steller's Jay of the day arrived. 


9/23/03: 2050: Rain, rain hitting Channel side of house at times, cloudy with variable lower clouds/fog. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy with lower ceiling. 
        1905: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy. 
        1850: Cloudy. 
        1750: Cloudy. 
        1650: Cloudy. 
        1645: A Dark eyed Junco (Oregon subspecies) is taking a bath in the small Bird Bath. 
        1550: Cloudy. 
        1505: Cloudy, .01" precip. is from the overnight dew. 
        1450: Cloudy. 
        1350: Cloudy. 
        1250: Cloudy with high, thin in areas, overcast. 
        1150: Fair/Clear with somewhat weakened sunshine. 
        1120: Fair/Clear (blue sky visible through the thin clouds) with weakened sunshine. 
        1050: High thinnish overcast. 0950: Cloudy with thinnish in areas overcast. 
        0905: Cloudy with high overcast. 
        0835: Fair/Thin overcast (thicker to the SE). 
        0820: Fair, high thin clouds with blue visible through them. 
        0751: Sun started rising over the right shoulder of Mt. Roberts. 
        0750: Partly cloudy/Clear with high thin clouds, thicker to the SE. 
        0735: Mostly clear with high overcast to the SE. 
        0720: Partly cloudy/Clear with some lower patches/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Partly cloudy/Clear with streaky high clouds and lower patches/ribbons of fog. 
        0635: Mostly clear with streaky high clouds, lower ribbon of fog. 
        0247: Autumnal Equinox - Fall begins. 


9/22/03: 2050: Clear, ribbon of fog developing over the Channel. 
        2043: Saw Mars low in the sky to the SE. 
        2035: Mostly clear, for the Webcam note the reflection in the water of the Cruise Ships. 
        2005: Partly cloudy/Clear. 
        1920: Mostly clear. 
        1850: Clear. 
        1750: Partly cloudy/Clear with scattered cumulus. 
        1650: Partly Cloudy/Clear with puffy cumulus clouds. 
        1620: Partly cloudy, some puffy clouds around the mountaintops. 
        1550: Mostly/Partly cloudy with puffy cumulus clouds around the mountaintops. 
        1514: Faint partial Rainbow to the ENE. 
        1501: Faint partial Rainbow to ENE. 
        1450: Mostly/Partly cloudy with puffy cumulus clouds around the mountaintops. 
        1420: Mostly/Partly cloudy with puffy cumulus around the mountaintops. 
        1350: Mostly cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1250: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains, some blue sky seen here and there through minor breaks. 
        1221: 2 Great Blue Herons flying about. 
        1205: Rain, cloudy with 2 holes in the clouds revealing clear sky through thin clouds, puffy 
              cumulus fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1150: Sprinkling, cloudy with minor breaks to the NW, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1105: Sprinkling, cloudy with large mostly clear area East part of sky, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0950: Mostly cloudy with sun shining, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0850: Cloudy with thin spots, fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower ribbons of fog. 
        0820: Cloudy with minor breaks and variable lower fog, bands/ribbons of fog; higher parts of 
              West Juneau in the fog. 
        0750: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, lower ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Cloudy with some minor breaks, fog/clouds hiding most of the mountaintops, some lower 
              ribbons of fog. 
        0622: Mostly cloudy, with some fog/clouds around the mountaintops, lower ribbon of fog. 


Sunday 9/21/03: 2105: Rain, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        2050: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds with a lower ribbon/band of fog. 
        2020: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1905: Sprinkles/Light rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
        1750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains, some breaks to the NW. 
        1705: Cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1550: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains, fog/clouds filling the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1535: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and filling Last Chance Basin. 
        1505: Cloudy with a few breaks, sun shining here and there occasionally, fog/clouds around the 
              mountaintops with lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1456: Rainbow faded out, some clear spots to the North. 
        1452: Sun coming out, Rainbow to the NE. 
        1450: Rain, bright spots to the S and SW, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds, lower patches/bands 
              of fog/clouds; Chestnut Backed Chickadees and Juncos busy, busy, busy. 
        1435: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops and lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1350: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with only the highest parts of the mountains in the clouds, 
              a dusting of new snow is on the Mt. Juneau Ridge. 
        1350: Rain, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1235: Rain, cloudy with only the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clear (ceiling otherwise is about 
              1600' at Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts) , sky to the SW is bright. 
        1229: Heavy rain with a bit of small hail mixing in. 
        1220: Light rain, cloudy with only the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1150: Misting, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1050: Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        1035: Sprinkling, cloudy with mountaintops in the clouds. 
        0950: Cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds, rain over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        0920: Sprinkling, cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds. 
        08:54:40 Power came back on in West Juneau and Douglas at least. 
        0850: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
        0844: Power Outage for at least part of downtown Juneau and Douglas Island. 
        0820: Cloudy, minor breaks to the NW, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        0750: Mostly cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        0720: Mostly cloudy, mountaintops in the clouds. 
        0650: Partly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0620: Mostly cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 


