Category: Weather, Tides & Geography

Snow Day

By , November 11, 2017

Haines has gotten an occasional fine skiff of snow recently. Friday overnight, we got the homestead’s first snowfall of the year.

We awoke to a light but steady snow. By mid-morning 2¼ inches had accumulated, with more on the way.

Zeiger family homestead cabin in snow 2017

The Zeiger family cabin in the first snow of winter 2017 (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Here Comes Our Rain!

By , August 21, 2017

Sunday morning, we received a Special Weather Statement:

“…PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY…

A weather front with moisture from former Typhoon Banyan will lift over the northern portions of Southeast Alaska starting Sunday night. Rain amounts with this system will range from one half of
an inch to one inch on Sunday night. There will be a lull in the rain amounts Monday morning before another period of heavy rain will affect the area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday
afternoon. Additional rain amounts will range from 1 to 2 inches with the highest amounts along the coast mountains.”

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