9/20/03: 2050: Rain, ceiling at about 1800'. 
        2035: Rain, ceiling 1600'- 1700'. 
        2005: Very fine misting, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        1950: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800'. 
        1920: Cloudy, ceiling at around 1500'- 1700', rain in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1850: Very fine misting, ceiling at about 1400'- 1500'. 
        1835: Rain, ceiling at about 1200'. 
        1820: Misting/Sprinkling, ceiling at about 1200'- 1400' (lower in the inner Gold Creek valley). 
        1750: Cloudy, ceiling at around 1600'- 1700', shower in the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1720: Very fine misting, ceiling at around 1400'-1500'. 
        1650: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800', lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        1605: Light rain, ceiling at around 2000' with lower wisps and bits of fog/clouds. 
        1550: Misting, ceiling at around 2000'- 2200' with lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1450: Misting, ceiling at around 2400' with some lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        1420: Sprinkling/Misting, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500' with lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
        1357: White Crowned Sparrow in backyard. 
        1350: Rain, ceiling at about 2400' with lower bands/ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1320: Rain, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200' with lower wisps/bits of fog/clouds. 
        1250: Cloudy, rain over the Granite Creek area, ceiling at around 2400' with lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1205: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2500', shower over inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1150: Sprinkling/Light rain, ceiling at around 2500' with some lower patches/wisps of fog/clouds. 
        1120: Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at around 2400'- 2500' and some lower bits/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1050: Cloudy with the mountaintops in the clouds and lower patches of fog/clouds over the mountainsides. 
        1020: Cloudy, mountain tops in the clouds with lower bands/patches of fog clouds. 
        0950: Rain,cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'- 2800'. 
        0920: Occasional showers/sprinkles, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0850: Cloudy, mountain tops in the clouds, lower patches/bands of fog/clouds. 
        0820: Cloudy with tops of mountains in the clouds and lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        0750: Rain, cloudy with some clouds around the mountain tops. 
        0735: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops and lower patches/bands of fog/clouds. 
        0720: Misting, cloudy with tops of mountains in the clouds, lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        0650: Rain, cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0620: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 


9/19/03: 2050: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'. 
        1950: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000'. 
        1850: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'. 
        1750: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'-2000'. 
        1720: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'- 2500'. 
        1650: Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at about 2500'- 2600'. 
        1550: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500'. 
        1535: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500'. 
        1505: Sprinkling, cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500'. 
        1450: Cloudy with ceiling at around 2400'- 2500'. 
        1420: Cloudy with the ceiling at about 2400'- 2500'. 
        1350: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1335: Cloudy, tops of mountains in the clouds. 
        1305: Cloudy with a small break, tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1250: Mostly/Partly cloudy with clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1235: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1220: Mostly cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1150: Partly cloudy with mostly cloudy skies to the NW, some clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1135: Sprinkling, cloudy with a few breaks, top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge in the clouds. 
        1120: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1050: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy with ceiling at around 2400'. 
        1035: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 1800'- 2000'. 
        0950: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        0920: Sun is out. 
        0850: Mostly cloudy, most of the mountaintops are in the clouds. 
        0820: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountaintops with lower wisps of fog. 
        0750: Sprinkling, cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and some lower 
              ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        0735: Rain, ceiling at about 1800' with some lower wisps of fog. 
        0650: Sprinkling, cloudy with clouds around the mountain tops and some lower bands of fog/clouds. 
        0635: Cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds and some lower ribbons of fog/clouds. 


9/18/03: 2050: Cloudy with only the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        2020: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountaintops. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the tops of the mountains. 
        1850: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1750: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1650: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1620: Sprinkling, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1618: A Red Breasted Nuthatch in backyard, last time saw one was November 6, 2001. 
        1608: "Stretchy" the Squirrel 1st noticed today. 
        1550: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1520: Sprinkling, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1450: Light rain, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1350: Sprinkling, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1250: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1157: 1st Chestnut Backed Chickadees of the day seen. 
        1150: Cloudy, sprinkling over Mt. Roberts. 
        1050: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        0950: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        0920: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        0850: Occasional sprinkles, cloudy, a few lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
        0750: Cloudy with some lower bits/patches of fog/clouds; Pine Siskins arrived. 
        0749: 1st Juncos of the day arrived (Dark-Eyed Junco, Oregon subspecies). 
        0748: A Ruby Crowned Kinglet in the backyard. 
        0735: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0650: Sprinkling, cloudy with a bit of fog/cloud around the Mt. Juneau/Mt. Juneau Ridge area. 
        0635: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with ceiling mostly above the mountains, snow on the mountains 
              down to about 2800'. 
        0618: Steller's Jays arrived for the day. 


9/17/03: 2050: Light rain, cloudy, breezy/windy with the rain hitting the Channel wall of house. 
        2035: Light rain, cloudy, breezy/windy. 
        1950: Light rain, cloudy, breezy/windy with the rain hitting the Channel side of the house. 
        1935: Rain, cloudy. 
        1920: Sprinkling/Light Rain, cloudy. 
        1905: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1850: Cloudy. 
        1750: Cloudy, breezy. 
        1701: A Great Blue Heron circled over the house and flew SE with a Crow in pursuit. 
        1650: Cloudy. 
        1556 - 1601: 3 Water Pipits on the front lawn...eating bugs, a common bird in Alaska, 
               but rarely seen in this neighborhood; last saw one 4/29/2000. 
        1550: Cloudy with high overcast. 
        1535: Cloudy with high overcast. 
        1450: Cloudy with somewhat thin overcast. 
        1420: Cloudy with thin overcast. 
        1350: Mostly cloudy/Fair with thin clouds and weak sunshine. 
        1335: Mostly cloudy with thin overcast SE part of sky, Partly cloudy NW part. 
        1320: Mostly cloudy/Fair (thin overcast) with weak sunshine. 
        1250: Mostly/Partly cloudy/Fair. 
        1220: Mostly/Partly cloudy-Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy with thinnish in areas overcast. 
        1135: Mostly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1105: Partly cloudy. 
        1050: Mostly/Partly cloudy, sun came out. 
        1049: A Robin in backyard 1049-1050. 
        1035: Mostly cloudy with bright areas. 
        1020: Cloudy with minor breaks. 
        0950: A few sprinkles, cloudy. 
        0850: Cloudy. 
        0820: Sprinkles in past 5 minutes, cloudy. 
        0750: Sprinkles in past 15 minutes, cloudy. 
        0650: Cloudy. 
        0635: Cloudy with minor breaks. 


9/16/03: 2205: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        2111: Aurora Borealis starting to appear. 
        2050: Clear. 
        1950: Clear. 
        1850: Clear with a few small clouds. 
        1750: Clear. 
        1650: Clear. 
        1550: Clear. 
        1450: Clear. 
        1350: Clear. 
        1250: Clear. 
        1150: Clear. 
        1050: Clear. 
        0950: Clear. 
        0850: Clear. 
        0750: Clear with a few clouds far to the ENE. 
        07:47:13 Sun started rising over the right shoulder of Mt. Roberts. 
        0650: Clear, a few clouds to the ENE. 
        0620: Clear. 


9/15/03: 2159: Moon is just starting to climb over the left shoulder of Mt. Roberts above the Snowslide Gulch area. 
        2150: Clear, it has not been raining, High Rain Rate of 1.05" for 9/15 was as a result 
              of maintenance work. 
        2050: Clear, breezy, Mars is low in the sky to the SE. 
        1950: Mostly clear. 
        1943: Seagulls having fun while flying NW in the wind. 
        1920: Partly cloudy/Clear, breezy. 
        1850: Partly cloudy. 
        1846: A Bald Eagle soaring/floating in the wind above West Juneau. 
        1750: Broken overcast, about 40-60%? of the sky is covered with clouds. 
        1650: Partly cloudy SE half of sky, Mostly cloudy NW half. 
        1550: Mostly/Partly cloudy with thinnish clouds and weakened sunshine. 
        1450: Mostly cloudy with thinnish overcast and weak sunshine. 
        1420: Mostly cloudy with thinnish clouds, weakened sunshine. 
        1350: Mostly cloudy, weak sun, breezy, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy. 
        1220: Mostly cloudy. 
        1216: A White-Crowned Sparrow - a first winter bird (head striped with rusty brown and gray) in the backyard. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy/Fair with sunshine (weak sunshine before that). 
        1120: Mostly cloudy. 
        1050: Mostly/Partly cloudy, breezy at times. 
        1005: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        0956: After having stepped outside to check the sky, a small bird almost flew into the weather 
              observer (yours truly). 
        0850: Mostly cloudy. 
        0754: Noticed snow on Olds Mtn., also on Hawthorne Peak. 
        0750: Partly cloudy. 
        0650: Mostly/Partly cloudy, a few wisps of lower fog. 
        0620: Mostly cloudy. 


Sunday 9/14/03: 2050: Mostly/Partly cloudy with lower ribbon of fog. 
        1950: Cloudy with hints of breaks to the ENE, lower band of fog over the Channel. 
        1850: Cloudy with a few wisps of fog/clouds. 
        1838: Noticed light dusting of SNOW ("Termination Dust") on one of the rocky peaks along 
              the Mt. Juneau/Granite Creek ridge. 
        1820: Very fine misting, cloudy with some bits of fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1750: Cloudy with wisps and bits of fog here and there around the mountains. 
        1650: Sprinkling, cloudy with bits of fog/clouds here and there around the mountains. 
        1604: Sprinkling, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1520: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1450: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1405: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1350: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1320: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1318: 1 or 2 Robins swooping around the backyard. 
        1305: Sprinkling, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1220: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1150: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1105: Misting, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains down to about 700'. 
        1018: A Robin in willow by deck, sang a few notes then flew SE. 0950: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds 
              around the mountains. 
        0920: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0850: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0820: Rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0750: Cloudy with some lower bands and patches of fog/clouds. 
        0720: Mostly cloudy with variable lower fog and fog banks. 
        0650: Cloudy with breaks and thin areas, variable fog over the Channel. 
        0620: Cloudy, fog bank down to 100' hiding the mainland. 


9/13/03: 2105: Misting, cloudy with lower ribbon/band of fog. 
        2005: Misting/sprinkles, cloudy. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy. 
        1850: Rain, cloudy with a lower ribbon of fog. 
        1750: Rain, cloudy with some lower wisps of fog. 
        1720: Light rain/Drizzle, cloudy. 
        1650: Rain, cloudy with ceiling above all but the highest mountains. 
        1550: Rain, breezy, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains; Gold Creek appears to be running muddy again. 
        1543: Blowing rain staring to hit the Channel side windows, house wall. 
        1450: Rain, cloudy with ceiling still above the mountains. 
        1350: Rain, cloudy. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy. 
        1150: Rain, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1050: Rain, some fog/clouds around the mountains, reduced visibility. 
        1035: Rain, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains but reduced visibility. 
        0950: Rain, cloudy with tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0905: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0850: Cloudy with bright spot(s), very top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts in the clouds, breezy 
              with a few whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        0820: Cloudy, very top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        0805: Rain, cloudy with the very top of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        0750: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        0720: Sprinkling, cloudy, shower in the past 15 minutes. 
        0650: Cloudy, shower over inner Gold Creek valley. 
        0635: Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains (Mt. Olds is hidden). 
        0617: A Varied Thrush started whistling. 


9/12/03: 2050: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Light rain, cloudy, ceiling at about 1700', reduced visibility. 
        1850: Cloudy, ceiling at around 2400'- 2600'. 
        1750: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1650: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1635: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the very tops of the mountains. 
        1550: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1450: Cloudy, ceiling 2400'- 2500'. 
        1405: Sprinkling, cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        1335: Cloudy with some bright spots, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        1250: Sprinkling, ceiling at around 2400'- 2500'. 
        1235: Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at about 2400'- 2500'. 
        1212: 2 Great Blue Herons flew SE. 
        1150: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops, some bright spots. 
        1050: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0950: Cloudy with a few bright spots and some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0920: Cloudy with some bright spots, fog over Last Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        0850: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        0750: Cloudy with thinner spots, some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0650: Cloudy with some minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0635: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains and lower bands of fog/clouds. 


9/11/03: 2050: Misting, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Cloudy, ceiling at about 
              1600' with lower band of fog/clouds. 
        1935: Light rain/Sprinkles, ceiling at about 1700' with fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1850: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1700' and some lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
        1750: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400' with lower bands and patches of fog/clouds. 
        1735: Misting/sprinkling, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200', lower bands of fog/clouds. 
        1720: Rain, ceiling at around 2000'- 2200', lower band(s) of fog/clouds. 
        1705: Misting/Drizzle, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200', with lower bands of fog. 
        1650: Rain/Drizzle, fog/clouds with ceiling at about 400'. 
        1550: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000', reduced visibility, some lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1535: Rain, ceiling at about 1700', reduced visibility, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1520: Misting, ceiling at about 1700' with some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1505: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800', some lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        1450: Misting/Light rain, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800', some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1420: Rain, ceiling at about 1800' with some lower bits of fog/clouds. 
        1405: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800' with some lower ribbons/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1350: Misting/Light rain, ceiling at about 1800'- 2000', lower bands and patches of fog/clouds. 
        1320: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800', patch of fog over Last Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1250: Very light misting, cloudy with ceiling at about 2000'- 2200' with some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1220: Misting/Light Drizzle, cloudy with ceiling at about 2000' and some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1205: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 2000'. 
        1150: Light misting, cloudy with ceiling at around 1800'- 2000'. 
        1050: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800'. 
        1020: Light Misting, cloudy with ceiling at about 1500'. 
        1005: Gold Creek is running clearer now. 
        0950: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        0938: Gold Creek is running muddy. 
        0850: Cloudy, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000'. 
        0820: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2000'- 2200. 
        0750: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at around 2000'. 
        0650: Rain, ceiling 1600'- 1700'. 
        0620: Cloudy with ceiling at about 1600'- 1700'. 


9/10/03: 2050: Rain, low clouds/fog with ceiling  at about 400'. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1850: Rain, fog/clouds with ceiling at around 600'- 700'. 
        1750: Rain, cloudy with fog hiding the mainland mountains and the upper part of West Juneau, 
              ceiling at about 500'. 
        1735: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains, ceiling at about 500'- 600' of the fog 
              bank over the mainland. 
        1720: Rain, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1650: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1620: Sprinkling, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1501: Great Blue Heron flying NW. 
        1450: Light rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1420: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1350: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy with lower patches/bands of fog/clouds. 
        1320: Light rain, cloudy with some lower bands/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1250: Sprinkling, cloudy with some lower bands and ribbons of fog. 
        1220: Cloudy with some lower bands and ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1150: Sprinkling, cloudy with lower ribbons and bands of fog/clouds. 
        1050: Rain, cloudy with lower bands and ribbons of fog/clouds. 
        1035: Rain, cloudy with lower ribbons/bands of fog/clouds. 
        0950: Light rain, cloudy with lower ribbons and bands of fog. 
        0935: Light rain, cloudy with a few lower bits of fog. 
        0850: Sprinkling, cloudy with a lower ribbon of fog. 
        0820: Sprinkling, cloudy with some lower ribbons of fog. 
        0750: Cloudy with some lower bits of fog. 
        0735: Sprinkles, cloudy with a few bits of lower fog/clouds. 
        0650: A few sprinkles, cloudy (above the mountains) with some lower ribbons of fog. 
        0620: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with lower band of fog over the Channel (bottom at about 200'). 


9/09/03: 2050: Cloudy, there had been a light rain shower at 2038 - 2040. 
        2005: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy. 
        1950: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1935: Mostly cloudy. 
        1920: Partly cloudy. 
        1850: Partly cloudy/Fair. 
        1820: Mostly/Partly cloudy. 
        1750: Mostly cloudy, clearer sky to the SE. 
        1735: Mostly cloudy. 
        1650: Mostly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1550: Mostly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1535: Mostly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1450: Partly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1350: Mostly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1250: Mostly cloudy/Fair with weak sunshine. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy with weak sunshine, some bits of fog/clouds over Last Chance Basin 
              and the sides of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts. 
        1050: Cloudy, small ribbon of fog over the mainland. 
        0950: Cloudy with very minor breaks, ribbon of fog over the mainland. 
        0850: Cloudy with a few breaks, ribbon of fog over the mainland. 
        0820: Mostly cloudy/Cloudy with variable light fog, ribbon of fog over Channel. 
        0805: Variable Fog, mostly/partly cloudy skies above. 
        0750: Mostly cloudy, some light fog, ribbon of fog over the Channel. 
        0735: Mostly cloudy with some light fog. 
        0650: Cloudy with some breaks, band of fog over the Channel. 
        0620: Mostly cloudy with band of fog over the Channel. 


9/08/03: 2050: Misting, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        2020: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Light rain/sprinkles, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1850: Sprinkling/Light rain, variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1820: Cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1750: Misting/Sprinkling, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the upper parts 
              of the mountains and some lower patches of fog/clouds. 
        1650: Rain, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200' with some lower patches of fog/clouds, reduced viibility. 
        1620: Rain with variable fog/clouds around the mountains, Gastineau Channel is still muddy from Gold Creek. 
        1550: Rain, ceiling at around 1400' with some lower wisps and patches of fog/clouds. 
        1450: Rain, ceiling at around 1200'- 1400'. 
        1350: Rain, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000', some lower mists/fog. 
        1320: Light rain/Misting with ceiling at about 1800'- 2000', some bits of lower fog/clouds. 
        1250: Misting, ceiling at around 2200'- 2400', fog over Last Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1205: Light rain/Drizzle with ceiling at about 2000' and some lower ribbons/bands of fog. 
        1150: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling 2000'- 2200' with lower mists (reduced visibility) and patches of fog/clouds. 
        1051: At least 2 Robins in the backyard. 
        1050: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 2000', reduced visibility. 
        1005: Light rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 1500'. 
        0950: Rain/Drizzle, ceiling at about 1500'- 1600', reduced visibility. 
        0850: Rain/Drizzle, cloudy with ceiling at about 1500', reduced visibility. 
        0750: Rain/Drizzle, cloudy with ceiling at around 1600'- 1700', reduced visibility. 
        0650: Rain, cloudy with ceiling at about 1700', Gastineau Channel is muddy from Gold Creek due to 
              the heavy rainfall overnight. 
        0620: Rain, ceiling at at about 1700'. 


Sunday 9/07/03: 2050: Rain, ceiling at around 2000' with some lower bands of fog and reduced visibility. 
        1950: Rain, fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1920: Rain, fog/clouds around the tops of the mountains. 
        1850: Light rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the tops of the mountains. 
        1820: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains, some lower fog over 
              the Channel side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1750: Rain, cloudy with the very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1720: Rain, cloudy. 
        1650: Light rain/sprinkles, cloudy with some fog/clouds at the top of Mt. Juneau. 
        1620: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the top of Mt. Juneau. 
        1605: Cloudy with a small break or two, some small bits/patches of fog/clouds over the mountainsides. 
        1550: Cloudy, a few sprinkles, a bit of fog/clouds over the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1520: Light rain/sprinkles, cloudy with a bit of fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1450: Sprinkling/Light rain, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1435: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1420: Cloudy with a couple of minor breaks. 
        1350: Cloudy with a few breaks and the sun shining. 
        1335: Cloudy with misting. 
        1320: Rain, cloudy (sprinkles began 1309, heavy rain at 1312). 
        1305: Cloudy. 
        1250: Cloudy with a clear spot. 
        1235: Partly cloudy. 
        1226: A Great Blue Heron flew NW. 
        1205: Mostly cloudy. 
        1150: Partly cloudy. 
        1120: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        1050: Mostly cloudy SE part of sky, Mostly clear NW part. 
        0950: Partly cloudy. 
        0935: Partly cloudy with sun shining - started shining brightly at 0929. 
        0920: Rain, cloudy with minor breaks. 
        0850: Sprinkling, cloudy, lower ribbon of fog. 
        0820: Sprinkling, cloudy with a spot of blue sky to the NW and variable lower ribbons of fog. 
        0805: Cloudy with breaks, a few lower wisps and patches of fog along the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        0750: Light rain/Drizzle, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains and lower bands/ribbons of fog. 
        0720: Fog, rain, foghorn of a Cruise Ship still sounding. 
        0650: Fog, foghorn sounding. 
        0635: Fog over the Channel, cloudy overhead. 
        0620: Dense fog. 


9/06/03: 2050: Cloudy, with a few very small breaks? 
        2020: Cloudy with minor breaks, shower over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1950: Cloudy with the very top of Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        1920: Cloudy, very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1850: Cloudy, very top of Mt. Roberts is in the clouds. 
        1805: Cloudy with some breaks. 
        1750: Occasional Sprinkles/Light rain/Rain, cloudy with occasional lower bits/patches of fog/clouds. 
        1735: Sprinkling, cloudy with a few bits of lower fog/clouds. 
        1720: Sprinkling/light rain, cloudy (ceiling above the mountains as it has been all day) with 
              variable lower fog/cloud banks and bits of fog/clouds, Olds Mtn. is in and out of the clouds. 
        1705: Rain, cloudy, some wisps/bits of fog over the Channel side of Mt. Juneau, very top of 
              Olds Mtn. is in the clouds. 
        1650: Rain, cloudy with a few wisps of fog. 
        1635: Light rain/Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1620: Cloudy. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy. 
        1505: Rain, cloudy. 
        1450: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1435: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1405: Cloudy. 
        1335: Cloudy. 
        1320: Sprinkles, cloudy with a few lower wisps. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy with ribbon of fog. 
        1220: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with lower ribbon of fog. 
        1150: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1050: Cloudy with a few lower wisps of fog. 
        0950: Cloudy with ribbons of fog. 
        0920: Cloudy with minor breaks, ribbon/band of fog over the Channel. 
        0905: Mostly cloudy with variable fog. 
        0850: Mostly/Partly cloudy with variable fog. 
        0820: Fog with partly cloudy skies above. 
        0750: Partly cloudy/Clear with fog, sun shining through the fog. 
        0735: Fog with partly cloudy/clear skies above. 
        0720: Partly cloudy/Clear with band of fog over the Channel. 
        0650: Partly cloudy with variable fog over Gastineau Channel. 
        0620: Partly cloudy/Clear with band of fog over the Channel (bottom at about 250'- 300'). 
        0619: First Chestnut-Backed Chickadee of the day arrived, a Steller's Jay was the first bird to 
              arrive at 0538. 


9/05/03: 2050: Rain, cloudy with a few lower ribbons and bands of fog. 
        2020: Rain, cloudy. 
        2005: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with some lower wisps of fog. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy, some lower bits of fog. 
        1850: Rain, cloudy, bits of fog in the Mt. Maria area and along the side of Mt. Roberts. 
        1835: Rain, cloudy. 
        1750: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy. 
        1735: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy. 
        1720: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1650: Cloudy. 
        1550: Cloudy. 
        1535: Sprinkling, cloudy. 
        1505: Cloudy. 
        1450: High overcast. 
        1435: Cloudy (high overcast) with a few minor breaks and bright spots, weak sunshine at times. 
        1350: Cloudy with high overcast, a few breaks to the North. 
        1335: Mostly cloudy with mostly thin overcast. 
        1320: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        1305: Mostly cloudy. 
        1250: Partly/Mostly cloudy. 
        1235: Mostly/Partly cloudy with sunshine. 
        1205: Mostly cloudy with weakened sunshine, mostly clear to the NW of Salmon Creek. 
        1150: Mostly cloudy with mostly clear sky to the North, NE, and NW of Salmon Creek. 
        1120: Partly/Mostly cloudy SE half of sky with thin clouds, mostly clear NW half of sky. 
        1050: Clear, but with high clouds to the SE. 
        0950: Clear with a few clouds to the SE (closer than at 0850). 
        0850: Clear, a few clouds to the SE. 
        0750: Clear. 
        0741: Sun started rising over the upper right top of Mt. Roberts. 
        0650: Clear with lower ribbons of fog. 
        0635: Clear with a bit of lower fog. 


9/04/03: 2105: Clear. 
        1950: Clear. 
        1850: Clear except for a tiny cloud over Mt. Juneau. 
        18:08:45 Sun set behind the Douglas Island mountains. 
        1750: Clear with just a few clouds. 
        1650: Mostly clear with scattered cumulus near the mountains. 
        1550: Mostly clear with some cumulus. 
        1450: Mostly clear with cumulus clouds over the mountains. 
        1350: Mostly clear with cumulus clouds over the mountains. 
        1250: Mostly clear with cumulus clouds over the mountains and hiding some of the mountain peaks. 
        1150: Mostly clear with puffy (cumulus) clouds over and around the mountains. 
        1105: Mostly clear with some fog/clouds around and over the mountains. 
        1005: Partly cloudy with bands and patches of fog. 
        0935: Fog with partly cloudy? skies above the fog. 
        0920: Partly cloudy with variable fog. 
        0850: Fog with partly cloudy/clear skies above. 
        0820: Mostly/Partly cloudy with Fog. 
        0805: Fog. 
        0750: Mostly cloudy with Fog. 
        0735: Fog breaking up somewhat, foghorn still sounding, mostly cloudy skies. 
        0720: Fog with mostly/partly? cloudy skies above. 
        0650: Fog. 
        0620: Fog, Foghorns on Cruise Ship(s) have been sounding. 


9/03/03: 2050: Cloudy with minor breaks, some fog/clouds around the mountains and over Last Chance Basin. 
        1950: Cloudy, top of Mt. Juneau and the Mt. Juneau Ridge are in the clouds. 
        1850: Cloudy with minor breaks, a band of fog over Last Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau, 
              narrow ribbon over the side of Mt. Roberts. 
        1835: Cloudy with breaks, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1820: Very fine misting, cloudy with small breaks to the SW, fog/clouds around the upper 
              parts of the mountains and over Last Chance Basin. 
        1805: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains, 
              fog over Last Chance Basin and the side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1650: Rain, cloudy with very minor breaks to the NW, fog/clouds around the upper parts of the 
              mountains, some fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1550: Sprinkling, cloudy with some fog/clouds around the mountains, fog over Last Chance Basin. 
        1520: Rain, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1450: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1350: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1250: Cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with lower bands of fog. 
        1150: Sprinkling, cloudy, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1050: Cloudy, some fog/clouds around the mountain tops. fog over the North slope of Mt. Roberts. 
        0950: Cloudy with minor breaks, fog/clouds around the mountain tops with lower ribbons of fog. 
        0920: Rain, ceiling at about 2200', lower wisps/patches of fog/clouds. 
        0850: Cloudy with sprinkles, ceiling at around 1800'- 2000', and lower ribbons/patches of fog. 
        0750: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops and lower ribbon of fog. 
        0720: Cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops and a lower ribbon of fog. 
        0650: Light rain/drizzle, cloudy with ceiling at around 2000' with lower wisps of fog/clouds. 
        0635: Rain, ceiling at about 1700' with lower ribbons/bits of fog/clouds. 


9/02/03: 2050: Cloudy with breaks and fog/clouds around the mountain tops. 
        1950: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1935: Rain, ceiling at around 1500'- 1700', reduced visibility. 
        1850: Very light misting, cloudy with ceiling at about 1500'- 1600'. 
        1805: Rain, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1750: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'- 1800'. 
        1650: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1800'- 2000'. 
        1620: Rain, ceiling at about 2000'- 2200'. 
        1605: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy, ceiling 2000'. 
        1550: Fine misting, cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1535: Cloudy, ceiling at about 1700'. 
        1450: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'. 
        1420: Light rain/Drizzle, cloudy with ceiling at around 2200'- 2400. 
        1350: Sprinkling, cloudy with ceiling at around 2500'- 2600', some whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        1250: Cloudy with the tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1150: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2600'- 2800'. 
        1050: Cloudy with tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        1020: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400'- 2500', rain over the inner Gold Creek valley. 
        1005: Occasional misting/light rain/drizzle, cloudy with ceiling at about 2400', whitecaps 
              on Gastineau Channel. 
        0950: Cloudy with ceiling at about 2400', occasional misting here, precipitation over the mainland, 
              some whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        0920: Cloudy with precipitation over the mainland, tops of mountains in the clouds, some whitecaps 
              on Gastineau Channel. 
        0905: Cloudy, tops of the mountains in the clouds, whitecaps on Gastineau Channel. 
        0850: Cloudy with the very top of Mt. Roberts in the clouds. 
        0820: Cloudy. 
        0750: Cloudy with a few breaks. 
        0735: Mostly cloudy with some clear sky to the East and SE. 
        0650: Mostly clear with some clouds to the North over Mt. Juneau. 
        0620: Partly cloudy/Clear. 

9/01/03: 2050: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1950: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains. 
        1850: Rain, cloudy, ceiling above most of the mountains, a few lower patches of fog/clouds 
              over the mountainsides. 
        1750: Rain, cloudy with ceiling above the mountains and variable fog banks around the mountains. 
        1650: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1635: Rain, reduced visibility at times, ceiling is above the mountains but variable fog /clouds 
              around them. 
        1620: Misting/Drizzle, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1550: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1450: Rain, reduced visibility, fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        1350: Rain, cloudy with reduced visibility, some mists/fog around the mountains. 
        1250: Rain, cloudy with ceiling above most of the mountains, patch of fog over the Channel 
              side of Mt. Juneau. 
        1150: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountain tops, some lower wisps of fog. 
        1050: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the upper parts of the mountains and some 
              lower ribbons/wisps/patches of fog/clouds. 
        0950: Rain, cloudy with variable fog/clouds around the mountains. 
        0920: Rain, cloudy with the upper parts of the mountains in the clouds, some lower wisps of fog. 
        0850: Light rain/Sprinkles, cloudy with fog/clouds around the mountain tops and lower patches/wisps 
              of fog/clouds. 
        0750: Rain, cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0735: Rain, cloudy with very tops of the mountains in the clouds. 
        0650: Cloudy with ceiling at around 2500'- 2600'. 
        0550: Cloudy, ceiling at about 2400', shower over the mainland.